- Criminal Confessions, which debuts Sunday, October 1 at 7pm ET/PT, is a new series that takes an eye-opening look at what happens inside the interrogation room. Diving inside actual police interrogations, viewers will see first-hand the exchange between law enforcement and suspects— no matter the age. Here are 5 kids who actually confessed to murder.
Why did a teen boy kill a four-year-old child? That was the question in the case of Eric Smith. The 13-year-old was convicted of choking and battering Derrick Robie in 1994. Investigator John Hibsch, who repeatedly talked with Smith said that the teen enjoyed killing the child and then posing the body. “[He] totally enjoyed it. Totally enjoyed it. Didn’t want it to end.” Seven days after the murder, Smith confessed.
14-year-old Lionel Tate said he was imitating professional wrestlers when he killed 6-year-old Tiffany Eunick.