Every Parents Nightmare
This episode recounts a heinous crime that is every parent's nightmare, the death of a child. On an autumn evening in november 1998, a man randomly killed a 9-year-old boy in a public bathroom in southern california. The little boy was only feet away and within earshot of his young cousins, relatives and mother. The murderer was captured days later as he tried to kill again, prompting a startling courtroom confession and an insanity defense. For his crimes, san diego county prosecutors argued that he deserved to be put on death row. This episode is the story of the killer's monstrous acts and the prosecution team that fought to bring him to justice.