Emily’s Story

The Phantom Killer

Emily covers the elusive Phantom Killer, who committed frightening attacks on young couples parked on lovers lanes and induced extreme mayhem among residents in the town of Texarkana, Texas in 1946.

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Depiction of the Phantom Killer in the movie, The Town that Dreaded Sundown

Jimmy Hollis – Survived attack by The Phantom Killer

Richard Griffin and Polly Ann Moore

Police officers searching for evidence at the Betty Jo Booker & Paul Martin crime scene

The first color photograph to appear in the Texarkana Gazette – the flashlight left at the Starks attack

Prime suspect Youell Swinney with arresting officers

Elisha’s Story

Kiesha Weippeart

The one place children should feel safe and loved is at home. But what if “home” is a place of torment? And what if torment is all you know?

Hear the tragic, preventable events that led to the untimely death of a sweet angel, Kiesha Weippeart.

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Kiesha, Kristi, Robert

Kristi and Robert appeal to media

Police search for Kiesha

Chris visits Kiesha’s resting place

Alison Anderson screaming at Kristi following arrest

Remembering Kiesha

Kristi Abrahams sentencing

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