He was a wealthy executive and a doting dad who was in fear for his life. Then, he was shot dead. The case made headlines because of its unusual defense, with the accused arguing he was too obese to carry out the killing.
He was a high-society hustler with a flair for spinning lies. But was this charming con-man capable of murder? To solve the mystery, cold case detectives began to retrace his steps along a decades-old trail of deceit.
A small-town girl moved to the big city of Las Vegas, where she found a new career and a new love. But then she vanished. Within days, police found her body. But finding who killed her would be a tougher mystery to crack.
Lindsay Buziak thought she'd landed the real-estate assignment of her dreams: helping a mystery couple buy a million dollar home. But what seemed like a golden opportunity turned deadly when Lindsay was murdered in the ritzy estate.
She was a small town girl from rural Wisconsin. He was a Chicago superstar, a hometown hero with the legendary Bears. Together, they were expecting their first child. But no one was expecting their tale to end in the deadly way it did.
It was common for long-haul truck driver Lloyd Ford to be gone for stretches. When he disappeared, it didn't raise many flags. But at least two people knew where he was and it was a secret they guarded for 27 years. The truth was about to be revealed.
Paula Sladewski was no stranger to the camera. As a model, her picture had been taken hundreds of times. But the image that interested police wasn`t a fashion photo. It was a few seconds of grainy video recorded during the last hours of her life.
It started out with a couple who seemed made for each other: smart, good looking, and in love. But after a secret was uncovered, their passion turned into violence. Then, an elaborate plot to get revenge so twisted and devious it nearly succeeded.
The 1984 disappearance of an 18-year-old New Haven, N.Y., store clerk is investigated. Although a suspect was eventually convicted in the case, years later another man confessed to friends that he did it.
Conclusion. It was a mystery from day one: a young father's life cut short. How Matt Podolak died was a curious. The word poison kept coming up. Could it have been a suicide, or was it murder? Matt's brother would embark on a long quest for the truth.
Part 1 of 2. It was a mystery from day one: a young father's life cut short. How Matt Podolak died was a curious. The word poison kept coming up. Could it have been a suicide, or was it murder? Matt's brother would embark on a long quest for the truth.
John Mimbela had no idea that finding love would lead him to the family of a confessed murderer. And he became convinced that Daniel Villegas's confession was forced. Believing it was one thing. Proving it would be a whole other story.