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People Magazine Investigates: Who Killed Popular Florida State Law Professor Dan Markel?

Just hours after popular Florida State University criminal-law professor Dan Markel dropped his two young sons off at daycare on July 18, 2014, he was shot in the head at point-blank range in the garage of his suburban Tallahassee home.

Markel, 41, died the next day — and police quickly surmised he’d been targeted.

But why? And by whom?

More than three years later, the open case is the focus of Monday night’s episode of People Magazine Investigates on Investigation Discovery. The episode zeroes in on the police questioning of Markel’s ex-wife, fellow law

Read more at: http://people.com/crime/dan-markel-killing-people-magazine-investigates/

Body Floating In Alligator-Infested Canal Was Missing Florida …

Tina Hendricks and Mark Olvera’s murder story debuts on Swamp Murders tonight on Investigation Discovery. Swamp Murders documents cases of murder where the victims have been found in bodies of water. Florida detectives found Tina Hendricks’ body in a murky alligator-infested swamp. The woman disappeared after a night out. Her killer was Mark Olvera, who is now serving two life sentences for the assault and murder.


Swamp Murders “Lethal Attraction” episode teaser

A night out dancing turns tragic when a woman disappears and is later found floating in a canal swarming with alligators.



Swamp Murders’ crime documentary will revisit that day in 1989 when Tina Hendricks’ sister woke up to find she was missing. She knew Tina Hendricks had gone out the night before with friends and was anxious to hear about her night out after she returned.


The worried woman began making phone calls to friends, who say they hadn’t heard from

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Raped, murdered and dumped in Florida canal: Tina Hendricks death features on Swamp Murders

An actor playing Tina Hendricks' sister on Swamp Murders

An actor plays Tina’s sister after realizing she hasn’t come home on Swamp Murders

Investigation Discovery’s docuseries Swamp Murders tonight looks at the chilling case of 18-year-old Tina Hendricks, who was raped and murdered before her corpse was dumped in a Florida canal.

The episode includes interviews with those close to the case including family members who talk through the tragic events of the night she disappeared, with actors recreating the horrific events.

Tina was last seen alive leaving the Post Time II lounge in Leesburg, Florida, with a man after a night out.

Her sister immediately knew something was wrong when she woke up the following morning and found Tina nowhere to be seen.

Her corpse was found in Leesburg’s Herlong Park by a fisherman on June 29, 1989.

Detectives honed in on the bar to try and figure

Read more at: https://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/raped-murdered-and-dumped-in-florida-canal-tina-hendricks-death-features-on-swamp-murders/

Alicia Eakins, Ralph Faba: Florida Serial Killer Obsessed With Forest Profiled On Investigation Discovery’s ‘Dead …

Alicia Eakins vanished after a fight with her boyfriend in Florida 16 years ago. Her dead body was found eight years later. Ralph Faba, Alicia Eakins’ boyfriend, confessed to the killing. Tonight, their story will be told on Investigation Discovery’s crime series Dead Silent.

Ralph Faba was a serial killer in the making, according to police detectives. In addition to Alicia Eakins’ murder, there were two more victims: Ralph Faba’s father and a woman named Angela Durling. Dead Silent’s episode covering the case is titled “A Killer in the Swamp.” ID viewers will hear interviews with police investigators and family and friends of the victims.

Dead Silent: “A Killer In the Swamp” Episode On Investigation Discovery

Amanda Lewis, Convicted Florida Child Killer, And Former Texas Beauty Queen, Rhonda Glover, Speak With Piers …

Amanda Lewis, a convicted child killer, and former Texas beauty queen Rhonda Glover will discuss their stories on an episode of Killer Women With Piers Morgan. Last week, the Inquisitr brought you the story of teen killer Erin Caffey, which premiered on the Investigation Discovery (ID) channel. This time, Piers Morgan will visit Texas and Florida prisons to speak to Amanda Lewis, who was found guilty of killing her 7-year-old daughter, and Rhonda Glover, who was said to have shot and killed her rich lover in their Texas home.

Did Amanda Lewis Drown Her Daughter, Adrianna Hutto, In The Family Pool?

Amanda Lewis was accused and convicted of killing her 7-year-old daughter, Adrianna Hutto. In August, 2007, 911 operators received

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Florida Woman Who Was Switched at Birth Opens Up About Her Life Post-Scandal: ‘I Couldn’t Handle the Resentment’

A Florida woman who made national headlines as the focus of a shocking switched at birth horror story at age 10 is opening up about her tumultuous years out of the spotlight.

In 1989, Kimberly Mays became a media sensation when genetic tests revealed that she had been switched with another baby shortly after her birth at Hardee Memorial Hospital in Wachula, Fla. on November 29, 1978.

Her biological parents, Ernest and Regina Twigg, were sent home with a baby girl named Arlena, who suffered from a congenital heart defect and died at 9 years old. After a blood test revealed Arlena was not their biological child, the Twiggs fought to gain custody of Kimberly, accusing her father, Robert Mays, of bribing the hospital to switch the infants due to Arlena’s illness.

In August 1993, then 14-year-old Kimberly won a highly publicized lawsuit

Read more at: http://people.com/celebrity/kimberly-mays-woman-who-was-switched-at-birth-opens-up-about-life-post-scandal/

OJ Simpson Killed My Son … NOT Florida Serial Killer

The father of one of O.J. Simpson‘s victims doesn’t believe an alleged confession by a death-row serial killer — who’s now taking credit for the Nicole Brown/Ron Goldman murders — telling TMZ, OJ’s still guilty guilty guilty.

In case you didn’t know, a famed serial killer named Glen Rogers — who’s currently on death row in Florida — has allegedly confessed to murdering Nicole Brown and Ron Goldman … claiming OJ paid him to break into Nicole’s home and steal $20,000 in jewelry … and kill her if necessary.

The “confession” is the subject of a new documentary on the Investigation Discovery network, airing this week — but Ron’s dad Fred Goldman (a prominent figure in the 1995 OJ trial) insists it’s just a BS story to market the show.

Fred says, “OJ Simpson murdered Nicole

Read more at: http://www.tmz.com/2012/11/19/oj-simpson-nicole-brown-ron-goldman-dad-fred-serial-killer-glen-rogers-murders/