The Dead Files: Scandal in the South Pictures

Go behind the scenes with Amy and Steve as they uncover the truth behind a murder deep in the south.

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Paris' Pont de l'Alma road tunnel is where Princess Diana of Wales died as a result of injuries in a car accident. A drunk driver lost control of his car, causing the infamous crash that also claimed his life and Diana's companion, Dodi Fayed. 960 1280

Erik1980, Wikimedia Commons  

Theodore Robert "Ted" Bundy was a serial killer, rapist, kidnapper, and necrophile, who assaulted and murdered many young women between 1974 and 1978. Sometime during the evening of January 14 or early hours of January 15, 1978 -- one week after his arrival in Tallahassee, FL -- Bundy entered FSU's Chi Omega sorority house, attacking several women. 960 1280

Jackson Myers, Flickr  

British socialite of German and Danish, Claus von BYlow, was accused of the attempted murder of his wife Sunny von BYlow by administering an insulin overdose in 1980. His conviction in the first trial was reversed and he was found not guilty in both his retrials. 960 1280

Moacir de Sa Pereira, Flickr  

James J. Lee, known for protesting Discovery Channel's environmental programming, stormed the network's Maryland headquarters carrying a handgun on Sept. 1, 2010. Lee held 3 people hostage for hours until he was shot and killed by police. 960 1280

Paul Roth, Flickr  

Jared Lee Loughner shot and killed 6 people and injured 14 others, including U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, at this shopping center in Tucson, AZ, on January 8, 2011. 960 1280

SearchNet Media, Flickr   

On Jan. 30, 1948, Nathuram Godse shot Mahatma Gandhi at point-blank range 3 times, while Ghandi was outside on the steps of a building, where a prayer meeting was going to take place. Gandhi Smriti is now a museum in New Delhi, India, dedicated to Gandhi. 960 1280

James G. Howes, Wikimedia Commons  

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th US President, was shot by Lee Harvey Oswald, on Friday, Nov. 22, 1963. The President was traveling in a motorcade in Dallas, Texas. Oswald fatally shot JFK from a building in Dealey Plaza. 960 1280

Lowesvisa, Wikimedia Commons  

The Audubon Ballroom in the Washington Heights neighborhood, north of Harlem in NYC, is where civil rights activist Malcolm X was assassinated, on February 21, 1965. 960 1280

WikiWHAT, Wikimedia Commons  

Joseph and Erik Menendez are brothers who are known for the shotgun murders in 1989 of their wealthy parents, entertainment executive Jose Menendez and his wife Mary "Kitty" Menendez, residents of Beverly Hills, CA. 960 1280

Shawn Magill, Flickr  

On April 4, 1968, Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. On June 10, 1968, James Earl Ray, a fugitive from the Missouri State Penitentiary, was arrested in London, extradited to the US and charged with the crime. 960 1280

Carl Wycoff, Flickr   

Natalee Ann Holloway disappeared on May 30, 2005, during a high school graduation trip to Aruba. The last time her classmates saw her was outside Carlos 'n Charlie's, a Caribbean chain restaurant and nightclub in Oranjestad. Joran van der Sloot, Satish Kalpoe and Deepak Kalpoe were arrested for her kidnapping and murder, but they were released due to insufficient evidence. 960 1280

gailf548, Flickr   

In 1995, O.J. Simpson was acquitted of the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, after a lengthy, highly-publicized trial. The former pro football player was arrested for the double homicide at Nicole Simpson's condo (pictured) in Brentwood, CA. 960 1280

LAKompany, Flickr  

Scott Lee Peterson was convicted of murdering his wife, Laci Peterson, and their unborn child in Modesto, CA, in 2002. Investigators found the body of a baby boy washed ashore north of the Berkeley Marina. The next day, a partial female torso missing its hands, feet, and head washed ashore in the same area. The body was identified as Laci Peterson. 960 1280

Bill Williams, Flickr  

John Hinkley, Jr. shot and wounded President Ronald Reagan and others outside the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC, on Monday, March 30, 1981. The assassination attempt occurred as President Reagan was leaving a speaking engagement at the hotel. 960 1280

AgnosticPreachersKid, Wikimedia Commons  

Christopher Wallace, aka rapper Notorious B.I.G., was gunned down and killed by a drive-by shooter, while sitting inside his Chevrolet Suburban. The crime took place at the Petersen Automotive Museum, the site of a Soul Train awards party on March 9, 1997. No one was ever arrested for the shooting. 960 1280

Gary Minnaert, Wikimedia Commons  

Mark David Chapman shot and killed John Lennon, founder of The Beatles, at the entrance of Lennon's home at The Dakota in NYC, on Dec. 8, 1980. 960 1280

David Shankbone,Wikimedia Commons  

Andrew Cunanan shot and killed Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace at the front gates of Versace's mansion in South Beach, FL. Cunanan used the same gun to commit suicide on a boat several days later. 960 1280

  

The Virginia Tech massacre was a school shooting that took place on April 16, 2007, on the campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, VA. Seung-Hui Cho, killed 32 people and wounded 25 others before committing suicide. The massacre is the deadliest shooting incident by a single gunman in U.S. history. 960 1280

Christopher, Flickr  

Sumpter Bed and Breakfast in Oregon

Sumpter Bed and Breakfast in Oregon

The family-owned Sumpter Bed and Breakfast in Oregon is where Amy and Steve are headed to investigate terrifying reports of hostile paranormal activity. 960 1280

  

Listening to the Clients

Listening to the Clients

Amy and Steve listen to their clients share some of the paranormal accounts they've heard from their bed and breakfast guests. 960 1280

  

Local Historian

Local Historian

Local mining historian Ken Anderson shares some tragic town history with Steve. 960 1280

  

Matt Anderson

Matt Anderson

Before Amy begins her initial walkthrough of the Sumpter Bed and Breakfast in Oregon, Matt Anderson looks for any leading information in the location that might influence Amy's findings. 960 1280

  

The Crew

The Crew

The Dead Files crew members set up an interview shoot for Steve. 960 1280

  

Local Historian

Local Historian

Local historian Toni Thompson gives Steve dramatic details about the history of his client's bed and breakfast. 960 1280

  

Local Library

Local Library

After interviewing Toni, Steve prepares to dive into local archives to do research on the Sumpter Bed and Breakfast. 960 1280

  

Guest Room

Guest Room

Amy sees a powerful entity in this guest room at the Sumpter Bed and Breakfast as Matt records her walk. 960 1280

  

Local Police Chief

Local Police Chief

A local police chief named Wyn Lohner shares some tragic history associated with the Sumpter Bed and Breakfast. 960 1280

  

Local Sketch Artist

Local Sketch Artist

A local artist sketches the most prominent entities from Amy's walk. 960 1280

  

The Reveal

The Reveal

During the reveal, the clients learn what they need to do to protect themselves and their family. 960 1280

  

Before Amy's Walk

Before Amy's Walk

Before Amy begins her initial walkthrough of her client's property in Abilene, TX, Matt has to remove any leading information from the walls of the home. 960 1280

  

Strange Activity

Strange Activity

Steve tries to wrap his head around all the strange activity his client has experienced inside his home. 960 1280

  

Hanging From the Ceiling

Hanging From the Ceiling

Amy tells Matt that the people living in her client's house have told her they’ve seen a creature hanging from the ceiling several times. 960 1280

  

Former Landowner

Former Landowner

A descendent of an Abilene, TX, landowner shares an obituary with Steve that has relation to his client's issues. 960 1280

  

Client's Daughter

Client's Daughter

The client's daughter shares her fears of living in her family's house with Steve. 960 1280

  

Talking to the Sergeant

Talking to the Sergeant

Steve asks Sgt. Lynn Beard about some cases that are connected to his client's property that he investigated back in the day. 960 1280

  

Sgt. Lynn Beard

Sgt. Lynn Beard

Sgt. Lynn Beard gives insight into some of the cases Steve is investigating. 960 1280

  

Local Sketch Artist

Local Sketch Artist

A local sketch artist listens to Amy describe the most influential entities she met on her walk. 960 1280

  

Amy Looks On

Amy Looks On

Amy looks on as the local sketch artist attempts to draw a prominent entity she met on her walk. 960 1280

  

Getting Ready

Getting Ready

The clients get ready to learn what they need to do to make their home safe. 960 1280

  

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