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PEOPLE Explains: The Mystery of Who Massacred 8, Including a Family, on Fishing Boat in Alaska

It’s not a mystery how the Coulthurst family and a group of teenage deckhands were killed on their fishing boat, Investor, on Sept. 6, 1982, in the tiny southeast Alaskan fishing village of Craig.

What remains unknown, more than 35 years later, is who did it — and why.

“You never stop thinking about them,” says Dave Freeman, who grew up with Jerome Keown and Dave Moon, two of the massacre’s eight victims.

“The shock of losing everyone really tore up our town,” Freeman tells PEOPLE. “They all had their whole lives in front of them, and they were just blown away. It’s just such a shame and tragic for no reason.”

The slaying of skipper Mark Coulthurst and his pregnant wife, Irene, both 28, along with their children Kimberly, 5, and John, 4, and four deckhands — Chris Heyman, 18; and Keown, Moon and Mike Stewart, all 19 — is still Alaska’s

Read more at: http://people.com/crime/people-explains-investor-fishing-boat-murders-alaska/

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.

Read more at: https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/scott-peterson-an-american-murder-mystery-special-sneak-peek/

ID Presents 2-Hour Special SCOTT PETERSON: AN AMERICA MURDER MYSTERY, Today


ID Presents 2-Hour Special SCOTT PETERSON: AN AMERICA MURDER MYSTERY, Today

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

Read more at: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/ID-Presents-2-Hour-Special-SCOTT-PETERSON-AN-AMERICA-MURDER-MYSTERY-1129-20171128

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

Read more at: http://www.denofgeek.com/us/tv/scott-peterson-an-american-murder-mystery/269182/scott-peterson-an-american-murder-mystery-testifies-to-monstrosity

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.

Produced by American

Read more at: http://realscreen.com/2017/11/21/id-readies-scott-peterson-an-american-murder-mystery/

ID Presents 2-Hour Special SCOTT PETERSON: AN AMERICA MURDER MYSTERY, 11/29


ID Presents 2-Hour Special SCOTT PETERSON: AN AMERICA MURDER MYSTERY, 11/29

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

Read more at: https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/ID-Presents-2-Hour-Special-SCOTT-PETERSON-AN-AMERICA-MURDER-MYSTERY-1129-20171121

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

Read more at: https://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/investigation-discovery-to-air-scott-peterson-an-american-murder-mystery/

Mystery in the Sunshine State asks: What happened to Robert Wiles?

Robert Wiles in a family photo showing him fishing

Robert Wiles was enjoying life when he went missing in a puzzling case

This week Mystery in the Sunshine State examines the disappearance and apparent kidnapping of 26-year-old Robert Wiles from the office where he works.

Robert was doing well in life and with his work, where he was the likely heir to the family business. They operated an aircraft service company out of an office in Lakeland, Florida, and all seemed to be going great.

The company, National Flight Service, was based out of Ohio but Robert liked the sun and fishing in Florida so was learning the ropes at their office in the state. There was a little bit of friction between Robert and some of the employees, who felt his lack of experience meant he was not always the best person to make decisions. His

Read more at: https://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/mystery-in-the-sunshine-state-asks-what-happened-to-robert-wiles/