‘In Plain Sight’: Watch ‘Secrets Can Kill’ Episode, Profiling Susan Smith, Mark S. Putnam


Susan Smith’s killing by Mark S. Putnam airs on Investigation Discovery’s In Plain Sight tonight. The Pike County murder has been documented in various television series. Mark Putnam wrapped his hands around Susan Smith’s throat and squeezed until she died. The case happened in the 1980s. The TV show title is “Secrets Can Kill.” In Plain Sight premieres Friday, April 19, at 11:30/10:30 p.m. Central on ID.


In Plain Sight: episode “Secrets Can Kill” synopsis (Season 1: Episode 27)

After police informant Susan Smith vanishes into thin air, the local police believe she has taken off and will return when she’s ready. But as the months pass, the woman’s sister raises a ruckus until someone takes her disappearance seriously. Later, she informs them that her pregnant sister’s lover was an FBI agent.



Read some background on the entire case here at the Susan Daniels Smith page.


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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 Examiner.com and Inquisitr.com. 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.