ABC News20/20 will take a two-hour deep-dive into the 1985 murder case of Mickey Bryan on October 15th, 2021 at 9/8c.

(ABC News)

(ABC News)

What’s Happening:

  • Clifton, Texas teacher Mickey Bryan was murdered on October 15th, 1985, and her husband Joe Bryan was convicted.
  • 36-years later, new evidence has come to light that suggests that Mickey’s murder is linked to another homicide that took place four months earlier.
  • ABC News will spend two hours exploring the mystery in a 20/20 special event that premieres Friday, October 15th, at 9/8c.
  • The special includes the first broadcast TV interview with Joe Bryan, conducted by 20/20 co-anchor Amy Robach.
  • Bestselling author John Grisham is also included, whose novel The Guardian was inspired by the case.
  • Other interviewees on behalf of the family include Penny Blue (Mickey’s sister) and Jim Bryan (Joe’s brother).
  • It also includes interviews with people who knew the new suspect, former Clifton police office Dennis Dunlap, including ex-wife Elaine Allen and former colleague Kenneth Fields.
  • The special will be broadcast on ABC and streaming on Hulu.
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