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Green Eyed Killers

Duration: 26 x 52'

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This dramatic series focuses on cases involving the most prolific cause of relationship and spousal murder worldwide - jealousy.

The series details the dramatic true-life happenings and adversities of ordinary people who come to an extraordinary end all because jealousy arrives into their lives, uninvited and all encompassing. 


Kimberly Greene-Medina’s disappearance in 1996 remained unanswered until 2005, when her husband, Michael Medina, was arrested for killing his 16-month-old son, Degan, as an act of revenge against his second wife, Becky. Authorities discovered Medina had confessed to Becky and told her he beat Kimberly almost to death with a baseball bat and buried her alive in a field in rural Colorado. Days before her murder, Kimberly had asked Medina for a divorce. Medina, who was jealous and stalking Kimberly, had discovered an affair between her and a co-worker. Medina, was sentenced to a 48-year prison term for the murder of his son and received a consecutive life sentence for the murder of his first wife. 


On July 6, 2012, surveillance camera footage captured 16-year-old Skylar Neese sneaking out of her bedroom window and getting into a car at 12:30am. This was the last time Skylar was seen alive. Her family and the authorities searched for months until, Rachel Shoaf, one of Neese’s closest friends, admitted to having executed a plan with friend, Shelia Eddy, to murder Skylar. The two high school sophomores admitted to stabbing Neese to death because they “just didn’t like her,” creating a plan to lure Neese out that night for a drive and using kitchen knives to kill her together. Both girls were actually motivated by jealousy. Eddy pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and was sentenced to life in prison. While Shoaf, who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, was sentence to 30 years.


On July 26, 2013, Dana Mackay was laying in bed recovering from a surgery when her husband’s mistress, along with two accomplices, broke into her home in Seasons Trace and beat her to death. Nicole Houchin, her estranged husband, Nace Houchin and Gregory Crawford were part of a murder-for-hire scheme devised by Nicole and John Wayne Mackay to kill the latter’s wife. Investigators found emails and text messages between Nicole and John with plans to get Dana “out of the picture” just months into their affair. Nicole was filled with jealousy towards Dana and had been threatening her for weeks. The plan to kill Dana was put in action while Mackay was out of town on a business trip. The court sentenced Mackay to serve 28 years and two months; Nicole Houchin was sentenced to 23 years and 11 months; Nace Houchin, who is accused of beating Dana to death, will serve 40 years; and Crawford will serve a total of 17 years.


In Boulder, Colorado, Adam Densmore brutally murdered his ex-girlfriend, Ashley Mead, in their apartment and transported the body to his family’s home in Louisiana, where he proceeded to dismember it. He then drove to Oklahoma and scattered evidence and mutilated body parts along the way. Mead’s torso was found stuffed in a suitcase that had been left in a dumpster in Oklahoma. Densmore was jealous of the fact that Mead had started dating someone else and had seemingly moved on. Densmore was found and arrested in Oklahoma on Feb. 15, 2017, only a couple of days after killing Mead. Their 1-year-old daughter was found with him outside Tulsa. Adam Densmore was found guilty of first-degree murder for killing and dismembering Mead, he was also convicted of tampering with a corpse, abuse of a corpse, and tampering with evidence. He was given a life sentence plus 12 years by Boulder District Judge Judith LaBuda. 


On August 11, 2014, Erin Robinson violently beat Raul Ortiz for allegedly making unwanted comments to his girlfriend. At a gas station in Tampa, Florida, Kayla Bryant encountered Ortiz and she claims Ortiz made inappropriate sexual comments towards her while “looking down her shirt.” Robinson, driven by jealousy over the alleged comment, travelled with two friends to Ortiz’s house approximately two hours later, where they confronted him outside. Robinson allegedly struck Ortiz three times in the face, knocking him unconscious. Witnesses say Robinson’s friends pulled him away and they left the scene. Ortiz never regained consciousness and had no brain activity following the incident. He died four days later. Robinson was found guilty of first-degree felony murder and faces life in prison.


Caught in a dangerous love triangle, 19-year-old Rachel Wade, stabbed 17-year-old Sarah Ludemann, over Joshua Camacho in Clearwater, Florida. Camachowho had begun a new relationship with Ludemann, kept in touch with ex-girlfriend, Wade, sparking negative feelings between the two. After tormenting each other on MySpace and through phone calls and messages, the battle between the two teenagers erupted on April 14, 2009. Using a steak knife, Wade stabbed Sarah several times during a physical confrontation. Wade was constantly jealous of Ludemann because Camacho would ignore plans with Wade in preference of spending time with his girlfriend. Wade was found guilty of second-degree murder and was sentenced to 27 years in prison.


On February 15th, 2009, Joshua Fulgham and Emilia Carr lured Heather Strong, Fulgham’s wife, to a storage trailer on the Carr family’s property, where she was forced to sign a document granting full custody of her children to Fulgham.  Afterwards, Carr and Fulgham proceeded to suffocate Strong to death by placing a garbage bag over her head while she remained tied to a chair. Fulgham and Carr’s motives for Heather Strong's murder were considered to be the product of jealousy and betrayal. He was convicted of first-degree murder and kidnapping and was sentenced to life in prison. Emilia was found guilty of all charges and was initially sentenced to death by lethal injection—making her the first woman to be given the death penalty in Florida since Aileen Wuornos. In 2017, Emilia made an appeal and she was re-sentenced to life without parole.


In 2010, Pensacola, Florida, 19-year-old Audreanna Zimmerman visited the mobile home of 16-year-old Britnee Miller in an attempt to “patch things up” following a physical altercation between the two. Miller lived with her mother, Tina Brown, and her friend, Heather Lee. Once Zimmerman arrived at Brown’s mobile home, the three women incapacitated Zimmerman with a stun gun, beat her savagely, gagged her, put her in the trunk of a vehicle and drove her to a secluded wood clearing. Here they proceeded to beat Zimmerman with a crowbar and then set her on fire using gasoline. Presuming her dead, they abandoned Zimmerman in the woods and, despite being severely burned, Zimmerman managed to walk to about a third of a mile to a residence to seek help. She died in an Alabama burn ward 16 days later. The 3 women had developed strong feelings of jealousy and resentment towards Zimmerman which erupted into gruesome violence after the feud with Miller. Following their arrests, Brown was sentenced to death, Miller was sentenced to life in prison and Lee is serving a 25-year sentence. 


On 18 July 2003, four young people were found fatally shot in a home in the Clear Lake neighbourhood. Two of the victims, Rachael Koloroutis and Tiffany Rowell, were close friends of 17-year-old Christine Paolilla. The excessive violence of the scene, with all four victims having been shot multiple times at point blank range, left the police baffled as to who would want the youths dead. After 3 years of dead ends, the police finally made a big break on the case and were able to connect Paolilla and her then-boyfriend, Christopher Snider. It was believed that Paolilla, who struggled to fit in, felt intense envy and jealousy towards her popular friends who didn’t have to work as hard as her to be accepted. Ultimately, her jealousy triggered her aggression and her desire to punish them for what they have. Paolilla was arrested in 2006 and convicted in 2008 and sentences to life in prison. Snider committed suicide in July 2006 before he was apprehended by police.


In November 2002, 17-year-old Christopher Allen Daigle, suddenly disappeared. In 2011, Daigle’s remains were found and the story came out: his then high-school friend had ended his life over teenage jealousy back in 2002. Richard Mendoza, who was Daigle’s baseball teammate, shot the latter in the back of the head with a 12-gauge shotgun in a Fort Bend County field. Mendoza was driven to violence by dark feelings of jealousy after he saw Daigle and Mendoza’s then-girlfriend kissing in a classroom at Missouri City High School. On the day of the murder, Mendoza picked up Daigle along with a 14-year-old friend and Mendoza’s 15-year-old cousin and took them to a rural area near Missouri City where Mendoza shot Daigle. The three young men fled and returned the next day to move Daigle’s body to an area with high grass and shrubs where he was less likely to be seen. Richard Mendoza, Jr. was sentenced to 50 years in prison and a $10,000 fine on February 11, 2013. 

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