One correspondent shares her expertise protecting an Eastlake crime story with 3News.
EASTLAKE, Ohio — Dateline Correspondent Andrea Canning shared a secret with the nation Thursday night time.
The key, Canning says, concerned a household from Eastlake who regarded good on the surface, however on the within was crumbling.
“This caught our consideration due to the entice I suppose you might name it that was laid on this homicide for rent plot,” Canning informed 3News. “It concerned two outdated mates, Pat Sabo and Christine Metter, who needed her ex and the daddy of their 4 youngsters, to be murdered almost ten years in the past.
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Metter requested Sabo to assist her discover a hitman.
“There’s one thing that everybody can form of relate to as a result of it’s about two outdated mates connecting on Fb,” stated Canning.
That’s when Canning says, “issues get loopy.”
As a substitute of discovering a hitman, Sabo went to Eastlake police. They, in flip, organized an undercover sting.
Canning is a well-recognized face on Dateline and spoke with three Information concerning the present’s success and why it pulls individuals in.
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“I believe it’s as a result of it’s actual life for one,” she stated. “, so it’s your neighbor…it may very well be the principal subsequent door of an elementary college or it may very well be the CEO of a company–it may very well be anyone.”
She notes how most instances the individuals at fault get caught, reminiscent of in Thursday’s episode, “The Eastlake Conspiracy.”
Christine Metter and her father went to jail on homicide conspiracy fees.
“, the most important factor that at all times comes up is, ‘Why didn’t they only break up?’” Canning stated.
She additionally factors out how it’s now harder to get away with crime as a result of cameras are all over the place.
Editor’s Notice: The under story aired on December 16, 2020