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Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda: Horror in classroom as teacher Barbara Lewis poisoned with sodium hydroxide

Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda

Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda remembers the case of a teacher poisoned in class

This week Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda examines the poisoning of teacher Barbara Lewis.

Colorado in 1994 and Cheyenne Mountain High teacher Barbara Lewis was rushed to hospital after she began choking whilst at the school where she taught . At hospital medics struggled to save her life as her badly burned throat started to swell up and block her airways. Doctors were forced to carry out emergency surgery after the educator’s esophagus became restricted to less than the size of a pen.

Detectives worked out that Lewis was poisoned in her classroom through the bottle of water she was drinking. Someone had put sodium hydroxide crystals in the bottle whilst it was unattended.

Sodium hydroxide is sometimes known as  lye or caustic soda and it can cause very severe

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Barbara Walters Presents American Scandals: What happened to Kimberly Mays?

Kimberly Mays in an interview for Investigation Discovery

Kimberly Mays (pictured) and Arlena Twig were switched at birth

Barbara Walters Presents American Scandals looks into the heart wrenching case of Kimberly Mays and Arlena Twig, who were switched at birth.

Back in 1978 two baby girls born in the same Florida hospital were given to the wrong parents.

The mistake came to light when Arlena was having a blood test soon after she was born, sadly she died just nine years later of the chronic illness she’d had since birth. Soon after her death the Twigs decided to track down their biological daughter.

Kimberly was

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Barbara Hefner, Dannie ‘Danny’ Lee Samuels: Rape And Murder Of Georgia Woman On ID’s ‘Swamp Murders’ Tonight

Barbara Hefner, a Georgia woman whose dead body was found floating in a lake, is the subject of an all-new episode of Swamp Murders on Investigation Discovery. Authorities say Hefner was killed by co-worker Dannie Lee Samuels Jr., also known as Danny Lee Samuels.

The Swamp Murders episode chronicling Barbara Hefner’s murder, titled “Dark Water,” will retrace the investigation into the death of a middle-aged woman who failed to meet a friend but is later found dead in a nearby lake. Viewers can look forward to a dramatic recreation of the murder as Thomson investigators tell the story.

2004: Thomson, Georgia, Missing Woman

In March of 2004, police were dispatched to a home on White Oak Road to do a welfare check on Barbara Hefner, a 53-year-old single woman who had failed to show up to a shopping excursion with a friend. Hefner’s brother contacted police about his missing sister. When

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OJ Simpson Trial Witness Kato Kaelin Tells Barbara Walters ‘OJ Simpson Is Guilty’

Kato Kaelin, a key witness who testified in the infamous 1995 O.J. Simpson criminal trial, said he now believes the former NFL star murdered Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman.

Kaelin, now 56, sat down for an interview with Barbara Walters for her Investigation Discovery series, “Barbara Walters Presents American Scandals,” which airs Monday at 10 p.m. ET. He opened up about testifying at Simpson’s trial and how his feelings have changed about Simpson over the years.

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OJ Simpson Trial

“In my opinion, yes, I think he’s guilty,” Kaelin told Walters in a preview of the interview given to “Nightline.” “In hindsight of everything, like 20 years later, I think that O.J. Simpson is guilty.”

Watch more on “Nightline” tonight at 12:35 a.m. ET

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O.J. Simpson Trial Witness Kato Kaelin Tells Barbara Walters ‘O.J. …

Kato Kaelin, a key witness who testified in the infamous 1995 O.J. Simpson criminal trial, said he now believes the former NFL star murdered Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman.

Kaelin, now 56, sat down for an interview with Barbara Walters for her Investigation Discovery series, “Barbara Walters Presents American Scandals,” which airs Monday at 10 p.m. ET. He opened up about testifying at Simpson’s trial and how his feelings have changed about Simpson over the years.

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OJ Simpson Trial

“In my opinion, yes, I think he’s guilty,” Kaelin told Walters in a preview of the interview given to “Nightline.” “In hindsight of everything, like 20 years later, I think that O.J. Simpson is guilty.”

Watch more on “Nightline” tonight at 12:35 a.m. ET

O.J. Simpson

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Barbara Walters Set for Nine-Episode Investigation Discovery Series AMERICAN SCANDALS, Beginning Tonight

Investigation Discovery (ID) and ABC’s Lincoln Square Productions premieres BARBARA WALTERS PRESENTS AMERICAN SCANDALS, an exclusive new 9-episode series featuring iconic newswoman Barbara Walters. BARBARA WALTERS PRESENTS AMERICAN SCANDALS explores the gripping true-crime stories that dominated national headlines and the exclusive interviews that defined these crimes, from the murder of JonBenét Ramsey to the trials of O.J. Simpson and the Menendez brothers. BARBARA WALTERS PRESENTS AMERICAN SCANDALS premieres worldwide tonight, November 2 at 10/9c, only on Investigation Discovery.

In each 60-minute episode, Walters recounts some of her most famous one-on-one interviews, offering unprecedented access as she reveals new information from the original interviews, including her own personal thoughts for the first time, ever. From the tragic murder of musical legend John Lennon, to Jim Bakker’s sexual affair and imprisonment for fraud, to the most notorious teacher-student sex SCANDAL in history, Walters gives us the true, never-before-seen scoop and conducts new interviews

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‘American Scandals’: Barbara Walters Presents Old Crime Cases In New Ways On Investigation Discovery, Featuring …

Barbara Walters Presents American Scandals is a new and exciting TV series that is slated to hit Investigation Discovery’s TV waves on Monday, November 2. American Scandals will air in nine episodes for 1-hour each. Hosted by Barbara Walters and produced by Lincoln Square Productions, the highly anticipated television series will take a look back at some of the most explosive true-crime stories with new interviews and updates on where they are now. Especially interesting will be hearing Barbara Walters commentary on what she thought about these infamous cases, according to Variety. Barbara Presents American Scandals is similar in name to the other Barbara Walters Presents specials that the former The View host has hosted over the years, such as Barbara Walters Presents The 10 Most Fascinating People.

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Barbara Walters Revisits the Questions Surrounding JonBenet Ramsey Case on ‘American Scandals’

Since leaving The View, Barbara Walters has been busier than ever. ET caught up with the veteran journalist, who opened up about her new Investigation Discovery series, Barbara Walters Presents American Scandals.

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Barbara Walters revisits ‘American Scandals’ on new series

In this image released by ABC, John and Jan Ramsey pose with Barbara Walters, right, for her

In this image released by ABC, John and Jan Ramsey pose with Barbara Walters, right, for her “American Scandal” series for Discovery. Walters is
revisiting some of her biggest news stories for “American Scandals,” a new 9-episode series that premieres on Investigation Discovery on Monday at 10 p.m. EST. (Heidi Gutman/ABC via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Though the fog of time may have clouded certain details, a parade of past scandals that each seized the public’s attention ring familiar to this day.

There’s Lyle and Erik Menendez, privileged sons who offed their parents in their Beverly Hills, California, home in 1989. There’s Jean Harris, the girls’ school headmistress whose lover, celebrity diet doctor Herman Tarnower, was found shot dead after she visited him in 1980, landing

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