Investigation Discovery to air special on Patrick Gilligan family murders

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Investigation Discovery came to Evansville in October and filmed a segment with Vanderburgh County Judge Robert J. Pigman in October.

The segment, which is scheduled to air on Thursday, February 21, covers a murder case which Pigman was Lead Prosecutor on during the 1980’s.

The case surrounds Donald Ray Wallace, Jr.

Wallace was the first person from Vanderburgh County to die by execution since the death penalty was reinstated in 1977, according to our media partner the Evansville Courier & Press.

Wallace was sentenced to death in connection with the 1980 murders of the Patrick Gilligan family.

The special will air on ID Channel at 9 p.m. Central Time.

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(This story was originally published on February 15, 2019)

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