Category: True Crime

‘It was completely cathartic’: Collier Landry on ‘A Murder in Mansfield’ and overcoming the trauma of his mother’s murder

When Collier Landry was eleven years old, his father, Jack Boyle, murdered Collier's mother Noreen in the middle of the night and hid her body from police for a month. After Jack was convicted, Collier resolved to "do something positive" with the tragedy. A Murder in Mansfield, the resulting documentary film, explores the necessary difficulty of working through trauma. Collier spoke with us about the filmmaking process, his extended (and estranged) family, and the importance of letting go.

A MURDER IN MANSFIELD What happened to Collier Landry’s half-sister?

A Murder in Mansfield, from Academy Award-winning director Barbara Kopple and filmmaker Collier Landry, is the story of the murder that shook Collier's life apart when he was just twelve years old. For the past 28 years, Collier has been almost completely cut off from his two siblings: his sister by adoption, who was three years old at the time of the murder; and his half-sister, born of his father's mistress the following year.

PHOTOS Murder Chose Me renewed for Season 3, and filming is underway

It took a lot longer than the show's fans would have liked, but we've now gotten official word that Murder Chose Me has been renewed! The Investigation Discovery hit will be back for a third season of long, hard looks at the grisly case file of Detective Rod Demery -- keep reading to find out when filming began, and when we should expect to see Murder Chose Me Season 3 on the air.

MUG SHOT Tommie from LHHATL arrested for the second time in 24 hours

Even by Tommie's standards, her latest arrest didn't take long. Less than 24 hours after the Love & Hip Hop Atlanta star was booked on six charges stemming from her alleged assault of a middle schooler at the child's school, Tommie was arrested again. This time, the charges include aggravated stalking, and involve trying to hide from a police officer who knew she was home at the time.