Nicholas J. C. Pistor is a reporter at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch who has broken stories on some of the biggest crimes in the Midwest and has been a consultant for CBS’s 48 Hours true-crime series. He has appeared on nearly every major television news network and is the author of The Ax Murders of Saxtown. Nicholas grew up just a few miles from the Saxtown murder scene, where talk of the crime kept him awake as a boy.
In the first half of the program, George Noory was joined by author and journalist Nick Pistor, who shared his research into the gruesome ax murder of a family that occurred more than a century ago in Saxtown, Illinois. Open Lines followed.