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DATELINE NBC TO AIR FRIDAY BROADCAST ON THE TWISTED MOTIVE BEHIND THE MURDER OF A FORMER SOUTH CAROLINA MAYOR

Dateline’sDeath In The Driveway” Airs Friday, September 4 at 10 p.m./9 p.m. CT

THE STORY: Former York Mayor Melvin Roberts is a wealthy businessman and legendary defense attorney in his small town. When he is found murdered, detectives discover there is an overwhelming list of potential suspects.

REPORTED BY: Andrea Canning

INTERVIEWS WITH: Melvin Roberts’ sons David and Ronnie, Detective Billy Muwaw and more.

WHERE: York, South Carolina

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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 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT and Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/9p.m. CT, Dateline 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, Dateline closed out 2019 as the #1 Friday newsmagazine across the board. David Corvo is the senior executive producer, and Liz Cole is the executive producer.

Claudia Meyer-Samargia
NBC News
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