Those who have been following the Karl Karlsen case in New York State may want to check out this story on ABC’s Nightline:
Karlsen, a former Calaveras County resident, is accused of causing the 2008 death of his son Levi in order to collect life insurance. The case in New York has also prompted Calaveras County authorities to re-open an investigation into the 1991 death of Christina Karlsen, then Karl Karlsen’s wife. Christina died in a fire at their home near Murphys. Karlsen also collected life insurance after her death.