is being sued by the son of a slain guest who appeared on his show in July 2000. Nancy Campbell-Panitz
was murdered by her husband Ralf Panitz
just hours after their episode involving love triangles aired. Panitz was convicted of second-degree murder, but according to The Associated Press
, his wife's son Jeffrey Campbell
alleges that The Jerry Springer Show
is responsible for creating the mood that lead to Campbell-Panitz's death.