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CONVICTED KILLER BREAKS HIS SILENCE TO DATELINE NBC ABOUT THE MURDER OF HIS BUSINESS PARTNER THAT SPARKED NATIONAL HEADLINES

Sentenced to Life in Prison, Ed Shin Admits to Keith Morrison: “Those Things I Did Were Terrible”

“In A Lonely Place” Airs Fri., December 6 at 9pm/8c

New Dateline’sIn a Lonely Place” Airs Friday, December 6 at 9 p.m./8 p.m. CT

THE STORY: When California entrepreneur Chris Smith is murdered, his family is shocked. They had believed he had sold his company, broken up with this girlfriend and was traveling the world with a Playboy Playmate. For the first time on television, the man convicted of his murder, Ed Shin, speaks out to Dateline: I definitely know that those things that I did were terrible and beyond wrong. And I know that ultimately that there's a price to be paid for all that.”

WHERE: Orange County, California

REPORTED BY: Keith Morrison

INTERVIEWS WITH: Chris Smith’s family, private investigator Joe Dalu, prosecutor Matt Murphy, Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s Sergeant Don Voght and Sergeant Ray Wert.

Dateline’sGood & Evil” Airs Saturday, December 7 at 9 p.m./8 p.m. CT

Due to NBC’s primetime schedule, the broadcast will air at different start times and dates this weekend, according to time zones: Eastern: airs at 9 p.m. ET on Saturday; Central: airs at 8 p.m. CT on Saturday; Pacific: airs at 10 p.m. PT on Sunday; Mountain: airs 1:30 a.m. MT on Sunday.

THE STORY: When a woman's body is discovered at an Anaheim trash facility, a detective makes a promise to her mother to get justice.

WHERE: Anaheim, California

REPORTED BY: Keith Morrison

INTERVIEWS WITH: Detective Julissa Trapp, Detective Laura Lomeli

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Dateline NBC is the longest-running series in NBC primetime history and is in its 28th season. Dateline is anchored by Lester Holt and features correspondents Andrea Canning, Josh Mankiewicz, Keith Morrison and Dennis Murphy. Airing Fridays at 9.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, Dateline is the #1 Friday newsmagazine and reaches more than 18 million people every week through its broadcast, and millions more through its social media platforms and podcasts. David Corvo is the senior executive producer, and Liz Cole is the executive producer.

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