Produced by Clare Friedland Some people look death inthe face ... and live to tell Angela Rose | Survivor: The one thing that still really bothers me and brings me back, I can't see on TV anybody getting their throat cut. When I see that on television it just almost paralyzes me. It was a bright sunny evening in a suburb of Chicago, I was working at a shopping mall, I was 17 years old, and I had just graduated from high school. I was excited to go to a graduation party so I had asked my boss if I could get off of work early and where we had to park a lot that was the employee lot across the street, and I had a CD in my hand as I'm singing out loud and as I'm walking, I almost felt like there was somebody behind me, and I stopped and I turned around and about 10 or 15 feet - there was somebody that was following me. And I glanced around and there was nobody else in the parking lot. ...And a lot of my gut instincts told me to run, to get away, but I didn't listen and I walked towards … [Read more...] about “48 Hours” Live to Tell: I Remember Everything
Last Updated Jan 23, 2018 2:08 PM EST Produced by Chuck Stevenson and Gail Abbott ZimmermanOn the night of August 2, 1976, former college basketball star Stan Farr and his date, Priscilla Davis, a petite soon-to-be-divorcee, returned to her home after a night on the town with friends and were met by a man dressed in black and a hail of bullets. When the gunfire ended, Farr was dead, while Priscilla Davis and one her friends was wounded. Also dead was Andrea Wilborn, Priscilla's 12-year-old daughter from a previous marriage, who was believed to have been shot before the adults got home.Who was the man in black and why did anyone want them dead? It's a case that has rocked Texas since bullets flew on that night in Fort Worth."This is a case that involves wealth, that involves sex, that involves vengeance and that involves murder," says Christy Jack, a former prosecutor turned attorney. "It's a case that will never die."AUGUST 2, 1976On the night of the ambush, police arrived at the … [Read more...] about Did a Texas millionaire get away with a brutal double murder?
Produced by Chris Young Ritzen, Susan Mallie, Marc Goldbaum, Lourdes Aguiar, Josh Yager [This story originally aired on Oct.28, 2017] As Hurricane Harvey bore down on the Houston area in August, investigators were in the midst of a desperate search for a mother of two who vanished just before the storm hit. Family – and sheriff's deputies – were convinced Crystal McDowell's disappearance had nothing to do with the raging storm, but a missing person's investigation was no easy feat amid the historic rains and flooding. As sheriff's deputies and emergency first responders struggled to keep up with the storm, a dedicated team of investigators gathered to track every clue left behind in McDowell's disappearance. "48 Hours" gained unprecedented access inside the command center in Baytown, Texas, a suburb of Houston, as investigators searched for a beautiful young mother. But as persons of interest surfaced and a crucial clue was uncovered, there was still no sign of … [Read more...] about “48 Hours” goes inside the search for mom who vanished ahead of Hurricane Harvey
Jessie Bardwell, 27, a beloved daughter and friend seemingly vanished from the Texas home she shared with her boyfriend, Jason Lowe. Fearing the worst, her father traveled from Mississippi to Texas to start the search for his daughter. Jessie's body was later found in a remote spot of farmland wrapped in a sheet. Police suspected murder, but was it? "This story is about a young girl," Richardson, Texas. Detective Eric Willadsen tells "48 Hours" correspondent Maureen Maher. "Thinks she finds love and it turns out he's pure evil." Jessie was fun-loving and outgoing, say friends and family. She lived in Orange Beach, Ala., where she worked at a local hotspot. Then she fell for Lowe. To the surprise of her family, one day she moved to Texas. Turned out she was following Lowe, who had landed a job in Dallas. She suddenly disappeared in May 2016. "I knew she was dead," Jessie's father, Gary Bardwell, tells Maher. Bardwell said he had nightmare before his daughter disappeared. … [Read more...] about Jessie Bardwell case: Was Texas woman’s death an accident or murder?
Produced by Chris O'Connell, Lauren Clark and Lindsey Schwartz [This story first aired on Nov. 19, 2016.] The victims range from young women to a grandmother. A serial rapist on the loose in the Denver area. He was smart, stalking his victims for weeks, learning their patterns, plotting their schedules. He was even in their homes without attacking them. The rapist wore a mask and was meticulous in not leaving behind any physical evidence. "48 Hours" correspondent Maureen Maher has a rare look inside the mind of this predator, and the female detectives determined to hunt him down before he could strike again. "I knew that she lived alone. I knew that she was vulnerable … You know, I had kind of a moment of weakness I guess." It was just after midnight in Aurora, Colorado, 10 miles outside Denver. A woman, who we will call Mary, had no idea she was being stalked by a strange man. "I brought a gun to that one … and I saw that the bedroom light was on. Uh, so … [Read more...] about Hunted