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.
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. But the lonely Elizabeth soon became infatuated with a local man, Albert Benitez. The volatile couple keeps trying to one-up each other, and both end up fighting for their lives.
Who are these women and what drives them to kill? This hit true crime series profiles the fascinating cases of women accused of murder. Did they really do it? And, if they did, why? Whether the motivation was revenge against a cheating husband, the promise of a hefty insurance payoff, or putting an end to years of abuse, the reasons are as varied as the women themselves. From socialites to secretaries, female killers share one thing in common: at some point, they all just...Snapped!
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Deadly Women investigates the motives and M.O.'s of female murderers. Two experts sift forensic fact from fanciful fiction. Former FBI agent Candice DeLong offers insight into the psychology of female killers, while Dr. Janis Amatuzio, a forensic pathologist, provides commentary on the evidence that Deadly Women leave behind.
In Facing Evil, Candice Delong goes behind prison walls and conducts intimate interviews with women who have been committed horrifying crimes. Delong interprets the interviews using her extensive profiling skills that she has refined trailing terrorists and going undercover within gangs.
These are the grisly stories of wives who have committed violent crimes against their husbands or lovers. Dr. Casey Jordan, an attorney and criminologist, will use her forensic expertise to interview the women who committed horrifying crimes against the ones they once loved.
No one knows the dark side of the rich and famous better than Dominick Dunne. The consummate insider as well as an indefatigable crusader, Dunne is the most penetrating chronicler today of the arrogance that leads the rich to believe they are above the law. Dunne now brings his singular perspective to television. A best-selling author and a celebrated columnist for Vanity Fair, Dunne will rivet you with his selection of notorious cases that uncover the lowest depths of high society.
THE KILLER SPEAKS, from the creators of THE FIRST 48, gives the perspective we never hear: the killer. In each episode, we come face to face with cold-blooded murderers who, for the first time, let us enter their dark world.
Deadly Affairs tells real-life tales of love gone terribly wrong. From love triangles that implode to office romances exposed, stories of passionate love affairs turned crimes of passion aren't just happening on daytime television. They happen in real life and, sometimes, are even stranger than fiction.