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Interviewing Mearl Mackey
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Interviewing Mearl Mackey

S3/EP14 Hernando County Sheriff’s Office Detective Randy Williamson remembers interviewing Mearl Mackey, the husband of missing Florida mother Evelyn "Laverne" Mackey. Laverne vanished in 1981, and Mearl initially claimed that she was in Ohio, taking care of her brother’s sick wife. He later told investigators various conflicting statements.
'Cold Justice' Investigates Florida Disappearance
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'Cold Justice' Investigates Florida Disappearance

S3/EP14 Former prosecutor and “Cold Justice” host Kelly Siegler discusses collaborating with the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office to reinvestigate the disappearance of Evelyn “Laverne” Mackey, who vanished from her home in Hernando County, Florida, in 1981. Her husband, Mearl Mackey, claimed that Laverne was in Ohio, taking care of her brother’s sick wife, later telling investigators various conflicting accounts.
What Happened To Laverne Mackey?
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What Happened To Laverne Mackey?

S3/EP14 Hernando County Sheriff’s Office Detective George Loydgren discusses the disappearance of Evelyn “Laverne” Mackey, who vanished from Hernando County, Florida, in 1981. The case was 33 years old when investigators teamed up with the team of "Cold Justice" to help find out what happened to the missing mother.
Kim Allen Remembered As Animal Lover
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Kim Allen Remembered As Animal Lover

S3/EP13 Shenia Pellum, the friend of murder victim Kim Allen, reflects on what Allen was like before her death. ""Kim was special. She was fun. She loved her animals, and she loved her dogs. They were her babies,"" Pellum said. Allen's aunt, Brenda Brown, remembers finding Allen's body along with her dogs, who were abandoned and starving.
What Happened To Laverne Mackey?
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What Happened To Laverne Mackey?

S3/EP14 Thirty-three years after the disappearance of Evelyn ""Laverne"" Mackey, cold case investigators look back into her vanishing. Her daughter, Kelly Carpenter, had continuously been in contact with the sheriff's office over the years to check on their progress. ""This case was a 33-year-old case without a body, and that makes it one of the hardest cases to solve,"" said Hernando County Sheriff's Office Detective Randy Williamson.
Interviewing Suspects In Kim Allen Case
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Interviewing Suspects In Kim Allen Case

S3/EP13 Smyrna Police Department Detective Marcy Gossett and Detective Allan Nabours discuss interviewing suspects. Both Det. Gossett and Nabours worked on the investigation into Kim Allen's murder. Eric Ellis, a man who was living with Allen, ultimately confessed to her murder. He pleaded guilty to Kim’s murder, and he is now serving a life sentence with the possibility of parole.
Mother Vanishes From Florida Woods
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Mother Vanishes From Florida Woods

S3/EP14 In 1981, a mother vanishes from the Hernando woods and the case goes cold. 33 years later, local detectives take the baton from Kelly Siegler and the ""Cold Justice"" team only to find that obtaining a confession may be the only way to solve the case.
Remembering Kim Allen
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Remembering Kim Allen

S3/EP13 Shenia Pellum, the friend of murder victim Kim Allen, remembers that Allen always tried to keep a positive outlook during tough times. Allen had been diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension and had multiple surgeries. At the time of her death, she was in school and working on a paralegal degree.
Coping With Brutal Crime Scenes
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Coping With Brutal Crime Scenes

S3/EP12 Detective Ryan Barkley from the Rowan County Sheriff's Office in North Carolina discusses the effects of investigating brutal crime scenes. "I have two daughters, and they are approximately the same age as Amanda Smith. As a father, it's tough to maintain professionalism," said former Rowan County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Carl Dangerfield.
Family Remembers Amanda Smith
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Family Remembers Amanda Smith

S3/EP12 Amy Watson-Cannon, the sister of slain Amanda Smith, discusses the relationship between their eldest daughters. "They did everything together, and they just took care of one another like it was just so much easier. They play with each other and keep each other busy, so it helped us both I think," said Watson-Cannon.
Investigating Kim Allen's Murder
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Investigating Kim Allen's Murder

S3/EP13 While investigating Kim Allen's murder, authorities dive deep into her financial history. They subpoenaed her banking information in order to find out the last time her debit card had been used. The final time she was spotted on camera was on Sunday at 11 p.m. withdrawing $420 from her account.
Investigating The Crime Scene From Amanda Smith's Murder
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Investigating The Crime Scene From Amanda Smith's Murder

S3/EP12 Lieutenant Chad Moose from the Rowan County Sheriff's Office in North Carolina remembers the call that brought them to the crime scene of Amanda Smith, who was found burning in the woods just off the side of the road. "It was obvious that there had been gas poured on the body," said Detective Ryan Barkley.
What Happened To Kim Allen?
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What Happened To Kim Allen?

S3/EP13 When Kim Allen is found murdered in her home, her estranged and abusive husband is the likely suspect. A risky bluff by detectives takes the case in a surprising direction.
North Carolina Investigators Discuss Interview Tactics
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North Carolina Investigators Discuss Interview Tactics

S3/EP11 Prior to arresting Thomas Clay Friday in connection with the murder of Sara Dixon, investigators from the Alamance County Sheriff's Office reached out to the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation for advice on how to conduct their interview with the suspect. Friday ultimately pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Crime Scene Evidence From Sara Dixon's Murder
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Crime Scene Evidence From Sara Dixon's Murder

S3/EP11 Investigators from the Alamance County Sheriff's Office discuss the case of Sara Dixon, who was fatally shot while she was sleeping at her home. Authorities found her body on Nov. 30, 2007, when neighbors called asking for them to perform a welfare check on the 68-year-old mother, who had not been seen in several days.
Who Was Sara Dixon?
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Who Was Sara Dixon?

S3/EP11 Christy Brown, friend of slain mother Sara Dixon, remembers what Dixon was like before she was fatally shot at her home in late 2007. "Sara Dixon to me was a mega business lady, always worked at the bank. If you thought of Sara, you thought of a bank," Brown said.