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Carol and Tab’s 20-year-old son, Alex, was killed by a hit and run driver. They believe that Alex’s death was no accident and they accuse Rob, 24, of being responsible. Rob, joined by his mother, Linda, and sister, Lenora, 21, says he’s being falsely accused and placed in the middle of an “unrelenting witch hunt,” and he just wants everyone to move on. See what happens when he comes face to face with Alex’s family on Dr. Phil’s stage. Why wasn’t Rob tried on vehicular homicide charges? Hear from a crime scene reconstruction expert hired by the family. Has he uncovered new evidence? Don’t miss this riveting Dr. Phil mystery as the victim’s family confronts the young man they believe deliberately killed their son.

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Replied By: tvphan on Dec 3, 2014, 7:07AM
If a vehicle hits a person with sufficient force to cause almost immediate death, then I would expect to see some visible damage to the vehicle, or at least some transfer of evidence, particularly the person’s skin or blood or fibers from their clothes at the point of impact on the vehicle.  Rob mentioned the damage possibility but did so in a weak way, and for some reason Dr Phil didn’t pick up on it.  The apparent total lack of physical evidence on Rob’s vehicle implies he is innocent, and the perpetrator must have been another but coincidentally similar vehicle.
 
Replied By: svu123 on Aug 18, 2014, 1:45AM
The State Attorney's Office did issue another statement. "Between the conflicts in the evidence and lack of evidence as to what occurred that night, we cannot establish whether the death is the result of a crime or not.
 
Replied By: ukboy1 on Jun 29, 2014, 3:35PM - In reply to goodswin
This guy,robert looseman was arrested i believe for this heinous crime!
 
Replied By: ukboy1 on Jun 29, 2014, 3:32PM
Hi all I just read that Robert Looseman was arrested for this crime!
 
Replied By: goodswin on Feb 20, 2014, 3:01PM
I have just watched your show about the hit and run of a young boy. you could see that the family of the boy who was ment to kill him had a lot to hide i think the mother knows that her son did it that is why she did not want Dr Phil to speck to the witness. are all the family on drugs they all looked so spaced out to me by the way they were talking and you coul. just see in the boys eyes he was on something so maybe he did it but because he was so druged up he con,t remember doing it but You could tell they were all hiding somethink and i think his mother and sister knows what that is why the mother said he could not take a lie detector and why he did not want to do one he migh not answer for his crime now but he will have to in front of Gods kingdom the same with his mum. Why the police have not reopend this case is shame to me as it clear that they know were this witness is
 
Replied By: svu123 on Nov 4, 2013, 11:14PM - In reply to kakkelobbes
 witnesses disappearing??  lol.  it is obvious that there was no case, and it is a shame that the family of the dead boy continue to pursue something so riduculous in our society and Dr. Phil and the drama for the ratings, witnesses do not go missing or "hide out" today.  big bother knows everything about you and where you are if they WANT to find you.
 
Replied By: kakkelobbes on Sep 11, 2013, 1:25AM
Hi there.


Today I watched the show in The Netherlands. The attitude of the Lucemans is unbelievable!


Could it be that they did more than just hidding the witnesses, could they have killed them (too)? How do we know that those guys are stille alive? They know where he is, they know he has no phone and they are 'protecting' him/ them........


This whole case stincks!
 
Replied By: mamabear9174 on Aug 6, 2013, 5:51AM - In reply to svu123
Are you related to or connected with the Luceman family somehow???? Because that is the only reason for you to post such a ridiculous comment. The whole family have guilt written all over them they could not give one straight answer and if you have witnesses who can 'prove' your innocence, you parade them to everybody and anybody, not hide them!!!
 
Replied By: svu123 on Jun 17, 2013, 9:50PM
How ironic that the expert guy John Laughlin knows Dr.Phil from Texas.  The Laughlin guy from Texas - how does he connect to a Florida case????? 
Witnesses do not go "missing" in today's big brother watching anyone can be found, that is just a bunch of B.S.
The case, it appears obvious could not be brought to trial.  Obviously you cannot "make up evidence", though phone calls, media attention, etc.  Does not work in a court of law. 
What drama, from the sister asking for a polygraph - she thought she was on Jerry Springer, poor thing.
It looked like Dr Phil was not prepared, he attacked certain people when he had no where to go, and you could see right though it. 
The young man seemed very sincere, what a shame the ratings game prevailed over facts.
 
Replied By: strine on May 26, 2013, 9:34PM
The voice in the threatening message sounded like "Rob" and then the phone call after the hit and run sounded like him also trying to out on a "gangsta" voice. I hope he is put away for a long time because for him to plot this and carry it out and then sit there and lie like he did he must be a sociopath. Also for him to say he didn't know Alex, but "ran into him" somewhere is sick. His family are making excuses for him because they are as mentally sick as he is. Nothing wrong with those reward signs.
 
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