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PHOTO Details of Detective Rod Demery’s brother’s murder charges and conviction from 1994

Every season of Investigation Discovery’s podcast Detective is devoted to a different one of the network’s real-life detectives (turned reality TV star). Murder Chose Me‘s Rod Demery is the featured guest for Season 3, and a recent interview explained the full story behind Rod Demery’s brother’s arrest and conviction for murder. As Rod shared in […]

MURDER CHOSE ME Detective Rod Demery explains how his mother’s murder led him to life as an investigator

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The circumstances of the Rod Demery mother murder are these. Barbara Sue Demery was shot to death in Sweeny TX on May 8th, 1969. Rod was 3; his brother Patrick was 5. Barbara was living with her new husband, Jerry Armstead, at the time; Barbara was in her “early 20s,” while Jerry was “eighteen years […]

Lt. Joe Kenda looks to Homicide Hunter for relief from the ‘river of death’ in his brain

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Homicide Hunter‘s Joe Kenda is as unassuming and matter-of-fact in real life as he is on television. The former Colorado Springs homicide detective doesn’t put on airs in part because, in the man’s own words, the effect of his work on his personality has been so profound that he turns to his duties as a narrator in order to unburden himself. Keep reading for more about Kenda’s unbelievable track record, the pride he takes in his show, and what he does when the show occasionally gets something wrong.

MURDER CHOSE ME Detective Rod Demery’s superhuman success makes for reality TV gold

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Murder Chose Me, Investigation Discovery’s latest look at the lurid side of human existence, focuses on the superhuman efforts of a Louisana detective named Rod Demery–whose 100% confession rate made him a legend among his peers. Read on for a closer look at both Detective Demery’s illustrious career and at what it took to bring his life to your TV screen.

LHHNY Snoop from The Wire joins the Season 7 cast: Felicia Pearson bio and murder charge details from 1995

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Felicia Pearson–better known to most of her fans and the world at large as Snoop from The Wire–is the latest new face to join the Love & Hip Hop New York Season 7 cast. Felicia has a long list of acting credits to her name, and is branching into the music business with her own record label, but it was two chance encounters that gave her life the shape it has today. The second was meeting actor Michael K. Williams, who brought Snoop to The Wire‘s producers and helped get her on the show. And the first was the second-degree murder charge Felicia was convicted of when she was just 14 years old.

PHOTOS Where is JonBenet Ramsey’s house in Boulder? And what happened to her parents?

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The JonBenet Ramsey house and parents have had divergent paths since the shocking 1996 murder of the 6-year-old girl. The former family house in Boulder has been vacant for years. John and Patsy Ramsey’s fortune evaporated in the wake of the years-long investigation into JonBenet’s murder–and the subsequent legal defense the couple had to mount for their own benefit. However, though tragedy would strike years later, JonBenet’s father may have found some semblance of peace.