Where is the Stalker Today? Update
Investigation Discovery’s ‘Obsession: Dark Desires: Campaign Trail of Fears’ follows how Tom Humphrey stalked and harassed a Congressman and his wife for nearly a decade in New Braunfels, Texas, during the mid-1980s and 90s. Due to the absence of definite anti-stalking laws, the authorities could not bring any charge against him initially. So if you’re looking to find out more about Tom and what he did, we’ve you covered. Let’s begin then, shall we?
Who is Tom Humphrey?
When American Congressman Robert “Bob” Charles Krueger decided to run for the Senate seat from Texas in 1983, he required a plane to attend all the meetings and road shows across the state. Bob and his wife, Kathleen (Tobin) Krueger, zeroed in on Thomas “Tom” Humphrey, who piloted the small plane the couple used for their election campaign. Kathleen recounted on the show how Tom looked “nice” and like “a teddy bear,” always polite and eager to help in whatever way he could.
Tom worked as their pilot and helped the couple and their campaign staff. While his colleagues liked the shy and courteous person he was, some of them were surprised and found it odd to have him helping out with mundane tasks. However, none of them gave it much thought, chalking him out to be a team player, very supportive of his employer, Bob Krueger. However, the New Braunfels Democrat faced a narrow loss in the Senate race, similar to his earlier campaign in 1978.
While Bob’s campaign staff were heartbroken by the loss, Tom took it especially hard. Kathleen recounted,…