In April 2016, hours after an argument with his wife Jessica, Griffin, Georgia police officer Matthew Boynton radios for assistance and reports hearing two gunshots coming from inside his home. Officers rush to the scene to find Jessica Boynton inside a locked closet, with an apparent gunshot wound to her head. Underneath her body, officers find her husband's service weapon. But this story of small-town romance gone wrong was far from over. The investigation into what really happened inside that closet and what happened next would captivate a small town and change the lives of one family forever. The Officer's Wife is a VAULT Studios production in collaboration with 11Alive in Atlanta.
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The story of what happened to Jessica Boynton inside a locked closet in 2016 is baffling to many...a closed case to others. WXIA 11 Alive Chief Investigator Brendan Keefe and investigative journalist Jessica Noll join us to discuss final thoughts and questions about the case they've been covering since 2016.
Justice for Jessica
The missing bag investigation turns the heat up on Matthew but does it mean justice for Jessica?
State of Mind
A local reporter starts digging into the case and a missing gym bag takes center stage.
Did She Do It?
How much will Jessica Boynton remember about the night she was found in a locked closet with an apparent gunshot wound? When agents show up at her hospital bed and start asking questions, the mystery only deepens...and more questions arise.