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Program to feature Baytown murder

On Halloween 1985, a madman walked the streets of Baytown. 

Mary Stiles, an 11-year-old Horace Mann Junior School student, had gone out trick-or-treating dressed in Care Bear pajamas with her hair in pigtails. She was later found dead, her body hidden under some leaves and tree limbs behind an apartment complex on Northwood Drive. 

Tonight, the tale of her shocking murder is being featured on “On the Case with Paula Zahn” at 9 p.m. on the Investigation Discovery Network. 

Although it happened almost 32 years ago, the case still haunts those who remember it. Baytown Assistant Police Chief Roger Clifford was a patrol

Read more at: http://baytownsun.com/local/article_766eb432-6a0e-11e7-b141-f7813cb016e2.html

Robinson murder case makes national cable program airing Saturday – Waco Tribune

Posted: Friday, September 2, 2016 2:45 pm
By CARL HOOVER choover@wacotrib.com
Waco Tribune-Herald

Robinson resident Joyce Sturdivant’s murder of her husband Joe Sturdivant Jr. in 2008 gets revisited on the cable channel Investigation Discovery’s “Deadly Women” series at 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3.

Sturdivant was found guilty in 2011 of shooting her husband, owner of a Waco auto repair shop, in the back of the head while he was sleeping in bed. A McLennan County jury also found her guilty of trying to hire others to kill her husband. She was sentenced to 30 years in prison for murder and an additional 15 years for attempted capital murder.

Sturdivant, 63 at the time of the murder, is one of three cases examined in the “Granny Gets A Gun” episode airing Saturday night. The other two cases involve a 64-year-old Florida woman who shot her husband in the back of the head,

Read more at: http://www.wacotrib.com/blogs/entertainment_in_waco/robinson-murder-case-makes-national-cable-program-airing-saturday/article_650f044f-fc4f-5070-8317-b3df880627c1.html

See Socastee High grad on CBS program this Sunday morning

Start this Sunday with a half-hour TV show that merits inspection, especially to see a Socastee High School graduate co-starring for an episode.

Jamie Miles, from the school’s class of 1988, will step in for a role on one of the CBS Dream Team’s series geared to teens, “The Inspectors.” It airs Sundays at 7:30 a.m. on WBTW-TV 13, 6:30 a.m. on WILM-TV 10 from Wilmington, and 8:30 a.m. on WCSC-TV 5 from Charleston – where Miles said the program, about postal inspectors, is filmed.

Miles said his part, which he found “amazing,” was filmed in April, for the third episode in the second season of this series he called “family friendly.”

“Terry Serpico and Jessica Tundy are top-notch actors,” he said, and the entire cast and crew was “super welcoming and very friendly. They made you feel like you are in a family environment.”

A professional actor, Miles grew up in the Myrtle

Read more at: http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/entertainment/article108332082.html

Investigation Discovery Orders First Scripted Program ‘Serial Thriller’ (Exclusive)

Investigation Discovery is getting into the scripted game.

The Discovery Communications-owned cable channel is releasing Serial Thriller, a ripped-from-the-headlines miniseries looking at a community terrorized by serial killer. The three-episode, hourlong series delves into untold stories of the residents and victims, as well as the detectives investigating the killer as they attempt to catch him before he strikes again.

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Based on a real serial killer, the miniseries is slated for a summer 2015 premiere.

Investigation Discovery is not revealing the name of the serial killer portrayed in the series, but expects that viewers may be able to figure it out before the onscreen detectives do as they watch. Henry Schleiff, group president at Discovery, says the killer is among the most notorious in U.S. history, not only because of the number of people he killed, but also “the number of times he escaped from

Read more at: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/investigation-discovery-orders-first-scripted-785341

Cable network to air program on Great Falls murder

On Sunday, the cable television program “Unusual Suspects” will premiere “Little Girl Gone,” an episode detailing the murder of 9-year-old Dolana Clark, who disappeared from Great Falls in 1988.

Interviews of law enforcement, prosecutors and witnesses connected to her murder investigation were all conducted in Great Falls.

Friends and family last saw Dolana riding her sister’s bicycle down 25th Street South at about 5:30 p.m. Aug 2. Despite an extensive search, it was more than a year before the little girl’s remains were found by a

Read more at: http://www.greatfallstribune.com/story/news/local/2015/03/26/cable-network-air-program-great-falls-murder/70504606/