342: How to Rest in Peace

342: How to Rest in Peace

Nov 2, 2007
There are umpteen TV shows about solving murders, endless whodunits in bookstores. But what happens to the people left behind after the detectives close the case? Three stories about children trying to figure out how to live normally after their parents have died.
  • A story about a mother who wants to commit suicide and a son who dutifully helps her do it—even though his mother is a happy, healthy, independent person. How did they manage to pull it off? Practice, practice, practice. (16 minutes) DeathMothers

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Rachel Howard and her dad, Stan Howard, who was murdered in his house in 1986. His killer was never found.

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