Psychic Medium Vicki MonroeGoes Beyond the Grave to Bring Closure to Grieving Families

(Silver Spring, MD) Every murder leaves behind lingering questions for the victim’s loved ones. Unfortunately, those questions are left to haunt those left behind…until now. CELL BLOCK PSYCHIC introduces Vicki Monroe, a psychic medium who believes that a closed case doesn’t mean closure. In this three-part series, Investigation Discovery delves into the paranormal phenomenon of communicating with spirits and bringing real answers to grieving families. Each episode follows Monroe’s investigation into a homicide, anchored by heart-wrenching sessions in which Monroe communicates with the victim in the presence of their loved ones to decipher their final messages from beyond the grave. To provide a complete understanding of the crime, Monroe also travels behind prison walls to communicate with spirits while meeting with the convicted killer. Receiving answers to questions that only the victim and the killer would know, Monroe is able to piece together what happened before, during, and after a crime. Monroe’s otherworldly insights have helped close cold cases and solve high profile investigations, as she works to get answers from beyond to bring closure to suffering families. These are the true stories of murders, as told by the victims themselves. In a special three-part series, CELL BLOCK PSYCHIC premieres Monday, April 21 at 9/8c on Investigation Discovery.

“Investigation Discovery is always looking for ways to expand our storytelling, and CELL BLOCK PSYCHIC brings ID its first series as an expedition into the unknown,” said Kevin Bennett, General Manager of Investigation Discovery. “When something as traumatic and unexpected as a murder happens to a loved one, families are left to pick up the pieces and seek closure in different ways. Vicki Monroe provides an alternative avenue to hope and healing for those who are left behind.”

“We were able to get closure that we needed. The questions that we had in the back of our minds, we had them answered and we are confident now and able to move on, and maybe try to help other people,” said Melissa Collins after working with Vicki Monroe to communicate with her mother in the premiere episode.

CELL BLOCK PSYCHIC investigates the following cases:

What are Vikky’s Secrets? 

Premieres Monday, April 21 at 9/8c 

Vicki Monroe travels to Wichita, Kan., to conduct an investigation into the murder of mother Vikky Overstreet. Even though Overstreet’s convicted killer remains silent, her spirit makes an appearance, providing answers to the questions her children have long been waiting for.

We’ll Find You Johnny 

Premieres Monday, April 28 at 9/8c 

Spirit messenger Vicki Monroe investigates the 21-year disappearance of army reservist Johnny Perez from San Antonio, Texas. After years with no findings, the Perez family caught a break in 2007 when Jack King was arrested for a double homicide. Monroe gathers the spirits from the Perez family and King’s life to answer the questions of what happened on that fateful night.

Searching for Brenda

Premieres Monday, May 5 at 9/8c

Vicki Monroe visits Toledo, Ohio, to investigate the disappearance and murder of Brenda Borowski. John Noser, Borowski’s convicted ex, has never talked about the case or revealed where her body lies…until now. When Monroe shares her findings with Borowski’s family, she’s met with an emotional response – their dreams held the clues all along.


Vicki Monroe is a psychic medium and paranormal investigator who has worked with law enforcement on criminal, cold-case investigations. Her skills have aided investigators on several crime scenes, with one of her first and most notable cases being the search for the body of Amy St. Laurent in Portland, Maine. Unlike many mediums, Monroe can see, hear, and feel spirits all around her and is always eager to share her gift with others. Monroe is a published author, radio, and television personality. She tours internationally, giving readings around the world, and can provide readings from the comfort of one’s home via Skype or telephone. For more information, please visit

CELL BLOCK PSYCHIC is produced for Investigation Discovery by JWM Productions with Bill Morgan and Jason Williams as executive producers. For Investigation Discovery, Max Culhane is executive producer, Sara Kozak is SVP of Production, Kevin Bennett is General Manager, and Henry Schleiff is Group President of Investigation Discovery, Destination America, American Heroes Channel, and Discovery Fit & Health.

About Investigation Discovery

Investigation Discovery (ID) is the leading mystery-and-suspense network on television and America’s favorite “guilty pleasure.” From harrowing crimes and salacious scandals to the in-depth investigations and heart-breaking mysteries that result, ID challenges our everyday understanding of culture, society and the human condition. One of our nation’s fastest growing cable networks, ID delivers the highest-quality programming to nearly 85 million U.S. households and is available in both high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD). For more information, please visit, or Investigation Discovery is part of Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the world’s #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 2 billion cumulative subscribers in 220 countries and territories.

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