Skip to comments.Former ‘Jerry Springer' producer charged with killing deaf, blind sister in 2015
Posted on 04/16/2018 11:09:32 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
LOS ANGELES - A former producer for television shows including Divorce Court and The Jerry Springer Show was arrested last week and charged with killing her disabled sister in a 2015 garage fire.
The Los Angeles Police Department reported Thursday that Jill Blackstone was arrested in Baltimore on murder and animal cruelty charges. Blackstone is accused of drugging her sister, Wendy Blackstone, on March 14, 2015, and putting her and the siblings three dogs in the garage of their North Hollywood home and setting it on fire.
Wendy Blackstone, 49, and two of the dogs perished in the blaze.
ABC7 in Los Angeles reported that the fire was started by a charcoal barbecue pit left burning in the garage, which filled with carbon monoxide. Wendy Blackstone was found unresponsive next to one of the dogs.
The Baltimore Sun reported that paramedics tried to revive her, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.
Wendy Blackstone was deaf and legally blind, the newspaper reported.
Homicide detectives believe the motive was Jills frustration of being forced to provide Wendy long-term care, as well as the associated financial hardship, a news release from the LAPD said.
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So sad. About what we could expect out of the Jerry Springer Show....
Three years to crack that case?
That’s horrible, those poor dogs!
Was there more than one sister in the garage?
Didn’t do much for the sister either.
Wasn’t this included in those “spontaneous combustion of EV cars” meme? I think it was a prius?
According to a previous thread, she was also the producer for Rosie O’Donnell’s show.
I hear she was a real pinball wizard... and played a mean pinball...
The dogs belonged to both siblings, so the apostrophe is correctly placed.
Prayed to the victim...and any normal family members...
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