The trial for the murder of Erin Corwin was over. After deliberating for only 15 minutes, the jurors had come to a unanimous decision: Christopher Lee was guilty. As the decision was announced in the ...Show More
Christopher Lee’s trial for the first degree murder of Erin Corwin was finally underway, after years of legal maneuvering and delays by the defense. Erin’s friends and family had gone on the stand, an...Show More
“That was like a bloody glove, finding that garrote.”
Erin Corwin's story was gaining national attention and media interest. Meanwhile, detectives were still focused on gathering enough evidence befo...Show More
Hundreds of volunteers and law enforcement officers spent eight weeks and over 5,000 hours searching for Erin Corwin. In the end, the discovery of Erin’s body at the bottom of a mineshaft in Joshua Tr...Show More
"I was determined — see, I’m the kind of person where I get sent on a mission and I don’t give up. I won't stop until I find her."
When Erin Corwin went missing, it became clear to the detectives in...Show More
Erin Corwin had settled into life on the Marine base in Twentynine Palms, California. She and her husband Jon had befriended their neighbors, the Malakies and the Lees, and the three couples had becom...Show More
"Nobody comes to Twentynine Palms on purpose. And they're all there for the same reason."
Erin Corwin had left her family behind and moved to California to join her husband, Jon, on the military base...Show More
On the last day of her life, Erin Corwin awoke around dawn. She was going to Joshua Tree National Park, where she said she was scouting trails for an upcoming visit with her mother. She took her cell ...Show More