In 2008, Academy-Award winning actress and singer, Jennifer Hudson, is stunned to learn her mother, Darnell, and brother, Jason have been fatally shot in her family home. Her seven-year-old nephew, Julian, has been abducted. Jennifer rushes to her sister Julia’s side in Chicago. Both women think they know who may have committed these terrible crimes…. and it’s someone very close to the family.
Anthony Shea and the No-Name Gang
This episode follows Anthony Shea, one of the most prolific bank and armored truck robbers, and his “no name” gang out of Charlestown, Massachusetts. Responsible for killing two armored truck guards in Hudson, New Hampshire, Shea and his gang garnered the attention of the FBI Bank Robbery Task Force in 1995. Finally captured a year later, they refused to talk, adhering to Charlestown’s long running “Code of Silence.” Informants would break that code and testify in court to put Shea away for life.
Lethal Beauties: Garcia, Beltran & Henao
This episode explores the cases of three Lethal Beauties: Rosalie Garcia, Sandra Beltran, and Beatriz Henao. Garcia, AKA “Shorty,” was the head of a deadly heroin ring in the Bronx throughout the 1990’s. Henao, a Colombian national, led an ecstasy drug ring out of the Netherlands before moving into the cocaine trade. Sandra Avila Beltran was a Mexican drug cartel leader who took over a crucial role in the smuggling of cocaine from Colombia, through Mexico and into the U.S. Extradited in 2012, The Queen of the Pacific now faces drug trafficking charges in Miami.