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Lauri Taylor spent four years investigating her mother’s mysterious death in Mexico that was ruled a homicide in 2006. Her long journey to uncover what truly happened led to the memoir “The Accidental Truth,” which was published earlier this year.
“The Accidental Truth” documents the struggles with law enforcement, the ups and downs of the investigation, and the hardships her family endured until the truth was discovered. The investigation also uncovered something that shocked Taylor – her mother was suffering from a mental illness, a borderline personality disorder.
“The only reason for me to tell such a deeply personal story and to be so deeply honest is the message at the end of the book,” said Taylor, who grew up in Manhattan Beach and graduated from Mira Costa High School in 1980. “That is the reason that I wrote it. There are many families struggling with this. It’s interesting that it has
The John Katehis, George Weber kinky sex Craigslist murder case will be the subject of the next episode of Facing Evil with Candice Delong on Investigation Discovery (ID). Facing Evil With Candice Delong is a weekly crime documentary that profiles a new killer every Friday.
This week’s episode teases, “Popular radio announcer George Weber is discovered stabbed in his bedroom. He met his killer, 16-year-old John Katehis, on Craigslist. Now Candice DeLong goes one-on-one.”
Beloved radio host George Weber made news headlines after his dead body was found in his Brooklyn, New York, apartment in March 2009. The former WABC radio announcer was discovered after his boss notified police that he hadn’t shown up to work in two days. A welfare check turned to a homicide case after police arrived at the Carroll Gardens Apartments, where they found the body of a white male lying dead in his bed with
Anybody out there remember Brandi West? Back in the 1980s, she was a well-known and popular drag queen here in Texas. She lived, I think, in Houston, or near Houston.
Anyway, Brandi West’s real name was John Clifford “Cliff” Youens who in 1986, at the age of 32, shared a home with a young woman named Patrice LeBlanc from Louisiana. She was 20. Then in March of 1986, Partice’s body was found, wrapped in a comforter and chained to a pair of cinder blocks, in Lake Livingston in San Jacinto County, according to UPI reports at the time. She had been stabbed 39 times.
And Brandi/Cliff was on the run. Until June, when he was arrested in his mother’s home in Houston after running from Houston
Investigation Discovery is really heating things up for viewers this summer, with a whole slate of new programming. In fact, 10 new and returning series are scheduled during June alone. Headlining the upcoming adrenaline-fueled nights is a 12-episode docu-series, OVER MY DEAD BODY.
Actress Linda Hamilton joins as host, channeling her iconic character from the Terminator franchise, damsel-turned-warrior Sarah Connor, to present empowering, action-packed stories of women who were attacked and didn’t just fight back but turned the tables on their enemy and lived to tell the tale.
According to Investigation Discovery, OVER MY DEAD BODY, which premieres this Monday, June 15, with back-to-back episodes beginning at 10/9c, the women featured in this new action-packed show tell their stories through first-person interviews, supported by thrilling reenactments. The shows will reveal real-life survivors who were stalked and brutalized by an assailant yet somehow found the inner strength to take charge and come out
Indiana’s longest-serving female prison inmate gets a mostly sympathetic look in a television profile that airs as her attorney works on
SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Family gatherings at Thanksgiving can be dangerous, especially when the woman carving your turkey is a knife-wielding femme fatale. So scoop your cranberry sauce with caution, but pull up a chair and join other viewers of Investigation Discovery’s annual ode to wicked women. First, FACING EVIL WITH CANDICE DELONG returns Friday, November 23 with back-to-back episodes at 8 8:30 PM E/P. Former FBI criminal profiler Candice DeLong goes behind prison walls to interview women whose shocking stories of love and betrayal landed them in the big house instead of home this holiday season. Then, WIVES WITH KNIVES world premieres at 10 PM E/P with six episodes of women who stabbed their significant others, sometimes killing them. Host Dr. Casey Jordan, a criminologist and behavioral analyst with a law degree, sits down with each wife
U.S. cable net Investigation Discovery is set to celebrate Thanksgiving in its own unique way with the premiere of Wives with Knives on November 23, and a lead-in from returning series Facing Evil with Candice Delong.
Wives with Knives is hosted by criminologist and behavioral analyst Dr. Casey Jordan, who sits down with women who have stabbed their significant others. The premiere episode airs at 10 p.m. EST/PST.
The six-part series, produced by Indigo Films, examines what led each wife to stab their partners, with stories including a couple that married after a whirlwind courtship and wound up in a jealousy-fueled fight.
Facing Evil with Candice Delong sees the former FBI criminal profiler going into prisons to speak with two convicted murderers, women who still maintain their innocence.
The back-to-back episodes, produced by Beyond Entertainment, begin at 8 p.m. EST/PST on November 23.
“For better or for worse, the women featured on Wives with Knives literally cut the men out of their lives,” said