Thursday Crime Stories: Did cough syrup make sleeping pastor kill wife? Why were Penn State frat felonies dropped? Abused child dragged with truck & rope

A wanna-be pastor who blames a cold medicine overdose for the nightmare murder of his wife faces the death penalty if convicted. Nancy Grace, crime scene investigator Sheryl McCollum, forensic psychiatrist Dr. Daniel Bober and radio host David Mack update the case of alleged cold med killer Matthew Phelps.

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This Crime Stories episode also includes a discussion by Grace, McCollum, psychologist Dr. Bethany Marshall and reporter Carmen Coya Van Duijn about the case of a 10-year-old girl allegedly abused by her mom and three men in Albion, New York. The child escaped to tell a neighbor she was denied food and dragged behind a truck with a rope.

Read also: Neighbor describes saving 10-year-old girl who was starved, beaten, and dragged behind a car

Nancy Grace also puts out the alert for help in finding a missing Georgia teen, Mayci Olschewske.

URGENT: Teen girl listed as ‘endangered missing’; family frantic for answers

The most serious felony charges against members of a Penn State fraternity were dropped in connection with the death of a pledge during a night of frat house hazing. Nancy and her experts talk about the latest in the case.

Read also: Judge tosses most serious charges in Penn State frat hazing death

“Crime Stories with Nancy Grace” is now 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.

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