Mom: ‘They kidnapped my newborn from the hospital!’

PLUS: Couple fake kidnap and death to foil hit-man, pregnant mom begs for help

A Texas man plotted to have his ex-girlfriend and his new girlfriend’s husband kidnapped and killed, but Leon Jacob chose a “hit man” who was an undercover cop. Instead, police staged the pretend kidnapping of Meghan Verikas and murder of Mack McDaniel in a sting. Nancy Grace looks at the bizarre case with Los Angeles psycho analyst Dr. Bethany Marshall and defense lawyer Jason Oshins,

Also read: ‘They zip-tied my hands and my feet:’ Murder target who faked own kidnapping testifies in trial against ex-boyfriend

Nancy also questions how police and hospital officials handled a custody dispute over a Miami newborn. They allowed representatives of the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida to take the infant from her mom soon after birth based on a questionable warrant issued by a tribal court.

Lawyer and psychologist, Dr. Brian Russell, host of Investigation Discovery’s “Fatal Vows” series, forensics expert Joseph Scott Morgan, and Crime Stories contributing reporter Paul Chamber join the discussion in this Crime Stories episode.

Also read: Did the Miccosukee tribe have authority to take a newborn baby from parents?

Nancy and guests also hear the tearful plea of a pregnant widow for help in finding whoever dropped a boulder on her car, killing her husband on a Los Angeles freeway.

Also read: Young dad dies in front of little girl, pregnant wife after someone intentionally tosses boulder from an overpass

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