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M. William Phelps


VETERAN TRUE CRIME EXPERT/content creator/exec producer/writer and former host of Investigation Discovery’s DARK MINDS(2011 –2014), investigative journalist M. William Phelps is the New York Times best-selling author of 40 nonfiction books and winner of the Excellence in (Investigative) Journalism Award from the Society of Professional Journalists. Phelps has written for numerous publications—the Providence Journal, Connecticut Magazine and Hartford Courant. Diversifying his talents, a well-known national expert on serial killers, Phelps consulted on the first season of the hit Showtime cable television series DEXTER and is a constant presence on crime film sets.

Adding to his television work of over 200+ appearances, Phelps is exec producer and creator of TO CATCH A KILLER on Investigation Discovery. He is currently developing/exec producing several television series including a paranormal series and an investigative docuseries about Daniel Holtzclaw’s innocence (Oklahoma City), and in production on BREAKING A SERIAL KILLER: The Docuseries, directed by Oscar-winner Joe Berlinger (PARADISE LOST trilogy); he also appears on SEX, LIES & MURDER (REELZ) and DEADLY WOMEN (ID); recurring expert on 14 seasons of Oxygen’s SNAPPED; consultant/associate producer to Piers Morgan’s SERIAL KILLER with PIERS MORGAN and KILLER WOMEN; along with expert commentary on several series: KILLER COUPLES, WICKED ATTRACTION, ICE COLD KILLERS, EVIL STEP MOMS, and more.

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