Melissa Moore

Melissa Moore

Melissa Moore is an Emmy-nominated Crime Correspondent, Executive Producer of LMN's "Monster In My Family" and recognized expert on the topics of recovery from trauma, domestic violence, and serial violent crimes. Moore was raised Melissa Jesperson, daughter of the infamous “Happy Face” serial killer, Keith Jesperson. Growing up in a small town in Washington state, she survived the escalating trauma from her home life and the man she called her father. Today, she frequently shares her insight and background with survivors seeking to heal from violent crimes and abuse through her work and bestselling book, WHOLE: A Guide to Self-Repair (2016 Rodale). To learn more visit www.melissagmoore.com.

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The Cheerleader and the Hitman: Is It Ever Okay to Kill?

  After 30 years, infamous cheerleader Cheryl Pierson Cuccio is finally breaking her silence about why she committed this horrific crime. In 1986, Cheryl was a 15-year-old popular teenage cheerleader…

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Deadly Texts: Can Words Kill?

Conrad Roy was just 18 years old when he took his own life. His suicide sparked a nationwide conversation because a court found his girlfriend, 17-year-old Michelle Carter guilty of…

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O.J. Simpson’s Life After Parole: What Happens Next?

He’s America’s most infamous inmate. From all-star football player to convicted felon, OJ Simpson is set to walk free after serving nine years in prison. It’s a defining cultural tale of…

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My Father is the Happy Face Killer

Rejection and Self Love I am the daughter of a serial killer. My suffering and self-inflicted guilt and shame went beyond my father’s name in national news, his creepy smiley…

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A Closer Look at a Beverly Hills Nightmare

They are two of the most infamous killers in American history—Lyle and Erik Mendez. The affluent, handsome brothers murdered their parents, Kitty and Jose, more than 25 years ago. What would…

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