Episode 098: Eric Alpert – Thomas Capano, Anne Marie Fahey Murder Case

Retired agent Eric Alpert served in the FBI for 25 years. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Alpert reviews the high-profile investigation of multi-millionaire Thomas Capano for the disappearance and murder of Anne Marie Fahey.  Anne Marie Fahey had been the scheduling secretary for the governor of Delaware and Capano was a powerful attorney with many high-level contacts and connections in Wilmington.

During his Bureau career, Eric Alpert was involved in investigations and received specialized training in kidnapping, child abductions, criminal profiling, crisis management, violent crime, and homicide investigation. Later in his career, Alpert was promoted to supervisory positions in the Violent Crime Section, Criminal Investigative Division, at FBI Headquarters and the Behavioral Analysis Unit in Quantico. He retired as the Senior Supervisory Resident Agent in the Tampa Division’s  Orlando Resident Agency.

Special Agent (Retired)

Eric Alpert

9/27/1982 – 10/31/2007










The following are links to newspaper articles about the investigation of multi-millionaire Thomas Capano for the murder of Anne Marie Fahey:

Philadelphia Inquirer – 1/31/1999:  The tortuous fall of Tom Capano

New York Times – 1/25/1997:  Investigation of Woman’s Disappearance Narrows

Washington Post – 1/18/1999:  CAPANO FOUND GUILTY IN LOVER’S SLAYING

WHYY:  Notorious convicted killer Thomas Capano found dead in Delaware prison cell

CBS News:  Fatal Attraction: Behind The Façade

Delaware Online – Capano Case 20 Years later, Expanded Coverage

Delaware Online – Capano Case 20 Years later, Expanded Coverage  

Jerri Williams

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Jerri Williams, a retired FBI agent, author and podcaster, attempts to relive her glory days by writing crime fiction and hosting FBI Retired Case File Review, a true crime podcast available for free subscription on Apple Podcast, Google Podcast, Spotify, and other popular podcast apps. Her nonfiction book FBI Myths and Misconceptions: A Manual for Armchair Detectives and her FBI corruption squad police procedurals featuring Special Agent Kari Wheeler are available wherever books are sold.

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