I’ve seen bad things and met bad people. That happens after 20 years in the FBI, 10 years as a Psychiatric Nurse and another decade reporting on crime with Investigation Discovery. On FACING EVIL, I sit face-to-face with killers trying to understand what makes them do it, so others might avoid the same mistakes.
Episode 6 - Dawn Silvernail
Dawn Silvernail shot and killed an innocent woman as she left church on a cold fall night. It was at point blank range, gangland - style. Yet Dawn seemed the most unlikely executioner. She was your average mom living a quiet life in Earton NY. Or so her husband thought. Candice discovers Dawn had a second life that could have been ripped from an airport bookstand – a story of sex, money and murder.
Episode 5 - Cindy White
Cindy White was a live-in nanny to four gorgeous children. Then, one New Years Eve, she burnt their house down with everyone inside. The parents died along with the children. Cindy is found guilty on six counts of murder. She appears to be a monster, but as Candice discovers, the real monster has been kept secret for 20 years.
Episode 4 - Cliff Youens
Cliff Youens was not what he seemed. He lived a double-life – one as man and one as a woman. And not just any woman. By night Cliff’s female character was a renown Texan entertainer. By day he was a mild-mannered man eager to settle down and start a family. So how did he end up a killer? Candice sets out to discover who is the real Cliff Youens.
Episode 3 - Jennifer Reali
Jennifer Reali says she was under the spell of a religious man when she shot his wife dead. At the time she believed murder was a lesser sin than adultery. It sounds like crazy talk but Jennifer is not mentally ill. How can a rational person think taking a life is better than cheating? The answer is shocking.
Episode 2 - Tyra Whitney
Tyra Whitney says she was protecting her own, when she drove a hammer into the skull of her daughter’s boyfriend. She pleaded a ‘momma bear’ defense, but a jury called her a murderer. Tyra speaks openly to Candice about her crime and events leading up to it. She also has strong advice for all mothers and daughters.
Episode 1 - Alexandra Tobias
Alexandra Tobias was portrayed as a negligent 22-year-old mom, so caught up in online gaming that she murdered her three-month-old son because he was a distraction. How could anyone really do such a thing? Candice goes behind the headlines and prison walls to find out. Serving a 50-year sentence, Alex is still a young woman, with a lot on her mind.
PLEASE POST MORE YOUR WONDERFUL
I would love to hear more from you and about your work life and experiences. To look into the eyes of the scum of society. I don't know how you do it. As much as I envy you being able to sit near pure evil I don't think I could or would be able to it. The nightmares you must have. The rage at not being able to avenge those hurt by those you encounter. The fear you must have for your own personal safety being near people who have shown what horrid things they can do. I tip my hat to you my dear and thank you for the things that you do. What an absolute amazing life you must lead. I wish you all the blessings of good things in this world.
The host has a very mannered an artificial way of speaking. This distracts from the narration of fairly brief cases. All in all, just OK. Could have been much better with a more natural delivery and longer , more investigative writing.
Narrative is not good
Interviews are ok, the narrative is not very good and seems biased.