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.
Jerard’s trial is finally here. Christy’s family is hoping the jury will find him guilty of involuntary manslaughter for Christy’s death. The prosecution puts a spotlight on BIA law enforcement officers but as they take the stand, their testimony reveals serious red flags in how the investigation was conducted. Jerard’s defense argues that Christy’s behavior that night could have led to her death. It’s up to a jury..Is there enough evidence to convict Jerard?