A mother is brutally shot to death while driving her sons home from a Thanksgiving celebration. When the hunt for her killer leads to an unlikely suspect, investigators soon realize her murder is not as random as it once seemed.
A farmer and his wife in Bacon County were awakened by a dog barking — three young girls in nightgowns stood outside his home. They had survived Jerry Heidler's massacre at the Daniels family home.
The small rural community of ranchers and farmers in Locust Grove was shocked and confused by Jack and Elaine Denney's brutal Christmas Day murder. Rumors about drug users went around, but investigators found nothing to support them.
Prison inmate Justin Walker said he had information on Jack and Elaine Denney's murder. Although he made the unlikely claim that he was hired to do it, he gave information that led authorities to believe he was at least there at the time, former OSBU Agent Vicky Lyons says.
Jack and Elaine Denney touched so many hearts, friend and neighbor Jessica Copeland recalls. No one believed they had really been murdered. And, their funeral was one of the biggest anyone had ever seen.
Grief expert and author of the book “The Journey Through Grief and Loss: Helping Yourself and Your Child When Grief is Shared” Robert Zucker shares insights on getting through the holidays while grieving someone we love.
The scene where Jack and Elaine Denney were murdered looked like a "shootout," former Undersheriff Jason Chennault. No motive could be discerned, and the Christmas Day murders would become a long unsolved Oklahoma mystery.
Reporter Stacey Deffenbaugh recalls how key witness Kellie Ballew stayed out of the spotlight. She was soft-spoken, but well-spoken, she says, and helped prosecutors lay out a timeline of Steven and Michelle Andrews' murders.