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Investigation Discovery show ‘American Monster’ depicts Manling Williams, murders of family in Rowland Heights

Manling Williams, who in 2012 was sentenced to death for the murder of her husband and two children in their Rowland Heights home, is now the subject of a true crime documentary on the Investigation Discovery television network.

Manling Williams killed her husband, Neal Williams, in 2007 when she slashed him with one of the swords he collected. She also smothered both of the couple’s sons with a pillow at their condominium in the 18200 block of Camino Bello.

The ID channel episode of its show, “American Monster,” profiles the home life of the Williams family before the murders, as well as Mainling Williams’ attempts to frame her husband for the deaths.

American Heroes Channel Premieres UNABOMBER: 20 YEARS OF TERROR, 9/24

American Heroes Channel Premieres UNABOMBER: 20 YEARS OF TERROR, 9/24

For 18 years, Theodore John Kaczynski mailed and planted handmade explosive devices, traumatizing the American people, claiming the lives of three innocent victims and injuring nearly two dozen more. Dubbed the “Unabomber,” Kaczynski eluded authorities in one of the longest-running domestic terror investigations in FBI history. Now, AMERICAN HEROES CHANNEL (AHC) examines the infamous game of cat-and-mouse between law enforcement and Kaczynski in the all-new special, UNABOMBER: 20 YEARS OF TERROR premiering Sunday, September 24 at 10/9c on AHC.

Throughout the hour-long special, UNABOMBER examines the investigation from top to bottom, carefully dissecting Kaczynski’s clever and calculated actions – from his virtually-untraceable devices to his radical anti-technology manifesto to his staggering need for recognition that led to his eventual downfall.

Featuring interviews with multiple of attack victims as well as members of the law enforcement team that doggedly

Read more at: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/American-Heroes-Channel-Premieres-UNABOMBER-20-YEARS-OF-TERROR-924-20170922

American Monster spotlights Kevin Dowling who killed a witness but was caught out by NASA scientist

Kevin Dowling fishing in video

Kevin Dowling had a seemingly cast iron alibi with him fishing on a boat

This week American Monster examines the case of Kevin Dowling, who was convicted of killing a store clerk to prevent her testifying against him.

In 1996 Jennifer Myers had been attacked at Gray Fox Gallery in Spring Grove, which she owned and operated. Her assailant had robbed and then attempted to rape her.

A few months later Myers spotted her attacker working at a local gas station and called the police. He was charged with robbery and indecent assault but before the trial started Myers was found dead. She’d been shot in the head and chest at the same gallery where the attack had taken place.

During the trial Dowling produced a video tape that he said showed he was away fishing at the time of the murder

Read more at: https://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/american-monster-spotlights-kevin-dowling-who-shot-jennifer-myers-dead-to-silence-her-forever/

Ted Bundy: An American Monster spotlights how the serial killer was brought to justice

Ted Bundy: An American Monster

Ted Bundy in court a decade before he was eventually executed

Ted Bundy: An American Monster is a special on Investigation Discovery examining the hunt for the infamous serial killer.

The man who helped bring him to justice examines the case and presents old film and case documents that shine new light on the gruesome crimes committed by Bundy.

Ted Bundy was born in 1946 and grew up with the slight stigma of being born out of wedlock. However, he was close to his grandparents though his grandfather was known for his violent outbursts and bullying behaviour.

His high school years were unremarkable other than a few minor brushes with the law for petty crimes. At University he studied Chinese and had a serious relationship with a classmate known only in his biographies under the pseudonym Stephanie Brooks.

He was deeply in

Read more at: https://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/ted-bundy-an-american-monster/

‘Drew Peterson: An American Murder Mystery’ gives hope Stacy Ann Peterson’s disappearance will be solved, says …

Could a new documentary about a convicted murderer lead to evidence about an unsolved disappearance?

That’s what one grieving relative is hoping for.

Stacy Ann Peterson, a 23-year-old mother of four, vanished without a trace on October 28, 2007 from her suburban Illinois home. All eyes were on her seemingly upstanding husband, former police sergeant Drew Peterson, who insisted his fourth wife had left him for another man.

But Stacy’s unsolved disappearance convinced authorities to reopen the investigation surrounding the sudden death of Drew’s third wife, Kathleen Savio, for which a jury eventually found Drew guilty

Read more at: http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2017/09/06/drew-peterson-american-murder-mystery-gives-hope-stacys-disappearance-will-be-solved-says-heartbroken-aunt.html

Creepy Clowns, Trump ‘Election Night’, An ‘American Horror Story’ True Reaction For Many

Creepy clowns and Donald Trump “election night” was a true “American Horror Story” for many. Tonight American Horror Story: Cult ‘opens its seventh season with the hysteria of 2016, IGN reports today. Viewers expect this season’s American Horror Story: Cult will be the scariest of all. The trailer has been out for more than a week, and it’s grisly. The first episode, which is called “Election Night,” stars actress Sarah Paulson, according to the New York Times.

 

Does American Horror Story: Cult Mirror Trump’s Election Night?

In the trailer for American Horror Story: Cult, viewers hear the frightening screams of a woman who has just learned Donald Trump was elected president, marking the notorious election as the worst “Election Night” in history.

 

It’s a reaction many say mirrors their own feelings the morning after the election. For many Americans, waking up to the news that Donald Trump was elected president was a real-life

Read more at: https://tvcrimesky.com/2017/09/03/creepy-clowns-trump-election-night-american-horror-story-in-real-life-for-many/630

American Monster: Manling Williams slashed her husband 90 times with Samurai sword and smothered young sons

Neal Williams pictured with his two sons in garden

Neal Williams pictured with his two sons in garden, they were all murdered by Manling

This week American Monster examines the case of Manling Tsang Williams who murdered her husband and their two young sons.

Neal Williams was a house husband and indulged his hobby of collecting swords whilst his wife Manling was the main bread winner.

Aug. 7, 2007, in Rowland Height and Manling came home around 7.30 a.m. from shopping to find her husband and kids dead.

According to reports from neighbors, Manling ran from the house screaming that her husband was injured. When police arrived they found 27-year-old Williams stabbed to death and even more tragically the couple’s two sons Devon (7) and Ian (3) smothered to death in their bunk beds.

It did not take long for the cops to suspect Manling

Read more at: https://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/american-monster/

‘Snapped Notorious,’ ‘Drew Peterson An American Murder Mystery …

Snapped Notorious: Drew Peterson on Oxygen and Drew Peterson: An American Murder Mystery, a new true crime documentary TV series on Investigation Discovery, will examine the 2004 murder of Kathleen Savio, Drew Peterson’s third wife, and the 2007 disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson, according to US Weekly.

 

 

Snapped Notorious: Drew Peterson On Oxygen

Oxygen Media’s Snapped Notorious: Drew Peterson takes a look at the infamous tragedy from the point of view of the people close to the case. Expect to hear first-hand accounts from a former police chief, a reporter, Stacy Peterson’s aunt, the couple’s pastor, Stacy’s sister-in-law, a woman who was once engaged to Drew Peterson, and the former Bolingbrook Police officer’s own son.

 

He Was Charming. She Was Gorgeous.

 

They once seemed like the perfect couple. Drew Peterson often showered Stacy Peterson with gifts and expensive vacations. However, behind the showy displays of affection, Stacy Peterson was

Read more at: http://tvcrimesky.com/2017/08/24/snapped-notorious-drew-peterson-an-american-murder-mystery-oxygen-and-investigation-discovery-on-the-stacy-peterson-kathleen-savio-death-cases/576

‘Snapped Notorious,’ ‘Drew Peterson An American Murder Mystery’: Oxygen And Investigation Discovery On The Stacy …

Snapped Notorious: Drew Peterson on Oxygen and Drew Peterson: An American Murder Mystery, a new true crime documentary TV series on Investigation Discovery, will examine the 2004 murder of Kathleen Savio, Drew Peterson’s third wife, and the 2007 disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson, according to US Weekly.

 

 

Snapped Notorious: Drew Peterson On Oxygen

Oxygen Media’s Snapped Notorious: Drew Peterson takes a look at the infamous tragedy from the point of view of the people close to the case. Expect to hear first-hand accounts from a former police chief, a reporter, Stacy Peterson’s aunt, the couple’s pastor, Stacy’s sister-in-law, a woman who was once engaged to Drew Peterson, and the former Bolingbrook Police officer’s own son.

 

He Was Charming. She Was Gorgeous.

 

They once seemed like the perfect couple. Drew Peterson often showered Stacy Peterson with gifts and expensive vacations. However, behind the showy displays of affection, Stacy Peterson was

Read more at: http://tvcrimesky.com/2017/08/24/snapped-notorious-drew-peterson-an-american-murder-mystery-oxygen-and-investigation-discovery-on-the-stacy-peterson-kathleen-savio-death-cases/576

TLC AND INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY PARTNER TO PRESENT "CHANDRA LEVY: AN AMERICAN MURDER …

TLC AND INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY PARTNER TO PRESENT “CHANDRA LEVY: AN AMERICAN MURDER MYSYERY”

– Presented in Association with American Media, Inc., Jupiter Entertainment and Weinstein Television, the Three-Hour Special Premieres Monday, September 4 at 8/7 on TLC –

– Exclusive Early Premiere Available on ID’s TV Everywhere Platform, ID GO, Starting Sunday, August 27 –

On May 1, 2001, 24-year-old Chandra Levy left her Washington, D.C., apartment and vanished without a trace. Police feverishly scoured the city for clues about the missing Capitol Hill intern’s whereabouts, but a powerful man hampered their search – Chandra’s alleged lover, U.S. Congressman Gary Condit. Now, TLC and Investigation Discovery (ID) delve into the sex, lies and scandal behind one of our nation’s most salacious crimes with the premiere of CHANDRA LEVY: AN AMERICAN MURDER MYSTERY. The latest installment of the

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