ItIn 1997, it was back. Yarmila FalaterHer husband and the father of their two children, who were living in their home, took her life in the most horrible way possible. Phoenix, Arizona home. The strange truth, though, as explored on ABC’s ’20/20: While He Was Sleeping’ is that Scott FalaterHe has not denied his involvement, he just believes it likely happened when he was sleepingwalking. But since his next-door neighbors partially caught this brutal offense taking place, none of his defenses stuck — so now, let’s find out more about these crucial witnesses, shall we?
Who Are Scott Falater’s Neighbors?
Greg KoonsAnd his then-girlfriend Stephanie ReidheadThe family lived in the house right next to the Falaters’ when everything tragically turned upside down for the family on January 16, 1997. “[We] were getting ready to go to bed somewhere a little after ten probably; 10-10:30,” Stephanie said in the episode, “and then I heard moaning or crying or something” coming from outside. They didn’t want to be “nosy neighbors or be eavesdropping,” yet the continued, loud sounds worried them enough that GregHe decided to investigate and found a scene that he will never forget.
Once GregHe viewed the shared wall that divides the two properties and he was amazed to see the difference. YarmilaHe was astonished to see her move so slowly while lying down on the floor, as if she were drunk. HoweverHis perspective changed as he saw the difference. Scott’s anxious movements through their home before he put on gloves, came into the yard, and then rolled his wife right into the pool. TheThe initial thought was that maybe ScottAs per, he tried to wake her up. StephanieBut it quickly vanished because they realized that he was holding her under water, drowning her.
Greg thus rushed back in to call for help, telling the operator, “my neighbors, there is a bunch of yelling and screaming going on. I looked over the fence, and the husband just threw, I believe the wife into the pool; it looks like he’s holding her underwater. I don’t know what the problem is, I don’t know. It’s weird, and I’m concerned.” Unfortunately, by the time officials arrived moments later, it was already too late — YarmilaAfter receiving 44 stab wounds, he drowned.
Where Are Scott Falater’s Neighbors Now?
With Yarmila’s death, Greg Coons not only relayed everything he’d observed to the authorities almost immediately, but he also testified to the same against ScottDuring his 1999 murder trial. Even Stephanie ReidheadThe police questioned him around that fateful night. This means that they had both a huge hand in making sure Scott’s arrest, trial, conviction, and sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.
ComingBased on what we know, to their current location. Greg StephanieThey are not romantically involved anymore, but they seem happy to live relatively stable, comfortable lives. WhileThe former (in his 60s) seems to be a familiar face. PhoenixThe owner of a construction company in the moment is a highly qualified realty agent who resides in Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona.
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