All-New Dateline’s “Secrets from the Grave” Airs Friday, September 18 at 10 p.m./9 p.m. CT
THE STORY: In 1985, Scott Purk calls 911 to report that his pregnant wife, Meg Purk, has died by suicide. The case is closed until a suspicious house fire 24 years later leads police to question what really happened that day. With no eyewitnesses or physical evidence, the detectives begin the search for answers.
REPORTED BY: Josh Mankiewicz
INTERVIEWS WITH: Meg’s brother Michael Metcalf, Lieutenant Ken Mifflin and more.
WHERE: Akron, Ohio and Stow, Ohio
is the longest-running series in NBC primetime history and will enter its 29th season on September 25. is anchored by Lester Holt and features correspondents Andrea Canning, Josh Mankiewicz, Keith Morrison and Dennis Murphy. Airing Fridays at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT and Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT, is the #1 Friday newsmagazine and reaches more than 17 million people every week through its broadcast, and millions more through its social media platforms and podcasts. Additionally, closed out 2019-2020 broadcast and primetime seasons as the #1 Friday newsmagazine across the board. David Corvo is the senior executive producer, and Liz Cole is the executive producer.