On August 12, 1991, Billie Jean (Morrison) Letterman was shot in the head. She died the next day after being removed from life support. At the time she was shot, Billie, her husband Michael Letterman, their baby daughter Whittney, and her six-year-old daughter Ashly were at their home in Texarkana. No one outside the home knew at the time that Ashly saw what happened. She is in her 30s now, and has been pleading for someone to help tell her story and for the truth to be told.

This is a project of Women Lead Arkansas, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. We are investigating Billie's death in search of truth and justice--whatever justice may look like. We are raising money to pay investigators, filmmakers, and others so that you can watch and participate in this real-time investigation of the killing of Billie Jean. Your donations are tax deductible, but more important, they mean everything to Ashly. Everything.

Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Women Lead Arkansas is a non-partisan nonprofit whose mission is to empower women and girls to engage in politics, policy, and leadership.

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