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South Pointe High grad to appear in episode of TV crime documentary series

Rock Hill fans of “Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda” may see a familiar face if they are watching the show Wednesday.

Former Rock Hill resident Austin Hutchinson, 21, a 2014 graduate of South Pointe High School in Rock Hill, plays Joseph Brown, a murder suspect, in an episode of the crime documentary television series.

“Homicide Hunter” follows the cases of Lt. Joe Kenda, a homicide detective for the Colorado Springs, Colo., police department. Kenda explores old cases while reenactments provide insights to his thought process, according to a description of the episode.

Hutchinson’s episode, titled “Review Mirror,” is set to air at 9 p.m. Wednesday, during the show’s seventh season. A representative with Jupiter Entertainment, which produces the show, confirmed that Hutchinson will appear on Wednesday’s episode.

“Homicide Hunter” airs on the Investigation Discovery, or ID, channel.

Hutchinson said he has attended classes at the Actor’s Lab in Charlotte, an acting school that

Read more at: http://www.heraldonline.com/news/local/article174109471.html

Potsdam murder to be featured on Investigation Discovery show Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall on Sunday

POTSDAM — Investigation Discovery (ID) is featuring the Potsdam homicide of Garrett Phillips on its series Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall on Sunday, Sept. 10 at 10 p.m.

“Life is good for 12-year-old Garrett Phillips, until he’s brutally attacked while home alone,” Investigation Discovery says of the show. “His killer jumps unseen from a window and investigators are left with a vexing mystery that rattles the otherwise peaceful village of Potsdam, New York.”

This episode includes interviews with: Brian Phillips, Garrett’s uncle; Kayla and Kobe Phillips, Garrett’s cousins; John Jones, deputy sheriff and ex-boyfriend of Tandy Cyrus (Garrett’s mother); Lisa Marcoccia, Nick Hillary’s attorney and friend; Bruce Barket, Nick Hillary’s attorney; Thomas Mortati, attorney for the Village of Potsdam; Mark Murray, chief of Potsdam Police Department; Mary Rain, district attorney for St. Lawrence County and M. William Phelps, investigative journalist.

To visit Investigation Discovery channel finder, visit http://investigationdiscovery.com/channel-finder/.

It is channel 138 for

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Tamron Hall returns to TV with new season of ‘Deadline: Crime’

Tamron Hall’s abrupt departure from MSNBC in February left many supporters of the Temple alum wondering what her next step would be after a decade of stellar work with the network.

Details of a new daytime talk show surfaced in July after The Weinstein Co. announced Hall would become the host of a live studio show focused on a mix of current events, human interest stories and interviews. The untitled show remains in development with no current timetable in place for a premiere.

But for those who have missed Hall’s award-winning work, the wait is finally over. Investigation Discovery will premiere the fifth season of “Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall” on

Read more at: http://www.phillyvoice.com/tamron-hall-returns-tv-new-season-deadline-crime/

Investigation Discovery Premieres New Season of DEADLINE: CRIME WITH TAMRON HALL , 9/3


Investigation Discovery Premieres New Season of DEADLINE: CRIME WITH TAMRON HALL , 9/3

Award-winning journalist Tamron Hall knows first-hand the effects of violent crime. Her older sister was a murder victim in a case that is still officially unsolved. DEADLINE: CRIME remains true to Hall’s signature style of reporting as she relentlessly searches for the truth in cases where crucial evidence, testimonies, and motives have eluded those seeking justice. This fall, Hall returns exclusively to Investigation Discovery (ID) for season five of her original investigative newsmagazine, DEADLINE: CRIME WITH TAMRON HALL. Featuring complete coverage of crimes that shook the communities where they took place, this season of DEADLINE: CRIME includes 10 all-new episodes, kicking off on Sunday, September 3 at 10/9c.

“Tamron Hall won the hearts of ID viewers more than four years ago when she openly shared her own harrowing and deeply

Read more at: https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Investigation-Discovery-Premieres-New-Season-of-DEADLINE-CRIME-WITH-TAMRON-HALL-93-20170901

New Drew Peterson Special Is a Must-Watch for True Crime Fans

Here’s some for true crime fans to sink their teeth into. Investigation Discovery is airing a two-part special called Drew Peterson: An American Murder Mystery. The highly publicized case revolved around the disappearance of Stacy Peterson, and her husband Drew’s lack of interest in finding her.

The 23-year-old mother of two went missing on October 28, 2007. And her husband quickly became a suspect. This wasn’t the first time the police sergeant has been suspected of foul play. His third wife, Kathleen Savio, was found dead in a dry bathtub three years prior to his fourth wife’s disappearance.

PHOTOS: Here’s The Who’s Who In Drew Peterson’s Horrific Wife Killer Case

The fascination with true crimes is more popular than ever in recent years. And there’s no case more enthralling than this one. The ID two-hour special features brand new exclusive interviews from Stacy’s sister, Cassandra Cales, and her aunt, Candace Aikin, among other

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For true crime fans only

Dangerous Ground: My Friendship with a Serial Killer by M. William Phelps

True Crime

Published: July 25/17, Kensington Publishing Corporation

Aside from being a well know true crime writer, M. William Phelps has appeared on several Investigation Discovery TV series such as Deadly Women, Wicked Attraction and his on show that he hosted, Dark Minds. It is in this series that Phelps introduces us to his friend “Raven” – a serial killer he calls into the prison for advice and insight on some of the criminal minds that and discussed on the show. What we knew of Raven was vague – only that he was a serial killer. Dangerous Ground is all about Phelp’s relationship with “Raven,” how it came to be, and who he really is.

Not only does Phelp’s reveal “Raven’s” identity, but also what he had to go through for the following five years trying to get something meaningful or at

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Digging deep into Oxygen’s true crime transformation

Longtime viewers of NBCUniversal’s Oxygen have been treated to a new direction in programming in recent months as a steady stream of true crime content begins to pour from the cable network’s tap.

The influx of darker content – programming surrounding kidnappings, assaults, rapes and murders – comes as the former female-focused lifestyle channel marked its intention to rebrand in February to a crime destination network for women, with four programs rolling out shortly thereafter to kick off the slate: Three Days to Live, which premiered March 5; Cold Justice, which moved to Oxygen from TNT on July 22; The Jury Speaks, which also aired July 22; and The Disappearance of: Natalee Holloway (pictured, above), launching Saturday (Aug. 19) at at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Gone from Oxygen’s airwaves is its previous docusoap fare, with the likes of Battle of the Ex Besties, Preachers of LA, Bad Girls Club, Read more at: http://realscreen.com/2017/08/17/digging-deep-into-oxygens-true-crime-transformation/

County serves as true crime stand-in

Courtesy of Jupiter Entertainment

Cast members of “Homicide Hunter” film in Gatlinburg, using a burned home site as a stand in for one in Colorado Springs. The true crime show produced by Knoxville’s Jupiter Entertainment uses East Tennessee locations to stand in for Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Investigation Discovery network’s show, now in its seventh season, follows cases worked by retired Colorado Springs police lieutenant Joe Kenda. A recent script called for a burned-out cabin, and the owners of a Gatlinburg cabin destroyed in the November 2016 fires connected to the show’s producers through social media.

Read more at: http://www.themountainpress.com/news/county-serves-as-true-crime-stand-in/article_9c8c2594-2ccb-5c8e-bdb7-62da9f22336a.html