ABC News has announced details on this week’s episode of 20/20, which is called “Diary Of A Killer” and features the story of Angela Bledsoe — a beloved mother and successful financial analyst — is found dead in her home in an upscale New Jersey suburb, all eyes turn toward her longtime boyfriend, James Ray III. After abruptly leaving their young daughter in the care of his brother, the high-powered lawyer and former police officer skipped town and led investigators on an international chase. In a new “20/20,” co-anchor Deborah Roberts reports on the shocking twists and turns of the case, including the investigation that led FBI agents to Cuba, where Ray was apprehended in a rare extradition case.

The two-hour special includes interviews with Angela’s 11-year-old daughter; Ray and Gaynelle Bledsoe, Angela’s parents; Lisa LaBoo and Diedre Hill, Angela’s sisters; Brooke Dean, Angela’s cousin; Michele Miller, Essex County assistant prosecutor; Theodore N. Stephens II., acting Essex County prosecutor; and John Petillo, former Essex County assistant prosecutor. The program also includes interviews with Mattie Simms, James’ cousin; Sgt. Frank Ricci and Lt. Charlie Cunningham; and FBI special agent Brandon Lackey, who arrested Ray in Cuba. The episode also includes recorded phone calls Ray made in the hours right after the killing, as well as an inside look at the diary he kept while on the run, where he chronicled his life on the lam. 

ABC News’ “20/20” is an award-winning primetime program anchored by David Muir and Deborah Roberts. A proven leader as a long-form newsmagazine for over 45 years, “20/20” features unforgettable, character-driven true-crime mysteries, exclusive newsmaker interviews, hard-hitting investigative reports and in-depth coverage of high-profile stories. Janice Johnston is the executive producer.

This episode of “20/20” airs on ABC on Friday, 8th December 2023, at 9:01-11:00 p.m. EST, and it will be available the following day on Hulu and Hulu on Disney+.

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