What Happened to Sandy Beal

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What Happened to Sandy Beal


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In 2017, Libby Caswell was found dead in a motel room in Independence, Missouri. Police quickly ruled her death a suicide. But her mother Cindy thinks she was murdered — and she believes she has proof the crime scene was staged. Award-winning investigative reporter Melissa Jeltsen dives deep into Libby’s final days, finding new evidence that unravels the official story and threatens to implicate more than just those in the motel room that day. In her search for answers, Jeltsen exposes the web of failures that left Libby vulnerable, and explores how her story fits into one of America’s most deadly...

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Score: 5

Jenni Miller • Vulture Mar 29, 2022

"...fascinating in every way.Jeltsen, whose coverage of the execution of Lisa Montgomery is essential true-crime reading, deftly weaves interviews with Beal’s family with details from her life and death, supplemented by relevant data."

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