Crime Stories with Nancy Grace: Aspiring Model Raped, Murdered, Body Discarded Behind Warehouse

Mary Jane Thompson, 21, wants to be a model. She follows her dream to Houston and Los Angeles, landing in Dallas. While waiting on her big break, Thompson works at a florist’s shop and a restaurant. She disappears after catching a bus, headed to a medical clinic, not knowing the clinic was closed. Thompson is never seen alive again.

Her body is found two days later behind a Dallas warehouse on February 13, 1984, but her killer goes unnamed for more than 30 years. Now, police say advanced DNA techniques led investigators to Edward Morgan, 60. He is jailed on one count of capital murder,

Joining Nancy Grace Today:

Matthew Mangino – Attorney, Former District Attorney (Lawrence County); Author: “The Executioner’s Toll: The Crimes, Arrests, Trials, Appeals, Last Meals, Final Words and Executions of 46 Persons in the United States”
Dr. Angela Arnold – Psychiatrist, Atlanta GA. Expert in the Treatment of Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Former Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynecology: Emory University, Former Medical Director of The Psychiatric Ob-Gyn Clinic at Grady Memorial Hospital
Lisa M. Dadio – Former Police Lieutenant, New Haven Police Department; Senior Lecturer & Director of the Center for Advanced Policing University of New Haven’s Forensic Science Department
Kendall Crowns
Dr. Kendall Crowns – Dr. Kendall Crowns – Affiliated Faculty: University of Texas Medical Branch
Dave Mack Crime Online Investigative Reporter; Host of “The Mark and Mack Show,” LifeRadio.FM
Shera LaPoint – Genetic Genealogist, “The Gene Hunter” Founder; Twitter: @LapointShera

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