Carly Mayo, eighteen, is now back in Tyler and living with her mom as she reckons with her past.
A decade ago, Gabby Sones accused her parents and five others of running the most depraved child sex ring in Texas history. Now she’s ready to clear their names.
”Booger Red,” a film by Berndt Mader and based on a Texas Monthly story, premieres at the Austin Film Festival.
Four women spent more than thirteen years in prison because of bad science and scurrilous tales told by children who had been coached by an adult. They’re free now, but who else is sitting behind bars based on these types of false accusations?
Eight years ago Margie Cantrell pushed law enforcement to investigate allegations of abuse by a group of adults in Mineola. Seven people were convicted of child sexual abuse, and the scandal rocked East Texas. Now, two of those same children are alleging Cantrell physically abused them.
New trials for two of the Mineola Swinger's Club defendants.
The “Mineola Swingers Club” cases come to a disgraceful end.
Another defendant in the Mineola child sex ring crimes is found guilty.
The Mineola child sex ring scandal keeps getting weirder.
The Texas attorney general takes a second look at the Mineola child sex ring cases.
The wheels of justice (or injustice) continue to turn in the shockingly bizarre Mineola swingers club case.
Was the quaint East Texas town of Mineola home to a horrific child sex ring? Were the three people sent to prison last year for running it guilty? Was justice served? Depends on which district attorney you ask.
When adults are accused of unthinkable crimes against children, what’s fact and what’s fiction can get lost in translation.
Investigators and social workers in the Mineola Swingers Club cases have admitted that there was plenty of evidence that never made it into the first three trials that resulted in three life sentences. Will it make a difference?