The grotesque homicide of Heather Strube by mother-in-law Joanna Hayes is ready to premiere on ID’s American Monster.
Directed by Invoice Thomas and written by Bruce Kennedy, the sequence revolves round killers on the road corners of America, lurking behind any harmless smile. It options never-before-seen video footage and interviews with household and eyewitnesses.
Here is all the things readers have to learn about Joanna Hayes and Heather Strube earlier than the discharge of ID’s upcoming episode.
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Joanna Hayes and her relation with Heather Strube
Joanna Hayes, now 56 years previous, labored in building and was a mother-in-law to Heather Strube. She used to make additional money delivering flowers for her daughter-in-law’s floral firm.
All was properly till sooner or later Joanna determined to take the fallacious path.
In 2011, Joanna Hayes was charged with taking pictures and killing her daughter-in-law, Heather Strube, in a Goal car parking zone in Snellville on April 26, 2009. As per the prosecutors, the Luthersville lady was disguised in a wig and mustache, wanting like a person and had walked as much as Heather whereas she was buckling her 18-month-old son right into a automobile seat.
Joanna then proceeded to shoot Heather level clean within the brow.
The grotesque occasion befell after Heather and Steven met on the native Goal car parking zone to handover their Carson from Steven to Heather. Nevertheless, Steven left the realm earlier than the homicide befell, which later dominated him out as a suspect within the case. As per the prosecutors, Joanna disliked her daughter-in-law and didn’t need Heather to realize custody of her grandson within the impending divorce along with her son.
The homicide weapon was a .38 caliber Girl Rossi 5 shot that belonged to Steven Strube’s father. He testified that his mom, Joanna Hayes, would carry it both in her purse or in her belt as a result of she traveled a good way for work every day and wished it for defense.
The place is Joanna Strube now?
After being discovered responsible of malice homicide, felony homicide, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm through the fee of a felony, Joanna Hayes was sentenced to life in jail. Nevertheless, the killer has all the time maintained her innocence. She was incarcerated at Pulaski State Jail in Hawkinsville, Georgia.
The choose barred her from contacting Heather’s household or the witnesses known as on the trial, apart from her son and ex-husband, for five years if she ever will get out on parole. As per Georgia regulation, Joanna Hayes is eligible for parole after serving 30 years of her sentence. She had appealed the decision, nevertheless it was upheld.
As for her son and Heather’s ex, Steven Strube, he too served some jail time for a probation violation in 2009. However he did graduate from Georgia State College with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Enterprise/Administration, is at present married and holds the place of Vice President at Elite Awnings Inc.
Extra about ID’s American Monster
ID’s American Monster is narrated by Tom Streithorst and Robert Firth. It commenced in 2016 and revolves round astonishing crimes interweaved with interviews with neighbors and family members. The sequence makes use of private video footage, CCTV digicam footage and extra of the monsters-in-disguise at dwelling with household and buddies.
The official synopsis for the episode reads:
“In Snellville, Georgia, Heather Strube has a satisfying life working within the household floral store, elevating her toddler son, and searching ahead to a shiny future along with her new boyfriend. Nevertheless, a Sunday journey to the purchasing centre shatters all the things.”
Watch the upcoming episode of American Monster on Sunday, June 31 at 9 PM ET on ID.