Tuesday Crime Stories: TV ‘Empire’ star hate crime a hoax??

Actor-singer Jussie Smollett is under increasing suspicion that he staged the alleged hate crime attack against him on a cold Chicago night last month.

Nancy Grace looks at the case against the “Empire” star, which is about to be considered by a grand jury, with a panel including forensics expert Karen Smith, Los Angeles psychoanalyst Dr. Bethany Marshall, Atlanta criminal lawyer Darryl Cohen, CrimeOnline reporter Ellen Killoran.

‘Empire’ cuts Jussie Smollett scenes, storyline amid hate crime hoax investigation

Nancy also updates the search for missing Kentucky mom Savannah Spurlock with Cajun Coast Search and Rescue Commander Toney Wade.

“Crime Stories with Nancy Grace” is also a national radio show heard on SiriusXM channel 111 airing for two hours daily starting at 12 p.m. ET and around the country on local radio stations. You can also subscribe and download the daily podcasts at Apple Podcasts and Google Play.

[Feature Image: Jussie Smollett via AP/zz/Dennis Van Tine/STAR MAX/IPx 2018 5/14/18]