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Watch the Dateline episode, “Deadly Swap” now

Dennis Murphy reports.

April 26, 2009.

It was Sunday, just before 6 p.m., when Heather Strube pulled into a shopping center in Snellville, Georgia -- just east of Atlanta.

She was doing a custody switch with her soon-to-be-ex-husband. 

She only planned a quick stop. She had plans for dinner.

But this time was different. Someone in that parking lot was waiting... and watching.

Moments later, a single gunshot. 

Heather Strube was dead. 

Shot in broad daylight.

Her 19-month-old son, Carson, was still sitting in the backseat.

Nearby shoppers stood terrified at the scene.

And then there was her killer. 

Calmly walking away...

To find out the full story, watch the full episode, “Deadly Swap” on Peacock now.

You can also watch on the NBC app or listen to it on our podcast.

After you finish the episode, you can watch Heather’s loved ones reflect on her life — and the impact she had on theirs.

Plus, listen to the Talking Dateline episode with Andrea Canning and Dennis Murphy, in which they take you behind-the-scenes of the making of the episode.