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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 in their lives, uninvited and all encompassing.

Green Eyed Killers Synopses


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, traveled 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 neighborhood. 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.


October 18, 2014, 21-year-old Tawnee Baird and her girlfriend of 5 years, Victoria Ashley Mendoza, were driving home in Utah in the early hours of the morning when a fight broke out between the two and Mendoza stabbed Baird 46 times. An in-depth investigation into the disturbing case revealed a long history of domestic abuse and jealousy that ultimately took the life of the young student. Mendoza told police that she killed Baird with a 4-inch folding knife after fighting with her over a man. Baird’s family stated that the couple used to physically assault each other, and before the murder, Baird even exhibited a chipped tooth and scratches on her skin from the abuse. Mendoza was charged with first-degree felony murder.


In April 2011, 15-year-old Seath Jackson was beaten, tied up and shot after being lured by his ex-girlfriend, Amber Wright, to the Summerfield home rented by Charlie Ely, who was 18 at the time. Michael Bargo, who was 18 at the time, started dating Wright after her relationship with Jackson ended, and, spurred on by feelings of jealousy over Wright’s remarks about her ex-boyfriend, decided to kill Jackson and organize the group to carry out the murder. Jackson was ambushed and murdered by the three young men who lived there, Bargo , Justin Soto (20), and Kyle Hooper (17). Afterwards, they tried to hide the murer by burning Jackson’s body and dumping the charred remains in a quarry. Michael Bargo was sentenced to death for fatally shooting Jackson. Soto, Hooper, Wright and Ely were each sentenced to life in prison for their roles in Jackson's murder.


On September 30, 2011, Lanny Horwitz was shot nine times in his home in Jupiter, Florida. Authorities responded to a call at the wealthy gated community of Admiral's Cove, where they discovered the house undisturbed, except for the bloody bathroom where they found Lanny's body. It didn’t take long for Lanny’s wife, Donna, to become a prime suspect in the case. Prosecutors quickly began to build a case against Donna, alleging that jealousy over Francine Tice, Lanny’s business partner, was motive for murder. Donna was convicted of first-degree murder on January 17, 2013. She was sentenced to life in prison with no chance for parole. At her second trial, Donna was convicted of second-degree murder, she was sentenced to 32 years with six years time served, this meant that Donna would be able to get out after serving 25 years, but she would be in her 90s.


In November 2016, 22-year-old Melanie Eams stabbed her boyfriend, 21-year-old James Barry, to death after he ended their relationship. Barry lived in a Loxahatchee Acreage home with his mother and his mother’s boyfriend. Family and friends of the couple state Eams was incredibly possessive of Barry and jealous of how much time he spent with his friend rather than with her. After a long, unstable on-and-off relationship, Barry broke up with Eams through messages posted on League of Legends. Eams went to Barry’s house and used a butcher knife from the kitchen in his home to stab him seven times. Afterwards, Eams fled the crime scene, leaving her cell phone behind, and travelled some 1,000 miles away to a family member’s home in Silver Spring, Maryland. Eventually, deputies were able to locate and arrest her. She later confessed to murder and was found guilty of second degree murder in January 2019.


On December 11, 2018, 18-year-old Jay Sewell and his friends were ambushed in South London by five members of the same family, armed with knives, hammers, a 4ft (1.2m) fireman's axe and wooden sticks. Sewell died from stab wounds suffered during the attack. The ambush was led by Daniel Grogan, 20, who was "consumed with hatred and jealousy" after finding out that Sewell was seeing his ex-girlfriend, Gemma Hodder. Grogan recruited his parents, sister, cousin and friends to attack the group travelling by car. A total of 8 people were sentenced over the attack, with Grogan being sentenced to life with a minimum term of 21 years having previously been found guilty of murder.


July 13, 2019, in Utica, New York, 21-year-old Brandon Andrew Clark murdered 17-year-old Bianca Michelle Devins, after seeing her kiss another man. After killing Devins, Clark posted photographs of Devins' body to a Discord server before his suicide attempt. Before her murder, Clark had claimed to be Devin’s boyfriend and reportedly "wanted more", while Devins expressed she did not want to date Clark and considered him a friend. Police discovered that Clark’s internet history suggested he was obsessed with Devins. He saved photos of her and surveyed her social media profiles, repeatedly sending her messages and according to one of Devins' friends, he supplied her with drugs. He was charged with second-degree murder and subsequently pleaded guilty to the murder and was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.


On February 17, 2013, Olivia Dunlea, a mother of three, was viciously slain by her then-partner of less than three months, Darren Murphy, 42, at her home in Passage West, County Cork. Murphy, driven by jealousy after seeing Dunlea with another man, stabbed her six times in the head and neck whilst she laid in bed. Then he set fire to her duvet while she was still alive but paralysed due to her injuries and he proceeded to set fire to her kitchen before fleeing the scene. Murphy took Dunlea’s car and drove back to the Rochestown Inn, a pub they had been to earlier that night, collected his own car and threw her keys in a stream to get rid of evidence. Investigators were still able to collect a vast amount of evidence against Murphy, including incriminating phone records, and he was given a life sentence for the murder.


Corey Lee Wieneke was found beaten to death on October 13, 1992 in his West Liberty home. Wieneke was a bartender who had left work at 7am on that day and arrived home, where his fiancé last saw him at 8:30 am before she left for work. When she returned to the house, she found his bloodied body after being beaten to death with a blunt object. Although the investigation discovered a key piece of evidence, a metal baseball bat authorities found a couple yards from the house, the case made no progress and went cold. Almost three decades after the murder of Wieneke, investigators received a tip that blew the investigation wide open and presented them with a prime suspect: Annette Cahill. Investigators tracked down Annette, who had been one of the many women at the time having a sexual relationship with Wieneke. Investigators suspected Annette had murdered the 22-year-old bartender in a jealous rage because of his relationships with other women and his reluctance to leave his partner. Annette was arrested on May 31, 2018 and charged with first-degree murder and was given the maximum sentence of 50 years in prison.


On October 12, 2016, 24-year-old Alice Ruggles was murdered by her jealous ex-boyfriend in “one final act of dominance and control”. Trimaan “Harry” Dhillon, was a soldier serving in Afghanistan when he and Ruggles began a romantic relationship. Ruggles had ended the relationship with Dhillon due to his obsessive and controlling behaviour. In the weeks leading up to her death, Ruggles had reported Dhillon to the police. Dhillon had "bombarded" Alice with text messages and phone calls, gave her unwanted gifts, contacted her friends and family, showed up at her property with no notice and threatened to kill himself. All attempts to force her to return to their relationship. On the night of the attack, Dhillon climbed into Alice's flat through an open window and slashed her throat six times, almost cutting through to her spine. Dhillon was sentenced to a minimum of 22 years for the act of "utter barbarism".


On September 2, 2015, the day before Kendra Hatcher, 35, was to fly off to Cancún with boyfriend, Ricky Paniagua, 38, for a long weekend, someone walked up to her in the parking garage of her high-rise in Gables Park 17 and shot her in the back of the head. Brenda Delgado, age 31, had been dating Ricky for over two years prior to the attack, and after he broke up with her over an email, she became obsessed with Paniagua’s relationship with Delgado. Brenda had been stalking Ricky around Dallas, reading his texts and emails. She decided to recruit two people to kill Kendra Hatcher, one Crystal Cortes, a 23-year-old single mother, and the other Kristopher Love, who shot Hatcher. Kristopher Love was arrested and in October 2018, he was found guilty of murder and sentenced to death. Delgado was found guilty of capital murder on June 7, 2019 and she was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.


On May 18, 2020, Michelle Boat, 56, was charged with the murder of Tracy Mondabough, 47. Enraged and jealous over her estranged husband’s relationship with Mondabough, Boat decided to kill the one person she believed was standing in the way of her reconciliation with Nick Boat. The Pella woman had stabbed her estranged husband's girlfriend to death, and prosecutors said during the trial that Mondabough's blood was found in Boat's car and that Boat's DNA was found in Mondabough's hair. Boat was found guilty of first degree murder and was sentenced to life in prison.


In the early hours of June 17th, 2011, Craig Finney went to ex-girlfriend Patty Harker's house with a shotgun after seeing her leave a bar with Benjamin Shimmin. Finney in a jealous rage kicked open the door to Harker’s home and fired one shot through the bathroom door where Shimmin was hiding. Finney shot Harker in the back as she attempted to flee. Before fleeing the scene, Finney shot himself. He was apprehended in Missouri by police the next day. In order to avoid the other charges, Finney plead guilty to attempted murder and was sentenced to 25 years in prison. On April 25, 2013, Harker died from complications caused by the gunshot wounds and Finney was charged with first-degree murder. The jury found him guilty of a second-degree murder charge, carrying a maximum prison sentence of 50 years.


In September 2009, 17-year-old Andy Rodriguez stabbed fellow classmate Juan Rivera five times using a box cutter, using enough force to even pierce his heart. Security footage of the incident shocked many in the quiet and affluent town of Coral Gables. The attack escalated from an argument in which Rodriguez had confronted Rivera regarding the former’s girlfriend. Classmates stated that Rodriguez had developed strong feelings of jealousy after Rivera had accepted rides to school from his girlfriend. Rodriguez was arrested shortly after the incident and was denied bond. In 2011, a jury found Rodriguez to be guilty of second-degree murder. He was sentenced to 40 years in prison and 10 years of probation.


On October 8, 2012, Pedro Bravo was indicted for the kidnapping and first degree murder of University of Florida freshman Christian Aguilar. Bravo, also a Florida college student, was the last person seen with Aguilar on September 20th, the night Aguilar disappeared. Upon further investigation, authorities discovered Bravo had been distraught after his ex-girlfriend, Friman, began dating his friend, Aguilar. Bravo became obsessed with separating the couple. Blinded by jealousy, Bravo even concocted a plan to kill Aguilar, believing he could be reunited with Friman. During the trial, Bravo’s incredibly detailed journal was used as evidence. The journal not only contained his obsession with Friman and his desire to “win her back”, but also how he intended to get away with the murder of Aguilar, who he had known since middle school. In the end, Bravo was convicted and sentenced to life in prison.


William Espinosa Ubando was arrested at his co-worker’s house on September 20, 2010 for the brutal beating of his girlfriend, Ritchie Lei Lusung Campued. The couple, both married and with children, had met in December 2009 while working together in a care centre. Ditching their partners, Ubando and Campued moved in together, but the relationship soon soured as Ubando became obsessive; When Campued wanted to break it off, Ubando began threatening to kill her. Following a confrontation, the 41-yr old man retrieved a baseball bat from his car and thrashed his girlfriend of 10 months to death with it. Desperate, Ubando piled the body into the passenger seat of his car and began driving around. With nowhere to turn, he called his ex-wife and confessed before arriving at his co-workers house. Ubando was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.


On December 15, 1994, Joann Katrinak and her 3-month-old son, Alex, disappeared from their home in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley. Four months later, authorities found both bodies in Heidelberg Township. After eliminating Andrew Katrinak, Joann’s husband, as a suspect, police moved onto Patricia Rorrer, Andrew’s ex-girlfriend. Rorrer had called the Katrinak household only 3 days before Joann and her baby disappeared. Rorrer had asked to speak with Andrew, who was home during the call, but Joann refused to pass over the phone to him. Investigators suspect this action triggered Rorrer’s jealous rage and drove her to kill. The case against Rorrer relied heavily on six hairs recovered from Joann’s car as well as two strands that were found where the bodies had been dumped. DNA testing showed that Rorrer could not be excluded as the source of the hairs. In addition to these findings, the bodies of Joann and Alex had been found along a rural trail where Rorrer used to ride horses. Rorrer was charged with two counts of murder and kidnapping. A jury convicted her of the murders but she has maintained her innocence while serving life behind bars.


On May 23, 2004, 48-year-old Michael Gunther shot 36-year-old Michael Zawodny 11 times at a carnival which was set up near Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska. Gunther’s murderous actions were the result of a jealous rage after he found out 45-year-old Sally Kennedy, an operator of the Blues Amusement Carnival with whom he shared a romantic relationship, was “sleeping with” other men, one of whom was Zawodny. Gunther and Kennedy were staying in a camping trailer that was parked in Council Bluffs, Iowa, after arguing with Kennedy in her trailer, Gunther killed her and headed to the carnival, where Gunther found Zawodny and killed him in front of several witnesses. A Sarpy County, Nebraska, jury did not take long to find Gunther guilty of the murder of Michael Zawodny and he received life imprisonment as to the first degree murder conviction.

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