Sometimes, news stories echo in our minds for years after they’ve occurred. With each season of Shattered, we select one of those complex, true stories and take an in-depth look. Season 4 charts the life and death of Jimmy Hoffa. Season 3 tells the story of a string of murders that took place in the mid-1970s in Oakland County, Michigan. Many people know the case as the Oakland County Child Killer. Season 2 tells the story of Rick Wershe Jr., also known as White Boy Rick. At 14, Rick became the youngest FBI informant ever and helped bring down some of Detroit’s biggest drug dealers. Then the FBI abandoned him, and he became the dealer. Season 1 investigates the disappearance of Andrew, Alexander and Tanner Skelton. The boys’ father, John Skelton, is the main suspect. Almost a decade later, the mystery of what happened to the boys remains open, with their small Michigan hometown wondering - could a father have committed an unimaginable crime?



This is part 1 of a 2 part story.

As a young girl from Saginaw, Michigan, Joyce Dixson-Haskett was molested and abused. As she grew up the abuse got worse, and she would eventually be forced into the world of human trafficking. She would be pushed to a breaking point, where she would have to kill or be killed. But that’s only part of her story. If you or someone you know needs help call the trafficking hotline @ 1 (888) 373-7888

Watch more of Joyce’s story here and see our entire series on trafficking here.

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