On Friday night, May 11, 2012, George O'Connor and his stepdaughter Haley Smith found their wife and mother dead in her bed.
On the surface, the scene looked like suicide, but closer examination told Detective Armstrong and me that something wasn't right. Veronica Smith's husband and sister reinforced that suspicion when we talked to them.
In this update, we turn our attention to the people who worked with Dr. Smith, starting with one of her business partners, Dr. Hilton Burns.
Veronica Smith, George O'Connor and Haley Smith
Veronica Smith was found dead in her bed Friday night.
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Coming this week, we'll talk to some of the people who worked with Veronica Smith and the people who were with her on the evening she died and more.
Are you buying the suggestion of suicide or do you think the scene was staged? If she was murdered, who do you think had both motive and opportunity? Review the case documents and let us know what you think.