Matt Baker, Kari Baker: ‘Killer Clergy’ Preacher’s Wife Murdered On Investigation Discovery Show


Matt Baker’s true story is coming to Investigation Discovery in the documentary Killer Clergy. Matt Baker is the preacher who killed his wife, Kari Baker, and tried to trick everyone into thinking that it was a suicide, ABC News stated. The documentary focuses on cases of murder that happens among church members.


Killer Clergy Episode Title: “Eternal Sleep”

When a preacher’s wife dies, everyone assumes that it was a suicide death. But angry family members believe that her husband, a beloved preacher in his congregation, may know more about his wife’s death than he is leading on.



Here is the official tease from TWC Central

“Baptist minister Matt Baker appears grief-stricken after his wife, Kari, commits suicide, but her family members are suspicious, and they launch an investigation to expose the duplicitous preacher.”

Killer Clergy airs this Friday, September 8, at 10/9 p.m. on Investigation Discovery.

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Traciy Curry-Reyes

Traciy Curry-Reyes is the founder and editor-in-chief of TV Crime Sky. She began her career as a true crime & entertainment freelance writer in the 1990's for her website, The Movies Based on True Stories Database/Archives. She has contributed content to other websites, such as and Traciy also appears as a true-crime expert and commentator on TV One's Fatal Attraction, For My Man, and Justice by Any Means; Investigation Discovery's Murder Calls and Scorned; Oxygen's Snapped; FOX's Crime Watch Daily; and Lifetime Television's Killer Kids.