Someone They Knew: Hometown Hero – Court TV Podcast

Posted at 12:04 AM, April 14, 2022 and last updated 12:31 PM, August 17, 2023

Someone They Knew: Hometown Hero

High School Football Coach Ed Thomas was a beloved fixture in the small Iowa town he called home and taught generations of pro-caliber football players. So when it was learned that one of his former players walked into Thomas’ weight room and gunned him down it shocked the community who were even more shocked when they learned who shot him and the tragic circumstances that caused it.

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This episode of “Someone They Knew” with Tamron Hall is called Hometown Hero and tells the story of what happened on that tragic day—and why. “Someone They Knew” with Tamron Hall airs Sunday nights at 9pm ET. You can find out more about the show and upcoming episodes on

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