Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz, a child and adolescent psychiatrist and president of the nonprofit Child Mind Institute, describes the neurochemical component that can make adolescents vulnerable to mental illness, and how you communicate with someone experiencing suicidal thoughts like Conrad Roy could make all the difference.
When a decorated fire captain was gunned down on a rural county road in Texas, his wife Chacey Poynter turned up as the only witness to the shooting. On this week's "48 Hours," in her first television interview, Chacey talks about what happened on the night her husband was murdered. "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant joined "CBSN AM" with more on the case.
On September 9, 2016, Robert Poynter planned to meet his wife Chacey at a fast food restaurant in Royse City, Texas, to reconcile their relationship. At 10:26 p.m., Chacey called him from a dirt road 3-and-half miles away, in need of his help. Robert came to her rescue, but was shot dead shortly after arriving. On the scene, police question Chacey Poynter — the only witness to his murder.
In 2018, Shawn Gant-Benalcazar was convicted in the 2014 murder of Kathy Blair, and Timothy Parlin was convicted in the murders of Kathy Blair and Billie and Sidney Shelton. "48 Hours"' Maureen Maher sat down with each of them, hoping to get answers. Instead, both men claimed they were innocent – and pinned the blame on each other.