“Your love was there to heal, your passion to torment
But I chose you to depart, leaving behind those sweet scars of torture,
My love was there to kill, embrace you close while I wept
But I chose you to depart, leaving behind those sweet scars of torture.”
Yes, when love turns toxic, it can result in the inevitable — it kills. There’s no emotion stronger than passion, and it is sometimes so unbearable that it can drive someone to murder. Investigation Discovery’s all-new original, crime documentary series ‘Til Death Do Us Part’, tells the real-life stories of couples who didn’t have the patience to wait for a divorce or culminate their wedding vows. They instead decided to end it themselves — driven by rage, obsession, or paranoia. Get ready to witness some of the most bizarre passion crimes that shall send chills down your spine!
Til Death Do Us Part Cast: Who is in it?
Each of the eight episodes of this addictive crime show narrates an incident when lovers reached their breaking point and took it upon themselves to finish it all. Every tragic love story is illustrated via split-screen archive and originally-shot material. These are accompanied by interviews of family, friends, law enforcement personnel and potential victims, who were connected to the actual crime.
Til Death Do Us Part Plot: What is it about?
‘Til Death Do Us Part’ gives unsettling accounts of horrible murders that occurred when true love transformed into a fatal attraction. The murder documentary unravels how passion and death collided when these partners reached their breaking point. The motives could be anything, ranging from twisted rage and obsession to mistrust, paranoia, lies, and infidelity. As per the official press statement, ‘Til Death Do Us Part’ is a story about lovers who “embark on relationships that end with a destiny no one expected.” It tries to tell us that murder, “like true love, is written in the stars.”
One of the cases covered is the murder of Martin Duram, who died of five bullet wounds in his Michigan home in May 2015. His wife Glenna Duram was also discovered in a serious condition with two gunshots, but she later survived. The couple had met and fallen in love during their teen years. But they eventually went through a breakup and ended up marrying other people. 20 years later, they again reconciled and married. However, after a shocking twist, when their African Grey Parrot started repeating a conversation that took place before the murder, the police convicted Glenna.
Ashlee and Emmett had first met in Utah State University and immediately fell in love, culminating in a marriage just within six months. However, their vows were soon put to test after six years when they had five young kids and a thriving business. Unable to handle the rising pressure in their relationship, the pair ended up in a violent encounter. Another episode dives into the lethal romance between Matt and Niqué Leili. The pair started dating online and came together to create the perfect blended family. However, eleven years later, with a crumbling marriage and the strain of a demanding career, their seemingly ideal relationship shattered to pieces.