Matthew McGough

Appearing Courtesy of Deborah Nash

Matthew McGough is the author of "The Lazarus Files: A Cold Case Investigation," a book about the 1986 murder of Tucson native Sherri Rasmussen by an LAPD officer. Formerly a writer for NBC’s Law & Order, McGough lives in Los Angeles.

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Trials & Tribulations
Cara Robertson and Rick Unklesbay combine their insights as attorneys with Matthew McGough's experience as a journalist to discuss true murder cases and the ways defendants have been investigated and tried.

Desert Diamond Casinos Stage (Seats 1000)
Sat, Mar 6, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
True Crime

Panelists: Matthew McGough, Cara Robertson, Rick Unklesbay
Moderator: Anne Segal
Investigating the Crime of Murder
Two fascinating murder investigations that took place nearly 90 years apart reflect both similarities and differences in the approaches taken by law enforcement and the judicial system.

Desert Diamond Casinos Stage (Seats 1000)
Sun, Mar 7, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
True Crime

Panelists: Matthew McGough, Cara Robertson
Moderator: Rick Unklesbay

The Lazarus Files
A Cold Case Investigation
True Crime
Henry Holt and Company
April 2019
ISBN 9780805095593
Hardcover, 608 pages
$30.00, INSTORE
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