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Season 6

7 Oct. 2007
Mary Winkler
Matthew and Mary Winkler were well known in the small town of Selmer, Tennessee. Matthew was the popular young pastor of the Fourth Street Church of Christ, and Mary was his cheerful wife, a stay-at-home mom who kept busy caring for the couple's three young daughters. But, the Winkler's 10-year marriage would come to a quick and violent end in March, 2006. When Matthew didn't show up for a Wednesday night service, several congregants went to the Winkler home to check on him. They found Matthew dead in the bedroom, shot in the back. Mary and the girls were nowhere to ...
 
14 Oct. 2007
Jessica McCord
Jessica McCord and her ex-husband Alan Bates had a bitter divorce, and an even more bitter custody battle over their two young daughters. Both Jessica and Alan had remarried: Jessica to a police officer she met while working as a secretary for the Birmingham Police Department, Alan to a co-worker in a Maryland theater company. In the seven years following their divorce, Jessica had repeatedly tried to deny Alan visitation and contact with his daughters, moving frequently and having her phone number changed so he couldn't call. When Alan flew to Birmingham from ...
 
21 Oct. 2007
Adrienne Emily Hickson
Pretty, ambitious, 24-year-old law student Adrienne Hickson was looking forward to a career in criminal law, and to spending her life with her college sweetheart, Shawn Washington. After college, she got into a prestigious law school in Washington, D.C. while Shawn got a full-time job in Atlanta. They stayed together despite the 600 miles separating them. But, after a year apart, the long-distance relationship was showing signs of strain. When Adrienne went to Atlanta to visit Shawn in December, 2005, they fought constantly. She began to time him when he went out and ...
 
4 Nov. 2007
Elizabeth Reynolds
After nine years of marriage to a Navy man, Elizabeth Reynolds had settled back in the small Texas neighborhood where she and her husband both grew up. While he finished his tour of duty, Elizabeth stayed in Texas, working on the couple's home and finishing her bachelor's degree in psychology at Texas A&M. But the lonely Elizabeth soon became infatuated with a local man, Albert Benitez. Benitez was a former police officer who was teaching law enforcement at a nearly community college. Elizabeth signed up for Albert's class, and it wasn't long before she became ...
 
11 Nov. 2007
Lynn Turner
Lynn Womack was a 911 operator when she met and married Atlanta police officer Glenn Turner in 1993. But it wasn't long before the two began to have serious problems: Lynn spent Glenn's money as fast as he could make it, and she also spent frequent weekends away from home. In March of 1995, Glenn went to the emergency room, complaining of vomiting, diarrhea and nosebleeds. By the next day, he was dead. The official cause of death was an irregular heartbeat. Four days after his funeral, Lynn moved in with another man, firefighter Randy Thompson. She spent Glenn's ...
 
2008
Kathleen Denson
Kathleen Denson was a self-made woman living the good life in one of the wealthiest resort towns in America. A successful furrier with stores in both Vail and Aspen, she had a home in Vail and a ranch in the mountains to retreat to when she wanted a little more privacy. And that came in handy when Denson began dating local playboy Gerald "Cody" Boyd - a hard-livin' and lovin' Texan who'd had a string of rich Aspen lovers. Boyd and Denson spent the next several months at the ranch house doing cocaine and videotaping themselves having sex. But the relationship took an ...
 
25 Nov. 2007
Misty Witherspoon
In 2005, Misty Witherspoon accidentally shot her police officer husband, Quinn, with his service weapon. But, when police learned the grieving widow had also embezzled money from her church to cover the family's debt, it wasn't long before they saw Quinn's life insurance as a motive to kill.
 
2 Dec. 2007
Cynthia George
Former beauty queen and Akron socialite Cynthia George's life seemed charmed. She met and married wealthy restaurateur Ed George in 1984, raised seven healthy children, and lived in a sprawling 8000-foot mansion. Locally, the wealthy couple wielded power and exuded glamor. In 2000, Cynthia came in fourth in the Mrs. Ohio beauty pageant. But behind her glamorous exterior, Cynthia hid a secret second life. Her secrets would be opened for the world to see when 44-year-old Jeff Zack was shot and killed by a man on a motorcycle in June, 2001. The police investigating ...
 
20 Jan. 2008
Lisa Whedbee
A man awakens alone to find a knife-wielding man in his bedroom -- but is his absent wife a victim or an accomplice?
 
6 Jan. 2008
Erika Sifrit
Erika Grace was an ideal child with an idyllic childhood. A well-liked honor student and a gifted basketball player, she was the center of her parents' world. After high school, she went to a prestigious private college on a partial basketball scholarship, and graduated with a degree in history. She surprised her parents by coming home with more than a degree - she brought a new husband, a 23-year-old ex-Navy SEAL named B.J. Sifrit. Her parents were not happy with her new husband, but tried to support their daughter. They helped the young couple open a business, ...
 
Malaika Griffin
A woman eludes police for six years after a confrontation with her neighbor turns deadly.
 
6 Apr. 2008
Michelle Michael
In 1999, the hot gossip in small Morgantown, West Virginia was 27-year-old pediatric nurse Shelley Angus. Shelley was recently separated from her husband of five years and had taken up with a married man, local businessman Jimmy Michael. After a year of dating on the sly, Jimmy divorced his wife and married Shelley in May of 2000. She and Jimmy bought a big house in an upscale suburb, and were active in the community. But, five years into their marriage, Shelley would once again be the talk of the town, and, once again, the rumor was she was having an affair with a ...
 
13 Apr. 2008
Linda Henning
Linda Henning was a mild mannered fashion designer sewing a comfortable life for herself in the Southwest fashion circuit. The 48-year-old was romantically involved with a married man, the charismatic Daizien Hossencofft. In September of 1999, Hossencofft's estranged wife Girly Chew disappeared. Co-workers of the Malaysian woman feared for her life, citing her recent break-up with Daizien. Police found evidence of a struggle in Girly's apartment, but her body was never found. Blood at the scene led them to Linda Henning. She was arrested and charged with murder. ...
 
2008
Darlene Gentry
Pretty, petite Darlene Doskocil and handsome, outgoing Keith Gentry met at their small Texas college. They started dating when they discovered a mutual love of beer, dancing, and deer hunting. When she finished up her nursing degree, she moved to Dallas for work, but Keith charmed her back into the small town life in Robinson, Texas. They got married and had three boys, but their marriage soon began to show signs of strain. With Keith working long hours, Darlene frequently left the kids with Keith's parents while she went out with friends. Concerned, Keith quit his ...
 
2008
Monique Berkley
A military wife is caught in deadly love triangle.
 
2008
Shayne Lovera
A popular professor's death looks like an accident, but turns into a murder mystery with his widow at the center.
 
2008
Ann Trexler
When grandmother Ann Trexler relocated to Florida, it wasn't just to spend her retirement years in the sun. Ann wanted to spend more time with her oldest daughter, Tina, and her six-year-old granddaughter. Tina shared custody of the child with her ex-husband Ron, an arrangement that worked well until "Moms" Ann moved to town. Ann threw herself into her role as grandmother, and resented the child's closeness with Ron and, especially, Ron's new wife. In August of 1998, Ron petitioned the court to give him primary custody, telling the court that his ex-wife and her ...
 
2008
Kerri Fae Brown
In April, 2001, 38-year-old Kerri Faye Brown had just given birth to a baby girl, fathered by her on-again, off-again boyfriend. He was a tribal police officer working in Arizona, and, after their latest breakup, Kerri had moved to Orem, Utah to live with her sister. She found a job as an activities director at an upscale retirement center owned by Mina Pajela. Mina was so impressed with Kerri that she promoted her to administrator. With her own daughter living in California, Mina came to view Kerri as a surrogate daughter, and Keri frequently stayed at Mina's home. ...
 
2008
Ann Miller Kontz
After three years of marriage, college sweethearts Ann and Eric Miller had a young daughter, a beautiful home, and two successful careers. She was a research scientist at a major pharmaceutical company. He was a pediatric AIDS researcher at the University of North Carolina. But on the night of November 15, 2000, Eric Miller developed a mysterious illness. That evening, Eric had gone bowling with Derril Willard, one of his wife's coworkers. An hour into the outing, Miller was admitted into the hospital with flu-like symptoms. The symptoms soon passed and the doctors ...
 
2008
Elicia Hughes
Soft-spoken 3rd grade teacher Elicia Hughes and her handsome, computer whiz husband Brian married in 1999, and, five years later, they had two young daughters and a comfortable suburban life. That changed the night of June 3, 2004. The Hinds County 911 center received a call from Elicia, claiming her husband had been shot. When EMT's arrived, Brian was already dead. Elicia told police that she had been asleep, but woke up when she heard popping noises, followed by the home alarm system going off. When she got up to investigate, she discovered the front door open, and ...
 
2008
Linda Fields
Linda Fields was a no-nonsense, hard worker running a Nevada cattle ranch with her husband Vern. The ranch was in financial trouble, and so was their marriage, but the couple continued to stick it out in spite of the difficulties. They received a windfall when police found the body of Jeromir Palensky in the Jordan River in Utah. Palensky had been working as a ranch hand for the Fields. A Czech immigrant who had no family in the U.S., Palensky had left behind a will and a $300,000 life insurance policy, with the Fields as his beneficiaries. Shortly after Palensky's ...
 
27 Jul. 2008
Tracey Frame
A mother is hailed as a hero when she kills a home intruder -- but a secret journal leads police to suspect she may have planned a cold-blooded murder.
 
3 Aug. 2008
Shawna Nelson
Shawna Nelson was a stay-at-home mom to her three children, aged eight, six and 10-months. The former police dispatcher had quit her job after the new baby arrived, and she was active in the older children's activities: Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and sports. But her life was far from picture perfect. Her 11-year marriage to a sheriff's detective had recently been tested, when, in 2005, her husband discovered Shawna was having an affair with a married police officer named Ignacio Garrus. Shawna's husband also learned Shawna was pregnant with Garrus' baby. After filing for...
 
10 Aug. 2008
Jeanette Sliwinski
Gorgeous, sexy Jeanette Sliwinski was a real attention grabber. The daughter of hard-working Polish immigrants, by the time she'd finished high school, her family had become solidly middle class, and she had blossomed into a striking beauty. She began working as a stripper in a local club and taking on modeling jobs to help finance her bachelor's degree in marketing. On the surface, Jeanette seemed confident, happy, and headed for success. But that facade was shattered on July 14, 2004. Jeanette blasted through the streets of Skokie at 70 mph in her cherry red Mustang...
 
17 Aug. 2008
Leslie MacKool
Leslie Ballard lived a privileged life. Her parents ran a successful printing business in Little Rock and paid for her master's degree, her condo, her cars, and her vacations. Then she met and married Mike MacKool. Mike was 23 years Leslie's senior, had several ex-wives and, as far as Leslie's parents were concerned, was overly interested in their money. With Mike in the picture, they were less willing to foot the bill for Leslie's lifestyle. When her father died, he left his only daughter just $25,000 of his million-dollar estate. When, less than a month after ...
 

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