Tuesday, September 11, 2007

UPDATE: Mary Winkler's Oprah Appearance Scheduled for Wednesday at 4 p.m.

Posted By on Tue, Sep 11, 2007 at 4:00 AM

The now infamous "Preacher Murderer," Mary Winkler, was scheduled to appear on tomorrow's episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show, but if the Winkler family has its way, her appearance will be cancelled ...

UPDATE: WMC, Channel 5 has issued a press release stating the Mary Winkler will appear to tomorrow on Oprah at 4 p.m.

Dan and Diane Winkler, the parents of the late Matthew Winkler, filed a petition in Carroll County's Chancery Court to stop Mary's appearance on the popular daytime talk show, citing the event might further hurt the couple's children, who are currently at the center of a custody battle.

To read more about the murder of the Selmer, Tennessee preacher and the bitter battle still playing out, go here.

For more background on the trial, Mary, and case details, see Memphis magazine's October 2006 feature story, "The Great Defender."

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