The Fifth Estate | Season 38, Episode 4 | Oct 5, 2012 | 45:13

The Widow's Web

New developments in a story the fifth estate first told you about in 2005 about a self-made widow - Melissa Friedrich, now Millie Weeks - who's been arrested in Nova Scotia after the suspicious sudden illness of another husband.

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