[Monday Crime Stories] Distraught mom: ‘This is no accident! My son was murdered!’

After Tyler Smith was found dead in the shallow water of a cement canal in Galesburg, Illinois, last September, investigators concluded it was an accidental drowning. But the parents of the 23-year-old aspiring police officer believe foul play was involved in the death and they are demanding answers.

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Mom Sandy Halsne and dad Keith Smith called Nancy Grace for help. Nancy assembled a panel of experts including South Carolina medical examiner Dr. Michell Dupre — author of “Homicide Investigation Field Guide,” Cold Case Research Institute director Sheryl McCollum, Atlanta juvenile judge & lawyer Ashley Willcott, and Crime Stories reporter John Lemley.

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[Feature Photo: Tyler Smith/Galesburg Police Department]