After The First 48
A&E brings the critically acclaimed Real-Life series, AFTER THE FIRST 48™, back for more action-packed drama this fall.
After The First 48 revisits some of the most powerful cases originally featured on The First 48 and features exclusive interviews with detectives, prosecutors, defense attorneys, and families of victims. After The First 48 takes viewers through the dramatic and emotional inside story; from the investigation, to the murder trial itself, the verdict and beyond.
In the second season premiere episode, "Letters of Intent / Family Friend," After the First 48 features a case out of Dallas, TX in 2007. Darell Billingslea, a two-time convicted murderer out on parole, is charged with brutally attacking and killing twenty-two-year old Jessica Lewalling in a jealous rage. Prosecutor Jennifer Bennett is determined to make sure Billingslea will not slip through the system again. And in February 2007, thirty-six-year old Antoine, "Tony" Hamilton was found shot dead, and left behind a vacant house. His friend, Carlos Mitchell, confessed to the crime. Prosecutor Jenni Morse thought she had a slam dunk case, until the verdict in a similar case shook her confidence in getting a conviction.