In this exclusive sneak peek of the upcoming Chris Watts episode of "Criminal Confessions," hear from Denver Post Reporter Elise Schmelzer and forensic science laboratory manager David Maloney on what they think about Chris Watts’ motive to kill his entire family.
After a sheriff’s deputy discovers missing 15-year-old Alexis “Lexi” Oesterle murdered in the backyard of her family home, investigators must determine whether the victim was killed by a mysterious driver seen lingering outside the house, or someone unexpected.
Laura Richards is a domestic violence expert and criminal behavioral analyst. She spoke exclusively to Detective’s Den about the perspective of Shanann Watts and how we can better re-center the focus on victims rather than perpetrators like Chris Watts. Richards has been advocating for reform in laws surrounding domestic violence, including criminalizing coercive control.
Authorities discuss their investigation into the murder of Jimmy McClain, a high school teacher and basketball coach who was found gunned down on the floor of his Cordova, Tennessee, home in February 2013. The slaying completely shocked the community, and it was later discovered that McClain's stepson, Dwayne Moore, was the one responsible for the shooting.