Elusive 'Beauty Queen Killer' Led Double Life as a Florida Playboy
Christopher Bernard Wilder became known as 'The Beauty Queen Killer' during a frenzied 1984 spree, where he criss-crossed the U.S., luring young women into his fancy cars and dangling the promise of work as a model, if they would just allow him to take their photographs. Some took the bait. Others, he took by force.
A Reporter's Role in the Oldest Prosecution of a Serial Killer in U.S. History and Covering Civil Rights Era Murders
A&E True Crime speaks with journalist Jerry Mitchell about his book, Race Against Time: A Reporter Reopens the Unsolved Murder Cases of the Civil Rights Era, about how to handle cold cases, the FBI's harassment of Martin Luther King Jr. and his role in the prosecution of serial killer Felix Vail