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Saturday, June 8 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Profiling Dirty John: The Real Story

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Debra Newell, Terra Newell, and Laura Richards take you behind the scenes of how Debra's dream man became her worst nightmare.

However gripping and terrifying you found Bravo's thriller series Dirty John, it's nothing compared to the real-life story that inspired the show and podcast. This could happen to anyone, come learn the lessons and spot the warning signs.

Read more about Debra, Terra, and Laura in issue 3 of CrimeConfidential!

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Debra Newell

Business Owner and Interior Designer Debra Newell’s story exploded onto the “true crime stage” with the release of The LA Times podcast Dirty John. A story of Love, Deceit, Denial, Revenge and Ruin: Ultimately leading to Survival. It Chronicled a chapter in Newells’ life... Read More →
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Terra Newell

Terra Newell is best known for her role in the popular LA Times podcast, Dirty John, which was made into a hit TV series on Bravo and Netflix International. Terra’s personal story is also shared in The Dirty Truth Documentary on Oxygen and Netflix International, which features Laura Richards and her mother, Debra Newell. Terra is a survivor of a brutal assault against her mother’s ex-husband and is devoted to sharing her experience in order to help others strengthen their knowledge on self-defense... Read More →
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Laura Richards

Criminal Behavioural Analyst
Laura Richards BSc, MSc. MBPsS is an award-winning and world-renowned criminal behavioural analyst and advocate who worked for a decade at New Scotland Yard as Head of the Homicide Prevention Unit and Head of the Violent Crime Intelligence and Analysis Unit.Laura is the founder of Paladin, National Stalking Advocacy... Read More →

Saturday June 8, 2019 10:15am - 11:15am CDT
Ballroom (Grand Ballroom A-D)