Raised in a strict home, sheltered from the outside world, Matthew and Tyler believe it’s their duty to cleanse the world of those living in sin. When two men are found dead the brother’s connection to them points toward a hateful trail of crime.
Aired: November 3, 2019
24-year-old identical twins were raised with a deep disdain for law enforcement. After being arrested for shooting a neighbor’s dog, they escape custody and go on the run, resulting in one of the deadliest shootouts in Colorado history.
Aired: October 27, 2019
When their brother is convicted of murder, three siblings hatch a deadly plot to avenge him by targeting the star witness in his trial. The plan goes awry when the wrong person is on the receiving end of their vengeance.
The Carr brothers' four victims' bodies were laid in the snow near an abandoned vehicle like a "movie set," a policeman recalls. "This is not something that happens in Wichita Cases," he says to himself.
Reporter Lori Fulbright says she has covered a lot of crime and is immune to much of it. The Bever brothers case, however, haunts her and makes her cry still. She recalls seeing them in the courtroom grinning and laughing with each other at trial.
No one walked away from the bloody Bever family home unscarred that day. Seasoned cops and reporters would have nightmares. One pretended the bodies were mannequins, but still hasn't shaken the memories.
The Carr brothers were involved in drugs, burglaries, and violence from a young age, growing up in an abusive, neglectful home. Cycles of prison and crime sprees consumed them, and eventually they became something society found "despicable," an attorney says.
Police recall the scene at the Bever home, finding a teenage girl screaming, "Help me!" She had been stabbed, but survive. She's a "warrior ... just incredible," one officer says. Unfortunately, the rest of the family was not so lucky.
People often thought Matthew Williams might be gay. He was taught from childhood that homosexuality was wrong, and wrestled with self-loathing, until he finally lashed out at a happy, content gay couple.
The Williams brothers sold vegetables they grew at a farm stand, and were friendly with openly gay couple Gary Matson and Winfield Mowder. Their relationship may have torn at one of the brothers, who was conflicted about his own sexuality.
Tracy Harmon recalls how details were sketchy at first, the night of the Stovall brothers' rampage. She didn't have a cell phone yet, so she called in to her editor with what she knew: A sheriff's deputy had been shot, and the perps were on the loose.
Cpl. Toby Bethel was shot four times by the Stovall brothers during their rampage. His wife remembers how he was "wrapped up like a mummy," and how devastated she was when she learned that Toby would be paralyzed.
Undersheriff Derek Irvine recalls seeing his friend, Deputy Jason Schwartz's body after the Stovalls had emptied their weapons into him. His widow remembers being told, "Don't touch him ... he's evidence."