In this edition of Perspective...
Taken: 12 Hours of Terror, Part 1
It wasn't the usual divorce. Instead, this split-up involved sixty-five pounds of explosives, a pair of handcuffs, a gun, and a rope to be used as a noose. It was one man's attempt to remake "War of the Roses," the movie where a divorcing couple both end up dead. ABC's Robin Roberts reports.
Taken: 12 Hours of Terror, Part 2
We return now to a story of terror caught on tape. Richard Shenkman -- in the back seat of ex-wife Nancy Tyler's car -- points a gun at her and threatenss to shoot. Once again, here's ABC's Robin Roberts.
Taken: 12 Hours of Terror, Part 3
Now back to the story of a divorce turned terribly wrong. Richard Shenkman has kidnapped ex-wife Nancy Tyler, who's held candcuffed in their home, rigged with explosives. After calling 9-1-1 and taunting police and the S.W.A.T. team surrounding the house, Shenkman decides to make another call. Again, here's ABC's Robin Roberts.
Taken: 12 Hours of Terror, Part 4
We now return to Nancy Tyler's twelve hours of terror. She finds herself handcuffed in the basement, as ex-husband Richard Shenkman continues to taunt police on the phone, threatening to kill Tyler. Once again, here's ABC's Robin Roberts.
Taken: 12 Hours of Terror, Part 5
Now the final chapter of this story. Nancy Tyler is free from ex-husband Richard Shenkman, after being handcuffed in his house and threatened with death. He now faces a judge in a Connecticut court house. Again, here's ABC's Robin Roberts.
Host: Cheri Preston
Producer: Colin Tipton