Scorned lovers snap and commit crimes of passion in Investigation Discovery’s new seriesSCORNED: LOVE KILLS. Premiering Saturday, June 16 at 9 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT the 20-part series examines the dark side of love, lust and obsession that fuels some of the most senseless, but definitely not emotionless, crimes. From dalliances with X-rated dancers to a love triangle born from an underground swingers’ club, the stories featured in SCORNED: LOVE KILLS pair sexual intrigue with bedded betrayal to form a recipe for murder. Highlights from the first episodes of SCORNED: LOVE KILLS include:
SCORNED: LOVE KILLS – “Behind the Picket Fence”
Saturday, June 16 at 9 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT
David and Joan Shannon seemed like a typical married couple, but led a secret double life as members of an underground swingers’ club. One night in 2001, David propositioned a colleague named Jeff to seduce Joan – unknowingly setting his wife up with a man she was secretly in love with. Killing David seemed like the only way Joan could ever be with Jeff in a real relationship, so she pressured her 15-year-old daughter to murder her stepfather. It wasn’t long before investigators discovered a tangled tale of sex clubs, manipulation, and lies.
SCORNED: LOVE KILLS – “Never Enough”
Saturday, June 23 at 9 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT
Craig Rabinowitz was a regular at a brothel that catered to his sexual fantasies. When police caught on, Craig was given immunity for revealing every sordid detail in court, and his new wife Stefanie never even found out. Craig’s coquetries weren’t over, however, and he started frequenting a high-end strip club where he fell for a dancer named Summer. In 1997, Craig made a frantic 911 call to report finding Stefanie dead of an apparent accidental drowning. But when a suspicious coroner revealed signs of strangulation, it turned out Craig would do anything to be with Summer forever.
SCORNED: LOVE KILLS – “Desperate Housewife”
Saturday, June 30 at 9 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT
Renee and Brent Poole were a young family settling into their own home. But Renee quickly tired of the house wife routine and craved adventure and attention. Becoming a dancer at the local gentleman’s club, Renee’s new employment offered her more than just money – she also acquired a number of lovers, who she brought home with her while Brent was at work. When Brent found out in 1998, he asked Renee to stop seeing the other men. Instead, Brent was gunned down on his wedding anniversary.
SCORNED: LOVE KILLS – “Hot For Teacher”
Saturday, July 7 at 9 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT
Pamela Smart was bored with her suburban life with her new husband Gregg. She began hanging out with a group of teenage students at the school where she worked. Flaunting her sex appeal, Pamela seduced 15-year-old Billy Flynn and convinced him to murder her husband. Pam instructed Billy and his accomplices to stage a burglary as cover – but they mustn’t hurt her beloved pooch or get any blood on the couch. In 1990, six days before their first wedding anniversary, Pam returned home to discover the corpse of her college sweetheart shot in the head.
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