Sharon Bloom slaying to be featured on "Motives and Murders" Saturday
The murder of 3M computer analyst Sharon Bloom will be the subject of Investigation Discovery's "Motives and Murders: Cracking the Case" Saturday night.
One day in November 1989, Bloom never returned from work. Her body turned up in a cornfield 10 days later.
Police suspected Bloom's co-worker Stephan James Zanter to be the killer, but didn't have enough evidence to convict.
Investigators finally linked Zanter to the murder a decade later through advancements in DNA technology. In 2003, he admitted to beating Bloom to death with a hammer, after she confronted him about harassment.
The episodae airs at 8 p.m. Saturday on Investigation Discovery (not to be confused with the Discovery Channel).
Here's more about the show, via Investigation Discovery:
MOTIVES & MURDERS: CRACKING THE CASE explores the emotional stories of those attempting to find closure in homicide investigations, from the victims' families to the dedicated police officers. Combining the thrill of mystery with the visceral experience of true-crime drama, this series presents competing versions of what may have happened and re-enacts the events from different perspectives as new evidence comes to light. Each episode follows along as those involved relentlessly search for the truth and follow the clues wherever they may lead.
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