On May 7, 2018, a Jury in Ashland County, Ohio convicted Shawn Grate on charges of kidnapping and aggravated murder in the deaths of Stacey Stanley and Elizabeth Griffith. Grate, 41, who was arrested in September 2016 after another woman he kidnapped and sexually assaulted for several days managed to call for help, has also confessed to, but not yet been charged with the deaths of three additional females. WATCH: What An Ex-Wife Says About The Verdict In Her Former Husband’s Murder TrialTELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Are you involved in a story that has made the headlines?
Amber Bowman was married to Shawn Grate from December 2011 – December 2012,
and during the marriage, they had a daughter.
“Will you tell her about this?” Dr. Phil asks Amber during an exclusive daytime interview airing Friday.
“I feel like eventually, I’ll have to,” She responds, adding, “I don’t even know how you address that with her, or when the right time would be, or any of that.”
What advice does Dr. Phil share regarding what (and when) Amber might tell the child about her father?
to find out where you can watch Friday’s episode. As of airtime, Shawn Grate’s trial had entered the penalty phase. The presiding judge may either accept the jury's recommendation for the death penalty or sentence him to life in prison. A decision is expected June 1. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Chaos in your life? What An Ex-Wife Says About The Verdict In Her Former Husband’s Murder Trial