Investigation Discovery’s ‘Obsession: Dark Desires: Campaign Trail of Fears’ features stalking survivor Kathleen Krueger recounting the horrid decade of harassment and fear meted out to her family by a deranged stalker in New Braunfels, Texas, during the mid-1980s and 90s. She talked about how the couple tried to fend the stalker off in an era predating the anti-stalking laws and how her experience helped her push the necessary state legislation. So, who is Kathleen, and where is she now? Let’s find out.
Who is Kathleen Krueger?
Kathleen (Tobin) Krueger is the wife of the late former US Ambassador and Senator Robert “Bob” Charles Krueger. The couple were married for 39 years and birthed three children together, including daughters Mariana, Sarah, and son, Christian. She served two terms as a City Council Member in New Braunfels, Texas, and as Mayor Pro-tem. However, she and her late husband were subject to a horrific ordeal of stalking and harassment in the mid-1980s for almost a decade.
It all began in 1983 when Bob decided to run for the Senate seat from Texas, and the couple was looking for a pilot to navigate them across the state for meetings and other campaign-related stuff. Kathleen recounted how they chose Thomas “Tom” Humphrey as their campaign pilot – a mistake that would haunt them for the rest of their lives. Tom was polite and devoted to the campaign, lending his hand in all possible ways. However, when the New Braunfels Democrat lost the 1984 Senator race, he took it…