In 1971 Ralph Dean Templeton, known as “Dean” decided to leave his life in Flint, Michigan behind. He set out on a cross country journey in an unsuccessful bid to become the 38th president of the United States.
In January of 1975 Templeton was murdered- shot and left on the side of the road in rural Washington.
This episode was inspired by a thread on the Unresolved Mysteries Subreddit.
If you have information about the murder of Dean Templeton, contact the Kittitas County Sheriff at (509) 962-7525