Seattle: Kurt Cobain, Barefoot Bandit, Chinatown

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In Seattle, Marcus learns about Kurt Cobain, investigates the state's deadliest mass murder at the Wah Mee Club and tries to step into the "feet" of the Barefoot Bandit.

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Marcus Sakey at Pikes Place Market in Seattle
Marcus Sakey at Pikes Place Market in Seattle

Marcus Sakey at Pikes Place Market in Seattle

Marcus visits Seattle, a diverse city both ethnically and economically. It is also a city with a sense of humor, so before Marcus tries to catch a criminal, he heads to Pike Place Market to catch a fish. 960 1280

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Marcus Sakey holds a fish at Pikes Place Market in Seattle

Marcus Sakey holds a fish at Pikes Place Market in Seattle

At Pike Place Market, Marcus gets a taste of what it is like to haul in the day's fresh catch and stock the market. 960 1280

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Marcus Sakey and Green Pajamas

Marcus Sakey and Green Pajamas

Seattle has a strong music culture, and in the '90s, it was all about grunge. To learn about that scene, Marcus drops by the basement recording studio of local legends, The Green Pajamas. The guys knew Nirvana and witnessed the rise of the grunge movement. 960 1280

  

Marcus Sakey at the Experience Music Project Museum Nirvana exhibit

Marcus Sakey at the Experience Music Project Museum Nirvana exhibit

Marcus digs into the death of grunge rocker Kurt Cobain and visits the Nirvana exhibit at the Experience Music Project Museum. 960 1280

  

Marcus Sakey walking at night in Seattle

Marcus Sakey walking at night in Seattle

Marcus continues to investigate Cobain's death. Even though it was ruled a suicide, there is question as to whether or not Cobain could have killed himself based on his blood's heroin level. 960 1280

  

Marcus Sakey checking out produce in Seattle

Marcus Sakey checking out produce in Seattle

A different side of the city is revealed as Marcus looks into the worst massacre in the state -- the Wah Mee murders. 960 1280

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Marcus Sakey and Todd Mathews

Marcus Sakey and Todd Mathews

Marcus sits down with Todd Matthews, author of the book Wah Mee, to discuss Willie Mak, Tony and Benjamin Ng and the events that occurred at the Wah Mee Club. 960 1280

  

Marcus Sakey and Neil Low at Tea Room

Marcus Sakey and Neil Low at Tea Room

Seattle police department captain Neil Low talks with Marcus about how important the witness, and lone survivor of the massacre, Wai Chin, was to the case against the 3 Wah Mee killers. 960 1280

  

Marcus looking out over Seattle

Marcus looking out over Seattle

Colton Harris-Moore lived on the San Juan Islands and is known as the Barefoot Bandit. The 20-year-old has committed more than 80 thefts and burglaries and managed to elude the authorities for 2 years before his capture in 2010. 960 1280

  

Marcus Sakey with Bob Friel in Seattle

Marcus Sakey with Bob Friel in Seattle

Writer Bob Friel has covered Colton's exploits and gives Marcus his take on the Barefoot Bandit. 960 1280

  

Marcus Sakey and Kyle Ater at Homegrown Market

Marcus Sakey and Kyle Ater at Homegrown Market

Orcas Homegrown Market owner Kyle Ater talks to Marcus about how Colton's crimes affected his business. 960 1280

  

Marcus Sakey flying a plane with Scott Farnes

Marcus Sakey flying a plane with Scott Farnes

Marcus wants to learn how Colton stole, flew and landed small planes without any training. To do this, he hops in a plane and tries his hand at flying. Thank goodness instructor Scott Farnes was there for backup. 960 1280

  

Marcus Sakey writing in cafe in Seattle

Marcus Sakey writing in cafe in Seattle

Marcus writes about the 3 stories he encountered in Seattle. From drugs to murder and a thief with no shoes -- anything is possible in Seattle. 960 1280

  

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