In 2019, Vault Studios brought you the story of five unsolved murders around the small, tight-knit town of Bardstown, Kentucky. Now, Season 2 brings us to a bayou community in Louisiana - Lacombe - where the wife of a local fire chief is missing the day a mysterious fire rips through her house.
'Beyond Bardstown: Lacombe' will explore why Nanette Krentel turned that home into a fortress, and ultimately, how that fortress failed to protect her.
WWL-TV investigative reporter Katie Moore shares a story she's been following since 2017. A story about fear, loss, and a family's search for answers.
The eight-episode Season 2 of 'Bardstown' is coming on March 31, 2021.
Episode 1: The Fire
A house fire breaks out in the woods, and the wife of a local fire chief is nowhere to be found.
Episode 2: A Fortress in the Woods
In the wake of the fire, her family begins to reveal what drove Nanette’s fear. They also begin to question how the investigation is being handled.
Episode 3: More and More Afraid
Nanette’s fear wasn’t unfounded according to those who knew her well. We learn more about what caused her to isolate more and more in her final days.
Episode 4: The Funeral
As family and friends prepare for Nanette Krentel's memorial service, they learn investigators may be holding onto crucial information about her death.
Episode 5: Manner of Death
New details emerge about the morning of the fire, and investigators uncover potentially significant evidence in the ashes of the Krentel residence.
Episode 6: A Second Opinion
Nanette's family turns up the heat and brings in outside experts to examine the investigation.
Episode 7: Still Smoldering
One year later, a tense meeting between investigators and Nannette's family shines a light on the family's frustration about a lack of answers.
Episode 8: Ashes
More than three years after the fire in Lacombe, Nanette Krentel's family refused to let her case go unsolved.