Killer in Plain Sight
2023 09 29 9 00
The Cheating Killer (William Lipscomb)
Kathleen Lipscomb is newly divorced and ready to move on with her life. When her strangled body is found at the side of the road just outside San Antonio, jealousy appears to be a possible motive. With a former husband and a present lover, Kathleen certainly had men in her life who might have been the jealous type. After two years of investigation, and no solid leads, Kathleen’s family hires a private investigator to give the case a fresh set of eyes. What he unearths is a crime that appears to go far beyond jealousy, involving corruption, bribes, and a wooden box.
2023 09 29 9 30
Kill Pill (Stella Nickell)
In 1986, Sue Snow takes some painkillers in her bathroom and instantly collapses. Doctors try to save her life, but Sue is the victim of an apparent poisoning. Immediately police and the media consider this murder to be another like the infamous “Tylenol poisonings”, when seven people died in Chicago from Tylenol capsules laced with cyanide. The news spreads fast, trying to save an unsuspecting public from a deliberate poison epidemic, but the case takes a surprising turn when another man is discovered poisoned in the same manner - and he may have a connection to Sue Snow. Is this a random attack, or something more malevolently personal?
2023 09 29 10 00
Killer Affair (Hopper & Aylor)
When Rozanne Gailiunas opens her front door one morning for a delivery, she expects to receive a bouquet of flowers. Instead, she is assaulted, and shot twice in the head. It turns out that Rozanne has been having a secret affair, so police focus on two suspects —her lover or her husband. Even after her lover is caught in an armed ambush, the case goes cold for years as detectives cannot connect the two attacks. The case cracks when a woman walks in with a bizarre story about how she married the hitman hired to kill Rozanne
2023 09 29 10 30
Red Hot Murder (Larene Austin)
When Larene goes to her friend Lanell Barsock’s house to style her hair, she finds Lanell dead in her garage. She runs to police with claiming to have witnessed what looked like Lanell’s boyfriend, Louis, standing at the top if the stairs with a gun in his hand. But police discover Lanell had more than one boyfriend on the go, as well as a couple of girlfriends she found on an internet meet-up site. With such a diverse love life, it makes sense that at least one of Lanell’s devotees was the jealous type. But which one of her jealous lovers was angry enough to resort to murder?
2023 10 02 9 00
Murder in Greenwich (Carlo Trujillo)
Wealthy real-estate mogul Andrew Kissel is found murdered in his mansion just a week before he is scheduled to plead guilty to bank fraud to the tune $40 million bank. Despite a lavish security system, Andrew was gagged and stabbed multiple times, and there was no forced entry at the scene. It looks as though Andrew knew his killer, but after having cheating almost everyone he ever did business with, there are plenty of people who aren’t going to miss him. With multiple suspects, everything suggests Andrew Kissel was murdered over lost money, but a new set of clues reveals that the truth may be just the opposite: he was murdered to make money.
2023 10 02 9 30
Staged to Kill (Jackie Postma)
In 2000, Ed Postma is found shot to death in the middle of a roadside parking lot. Since Ed was handy with cars, it is possible that he pulled in to the lot to help a motorist, and the situation turned deadly. But an investigation into this death doesn’t add up to a random, violent encounter. With three shots to his head, and two slashes to his throat, whoever killed Ed seemed very intent on making sure he was dead. As the suspect list grows, so do the lies and deception, as police discover a love triangle fuelled by bitter jealousy and rage.
2023 10 02 10 00
It Was All A Lie (Charles Stuart)
In 1989, when Charles Stuart phones 911 to report a carjacking, public sympathy sides with the gravely wounded husband who just lost his pregnant wife Carol in the vicious attack. As he is taken to the hospital, he identifies his attacker as a black man in a track suit. Boston is torn apart by racial tension as police mount an intense manhunt. While the grieving husband recovers from his gunshot wounds, police are unable to make any of the charges stick. Months later, a witness comes in with the lost wedding ring belonging to Carol, and the case suddenly takes on a sick and twisted light.
2023 10 02 10 30
Blinded by Blonde (Thomas Montgomery)
Brian Barrett is all set to meet his online dream-girl Jessie in person, but he is shot dead in in his own car before the meeting can take place. An active participant in online chat-rooms, Brian thought his “Tall Hot Blonde” girl Jessie had fallen in love with him, but it turns out she had more than one virtual lover. When the investigation lays bare the hidden world of computer hook-ups, they discover an entire online fantasy world where nothing is what it seems, and everyone is corrupted by lust and jealousy.
2023 10 03 9 00
Murder for a Price (Eric Koula)
Suburbia doesn’t feel like such a safe place when Dennis and Merna Koula, a well-respected couple in their 60s, are shot to death in their idyllic home. The couple’s neighbour had been receiving death threats, so for a time the murders look like a possible case of mistaken identity. But that doesn’t explain why there was no forced entry into the Koula’s house, or why some alibis don’t fit the evidence. When police start following the money, it becomes clear that the Koula’s were indeed executed, in a crime motivated by greed and the promise of easy money.
2023 10 03 9 30
The Lottery Murder (DeeDee Moore)
Things are forever changed for struggling day labourer Abraham Shakespeare when he unexpectedly wins the lottery. All of a sudden, life is grand for Abraham—he helps secure his family, cruises around in his fancy new car, and purchases a dream mansion. He is a friend to everyone and shares his money freely. But when he suddenly goes missing, police have to wonder if someone felt there was a quicker way to get to Abraham’s millions. When money is the motive, a man as rich as Abraham could entice a lot of greedy people into bad behaviour, and maybe even murder.