Final Days On Earth with Claire St. Amant

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Jennifer Harris disappeared from Bonham, Texas on Mother’s Day 2002. At just 28 years old, Jennifer seemingly had her whole life ahead of her. But looks can be deceiving...

On the final night of Jennifer’s life, she left the house to visit a friend. When, how, and why her car was abandoned on the side of the road are questions police would ask in the coming days of their investigation. After Jennifer left the house, she disappeared into the night, never to be heard from again.

The secrets in the Jennifer Harris case have been hidden for 20 years. It’s time to finally discover what happened to Jennifer Harris, and who is responsible for her death.

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Jul 27, 2022
Episode 12: Justice for Jennifer
It’s been 20 years since Jennifer Harris disappeared on May 12, 2002. In that time, multiple theories about who is responsible for her death have emerged. We explore possible scenarios with Jennifer’s family and investigators. Is there finally enough circumstantial evidence to push the case forward?
Jul 26, 2022
Episode 11: The Timeline
The early investigation into the disappearance and death of Jennifer Harris was chaotic, with 12 officers across three agencies working the case. We comb through all their files with now-private investigator Daryl Parker. Could the weather in Bonham hold the key to unlocking the timeline?
Jul 19, 2022
Episode 10: The Fire
Investigator Daryl Parker uncovers evidence about a mysterious fire that burned near the Red River on the night Jennifer Harris disappeared. Could this be the reason why Jennifer’s purse, clothes, and keys have never been found?
Jul 12, 2022
Episode 9: Eyewitnesses, Part 2
One year after Jennifer Harris’ disappearance, an eyewitness comes forward with a shocking claim. It’s a detailed account about a disturbing scene on the Red River bridge on May 12, 2002. Will this new information finally help identify who is responsible for Jennifer’s death?
Jul 05, 2022
Episode 8: Eyewitnesses, Part 1.
Investigators speak to a variety of people in Bonham who say they have information on the Jennifer Harris case. One woman is related to a deputy, and another is related to the Harris family. But does either person actually have real intelligence to share?
Jun 28, 2022
Episode 7 : Aftermath.
In the days following the discovery of Jennifer Harris’ body, investigators had their hands full, sifting through statements, following up on leads, and chasing down evidence. What clues did they find about what happened to Jennifer?
Jun 21, 2022
Episode 6: The Body
A fisherman discovers Jennifer Harris’ body in the Red River on May 18, 2002. What story does her body tell about how her life ended, and who is responsible for her death?
Jun 14, 2022
Episode 5: Persons of Interest, Part 2.
After interviewing Jennifer Harris’ ex-boyfriend, James Hamilton, and her ex-husband, Rob Holman, at the sheriff’s office, investigators take their questions on the road. What was Rob Holman doing for 5 hours in his truck on the night Jennifer disappeared?
Jun 07, 2022
Episode 4: Persons of Interest, Part 1.
When Jennifer Harris goes missing, the first people police question are her ex-boyfriend, James Hamilton, and her ex-husband, Rob Holman. Witnesses say both men exhibited suspicious behavior but could either one be involved?
May 31, 2022
Episode 3: Mother’s Day
Several sources indicate Jennifer thought she was pregnant at the time of her disappearance. With Mother’s Day holding a new significance for the recently divorced woman, her actions take on a deeper meaning. What was she doing on the final days of her life?
May 24, 2022
Episode 2: Missing.
When Jennifer Harris doesn’t return home on May 13, 2002, her family reports her missing to police. Then, investigators discover Jennifer’s Jeep abandoned on a country road. Why did she leave her car behind?
May 17, 2022
Episode 1: Who is Jennifer Harris?
Jennifer Harris was 28 years old when she disappeared on Mother’s Day 2002 in Bonham, Texas. Jennifer was recently divorced from her high school sweetheart and had seemingly moved on with her life. But why did people close to her feel she was keeping secrets from them?
May 10, 2022
Final Days on Earth Season 2
On Season 2: The Life and Death of Jennifer Harris, experienced crime producer Claire St. Amant dives into a cold case murder investigation in the small town of Bonham, Texas. Episode 1 of Season 2 will be releasing next Tuesday, May 10th!
May 04, 2022
Episode 16: New Leads Part 2
Forensic expert Dr. Mary Jumbelic has experience with complicated hanging deaths. We go through Dr. Jumbelic’s opinions on Dammion’s case, as well as hear about her own journey with a challenging death investigation
May 04, 2022
Episode 15: New Leads Part 1
In the year since we launched Season 1 of Final Days on Earth, new sources have come forward to share information on Dammion’s case. What do they remember from the night Dammion went missing and what can it tell us about the college wrestler’s disappearance and death? Plus, a confidential tipster close to the case shares his own investigative theories and gumshoe detective work.
May 02, 2022
Episode 14 Part 2: New Research
Dr. Claire Ferguson has been studying crime scene staging and detection avoidance behaviors by murderers for the last 15 years. She’s among the world’s foremost experts in this fascinating and emerging field of research. Dr. Ferguson shares her insight and opinions on Dammion's case.
Aug 24, 2021
Ep 13 Part 1: New Witnesses
Three new witnesses who never interviewed with the Gunnison Police Department give new information in the investigation into the disappearance and death of Dammion Heard. Their statements shed a surprising new light on his plans the final weekend of his life.
Aug 24, 2021
Bonus Episode
In this episode, host Claire St. Amant answers listener questions from around the country about Dammion's disappearance and death. She's joined by special consulting detective Zach Johnson of the Lubbock Police Department, who weighs in with his own analysis and questions about the case.
Aug 17, 2021
Alternate Theories
Dammion didn’t exhibit traditional signs of suicidal behavior. But when his case is viewed with hindsight, are there clues that could help explain Dammion’s altered state of mind? We explore similar cases of athletes with both diagnosed and undiagnosed cases of CTE and speak with experts on the effects of traumatic brain injuries and their correlation with suicide. We also hear from new witnesses and friends of Dammion, including the person who sold him acid the night he disappeared. Are the questions in Dammion’s case explained by a CTE/suicide theory, or are the facts more in line with a foul play scenario?
Jul 06, 2021
Bad Bad Thing Preview Episode: "What Jennair Left Behind"
Don't miss this full episode preview of PodcastOne's most recent true crime podcast Bad Bad Thing, hosted by writer & director Barbara Schroeder! When Jennair Gerardot suspects her husband, Mark, is having an affair with his dynamic and beautiful boss, Jennair begins secretly recording the new lovers. Mark’s lies and indecision send Jennair into an emotional unravelling. “I used to be a confident, assertive woman,” she writes in what will become her suicide letter. But then, a new plan begins taking shape, and Jennair now starts recording herself in real time as she carries out a wicked scheme of vengeance, resulting in salacious international news headlines. The esteemed clinical psychologist Dr. Ramini Durvasula helps unravel this true, cautionary tale of what can happen when powerful emotions like desire, betrayal and revenge take root in someone’s soul. _____ 1: What Jennair Left Behind: Jennair’s acts of violence shock the world, but when her husband tells his side of the story- on national TV and in a book - backlash ensues, creating a whole new drama and great curiosity about the undisclosed confessional materials Jennair left behind.
Jul 01, 2021
In this episode taped in July 2020, host Claire St. Amant travels to Colorado to visit the scene and try to get answers to outstanding questions. We will engage the audience and challenge Dammion’s college friends and wrestling teammates to think back. Is there anything they overlooked or forgot to mention six years ago, that may shed light on that fateful night and answer the question: Who, if anyone, is responsible for the death of Dammion Heard?
Jun 29, 2021
The Report
The Medical Examiner rules Dammion’s death a suicide and the police close the case, devastating Dammion’s family. The local newspaper polls over 1,000 Gunnison residents, and 85 percent say they do not believe Dammion’s case should have been closed. Police defend their decision with an expert report from Denver Police Lt. Matthew Murray. In this special, extended length episode, we go through the report point by point with Murray himself, and brief him on additional evidence he was not privy to at the time. Will his opinion of Dammion’s cause of death change with more information?
Jun 22, 2021
The Arrest
Gunnison police arrest two Western students on drug charges as a result of the investigation into Dammion’s death. They are accused of providing him LSD, which is presented as proximate cause of his suicide. Experts on pharmacology and psychiatry question the correlation. Is Dammion the “one-in-a-million” case of suicide on LSD?
Jun 15, 2021
Rumor Mill
Rumors are spreading across campus as people speculate what happened to Dammion. Nearly everyone refutes the idea that Dammion killed himself. Reports surface that members of the track team beat Dammion up and dumped his body and car. There are also allegations of drug use and a witness describes seeing the wrestling captain place Dammion in a “sleeper hold” to calm him down. Is there an element of truth buried in these rumors or is it college gossip run amuck?
Jun 08, 2021
Special Final Days on Earth Q&A Episode
Host Claire St. Amant answers listener questions with special guests Dammion’s dad, Gary Heard, and former homicide detective Zach Johnson, a consultant for Final Days on Earth.
Jun 03, 2021
The Timeline
In this episode, we re-create the timeline of events from the weekend of parties at the wrestler’s house to the discovery of Dammion’s body. In the days leading up to his disappearance, Dammion was displaying aggressive and impulsive behavior. Were these signs of a deeper problem or just typical emotional ups and downs? The last image of Dammion alive is from a gas station surveillance video. We break down the footage and look for clues. Did he go back to the party after getting gas, and when and why did he drive to Cabin Creek?
Jun 01, 2021
Eye Witnesses
In the weeks after Dammion’s death, multiple eye witnesses come forward with new information for police to investigate. There are three people who report seeing Dammion’s car move around Gunnison on Monday, the day after police believe the wrestler died. There are also witnesses from the party who reveal that an oxygen deprivation mask was being used by wrestlers the night Dammion disappeared.
May 25, 2021
The Hiker
Gunnison County Finance Director, Linda Nienhueser reports what she saw while walking at Cabin Creek on Sunday, the day after Dammion went missing. She describes evidence of multiple parties besides Dammion, whom she describes as standing in a strange position beside a tree. Linda is unnerved by the image of someone else crouching down, watching her with binoculars. Would authorities learn who else was at Cabin Creek with Dammion’s body, days before police were called?
May 18, 2021
Body of Evidence

On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, Dammion’s body is found hanging from a tree on a ridge at Cabin Creek Trail, several miles off campus. It appears he has been there several days. This episode explores the evidence found on Dammion’s body and in his car, which was parked at the scene. Dammion’s jewelry is missing and there’s no cash in his wallet. And in his car, a ready-to-mail package has been ripped open and the contents removed. Are these signs of foul play or suicide?

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May 11, 2021

When Dammion doesn’t show up for work on Sunday, people start to question his whereabouts. By Monday, his father reaches out to the university and is told Dammion’s ID card has been used at both the cafeteria and in class. Friends say Dammion just needed time to cool off after the fight, and report seeing his SUV driving through town Monday evening, so why has no one seen Dammion Heard? 

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May 04, 2021
The Party

It’s Saturday night and dozens of students are partying at the unofficial wrestler’s house off campus. Around 11 p.m., wrestler Dammion Heard starts a fight with cross country runner Anthony Rios. It’s revealed that Anthony had recently started dating Dammion’s ex-girlfriend. When wrestling captain Kyle Piatt hears about the fight, he gets physical with Dammion and the pair has to be separated. Did these heated exchanges lead to Dammion’s disappearance a few hours later?   

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Apr 27, 2021
Who Is Dammion Heard?
Dammion Heard is a 20-year-old college freshman on a wrestling scholarship at Western Colorado University in Gunnison, Colorado. After a party at a friend’s house on Saturday, March 29, 2014, Dammion goes missing. Who is Dammion Heard and what was he doing in the final days of his life?
Apr 20, 2021
Coming Up This Season on Final Days on Earth
College freshman Dammion Heard went missing after a wrestling team party in 2014. His body was found 4 days later on a Colorado cliffside. Join host Claire St. Amant on a journey to discover just what happened to Dammion. With her thorough reporting, listeners are given a front row seat in this curious and compelling case, where nothing is as simple as it seems. Who - if anyone - is responsible for Dammion's death?
Apr 20, 2021
Paul Wagner Interview
Final Days on Earth host Claire St. Amant speaks to Washington DC crime reporter Paul Wagner about Dammion Heard’s case.
Apr 15, 2021
Final Days on Earth Season One: The Life and Death of Dammion Heard…Coming April 20th!
College freshman Dammion Heard went missing after a wrestling team party in 2014. His body was found 4 days later on a Colorado cliffside. Join host Claire St. Amant on a journey to discover just what happened to Dammion. With her thorough reporting, listeners are given a front row seat in this curious and compelling case, where nothing is as simple as it seems. Who - if anyone - is responsible for Dammion's death? Subscribe to Final Days on Earth now to be notified when it premieres, April 20th.
Apr 07, 2021