Peter Van Sant and 48 HOURS investigate the brutal murder of Iana Kasian and the case against her boyfriend, Hollywood producer and author Blake Leibel, in an encore of “Hollywood Horror Story” to be broadcast at Saturday, July 13 (10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
Set against the backdrop of beautiful people, and the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, 48 HOURS takes viewers inside the world of entertainment where a producer born into a wealthy family ultimately ends up at the center of a terrible murder case. At the time Kasian was killed, Leibel was in the process of getting divorced from his first wife, Amanda Braun. He split from Braun just before she gave birth to their second child. He also had a girlfriend on the side. And, he had fallen in love with Ukrainian-born Kasian, who, according to her mother, had moved to Los Angeles with a dream of living in a huge, strong country. Kasian was killed shortly after she gave birth to her and Leibel’s daughter. It is story filled with complicated relationships, a murder that shocked law enforcement, and a case solved by investigators using fascinating forensic techniques.