Cherish Perrywinkle

Wednesday Crime Stories: Mom of 8-year-old girl kidnapped from Walmart superstore, murdered, breaks silence

The mother of Cherish Perrywinkle, the 8-year-old Florida girl who was raped, beaten and murdered by a man who pretended to help her mom shop, speaks out about the case in this special episode of “Crime Stories with Nancy Grace.” Donald Smith, 61, was sentenced to die for the 2013 rape and murder of Cherish.

Grace is also joined by forensics expert Karen Smith, child welfare law expert Ashley Willcott, Atlanta’s Cold Case Research Institute Director Sheryl McCollum, and CrimeOnline reporter Leigh Egan.

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“Crime Stories with Nancy Grace” is a national radio show, heard on SiriusXM’s Triumph Channel 132, five times a day. You can also subscribe and download the daily podcasts at iTunes and Google Play.

[Feature Photo: Cherish Perrywinkle/Family Handout]