Jennifer Shanbrom's ex-husband, Joel, was murdered by three close-range bullets to the head. Authorities looked into his police work for possible motives and suspects. Joel also had a $300,000 life insurance policy that raised red flags.
Kemia Hassel didn't show much emotion in interviews after the murder of her husband, Tyrone Hassel. A Michigan State Police captain says he could tell from her body language something was up. He also knew she had money to gain from the murder. Kemia was "one of the coldest" he's interviewed, he says.
Tyrone Hassel's dad recalls taking care of his son when he was a baby, then how he was looking forward to hanging out with Tyrone as a man, with a "whole new type of bond." That chance was taken away with Tyrone's murder by Jeremy Cuellar.
A prosecutor says the Hassel family felt an incredible betrayal by Tyrone Hassel's wife, Kemia, when she orchestrated his murder. Tyrone's mother says she was relieved when Kemia was sentenced, because the death penalty would have been "an easy way out for her."
Joel Shanbrom's mother-in-law discovered his body and told 911 operators that she couldn't find her daughter Jennifer or her children. A responding officer recognized Joel as a schools police officer.
Wayne County ADA Christina Callanan says that, beyond the couple they killed, Charlene Childers and Tim Dean's victims were also their children. Childers' ex-husband says he will raise his and Charlene's kids without her just fine.
Amber Washburn's sister says that when Amber was murdered with her boyfriend Joshua Niles, the two were just starting to have a close relationship. That will haunt her for the rest of her life, she says.
Just before midnight on New Year's Eve, 2018, Kemia Hassel called 911, frantic. Her husband, Tyrone, had just been shot in the driveway. Paramedics struggled to stabilize him after he sustained at least one gunshot to the head and the neck.
Charlene Childers was Josh Niles' high school sweetheart in Sodus, New York, and they had two kids together. Their relationship would fall apart however, and she would marry Tim Dean in Texas later.
Serena Booth, of the county sheriff's department, says what makes Charlie Wilkinson and Erin Caffey's crimes a "different level of evil" is how much time they had to plan them — and to change their minds.
A 911 call in Emory Texas led police to a dad who had been shot five times and his family's house in flames. Terry Caffey told of a local teen entering his home and shooting his whole family to death. Only daughter Erin was missing.
Melanie Ray's stepfather, Danny Norris, says that guards where she is serving a life sentence for murder talk about how happy and helpful she is. He warns parents that if their kids run with the wrong crowd, terrible things can happen to anyone.