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ALL-NEW FRIDAY DATELINE NBC ON A CHILDHOOD MEMORY THAT REIGNITES AN UNSOLVED MURDER INVESTIGATION

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All-New Dateline’s “The Black Candle Confession” Airs Friday, January 17 at 9 p.m./8 p.m. CT

  • THE STORY: During a childhood sleepover, nine-year-old Jessie Becker glimpses a woman sobbing and lighting black candles and the image is seared deep in her memory. Decades later she reveals what she saw, reigniting an investigation into the unsolved murder of local bartender Corey Wieneke.
  • REPORTED BY: Keith Morrison
  • INTERVIEWS WITH: Corey Wieneke’s neighbor Jessie Becker, Investigator CJ Ryan, District Attorney Alan Ostergren and more.
  • WHERE: West Liberty, Iowa

Dateline’sAt The Bottom Of The Lake” Airs Saturday, January 18 at 8 p.m./7 p.m. CT

  • THE STORY: A pilot flees after a deadly plane crash and becomes a fugitive living a double life for decades. He now shares his story.
  • REPORTED BY: Keith Morrison
  • INTERVIEWS WITH: Jarek Ambrozuk, Royal Canadian Mounted Police constable Ron Peterson and more.
  • WHERE: Northwest Montana, Penticton, Canada

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Dateline NBC is the longest-running series in NBC primetime history and is in its 28th season. Dateline is anchored by Lester Holt and features correspondents Andrea Canning, Josh Mankiewicz, Keith Morrison and Dennis Murphy. Airing Fridays at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, Dateline is the #1 Friday newsmagazine and reaches more than 18 million people every week through its broadcast, and millions more through its social media platforms and podcasts. David Corvo is the senior executive producer, and Liz Cole is the executive producer.

Dominique Cuce
NBC News
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dominique.cuce@nbcuni.com