[Crime Stories with Nancy Grace] IT’S ELIZA: Memphis Mom Body ID’ed, Video Shows Suspect Frantically Cleaning Blood from GMC Yards from Dead Body

A decomposing body found in the tall grass behind a vacant building has been identified as Memphis teacher Eliza Fletcher.

The mom of two vanished last Friday during an early morning jog. Less than a mile from the kidnapping site, officers combing the area noticed footprints, tire tracks and “an odor of decay.”

A pair of purple Lululemon running shorts matching what Fletcher was last seen wearing, was found in a nearby trash can.

Cleotha Abston, 38, was caught on video forcing Fletcher into a vehicle. He was also seen at around 7:30 a.m. at his brother’s home, cleaning the vehicle and washing his clothes.

Abston has been charged with first-degree murder, especially aggravated kidnapping, and tampering with evidence.

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;” Twitter: @MatthewTMangino
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
Kendall Crowns
Dr. Kendall Crowns – Chief Medical Examiner Tarrant County (Ft Worth), Lecturer: University of Texas Austin and Texas Christian University Medical School
Dave Mack Crime Online Investigative Reporter

Additional Guests

  • Jennifer Coffindaffer – Former FBI Agent, Law Enforcement Network Analyst, Expert Witness, Self-Defense/Firearms Instructor, Firearms Beyond International, firearmsbeyondinternational.com, Twitter: @CoffindafferFBI

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