A young widow opens her own restaurant in Macon, Georgia in the 1950s. Suspicions arise when the people closest to her begin falling ill and dying. Was Anjette Lyles a serial killer?
Lyles v. The State, Supreme Court of Georgia, (1959)
"Anjette Lyles, Restauranteur of Death" by Ciaran Conlittle for Headstuff.org, Sept 28, 2017.
"Criminal History: Anjette Lyles poisoned 4 family members for money" by Chelsea Beimfohr, 13wmaz.com.
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Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay enters London's Brixton Prison in 2012 in an attempt to teach a group of inmates to run a successful bakery. Would he succeed or would the men return to a life of crime once the cameras stopped rolling?
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In this series we'll take a look at the restaurant industry to ask "What happens when good cooks go bad?". In this episode, a restaurateur in Southern California is suspected of murder when his wife disappears. What detectives discover would shock and horrify the community.
"Witness: Cliff Jumper Threatened to Kill Wife", Nicole Mooradian for The Patch, Sept 14, 2012.
"Did California Chef David Viens Kill, Then Cook Wife?", 48 Hours, May 13, 2013.
"Los Angeles jury finds chef guilty of killing wife", The Associated Press, printed in The Florida Times-Union, September 28, 2012.
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A serial killer preys on vulnerable women in Tokyo, Japan. He will meet his victims on Twitter. (Caution: This episode contains the subject of suicide.)
"Inside the mind of the Japanese serial killer who killed 9 people" by Walter Sim for The Straits Times, Nov 5, 2017.
"Japan's 'Twitter Killer' Given Death Sentence for 9 Murders" by Ben Dooley for The New York Times, Dec 15, 2020.
"Killer who kept heads in cool boxes advertised himself as a professional hangman to lure suicidal victims" by Claire Carter for The Mirror, Nov 3, 2017.
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Two women meet a man on Match.com. After they end the relationship, Wade Ridley vows deadly revenge.
20/20: In an Instant - "Match Made in Hell", ABC Television, aired July 1, 2017
Dating App Horrors: The Untold Story, A&E Network, aired May 2, 2019.
"Mary Kay Beckman Sues Match.com", The Huffington Post, Jan 24, 2013
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A Canadian man, inspired by the television show Dexter, lures his murder victims through online dating sites.
Dateline: Deadly House of Cards, NBC Television, September 16, 2011.
"Alleged First Victim Recalls His Escape" by Nahreman Issa for CTV News, April 1, 2011.
"'Dexter Killer' Mark Twitchell among members of dating site for inmates" by Scott Stevenson for CBC News, Jan 9, 2017
Mark Twitchell's "Profile of a Psychopath", retrieved on Scribd.com. https://www.scribd.com/document/52942084/Mark-Twitchell-s-Profile-of-a-Psychopath
Alleged Diary from Mark Twitchell's Computer (GRAPHIC WARNING), retrieved on Scribed.com. https://www.scribd.com/doc/202712564/51755869-WARNING-GRAPHIC-Alleged-Diary-From-Twitchell-s-Computer
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In Part 3 of this miniseries, Curtis Dean Anderson confesses to a high-profile missing child case. He would be investigated for a series of abductions and murders of children in Northern California. Was he a serial killer as he claimed or was it just another manipulation by this serial predator?
“Portrait of ‘an absolute monster’” by Kevin Fagan for The San Francisco Chronicle, July 7, 2009
“List of Bay Area child kidnapping cases”, San Jose Mercury News, August 27, 2009.
“Murderer’s Confession to 1988 Slaying is Valid”. LawOfficer.com, July 7, 2009.
Most Wanted: Curtis Dean Anderson. Retrieved from FBI.gov Link: https://www.fbi.gov/wanted/seeking-info/curtis-dean-anderson
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Amber Swartz-Garcia. Link: https://www.fbi.gov/wanted/seeking-info/curtis-dean-anderson
Ilene Misheloff. Link: https://charleyproject.org/case/ilene-beth-misheloff
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In part two of this miniseries the bravery of an 8-year-old girl unmasks a serial predator named Curtis Dean Anderson. He would be linked to the disappearance of Xiana Fairchild.
"Portrait of 'an absolute monster'", by Kevin Fagan for The San Francisco Chronicle, July 7, 2009.
"Midsi Sanchez finds purpose, peace 20 years after being kidnapped in Vallejo", by Amy Maginnis-Honey for The Daily Republic - Solano County, July 2020.
Letters from a Serial Killer, Kristi Belcamino and Stephanie Kahalekulu, Publisher - Kristi Belcamino, 2018.
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A 7-year-old goes missing from Vallejo, California in 1999. It would be some time before Xiana Fairchild would be linked to a serial predator who would ultimately be connected to several missing and murdered women and children in Northern California and beyond. This is the first part of a month-long series about serial predator Curtis Dean Anderson.
Letters from a Serial Killer: The true story of a mother and a journalist's fight to save a little girl's life by Kristi Belcamino and Stephanie Kahalekulu, Publisher: Kristi Belcamino, 2018.
"A Sad End to Xiana's Story" by Stacy Finz, Patrick Hoge, Tyche, Hendricks, Matthew B. Standard for The San Francisco Chronicle, Feb 4, 2001.
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