This is Melanie Uribe, whose life was taken after she was carjacked and taken into the San Gabriel Mountains of Los Angeles. She was a 31-year-old nurse and single mother.
Etta Louise Smith claimed to be a psychic and she led police to the location of Melanie’s body. But was she involved somehow in the killing? How else could she have known the location of the body?
Checkout Etta Smith telling her story on the Oprah Winfrey show
Etta Smith won a settlement of $26,184 in a lawsuit against the LAPD in 1987: