The next edition of 20/20 focuses on the murder of Kelsie Schelling who was killed by ex-boyfriend Donthe Lucas. ABC sits down with Schelling’s mother, Laura Saxton to discuss the case and Lucas’ recent life in prison sentence. 20/20 airs Friday, March 26, at 9pm.

What’s Happening:

  • Following Donthe Lucas’ sentencing to life in prison for the murder of his pregnant girlfriend, Kelsie Schelling, ABC News will futurher explore the entire story in Friday’s episode of 20/20.

  • Schelling mysteriously disappeared in 2013 and was never seen again. The new two-hour 20/20 dives into the case it’s been following for over five years through the eyes of Schelling’s mother, Laura Saxton.
  • In an exclusive sit-down interview, her first since Lucas’ conviction, Saxton opens up to Ryan Smith about her tireless search for her daughter over the past eight years, how she played a vital role in keeping the investigation alive and her thoughts on Lucas’ conviction.

  • 20/20 features exclusive interviews with:
    • Lauren Suhr, a prosecution witness who, on her own initiative, decided to get close to Lucas to get more information about Schelling
    • Jeff Chostner, the District Attorney on the case
    • Kevin Torres, the lead investigator
    • Captain Eric Bravo, Commander in the Pueblo Police Department
    • And more
  • 20/20 also reports on how scammers targeted Saxton via social media, pretending to reveal Schelling’s whereabouts in exchange for thousands of dollars; how the original 20/20 report reinvigorated the criminal investigation; and the details of Lucas’ trial.
  • 20/20 airs on Friday, March 26 (9:01-11:00 pm EDT) on ABC.

About 20/20:

  • ABC News’ 20/20 is an award-winning primetime program anchored by David Muir and Amy Robach. The series airs Fridays from 9:00-11:00 pm ET on ABC and is available to stream on ABC News digital platforms and Hulu.
  • David Sloan is senior executive producer and Janice Johnston is executive producer.
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