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Unspeakable Crime: The Killing of Jessica Chambers

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When 19 year old Jessica Chambers is horrifically murdered, set on fire in her car, her rural Mississippi community is rocked. As investigators work to figure out who could have done this and why, there’s an onslaught of online sleuths digitally descending on this grieving community wreaking havoc and placing blame. Finally, after 14-month investigation, there’s a surprise arrest and trial of the accused with an ending that sends shockwaves once again. Hosted by Beth Karas.

When 19 year old Jessica Chambers is horrifically murdered, set on fire in her car, her rural Mississippi community is rocked. As investigators work to figure out who could have done this and why, there’s an onslaught of online sleuths digitally descending on this grieving community wreaking havoc and placing blame. Finally, after 14-month investigation, there’s a surprise arrest and trial of the accused with an ending that sends shockwaves once again. Hosted by Beth Karas.
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When 19 year old Jessica Chambers is horrifically murdered, set on fire in her car, her rural Mississippi community is rocked. As investigators work to figure out who could have done this and why, there’s an onslaught of online sleuths digitally descending on this grieving community wreaking havoc and placing blame. Finally, after 14-month investigation, there’s a surprise arrest and trial of the accused with an ending that sends shockwaves once again. Hosted by Beth Karas.

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Episodes

Episode #6 - The Jury Deliberates

10/16/2018
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Host Beth Karas discusses the prosecution’s cell phone evidence with engineer and cell phone technology expert Ben Levitan who gives his own analysis of the cell phone evidence tying Quinton Tellis to the murder of Jessica Chambers. Plus, the jury then hears closing arguments and retires to deliberate whether Tellis is guilty of murdering Jessica Chambers by setting her and her car on fire. Unspeakable Crime: The Killing of Jessica Chambers premiers Saturday, September 15, at 7pm ET/PT on...

Duration:00:40:39

Episode #5 - The Evidence Wraps Up

10/6/2018
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The final witnesses take the stand in the State of Mississippi’s case against Quinton Tellis, accused of killing Jessica Chambers. Host Beth Karas guides listeners through the state’s final push, and the defense's challenges, as a federal intelligence analyst uses videos, cell phone data and Tellis’s own statements to demonstrate that Tellis is responsible for Jessica’s tragic death. Unspeakable Crime: The Killing of Jessica Chambers premiers Saturday, September 15, at 7pm ET/PT on Oxygen.

Duration:00:45:09

Episode #4 - Crime Scene Chaos

9/30/2018
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Testimony continues in the trial for the murder of Jessica Chambers. In this episode, jurors take a field trip to the scene of the crime. Plus, host Beth Karas speaks with a fire expert who explains the process of recovering evidence after a fire and a DNA expert who has reviewed the evidence and breaks down the findings. Unspeakable Crime: The Killing of Jessica Chambers premiers Saturday, September 15, at 7pm ET/PT on Oxygen.

Duration:00:39:42

Episode #3 - Trial Underway

9/22/2018
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Testimony begins in the murder trial of Quinton Tellis, accused of killing Jessica. Host Beth Karas recaps those first days of the trial including first responder’s emotional testimony as they recount the chaotic scene for jurors and testify that Jessica named her killer. Plus, an interview with a speech pathologist who weighs in on the ability to speak when severely injured. Unspeakable Crime: The Killing of Jessica Chambers premiers Saturday, September 15, at 7pm ET/PT on Oxygen.

Duration:00:36:48

Episode #2 - A Suspect is Charged

9/17/2018
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After a 14-month hunt for Jessica Chambers’ killer, an arrest is made. Many are surprised to learn who investigators believe to be behind her murder. Hosted by Beth Karas, in this episode investigators explain why they believe they have the right person. It also includes interrogation audio and jury selection with insights from one of the nation’s leading trial consultants. Unspeakable Crime: The Killing of Jessica Chambers airs on Saturday nights, at 7pm ET/PT on Oxygen.

Duration:00:38:17

Episode #1 - Murder in Mississippi: Social Media Mayhem

9/15/2018
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When Jessica Chambers is found outside her burning car on a rural Mississippi road in 2014, she is severely burned and would die hours later. With no obvious suspect of this vicious crime, everyone is asking who did this and why? Hosted by Beth Karas, this episode covers the police investigation and the effect of a viral social media campaign to solve the crime. Unspeakable Crime: The Killing of Jessica Chambers premiers Saturday, September 15, at 7pm ET/PT on Oxygen.

Duration:00:38:27

Trailer

9/7/2018
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The murder of 19-year old Jessica Chambers, set on fire in her car, rocked the rural North Mississippi community where she lived. Who could have done this and why? Join host Beth Karas for a deep dive into the 14-month investigation, a surprise arrest and the trial of the accused nearly 3 years later.

Duration:00:00:37