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True crime show to explore 1981 murder of Coralville woman

The 1981 slaying of a woman in Coralville, which took more than 20 years to solve, will be featured on a true crime drama show Sunday on the Investigation Discovery channel.

The show, “On the Case with Paula Zahn,” will explore the murder of 22-year-old Vicki Lynn Klotzbach and the 22 years it took investigators, with the help of strides in DNA testing, to win a conviction. The episode, “A Murder in Coralville,” will air at 9 p.m., the city said in a statement.

Klotzbach was reported missing Oct. 20, 1981, after she failed to show at work. Three days later, her partially nude body was found in a vacant cornfield in a rural part of the city, north of Interstate Highway 80 and west of Highway 218. She had been raped and shot once

Read more at: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/crime-and-courts/2018/01/19/paula-zahn-investigatives-cold-case-murder-vicki-lynn-klotzbach/1046842001/

1980s Coralville homicide to be featured on true crime series

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1980s Coralville homicide to be featured on true crime series

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CORALVILLE — A 36-year-old Coralville homicide case will be featured this weekend on a cable true crime series.

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On The Case With Paula Zahn will feature the

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TV show to focus on Oxnard girl’s 1980 slaying

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Featuring interviews with the victim’s family, a TV show on Sunday will air an episode recounting the story of an Oxnard girl who was raped and murdered in 1980. 

“On the Case with Paula Zahn” will tell how 15-year-old Stacy Knappenberger was killed while alone in her family’s Oxnard apartment on July 30, 1980. The episode will air on the true-crime TV channel Investigation Discovery. 

The teen’s mother, Judy Linzey, and other loved ones recount key moments in their journey for justice, said Larry Israel, the show’s executive producer. 

Read more: Judge finds enough evidence to charge man in 1980 Oxnard killing

Read more at: http://www.vcstar.com/story/news/local/communities/oxnard/2018/01/05/tv-show-focus-oxnard-girls-1980-slaying/1006185001/

Homicide Bureau Attorney Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi Takes Viewers Inside The Fight For Justice In Investigation …

Homicide investigations aren’t over when the suspect is in custody. It’s then that the next phase begins with a high-stakes game of cat and mouse between the prime suspect and the prosecutor tasked with putting them behind bars. Pressure is high to solve the case, and few know that feeling better than Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi, who spent 21 years as a prosecutor with the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office, where she held a 35-0 success record in the Homicide Bureau. Nicolazzi brings her expertise to America’s leading true crime network, Investigation Discovery (ID), in TRUE CONVICTION. The six-episode series follows Nicolazzi as she travels across the country to reveal how the nation’s top prosecutors tackled their toughest cases, taking viewers inside the fight for justice for victims and their loved ones. TRUE CONVICTION sneak peeks on New Year’s Day at 5/4c as part of ID’s PREMIERE NEW YEAR programming marathon. The season

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HOMICIDE BUREAU ATTORNEY ANNA-SIGGA NICOLAZZI TAKES VIEWERS INSIDE THE FIGHT FOR JUSTICE IN …

HOMICIDE BUREAU ATTORNEY ANNA-SIGGA NICOLAZZI TAKES VIEWERS INSIDE THE FIGHT FOR JUSTICE IN INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY’S NEW SERIES “TRUE CONVICTION”

(Silver Spring, Md.) – Homicide investigations aren’t over when the suspect is in custody. It’s then that the next phase begins with a high-stakes game of cat and mouse between the prime suspect and the prosecutor tasked with putting them behind bars. Pressure is high to solve the case, and few know that feeling better than Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi, who spent 21 years as a prosecutor with the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office, where she held a 35-0 success record in the Homicide Bureau. Nicolazzi brings her expertise to America’s leading true crime network, Investigation Discovery (ID), in TRUE CONVICTION. The six-episode series follows Nicolazzi as she travels across the country to reveal

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TV Crime Show Retells 1988 San Diego County Murder | Carlsbad …

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — Nearly 30 years ago, a beloved San Diego County man named Sal Ruscitti was murdered in front of his wife and daughter in their home. The sudden heinous crime stumped investigators for years as they worked to determine who killed the father of four children. Now, the story is being retold by American television network, Investigation Discovery.

The story, which will air on “On the Case with Paula Zahn” on Sunday, interviews family members, investigators and attorneys as they share how Ruscitti was murdered and what may have been the motive behind the crime.

Ruscitti was gunned down in his Encinitas home on Sept. 17, 1988 just pass 8 p.m. His wife, Barbara Ruscitti, said he had just put his grandson down before he went to his front door where two men waited. One man, who remains at-large today, shot him, officials said.

Ruscitti, a car salesman,

Read more at: https://patch.com/california/carlsbad/tv-crime-show-retells-1988-san-diego-county-murder

TV Crime Show Retells 1988 Encinitas Murder

ENCINITAS, CA — Nearly 30 years ago, a beloved Encintias man named Sal Ruscitti was murdered in front of his wife and daughter in their home. The sudden heinous crime stumped investigators for years as they worked to determine who killed the father of four children. Now, the story is being retold by American television network, Investigation Discovery.

The story, which will air on “On the Case with Paula Zahn” on Sunday, interviews family members, investigators and attorneys as they share how Ruscittiwas murdered and what may have been the motive behind the crime.

Ruscitti was gunned down in his North County home on Sept. 17, 1988 just pass 8 p.m. His wife, Barbara Ruscitti, said he had just put his grandson down before he went to his front door where two men waited. One man, who remains at-large today, shot him, officials said.

Ruscitti, a car salesman, was

Read more at: https://patch.com/california/encinitas/tv-crime-show-retells-1988-encinitas-murder

TV Crime Show Retells 1988 San Diego County Murder

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — Nearly 30 years ago, a beloved San Diego County man named Sal Ruscitti was murdered in front of his wife and daughter in their home. The sudden heinous crime stumped investigators for years as they worked to determine who killed the father of four children. Now, the story is being retold by American television network, Investigation Discovery.

The story, which will air on “On the Case with Paula Zahn” on Sunday, interviews family members, investigators and attorneys as they share how Ruscitti was murdered and what may have been the motive behind the crime.

Ruscitti was gunned down in his Encinitas home on Sept. 17, 1988 just pass 8 p.m. His wife, Barbara Ruscitti, said he had just put his grandson down before he went to his front door where two men waited. One man, who remains at-large today, shot him, officials said.

Ruscitti, a car salesman,

Read more at: https://patch.com/california/carlsbad/tv-crime-show-retells-1988-san-diego-county-murder

Encinitas events this weekend and beyond (Nov. 24)

For more information on the events below and others, visit the city’s newsletter at http://bit.ly/2mB5mGx.

Half-price book sale

Friends of the Encinitas Library Bookstore, 540 Cornish Drive, will sell books for half off Dec. 2, beginning at 9 a.m. for Friends of the Encinitas Library members only and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the general public.

For more information, call 760-944-7294.

‘On the Case with Paula Zahn’

True crime investigation show “On the Case with Paula Zahn” on Nov. 26 at 10 p.m. on the Investigation Discovery channel will retell the murder of Sal Ruscitti in Encinitas.

In this episode of ON THE CASE, the home of Sal Ruscitti and his family becomes the scene of a murder when Ruscitti is shot dead while answering the door. Police are stumped by this shocking crime and it happened to be Ruscitti’s wife who gave police their first important lead. One of the killer’s shouted

Read more at: http://www.delmartimes.net/encinitas-advocate/art/sd-cm-enc-1124-briefs-20171121-story.html

Mishawaka murders to be featured with Paula Zahn – WNDU

St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Commander Tim Corbett will appear on this Sunday’s edition of “On the Case with Paula Zahn.”

Back in 2007, Daniel Seltzer was about to be released from prison after serving time for the 1983 murder of George Lamphere.

Just days before his release, charges were filed against him for the 1981 murder of Gerald Gherardi.

Both victims were church organists, just miles away from each other, and both were found choked to death in their apartments.

Investigators used DNA evidence found on cigarette butts to link seltzer to Gherardi’s death.

The episode called “Deadly Hymn” premieres this Sunday on “Investigation Discovery” at 10 p.m.

Read more at: http://www.wndu.com/content/news/Mishawaka-murders-to-be-featured-with-Paula-Zahn-458117553.html