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DATELINE NBC PREMIERES EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH EX-GIRLFRIEND OF COLORADO MAN ACCUSED OF MURDERING FIANCEE LAST NOVEMBER

Patrick Frazee’s Former Girlfriend Vanessa Curie Reveals Relationship Details

Curie’s Mom Says Daughter Contemplated Suicide While Dating Frazee

The Vanishing of Kelsey Berreth Airs Friday, March 8 at 10pm ET

March 7, 2019 –The ex-girlfriend of Patrick Frazee, the Colorado man accused of murdering his fiancée Kelsey Berreth in November, sits down in an exclusive interview with Dateline NBC, premiering March 8 at 10pm ET/9pm CT on NBC. Vanessa Curie and her mother, Georgia, open up about Vanessa’s relationship with Frazee, which lasted about three years.

Georgia tells NBC News’ Andrea Canning: “He was very charming at first. And then he confides in her. She'd always say he was this little boy in a man's body.” She added, “And then when he know he'd have her, he’d spin this mental cruelty web around her to the point where she almost thought about suicide one weekend.” Click here to watch the exchange, which aired on TODAY this morning.

During the one-hour broadcast, NBC News’ Andrea Canning sits down with Frazee’s friend Clinton Cline, who believes Frazee did not commit the murder, as well as Kelsey’s cousin JoDee Garretson, who is speaking out for the first time on television since the February preliminary hearing.

The Vanishing of Kelsey Berreth features a comprehensive look at the latest in the case, including an interview with Laura Stutzman, a close acquaintance of Idaho nurse Krystal Jean Lee Kenney. Kenney, who once had a relationship with Frazee, has pled guilty to one charge of tampering with evidence and in testimony to prosecutors, says Frazee murdered Kelsey. Frazee has not yet entered a plea and his lawyer declined to comment.

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