In Austin, Marcus visits a convicted killer to hear her side of a truly twisted and bizarre Texas murder, delves into the life and gruesome death of the most hated woman in America, and ponders fate as he ...Go to Episode
Marcus and Cheryl Botts Dickerson discuss the day she and a date crossed paths with Charles Whitman on the 27th floor of the University of Texas tower moments before he began his killing spree.
2808 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705
Assistant District Attorney Gary Cobb takes Marcus through the sensational trial of Celeste Beard for the murder of her millionaire husband.
509 W 11th St, Austin, TX 78701
Marcus gets an analysis from Dr. David Morledge about the tumor in Charles Whitman’s brain and how that impacted his decision to take the lives of 16 people. Marcus then undergoes a scan of his own brain for comparison.
3925-B W. Braker Ln, Austin, TX 78759
Marcus explores Austin’s renowned music scene by checking out some local bands, including chatting with singer/songwriter Tanya Winch.
1320 South Lamar, Austin, TX 78704
Ranger Ray Martinez’ Home
At his home, former Texas Ranger Ray Martinez recalls the day he took down Charles Whitman and ended his 96 minutes of terror on the top of the UT tower.
Elmwood Dr, New Braumfels, TX 78130
Marcus goes to the Lone Star Gun Range to check out the arsenal Charles Whitman had with him the day of the UT tower shooting. He tries his hand at firing many of the same weapons Whitman used.
3795 Dry Creek Rd, Lockhart, TX 78644
Former IRS agent Ed Martin describes for Marcus how his investigation into a money laundering case exposed the gruesome truth behind the disappearance of Atheist leader Madalyn Murray O’Hair.
266 Dawson Rd, Austin, TX 78704
In the shopping center owned by the late Steven Beard, Kathryn Casey fills Marcus in on the real Celeste Beard.
3801 Capital of Texas Hwy. N #G-100, Austin, TX 78646
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