Robert Lee Yates is a serial killer. From 1996 to 1998, he is known to have murdered at least 13 prostitutes in Spokane, Washington. All of his victims worked on the city’s E. Sprague Avenue, aka “Skid Row.” All of them died of gunshot wounds to the head. Yates is currently on death row at the Washington State Penitentiary.
Yates, an Army veteran, was married and the father of four daughters and a son. Two of his adult daughters talk about what it was like being raised by Yates. And in an attempt to find healing, they meet with a sister of one of their father’s victims. Monster in My Family will premiere on LMN on July 8, 9pm.