Dateline NBC: What Happened To Kelley Clayton? Murder Case Update

Kelley Clayton and Thomas Clayton seen pictured enjoying the snow. ( Source : Dailymail )


Kelley Clayton was brutally murdered in a gruesome way inside her home.

The tragic incident, which happened in the home of Tom and Kelley Clayton, premiers on a classic Dateline at 10/9c on NBC. The documentary shows the story of a woman in her 30s who was found dead with a traumatic face.

Dateline NBC: What Happened To Kelley Clayton?


Kelley Clayton was discovered murdered in her home in 2015 and was found by her husband.

When Tom Clayton, who is a former hockey player, returned home, he was shocked to see his wife Kelley Clayton lying in the pool of blood with an unrecognizable face. Kelley's murderer had physically hit her in the face till her face became disheveled. 

The Dateline episode shows how the words of a child direct detectives to the killer of Kelley Clayton. Her young daughter, who was present at home, told the police that she saw a robber at the scene of the crime, thus the killer’s true identity finally came into the investigation.

The real-life-based drama initially shows the victim's husband Thomas Clayton calling 911 at midnight to report about his wife, who had been found dead in their home. During the subsequent investigations, the concerned police authorities told that he supported and co-operated fully in their works.

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Kelley Clayton Murder Case Update: Who Killed Her? 


Kelley Clayton's murder case was filled with twists and turns and the final findings have clearly shocked the world. 

Michael Beard, the former employee of Tom Clayton’s companies, killed her. The phone records traced that before the murder, he and Tom has frequently seen in contact via phone calls and text messages. This acted as a piece of evidence to point out there is some connection of Thomas in this murder.

The 35-year-old woman was found motionless in her home and was cruelly attacked by her killer, which led her face to be severely wounded. Later, it was found that her own husband Thomas 'Tom' Clayton had her murdered with the help of others. He had plotted against his wife in such a way that the blame won't lie upon him.

Well, Thomas orchestrated a suspected murder-for-hire plot on September 29, 2015, in the couple's home in rural Caton. And the murder was done when the couple's two young children were present at the home. Thankfully, the kids were not harmed or anything.


Kelley Clayton Husband Thomas Clayton 

Kelley Clayton's husband Thomas has been charged with second-degree murder for her death of her. She would not have thought that her husband Thomas might be the person behind her death.

The father of her two children Thomas Clayton Charlie Emma and Crash crocheted and scheme the plan for her by himself and at the same time, he even played an act of happy family with her.

He is reportedly living his life in prison for plotting this dangerous crime of taking the life of his wife. It is found that the reason he webbed this plan of a kill is that he wanted to have freedom as told by the deceased's sister. As per some sources, he was sick of being trapped in the marriage and wanted a way out of his marriage as he found a new love in his life.

But, he did not think of divorce as an option to end their marriage as if they divorced, he feared that Kelley would take everything away from him as per ABC. In search of freedom, Kelley's husband did not even show his reluctance to make a murder plan for his wife.



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