TV show features 2004 murder of millionaire Alan Waters

Jan Waters, Alan Waters
Jan Waters, Alan Waters

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - On May 22, 2004 Baton Rouge millionaire Alan Waters is found shot to death inside his mansion. Police think his real estate business is to blame but they can't solve this deadly puzzle until someone close to Alan comes forward with the missing piece.

That is the blurb from the TV show Nightmare Next Door on the Investigation Discovery Channel. They will air the episode Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 6 p.m. CST. The title of the episode is Million Dollar Murder.

In November 2012, the crew from Nightmare Next Door visited the WAFB studio to interview reporter Jim Shannon about the case. Shannon began reporting the details about the case in June of 2004 when Jan Waters, Alan Waters' ex-wife, was charged with his murder.

In October of 2010, in a surprise move from the main suspect, Jan Waters confessed to shooting her ex-husband, Alan Waters, in the chest on May 22, 2004. Jan and Alan had two children together.

Jan was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

The episode airs Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 6 p.m. CST. The ID Network is on the following channels in the Baton Rouge area, depending on your cable provider:

Dish Network: 192
DirectTV: 285
Cox Communications: 103/HD 749
AT&T U-Verse: 260/HD 1260

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