Christy Woodenthigh’s family rushed to her home on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation when they got the shocking news that the 33-year-old mother was dead. They arrived to find no police officers, no approaching sirens, and no sign of Christy. Missing Justice takes you inside what really happened that night and the federal investigation that followed. Christy’s family never trusted the law enforcement officers investigating her death, and bombshell testimony revealed their worst fears. CBS News reporters Cara Korte and Bo Erickson examine how the issues in Christy’s case connect to the larger Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples crisis.
The night Christy died, Jerard was questioned by police after picking up her body and driving to his mother's house. Cara and Bo break down that crucial interview. And, months after that fateful night, Christy's family struggles to get information from the Bureau of Indian Affairs federal agents investigating Christy's death. Tribal leaders step in to put pressure on the BIA to hold them accountable.