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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