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Scott Peterson: An American Murder Mystery Special Sneak Peek

It has been 15 years since the disappearance of Laci Peterson stunned an entire nation. Now a two-hour Investigation Discovery special, Scott Peterson: An American Murder Mystery, will air on Wednesday, November 29, that aims to take a deep, intimate look into her husband Scott Peterson‘s investigation and trial that became a media frenzy back in 2003.

“It was love at first sight, they wanted to create that fairytale life,” someone says about Laci and Scott’s relationship in an exclusive sneak peek for the special.

Laci Peterson
An undated photo showing Laci Peterson, who has not been seen since December 24, 2002.

The special is revisiting the case of when the 27-year-old, who was eight months pregnant at the time, disappeared while walking the family dog on Christmas Eve 2002.

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Scott Peterson: An American Murder Mystery Testifies to Monstrosity

Laci Peterson disappeared on Christmas Eve 2002. She was seven and a half months pregnant with her first child. Her husband, Scott Peterson, had an alibi. He claimed he was 90 miles away, fishing on his boat at the Berkeley Marina in Richmond, California. On April 13, 2003, the remains of a male fetus washed ashore on a beach in San Francisco Bay. Laci’s badly decomposed body was discovered soon afterwards.

Scott Peterson was convicted of first-degree murder in 2004, and sentenced to death by lethal injection. He is currently on death row at the San Quentin State Prison.  As the 15th anniversary of his conviction approaches, Scott Peterson is appealing his sentence and Investigation Discovery will probe the case in “Scott Peterson: An American Murder Mystery,” the latest Installment of American Murder Mystery. The franchise debuts Wednesday, November 29 at 9 p.m Eastern Time.

“The disappearance and murder of Laci

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Scott Peterson: An American Murder Mystery Testifies to Monstrosity …

Laci Peterson disappeared on Christmas Eve 2002. She was seven and a half months pregnant with her first child. Her husband, Scott Peterson, had an alibi. He claimed he was 90 miles away, fishing on his boat at the Berkeley Marina in Richmond, California. On April 13, 2003, the remains of a male fetus washed ashore on a beach in San Francisco Bay. Laci’s badly decomposed body was discovered soon afterwards.

Scott Peterson was convicted of first-degree murder in 2004, and sentenced to death by lethal injection. He is currently on death row at the San Quentin State Prison.  As the 15th anniversary of his conviction approaches, Scott Peterson is appealing his sentence and Investigation Discovery will probe the case in “Scott Peterson: An American Murder Mystery,” the latest Installment of American Murder Mystery. The franchise debuts Wednesday, November 29 at 9 p.m Eastern Time.

“The disappearance and murder of Laci

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ID readies “Scott Peterson: An American Murder Mystery”

Investigation Discovery has revealed the latest installment of its An American Murder Mystery franchise will broadcast across the American true crime network on Nov. 29.

Scott Peterson: An American Murder Mystery delves into the mysterious disappearance of Laci Peterson while eight months pregnant with her first child and the disturbing dark side of her husband Scott Peterson.

Laci’s body would be found months later when a couple walking their dog discovered the decomposing body of a late-term fetus on the shoreline of San Francisco Bay. Laci’s body would be washed to shore one mile from where the baby’s body was found a day later.

Scott was later convicted of first degree murder in her death, and with murder in the second degree for the death of their prenatal son, Conner. Sitting on death row at San Quentin State Prison, his case is currently being appealed to the Supreme Court of California.

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Investigation Discovery Announces SCOTT PETERSON: AN AMERICAN MURDER MYSTERY debut 11/29 at 9/8c

On Christmas Eve in 2002, 9-1-1 dispatchers in Modesto, California receive a particularly harrowing call from local resident Ron Grantski – his 27-year-old, expecting stepdaughter, Laci Peterson, is missing. Investigators and family frantically search for the pregnant woman, retracing Laci’s every move in hopes of finding the missing mother-to-be and her unborn son, Conner. Laci’s college sweetheart husband, Scott, chronicles the day for police; but when details of THE TIMELINE don’t quite add up, detectives turn their suspicions on him. Now, 15 years after Laci’s shocking disappearance, America’s leading true crime network Investigation Discovery (ID) goes back to explore each twist and turn of this heart-wrenching case in SCOTT PETERSON: AN AMERICAN MURDER MYSTERY. Created in partnership with American Media, Inc. (AMI) and Jupiter Entertainment, the latest installment of the record-breaking AMERICAN MURDER MYSTERY franchise delves into the mysterious disappearance of Laci and the disturbing dark side of Scott, the

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Investigation Discovery to air Scott Peterson: An American Murder Mystery

The poster for Scott Peterson: An American Murder Mystery

The poster for Scott Peterson: An American Murder Mystery

Investigation Discovery are to air a new documentary later this month, Scott Peterson: An American Murder Mystery.

The new two-hour special promises to reveal “the monster behind the disappearance of Laci Peterson”. It follows events from the pregnant 27-year-old’s disappearance on Christmas Eve 2002.

The hunt for Laci and her unborn son Conner in Modesto, California, captured the nation’s attention as the events unfolded.

The new special then looks at how her husband Scott gave his version of events to police of what happened that fateful day — but they don’t add up, and it emerged he was living a double life.

He was later convicted of first degree murder of Laci and second degree murder of their unborn son.

Investigation Discovery group president Henry Schleiff said: “The disappearance and murder

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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

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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

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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

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