Forensic Files

Forensic Files

Crime14 SeasonsTVPG
Retracing the steps of real investigations with interviews and dramatic re-creations as experts draw on forensic science to solve baffling crimes and other mysteries.
  • The Disappearance of Helle Crafts
    Episode 122 mins
    The investigation into the disappearance of flight attendant Helle Crafts leads to the murder conviction of her pilot husband.
  • The House That Roared
    Episode 222 mins
    Investigators use blood evidence to convict a man of murdering his wife.
  • The Magic Bullet
    Episode 322 mins
    Old-fashioned police work and computer animation determine how a 15-year-old boy was shot while inside a Dallas gun club.
  • Planted Evidence
    Episode 522 mins
    Police use DNA profiles of seed pods from a truck to catch a killer.
  • Southside Strangler
    Episode 622 mins
    Police believe they have a serial rapist and murderer, but DNA testing and research leads to another arrest and conviction.
  • Legionnaires' Disease
    Episode 722 mins
    In 1976, 182 war veterans in Philadelphia become hospitalized with pneumonia-like symptoms and 29 die; the disease resurfaces every few years.
  • The Wilson Murder
    Episode 822 mins
    After a wealthy Southern physician gets murdered with a baseball bat, his wife and a handyman become convicted of the crime.
  • Insect Clues
    Episode 1022 mins
    Investigators solve the 1988 murder of a drifter in Southern California by examining a species of fly found near the body.
  • The List Murders
    Episode 1222 mins
    In 1971, John List disappears after murdering his mother, wife and three children; he eludes the law for years until an age-scaled sculpture of the suspect and a true-crime TV program helps lead to his arrest in 1989.
  • The Common Thread
    Episode 121 mins
    Florida police search for a serial rapist and murderer who left small red fibers on each of his 10 victims.
  • The Dirty Deed
    Episode 221 mins
    When an English couple go missing, police suspect their son killed them and must rely on mud and blood samples found in the couple's two cars to find their bodies.
  • Killer Fog
    Episode 322 mins
    Experts attempt to discover the source of heavy fog on Highway I-75 in Tennessee, which caused a 99-car accident and 12 deaths.
  • Sex, Lies and DNA
    Episode 422 mins
    When a woman goes missing from her home, police focus on her husband when an airline luggage tag and luminol point to an affair and murder; footage from a TV crew and Coast Guard photographs lead investigators to the suspect's missing boat.
  • Bitter Potion
    Episode 521 mins
    When a woman exhibits strange flu-like symptoms before dying, investigators discover someone added thallium to her soda; detectives initially suspect her husband, but the case takes a sinister turn.
  • The Blood Trail
    Episode 622 mins
    Handwriting and simple doodles complicate a car-bomb case and an alleged self-defense shooting in a peaceful British farming village as police uncover a husband's plot to kill his wife for insurance money.
  • Fatal Fungus
    Episode 721 mins
    When dozens of infants develop serious breathing problems in the Cleveland area, doctors and investigators search high and low for the cause.
  • Charred Remains
    Episode 822 mins
    After a Vancouver custodian finds a burned body in a dumpster, investigators determine the corpse's identity and attacker.
  • Something's Fishy
    Episode 921 mins
    A well-liked bank vice president collapses and dies after taking pain pills laced with cyanide; the search for a motive reveals a callous suspect who had murdered once before.
  • Postal Mortem
    Episode 1121 mins
    A man kills two people with bombs in an effort to get investors off his back, but authorities catch onto him and he becomes sentenced to life with no chance of parole.
  • Micro-Clues
    Episode 1222 mins
    A man arrested for the sexual assault and attempted murder of a boy in a European country becomes linked to a murder in Zurich, Switzerland, through analysis of microorganisms.
  • Without a Trace
    Episode 121 mins
    Autopsies reveal that a string of unexplained deaths in Omaha resulted from poison-induced liver disintegration.
  • Knot for Everyone
    Episode 221 mins
    In a series of murders near Sacramento, Calif., a killer gags and molests prostitutes, cuts their clothes in random patterns and cuts off their hair; microscopic evidence helps solve the case.
  • The Talking Skull
    Episode 321 mins
    After the discovery of a skull in the forest near a boy scout camp, police use facial reconstruction to identify the body.
  • Deadly Delivery
    Episode 521 mins
    Investigators use obscure evidence to find the person responsible for killing justice officials with mail bombs in the South.
  • Similar Circumstances
    Episode 622 mins
    Detectives find suspicious similarities when a husband and wife report their second daughter missing a few years after the disappearance of their first.
  • Grave Evidence
    Episode 721 mins
    Forensic scientists provide authorities with evidence that a death deemed accidental 20 years ago was actually murder.
  • Deadly Formula
    Episode 821 mins
    Detectives learn that a genetic disorder caused the deaths of a woman's children, resulting in an overturned conviction.
  • Beaten by a Hair
    Episode 921 mins
    When a young woman goes missing on the way to the train station, investigators use a strand of hair and a bloody pillowcase to find a suspect.
  • Crime Seen
    Episode 1022 mins
    Investigators reopen a case from 1984 involving the rape of a young Virginia woman when DNA testing refutes her identification of the rapist and calls everything into question, leading to the accused person's exoneration.
  • Speck of Evidence
    Episode 1121 mins
    A speck of bicycle paint and a speck of nickel left over from a collision with a twice-convicted child molester's car provide critical clues in the murder of a 9-year-old.
  • Broken Bond
    Episode 1221 mins
    A 2-year-old boy's brain seizures and breathing problems baffle doctors until they learn the mother exhibits signs of Munchausen syndrome by proxy, a rare condition that led her to physically abuse her son and contributed to her daughter's death.
  • Out of the Ashes
    Episode 1321 mins
    Two years after an 18-year-old's murder in Albion, Mich., a tiny drop of blood and burned bones lead police to her killers.
  • Invisible Intruder
    Episode 121 mins
    A mother claims that an intruder murdered her two sons, but lacking a motive, police use blood-spatter analysis and behavioral profiling to reconstruct a different scenario.
  • The Killing Room
    Episode 221 mins
    A routine missing persons report leads Texas police to discover a deadly love triangle; evidence found in a suspect's home matches the murder scene and leads to the indictment of the victim's girlfriend and her lover.
  • Ultimate Betrayal
    Episode 321 mins
    A 1995 fire razes the mansion of a Kansas doctor, killing two of her three children; disturbing accounts from an ex-husband lead investigators to believe the doctor set the blaze herself.
  • Cement the Case
    Episode 421 mins
    A husband confesses to his wife's murder, only to be found not guilty a year later when a phone tip and forensic evidence point to another.
  • Innocence Lost
    Episode 521 mins
    In Lorton, Va., police attempt to determine who abducted 5-year-old Melissa Brannen after she disappears from a Christmas party, but cannot be certain until they match hair from a rabbit-fur jacket Brannen wore that day.
  • Til Death Do Us Part
    Episode 621 mins
    When a Pennsylvania man checks into a hospital for leg pain and later dies of thallium poisoning, police investigate his wife and find her in the process of collecting an insurance payment for her previous husband's death.
  • Ties That Bind
    Episode 721 mins
    When a sexual predator murders two young boys in Nebraska, an obscure style of rope and forensic analysis lead to his arrest and conviction.
  • Body of Evidence
    Episode 821 mins
    Police exhume the body of Karla Brown, murdered in her home in 1978, to study bite wounds, which eventually lead to the killer.
  • Accident or Murder?
    Episode 921 mins
    A new life-insurance policy sparks suspicions of murder when a Nova Scotia schoolteacher's body is found at the bottom of her basement stairs.
  • Core Evidence
    Episode 1021 mins
    A beverage company pleads guilty to violating federal safety laws when a baby dies from E. coli after drinking apple juice.
  • Haunting Vision
    Episode 1121 mins
    A woman who survived a deadly childhood fire sends police a letter charging that her father killed her mother 30 years ago.
  • With Every Breath
    Episode 1221 mins
    After more than 20 people on a Native American reservation die suddenly from a flu-like disease, Navajo medicine men provide a clue that leads to a most unlikely killer.
  • Slippery Motives
    Episode 1321 mins
    While at a real estate conference in St. Louis, a man finds his wife drowned in the bathtub in their hotel room.
  • Badge of Deceit
    Episode 122 mins
    A cunning serial rapist who leaves no decisive evidence forces investigators to rely on geographical profiling in their search for an identity; DNA from a cigarette butt may provide the final piece of evidence needed to catch the suspect.
  • Dew Process
    Episode 222 mins
    New evidence including fibers and weather patterns point to a different killer in the 1986 case of a Pennsylvania dentist's murdered wife.
  • A Woman Scorned
    Episode 322 mins
    Insects and a single strand of hair uncover an additional suspect in the killing of a young mother and her baby in Lehigh Valley, Pa.
  • A Voice From Beyond
    Episode 422 mins
    A decomposed body is found in a barrel, and a dilapidated address book may hold the answer, but investigators must find a way to read the pages because the passage of 30 years has turned them blank.
  • Burning Ambition
    Episode 522 mins
    When a policeman's home burns to the ground, he later arrests a man who confesses to arson, but the confession seems dubious.
  • Trail of Truth
    Episode 722 mins
    A mother and her two young daughters are found brutally murdered and sexually violated; the crime scene has no shortage of evidence, but investigators cannot find a conclusive link to their prime suspect.
  • Material Evidence
    Episode 822 mins
    A young girl is found dead, the victim of an apparent sex killer; there are few clues to the killer's identity, but authorities are intrigued by unusual orange fibers embedded in clothing found near the victim.
  • Killigraphy
    Episode 922 mins
    Police charge Alan "The Zenith Man" Ridley with murdering his wife, Virginia, but following an autopsy, medical detectives believe he may not have killed his wife after all.
  • Nursery Crimes
    Episode 1022 mins
    With children dying at an alarming rate at a Texas hospital, authorities narrow down their probe to one nurse, but the murder weapon remains elusive.
  • Lasting Impression
    Episode 1122 mins
    When the decomposed body of a young girl is discovered, police have no clues to her identity, but days earlier, a stabbing victim told them she thought she might have witnessed a murder.
  • Foundation of Lies
    Episode 1222 mins
    When a doctor's wife disappears, investigators use concrete from the doctor's yard and the recollections of a child to determine what happened.
  • Unholy Vows
    Episode 1322 mins
    Romanian archbishop Valerian D. Trifa, living in the U.S., is accused of being a Nazi war criminal, and forensic experts find evidence on an incriminating, 40-year-old postcard.
  • Deadly Knowledge
    Episode 1422 mins
    When a young woman goes missing, the police investigation reveals that she led a double life -- student by day, call girl by night -- but when her body is discovered, even more strange truths are uncovered.
  • Broken Promises
    Episode 1522 mins
    Investigators look into the shooting death of Russ Stager, a popular gym teacher, and discover that his death was not an accident; a message the victim recorded before his death reveals a story of greed.
  • Time Will Tell
    Episode 1622 mins
    A money launderer is found dead in the ocean and the only obvious clues to his identity are a Rolex watch and a tattoo; the anchor with which he is weighed down proves most helpful in solving the crime.
  • Second Shot at Love
    Episode 1722 mins
    The apparent suicide of Dr. Darryl Sutorius, a respected heart surgeon, is questioned when an investigation reveals his new wife's violent history.
  • Journey to Justice
    Episode 1822 mins
    The 1992 hit-and-run death of 6-year-old Nicole Rae Walker leads to a groundbreaking trial as experts submit a video reconstruction of the incident, implicating a drunk driver and demonstrating the viability of video testimony.
  • Video Diary
    Episode 1922 mins
    Specialists including a NASA vendor help police reconstruct a damaged surveillance video to catch the murderer of convenience store employee Wanda Mason in Lansing, Mich.
  • Missing in Time
    Episode 122 mins
    A tiny clue inside a suspect's watchband and a popular television show help solve the case of a woman's disappearance.
  • Missing Pearl
    Episode 222 mins
    One year after Maine resident Pearl A. Bruns' disappearance, forensic technology helps to find her body and determine who was responsible for her death.
  • Man's Best Friend?
    Episode 322 mins
    When 4-year-old April Renee Tucker is found dead in her backyard, her parents tell the police that neighborhood dogs attacked and killed her, but the injuries on her body don't match their account of what happened.
  • Hand Delivered
    Episode 422 mins
    San Diego police investigate the murder of a missing person whose hands turn up in a dumpster; an anonymous letter, containing details only the killer would know, offers clues to solving the case.
  • Fire Dot Com
    Episode 622 mins
    A mother puts her hope in the internet and an independent investigation to clear her name after authorities charge her with murdering her 17-month-old son in a fire considered to be intentionally set.
  • Mistaken for Dead
    Episode 722 mins
    When a man dies unexpectedly in the office of a noted California doctor, police begin what they think will be a routine investigation, but discoveries of false identities and insurance fraud raise questions about the doctor's role.
  • Frozen Evidence
    Episode 822 mins
    A forensic scientist uses his skills to preserve a footprint left in snow to help authorities nab two men suspected of robbing an Ontario couple and shooting the husband in the head.
  • Soft Touch
    Episode 922 mins
    Fingerprints taken from a piece of cloth help solve the rape and murder of a 22-year-old woman in Henrico County, Va.
  • Church Disappearance
    Episode 1022 mins
    The FBI profiles a suspect in the kidnapping and murder of a 6-year-old girl during an evening church service; a witness leads authorities to the likely killer, but then becomes a victim herself.
  • Photo Finish
    Episode 1122 mins
    Photographs found in a dumpster lead to the killer of Los Angeles model Linda Sobek; the man claims he did not intentionally kill her despite evidence to the contrary.
  • Whodunit
    Episode 1222 mins
    A murder mystery theater performance in Easton, Md., turns into a real-life mystery when a body is found after the performance ends.
  • Horse Play
    Episode 1322 mins
    When a woman dies in a horseback riding accident, police uncover a web of lies in her husband's background after his suspicious behavior prompts a closer look.
  • Treads and Threads
    Episode 1422 mins
    A serial killer in Tampa, Fla., taunts police by strangling prostitutes and leaving their bodies in plain sight, but tire marks and fibers lead to the culprit.
  • Killer's Cattle Log
    Episode 1522 mins
    Missouri police are thrust into a bizarre web of homeless drifters and cattle auctions when they are called to retrieve a dead body.
  • Skin of Her Teeth
    Episode 1622 mins
    A killer wants to outwit the police and keep the identity of his victim secret so he removes the teeth; however, lab tests on the skull reveal not just the horrific nature of the murder, but the identity of the victim too.
  • Line of Fire
    Episode 1722 mins
    When a fundamentalist group is accused of robbing banks, authorities know they are dealing with experienced criminals and overwhelming evidence, but the defense is very well-funded.
  • Bad Blood
    Episode 1822 mins
    When a young doctor is accused of sedating and sexually assaulting two of his female patients, DNA tests show him to be innocent, but the women persist with their claims; seven years later, a private investigation leads to a surprising discovery.
  • Pure Evil
    Episode 1922 mins
    The search for the killer of two teenagers in Texas shows a behavioral study on how most serial killers also have a history of abusing animals.
  • Root of All Evil
    Episode 2022 mins
    When a farmer's wife disappears, the tests of a plant pathologist and a dendrochronologist lead to a surprising revelation.
  • Where the Blood Drops
    Episode 2122 mins
    A son who is convinced of his mother's innocence in the death of his father enrolls in law school to try and clear her name.
  • Punch Line
    Episode 2222 mins
    Despite a patient's claim that the cut to his hand had been caused by a dumpster, the doctor treating the injury recognizes it as something else -- and soon becomes the chief witness in a murder case.
  • Sibling Rivalry
    Episode 2322 mins
    The pornography empire cultivated by brothers Artie and Jim Mitchell crumbles when one turns up dead and his brother confesses to shooting him; investigators question whether the shooting was premeditated.
  • Pastoral Care
    Episode 2422 mins
    When prison guard Donna Payant's body is discovered at a landfill, a medical examiner uses a "signature" clue to link her death to a murder the same examiner investigated 10 years earlier.
  • Bagging a Killer
    Episode 2522 mins
    When a 9-year-old girl vanishes on her way to school, the entire community helps with the search; detectives believe her mother may be involved, and a hidden fingerprint seals the case.
  • Double Trouble
    Episode 2622 mins
    The investigation of a murder case in New Jersey is stalled until a similar attack occurs on a state trooper in Maine.
  • Cats, Flies and Snapshots
    Episode 2722 mins
    A young woman goes missing without leaving many clues, but the advanced technology on offer makes it possible for cat hairs and insects to help build an image of the abductor.
  • Naked Justice
    Episode 2822 mins
    Blood spatter analysis and an investigation lead police to the truth when a pregnant woman is found dead in her home.
  • Treading Not So Lightly
    Episode 2922 mins
    A mother is determined to discover what happened when her daughter is injured in a hit-and-run accident.
  • Shopping Spree
    Episode 3022 mins
    Forensic science and deductive reasoning determine what happened to a mother and daughter while they were on a shopping spree.
  • Forever Hold Your Peace
    Episode 122 mins
    Eight years after a man confessed to the murder of a young woman, another man claims that he committed the crime, and investigators must use forensic evidence to determine the true killer.
  • Reel Danger
    Episode 222 mins
    Although a group of teenage thugs are suspected of attacking two boys on a fishing trip, there is no solid evidence until a murky fishing hole provides some answers.
  • The Alibi
    Episode 322 mins
    In a small South Carolina town in 1991, 17-year-old Crystal Faye Todd, a popular high school student, is raped, murdered and dumped in a deserted field; with few leads, authorities test the DNA of several friends, and one match shocks everyone.
  • Purr-fect Match
    Episode 522 mins
    In a groundbreaking case using animal DNA, investigators use forensic testing on a cat to help them solve the case of a woman who vanished from her home on Prince Edward Island.
  • Palm Print Conviction
    Episode 622 mins
    Investigators build a makeshift tent around a woman's body and use super glue fumes to lift the killer's palm print from the victim's skin.
  • Chief Evidence
    Episode 722 mins
    The murder of a young Seattle couple puzzles investigators until the victims' dog, Chief, leads police to the killer.
  • Telltale Tracks
    Episode 822 mins
    An abandoned, still-running car leads investigators to a body with unusual marks and a DNA trail that lead to the killer.
  • Within a Hair
    Episode 922 mins
    A man is arrested and convicted for a series of sexual assaults in Indiana; years later, forensic developments reveal new facts about the case.
  • A Bitter Pill to Swallow
    Episode 1022 mins
    A handsome young doctor's fiancee experiences severe illness after revealing that she is pregnant, and launches her own investigation to determine if the doctor is somehow responsible.
  • The Metal Business
    Episode 1122 mins
    When a 62-year-old man opens a car restoration business and becomes seriously ill, his doctors cannot find the cause, but forensics can; identification of a highly toxic metal in the victim's blood leads to his poisoner.
  • Elephant Tracks
    Episode 1422 mins
    A jeweler's search through old sales records helps police find likely suspects in the murder of elderly couple Edward Kowalzck and Gertrude Thompson.
  • Who's Your Daddy
    Episode 1522 mins
    When young prostitute's body turns up in an Ohio waterway, authorities have one tiny clue which could point to her killer, but face huge challenges due to her policemen clients and DNA evidence being washed away.
  • Bio-Attack
    Episode 1622 mins
    A look into the 1984 Oregon food poisonings, where detectives track down the outbreak to a cult which aims to use germ warfare to take down the government.
  • A Shot in the Dark
    Episode 1722 mins
    A woman is found dead from a gunshot wound and police suspect her husband, however, forensic teams prove what really happened and the truth is stranger than fiction.
  • Breaking the Mold
    Episode 1922 mins
    When a young boy has serious respiratory problems and his father shows signs of early Alzheimer's disease, a chance encounter with a stranger kicks off an investigation into the cause.
  • Without a Prayer
    Episode 2022 mins
    After American Atheists founder Madalyn Murray O'Hair disappears, the discovery of a mutilated body helps police catch the culprit.
  • A Clutch of Witnesses
    Episode 2122 mins
    Two people witness a truck driving over an unconscious man and flee into a nearby bar, but when the police turn up, the truck, the man and the witnesses are gone.
  • A Leg to Stand On
    Episode 2222 mins
    A trash collector finds a severed human leg in a trash bin but police cannot use conventional methods of victim identification; investigators turn to toxicology and DNA tests to find the murder-mutilator.
  • Partners in Crime
    Episode 2322 mins
    A coroner finds telltale clues on the badly burned body of a murder victim, sending police in pursuit of a couple of killers.
  • Sip of Sins
    Episode 2422 mins
    A seemingly model citizen turns out to be a serial killer.
  • Ghost in the Machine
    Episode 2522 mins
    Police find fragments of deleted computer files leading them to suspect a woman's suicide is really murder.
  • Cold Storage
    Episode 2722 mins
    A family suspects their teenage daughter's new friends were involved in her disappearance.
  • Scout's Honor
    Episode 2822 mins
    Insect evidence helps to solve the mystery of a woman found dead near a river bank.
  • A Touching Recollection
    Episode 2922 mins
    A girl who is abducted and then released soon afterwards uses her knowledge of forensics to lead police to the kidnapper.
  • Dressed to Kill
    Episode 3022 mins
    When a 6-year-old disappears, her father becomes the prime suspect; he fails a polygraph test and even confesses, but 10 years later, the investigation gets turned on its head.
  • Dessert Served Cold
    Episode 3122 mins
    Experts debate whether an apparent heart attack victim died from natural causes or alleged poisoning by his girlfriend.
  • The Music Case
    Episode 3222 mins
    When a 12-year-old was found dead in her home, police were left clueless until a string of burglaries months later. A trail of stolen goods may help solve a murder.
  • Paintball
    Episode 3322 mins
    When 15 year-old Marlene Miller was murdered, it would take 24 years and several retrials before forensic scientists discovered the evidence to bring her killer to justice.
  • A Bag of Evidence
    Episode 3422 mins
    A garbage bag leads police to a child's killer.
  • Sign Here
    Episode 3522 mins
    Detectives use a forged signature to find a woman's abductor.
  • Shadow of a Doubt
    Episode 3622 mins
    A woman is killed two days before she was scheduled to testify against a man accused of assaulting her and the prime suspect has an alibi.
  • Tooth or Consequences
    Episode 3722 mins
    An investigation into the disappearance of a young woman uncovers a tooth that helps police solve a crime without a body.
  • Scratching the Surface
    Episode 4022 mins
    Forensic scientists try to find a way to "lift" the serial number from a shotgun that's their only clue in a case.
  • Fire Proof
    Episode 4122 mins
    Investigating the worst arson spree in U.S. history -- a rash of more than 75 fires near Seattle.
  • All Wet
    Episode 4222 mins
    A death in Pennsylvania is strikingly similar to one in North Carolina.
  • Tourist Trap
    Episode 4322 mins
    A bite mark is all the evidence needed to convict a suspect who was robbing tourists in Florida.
  • Once Bitten
    Episode 4522 mins
    Technology able to analyze human bite-marks yields information on a woman's death.
  • Shot of Vengeance
    Episode 4622 mins
    When a nurse starts experiencing a variety of flu-like symptoms, she discovers that she is HIV-positive; she learns that her infection was not accidental.
  • House Call
    Episode 4722 mins
    Police in St. Petersburg, Fla., use cell phone mapping, wiretapping and a host of forensic evidence to find a surgeon's killer.
  • Plastic Fire
    Episode 5022 mins
    A woman wins her release after being imprisoned for allegedly killing her mother in a car fire.
  • Dinner and a Movie
    Episode 5122 mins
    time of death becomes pivotal when a pregnant woman is found murdered in her air-conditioned bedroom.
  • A Wrong Foot
    Episode 122 mins
    An obscure print found at a crime scene.
  • Order Up
    Episode 222 mins
    A diner in a small town, an endocrinologist and a forensic botanist help destroy a prime suspect's alibi.
  • When the Dust Settled
    Episode 322 mins
    Neighbors do not hear the gunshots when a union official is killed in his home.
  • Within Arm's Reach
    Episode 422 mins
    A police officer claims his estranged wife's shooting death was a suicide, but investigators think it was a murder.
  • Private Thoughts
    Episode 522 mins
    When fire fighters find a family dead inside their home, it appears to be a murder-suicide; clues at the scene lead investigators to believe otherwise.
  • A Welcome Intrusion
    Episode 622 mins
    A man tells police he shot an intruder who murdered his wife; forensic evidence leads police to re-examine the man's motives.
  • Brotherhoods
    Episode 722 mins
    A couple's murder leads investigators into the world of white supremacists and a string of hate crimes.
  • Hair of the Dog
    Episode 822 mins
    A rare gun and a victim's beloved dog help investigators trying to solve a multi-year long murder case where most of the witnesses were admitted drug users.
  • Breaking News
    Episode 922 mins
    A search in Virginia's DNA databank reveals the identity of a news producer's murderer.
  • All the World's a Stage
    Episode 1022 mins
    A homicide detective claims his wife accidentally shot herself in the head, but the evidence indicates otherwise.
  • The Big Chill
    Episode 1122 mins
    Officials probe the death of a woman investigating the possible side effects of the drug she was prescribed for bipolar disorder.
  • Bound for Jail
    Episode 1222 mins
    A chip of stainless steel brings a killer to justice 20 years after a woman's body is found in a ravine.
  • Sphere of Influence
    Episode 1322 mins
    An 11-year-old girl is sexually assaulted and shot twice at close range.
  • Nailed
    Episode 1422 mins
    A woman is killed weeks before testifying against the man who sexually assaulted her.
  • Sign of the Zodiac
    Episode 1522 mins
    New York police hunt the Zodiac killer after a series of deadly attacks.
  • Letter Perfect
    Episode 1622 mins
    When a healthy young man dies mysteriously in his sleep, toxicology tests reveal that it may have been foul play. Could a `suicide note' hold the key to solving the case.
  • True Lies
    Episode 1722 mins
    A child's memory, a diary and a forensic psychologist help investigators solve a young woman's murder.
  • Smoke in Your Eyes
    Episode 1822 mins
    The bodies of two young women are found in the ashes of an apartment fire.
  • Bed of Deceit
    Episode 1922 mins
    Investigators weigh several theories while probing the death of a retired police officer, including a botched robbery and suicide.
  • Flower Power
    Episode 2022 mins
    Two different men report the murder of a single mother and when the case's other anomalies stall the police, a candy wrapper and seeds help expose the killer.
  • Past Lives
    Episode 2122 mins
    After a Connecticut man's body is found in a burning rental car on a Mexican highway, an insurance company suspects a scam.
  • Over and Out
    Episode 2222 mins
    When a pipe bomb rips through a rural home, killing a young man and seriously injuring his mother, detectives hope that the remnants of a mailing label will lead them to a killer.
  • Death by a Salesman
    Episode 2322 mins
    A quiet residential community, shattered by the murder of a neighbor. See how modern techniques helped investigators catch the culprit in less than 12 hours.
  • Web of Seduction
    Episode 2422 mins
    A man is found dead in his Michigan auto-salvage shop.
  • Grounds for Indictment
    Episode 2522 mins
    A man is murdered in a drive-by shooting. When a mobile phone trace incriminates a killer, it's up to a forensic geologist to find evidence that he was at the scene.
  • Dueling Confessions
    Episode 2622 mins
    When a teenage girl is found dead, her boyfriend confesses to her murder. However, in a strange twist, so does another man; police must determine which is the killer.
  • Traces of Truth
    Episode 2722 mins
    A high school gym teacher gives his friend a ride home but never returns; his wife and friend receive letters saying he started a new life, but they suspect foul play despite no body being discovered.
  • Road Rage
    Episode 121 mins
    A discarded sleeping bag, containing bloody sneakers and a purse, leads police to the body of a young woman; a mark found on the victim's body enables police to track the killer.
  • Hunter or Hunted?
    Episode 221 mins
    A woman's apparent accidental death begins to look fishy after police uncover a letter written by the victim days before her untimely death.
  • In Harm's Way
    Episode 321 mins
    An Alaskan trooper finds a woman's body beside a frozen road, but evidence is scant even after a suspected murder weapon is found.
  • For Love or Money
    Episode 421 mins
    A real estate tycoon must have had a premonition about foul play, as he wrote it in his will.
  • No Corpus Delicti
    Episode 521 mins
    Police link a clump of hair discovered in an isolated area with a woman who disappeared 20 years ago.
  • News at 11
    Episode 621 mins
    A news anchor is shot to death outside her home in an apparent crime of passion by a fan; a police dog tracks the scent of the killer back to the crime scene.
  • The Stake-Out
    Episode 721 mins
    When a prominent banker's wife is kidnapped, the trail leads police on a wild goose chase; they track down disgruntled bank customers and examine computer fonts.
  • Bad Medicine
    Episode 821 mins
    When a woman's bone marrow test reveals arsenic poisoning, investigators try to determine if it is due to groundwater contamination or something more sinister.
  • Cloak of Deceit
    Episode 921 mins
    A trio of men, responsible for several bank robberies, leave no evidence behind; forensic scientists help catch them by looking the the criminals' posture and clothing.
  • Stick 'em Up
    Episode 1021 mins
    A missing bank president's body is found floating in a lake; the duct tape used in binding him to a chair helps solve the crime.
  • Head Games
    Episode 1121 mins
    A husband was shot and killed, forensic psychiatry helped the wife to remember the details for what happened.
  • Burning Desire
    Episode 1221 mins
    A fire, caused by an unattended cigarette, kills the estranged wife of a police officer; forensic scientists discover that the cause is far more complicated.
  • Making the Collar
    Episode 1321 mins
    The body of a 16-year-old girl is discovered nine months after her disappearance; forensic scientists find clues that paint a virtual portrait of her killer.
  • Financial Downfall
    Episode 1421 mins
    A young woman falls to her death in what appears to be a tragic accident; a forensic exam of photos taken at the scene tells a different story.
  • Over a Barrel
    Episode 1521 mins
    The robbery and brutal murder of an elderly couple goes unsolved for 10 years; a forensic scientist makes history when he solves the crime.
  • A Daughter's Journey
    Episode 1621 mins
    Haunted by her mother's long-ago disappearance, a woman undertakes an investigation of her own and stumbles upon a dark family secret.
  • Cries Unheard
    Episode 1821 mins
    A 19-year-old girl is found dead in her car in what appears to be a suicide; police discover that the victime was involved in a love quadrangle, giving several people motive to kill.
  • Buried Treasure
    Episode 1921 mins
    Fifteen years after a man disappears, using a metal detector, police find evidence which proves what had happened.
  • Badge of Betrayal
    Episode 2021 mins
    The body of a young California co-ed under an isolated interstate ramp sets off an investigation; San Diego police have no idea who would want her dead, but they discover a tiny, unique fiber on the victim's clothing.
  • Deadly Matrimony
    Episode 2121 mins
    Police become suspicious of a man who reported his wife missing 15 years after doing the same thing with his first wife.
  • Seeds for Doubt
    Episode 2222 mins
    A small community in upstate New York is devastated when a car accident claims the life of a well-respected nurse.
  • Muddy Waters
    Episode 2421 mins
    While investigating the case of a Colorado hunter shot three times and killed, police suspect two murder weapons, and two killers, but forensic evidence points them closer to home.
  • Saving Face
    Episode 2521 mins
    A woman disappears without a trace, and police learn two other women vanished under similar circumstances.
  • Point of Origin
    Episode 2621 mins
    A serial arsonist burns thousands of California homes and businesses.
  • Fishing for the Truth
    Episode 2721 mins
    A two-man shrimp boat sinks when a fast-moving, violent storm struck the Louisiana coast; a deckhand is considered a hero for trying to save the drowned captain, until his body is found.
  • South of the Border
    Episode 2821 mins
    The cold-blooded murder of an American tourist in a Mexican resort causes law enforcement to focus on both sides of the border.
  • Northern Exposure
    Episode 3021 mins
    Hikers near Anchorage, Alaska discover a body wrapped in sheets edged in orange stitching; they discover threads of evidence clinging to the sheet.
  • Silk Stalkings
    Episode 3221 mins
    The son of a murder victim contacts the police when a flight attendant is brutally murdered in a remarkably similar way.
  • Walking Terror
    Episode 3321 mins
    A man has no recollection of events after stabbing his wife and holding her head underwater in a swimming pool.
  • Marked for Life
    Episode 221 mins
    California police in 1957 search for a murderer, but the case goes cold; 50 years after a crime is committed, advances in computer technology determine the killer.
  • Plastic Puzzle
    Episode 321 mins
    Police collect evidence leading to a driver who fatally injured a cyclist in a hit-and-run accident.
  • Up in Smoke
    Episode 421 mins
    A man becomes the prime suspect when his parents are killed in a house fire.
  • Soiled Plan
    Episode 521 mins
    Twenty years after the murder of a young mother, technology gives new light to evidence and points to the killer.
  • Headquarters
    Episode 621 mins
    When hunters find a skull in a Texas canyon, police find bits of clothing, a woman's shoe, some small bones and a strand of hair; once they discover her identity, it was time to find the killer.
  • One for the Road
    Episode 721 mins
    A wife is missing in Key West; investigators wonder if they should be searching for a missing person or a killer.
  • Army of Evidence
    Episode 821 mins
    Suicide notes and a pistol in hand lead police to suspect that a mother of two young children appeared to had killed herself, but when investigators learned of a house fire she was in three years earlier, they reinvestigate.
  • Shear Luck
    Episode 921 mins
    The wife of a serviceman was brutally murdered in the Philippines in 1991, investigators must reassemble a 5-1/4 computer disk cut to pieces with pinking shears to find the murderer.
  • Tagging a Suspect
    Episode 1022 mins
    Pieces of plastic the size of sand hold clues to a bombing.
  • Strong Impressions
    Episode 1121 mins
    At first glance it appears a young woman suffocated, but further investigation shows the scene was staged.
  • Cereal Killer
    Episode 1221 mins
    A killer is careless when a home is destroyed by fire and a young boy is missing.
  • Crash Course
    Episode 1321 mins
    A patrol officer is shocked by the amount of blood at a traffic accident and is shocked by the coroner's ruling until an anonymous phone call re-ignites the case.
  • A Leg up on Crime
    Episode 1521 mins
    An irrigation canal murder remains unsolved until a similar murder occurs.
  • Tight-Fitting Genes
    Episode 1621 mins
    The light of day and DNA picture painted by molecular biologist reveals new clues about a nighttime traffic accident.
  • Deadly Valentine
    Episode 1721 mins
    Blood splatter evidence contradicts an obstetrician's story who found his wife dead.
  • Picture This
    Episode 1821 mins
    A missing teen is found dead several days later.
  • Oily in the Morning
    Episode 1921 mins
    When police recovered the submerged car of missing man, they found no body; the investigation that followed uncovers a deadly obsession and the motive for murder.
  • Gold Rush
    Episode 2021 mins
    Emergency dispatch recieved a call from a man who said his girlfriend shot and killed herself. But the wound was not self-inflicted.
  • Four on the Floor
    Episode 2122 mins
    Police investigate a Native American woman's murder less than 10 miles from another murder scene.
  • Writer's Block
    Episode 2221 mins
    Experts seek answers to a young businesswoman's death just before she was to testify in a criminal trial.
  • A Clean Getaway
    Episode 2321 mins
    An anonymous caller reports the rape and murder of a dry cleaner employee; two eyewitnesses tell two similar but not identical stories.
  • Prints Among Thieves
    Episode 2421 mins
    Police blame a botched robbery when an eccentric elderly millionaire is found dead, but the motive could be wrong.
  • Unholy Alliance
    Episode 2521 mins
    Woman disappears from grocery store parking lot in Boulder, Colo.; investigators find extraordinary clues in a pair of bloody gloves, unique tire tracks, and ordinary grass and pine needles.
  • Cop Out
    Episode 2721 mins
    Police suspect a gay college student's slaying is a hate crime until forensic evidence points the case in another direction.
  • Summer Obsession
    Episode 2821 mins
    Investigation into an accidental drowning focuses on one person, with a million reasons to kill.
  • Elemental Clue
    Episode 3021 mins
    Two women are murdered in the same town and police fear a serial killer is on the loose, further investigation finds that they were both close to the same man.
  • Moss, Not Grass
    Episode 3121 mins
    Police are led to two suspects when a woman is found dead on a golf course.
  • Material Witness
    Episode 3221 mins
    Evidence leads directly to a killer when a teenager goes missing and a month later her body is found.
  • Garden of Evil
    Episode 3321 mins
    A sniffer dog and a blood splatter lead to the killer of a popular disc jockey.
  • Sunday School Ambush
    Episode 3421 mins
    Investigators unravel a twisted tale of lust, greed and deception after a woman claims her husband was gunned down by intruders.
  • Penchant for Poison
    Episode 3521 mins
    Arsenic poisoning is found to be the cause of a woman's mysterious illness.
  • Bump in the Night
    Episode 3621 mins
    A man is murdered in his sleep but no fingerprints are anywhere to be found; a shoe impression outside could lead to the killer.
  • Sole Searching
    Episode 3721 mins
    With very little else to go on, investigators find that a show impression puts them on the right track to finding a killer in Lansing, Mich.
  • Murder on the Menu
    Episode 3821 mins
    Chilling tale of debt & deceit when the head chef of a restaurant is found dead.
  • High 'n Dry
    Episode 4021 mins
    A man becomes the prime suspect in his wife's death after forensic science raises questions about her apparent suicide.
  • To the Viktor
    Episode 4122 mins
    Investigators on both sides of the Atlantic seek links between three homicides that look like professional executions.
  • Wired for Disaster
    Episode 4221 mins
    Who put a bomb in the home of a 29-year-old woman and killed her?
  • Wood-Be Killer
    Episode 4321 mins
    Fire wood found a a crime scene helps investigators locate a killer.
  • Naughty or Nyce
    Episode 121 mins
    After a tycoon's wife is found dead in her SUV submerged in a half-frozen creek, police begin to suspect it wasn't an accident.
  • Going for Broke
    Episode 221 mins
    A Russian immigrant is found dead and a strange phone call to his office is the only lead investigators have.
  • Just Desserts
    Episode 321 mins
    Physical evidence intially condemns a prime suspect to a double homicide, but DNA from a discarded spoon points to another.
  • Sunday's Wake
    Episode 421 mins
    A child's death from flu-like symptoms triggers an investigation that ranges from the United States to Egypt and uncovers murder.
  • Shattered Dreams
    Episode 521 mins
    A couple is found dead in a car with broken windows but no shattered glass.
  • Dockter Visit
    Episode 621 mins
    Key suspect has a solid alibi in the murder of a war veteran. But police get a lead by finding a new suspect with a sweet tooth.
  • Murder She Wrote
    Episode 721 mins
    A woman who appeared to have taken her own life told her sister that, if anything were to happen to her, there was a note in the china cabinet.
  • Concrete Alibi
    Episode 821 mins
    When an aspiring model turns up dead, police suspect her boyfriend. But must dig deeper for clues when he is cleared.
  • Key Evidence
    Episode 921 mins
    Tiny fibers and an asthma inhaler are the clues that lead officers to the killer of an off-duty policeman.
  • The Gambler
    Episode 1021 mins
    Investigators search the world of high rollers and offshore betting to solve the first triple homicide in Verona, Wisconsin.
  • Weakest Link
    Episode 1121 mins
    Police search every apartment building in town when the body of a young girl found on an isolated farm holds a set of keys but no ID.
  • Capitol Crimes
    Episode 1221 mins
    A man denies killing a pedestrian in hit-and-run, claiming he sold the car in question, and authorities track down the car to find critical evidence.
  • Undertaken
    Episode 1321 mins
    Three years later, a second autopsy determines who's right when a medical examiner and detectives disagree on the cause of death.
  • Dark Waters
    Episode 1421 mins
    Hit-and-run boating accident that kills a popular young man causes investigators to search for one boat out of thousands.
  • Nice Threads
    Episode 1521 mins
    A woman is found dead on her bedroom floor, the only clue is a bloodstained sheet; breakthrough forensics enable police to identify the killer.
  • Grave Danger
    Episode 1621 mins
    Police are suspicious of a mysterious car crash that kills a young man.
  • Internal Affair
    Episode 1721 mins
    A woman is found dead, police use blood evidence and computer forensics to convince a jury that the murderer is guilty.
  • A Case of the Flue
    Episode 1821 mins
    When an elderly woman dies in an apparent robbery-homicide, evidence suggests the suspect broke out of the house rather than breaking in.
  • No Safe Place
    Episode 1921 mins
    Wealthy man is shot dead while his wife is forced to open their hidden safe, but they couldn't be identified because they were wearing ski masks.
  • Live Wire
    Episode 2021 mins
    A bomb kills a man and a painstaking search yields tiny clues which precisely identify the killer.
  • Van-ished
    Episode 2121 mins
    When police doubt a young girl's story about being abused, fibers on her clothes help her case.
  • A Novel Idea
    Episode 2221 mins
    Police are suspicious of numerous bloodstains when a woman has a fatal fall down the stairs.
  • Chief Suspect
    Episode 2321 mins
    A decade old case reopens, and a few seconds of a 911 call enable investigators to determine who is responsible for a murder.
  • Water Hazard
    Episode 2421 mins
    Murderer killed innocent people to get the person he wanted.
  • Shell Game
    Episode 2521 mins
    A clue no bigger than a thumbtack leads investigators to a trio of killers.
  • Ring Him Up
    Episode 2621 mins
    The disappearance of a college co-ed goes unsolved for 10 years, until new testing sheds a different light.
  • Killer Impression
    Episode 2721 mins
    Tipster is found dead after revealing that a woman's death 16 years ago was murder.
  • If I Were You
    Episode 2821 mins
    Woman suspected something wrong with her father flew back a thousand miles to find his home empty.
  • As the Tide Turns
    Episode 2921 mins
    Forensic science is used to determine if a woman's death was a botched robbery or intentional murder.
  • A Tight Leash
    Episode 3021 mins
    Detectives discover new clues left by a stalker's letter to his victim.
  • Muffled Cries
    Episode 3121 mins
    A killer is careless when using a murder weapon that is unique and easily traceable.
  • Critical Maneuver
    Episode 3221 mins
    When a high school athlete is killed in a hit and run accident, investigators hoped tiny paint chips and shards of plastic would lead them to the driver.
  • Skirting the Evidence
    Episode 3321 mins
    A woman is abducted and a month later found dead, then a tip leads investigators in the right direction.
  • Small Town Terror
    Episode 3421 mins
    How the bombs were made leads investigators in Colorado to find the perpetrator.
  • Fresh Heir
    Episode 3521 mins
    DNA profiling reveals clues leading to a killer's identity 20 years later.
  • Ticker Tape
    Episode 3621 mins
    A device intended to save lives proves to be the only witness to a mans death.
  • Step by Step
    Episode 3721 mins
    When a man dies after falling down the stairs, a witness says one thing and the evidence says another.
  • Blanket of Evidence
    Episode 3821 mins
    A wax bullet, white blanket and olive colored carpeting, tell a lot about the murder of a young woman found in a ravine.
  • Fired-Up
    Episode 3921 mins
    When a house burns to the ground and a woman's charred remains are found, investigators must determine whether it was an accident or arson.
  • Two in a Million
    Episode 4021 mins
    An ammunition box and fluorescent fibers reveal the betrayal that led to the murder of a millionaire's family.
  • Bitter Brew
    Episode 4121 mins
    The kidnapping of Adolph Coors leads to one of the most intense manhunts in US history.
  • Sharper Image
    Episode 121 mins
    When murder strikes a young girl, police quickly make an arrest, but cutting-edge technology from NASA proves they have the wrong suspect behind bars.
  • Insulated Evidence
    Episode 221 mins
    A man is found strangled and burned in his San Antonio apartment and the killer thinks he has destroyed all the evidence.
  • Cold Hearted
    Episode 321 mins
    When two men appear to die of heart disease six years apart, police notice they have one thing in common -- they were each married to the same woman.
  • Wheel of Misfortune
    Episode 421 mins
    Casino security cameras offer the final images of a woman just before she vanished without a trace.
  • Quite a Spectacle
    Episode 521 mins
    A squashed tomato and a pinpoint reflection of light in a photo help catch a killer.
  • Transaction Failed
    Episode 621 mins
    An ATM transaction allows Texas detectives to pinpoint a suspect in the slaying of a teacher, but a shoelace stolen from the victim's home proves to be the tie that binds her killer to the crime.
  • The Day the Music Died
    Episode 721 mins
    Ten years after the murder of a rock singer, forensic scientists use evidence collected to finally bring her killer to justice.
  • Sole Survivor
    Episode 821 mins
    After a Michigan State University grad student disappears and is presumed dead, a professor of geological sciences helps police get the "dirt" on her killer.
  • Insignificant Others
    Episode 921 mins
    When a man's wife kills herself 14 years after his college sweetheart committed suicide, police start to get suspicious.
  • Catch 22
    Episode 1021 mins
    A woman shot in her driveway had recently rejected a co-worker half her age.
  • A Cinderella Story
    Episode 1121 mins
    A pair of tennis shoes are found near a victim who had been stabbed on the beach, less than ten yards from her hotel.
  • Screen Pass
    Episode 1221 mins
    Three fingerprints on a window screen are enough for a print examiner to uncover the work of a serial killer.
  • Pressed for Crime
    Episode 1321 mins
    With a long list of suspects, forensic experts agree on one thing in this brutal murder: the killer knew his victim.
  • Finger Pane
    Episode 1421 mins
    The only lead to finding a serial killer on the loose is a bloody fingerprint on the body of a victim.
  • Good as Gold
    Episode 1521 mins
    Groundbreaking tests reveal the race, eye color and hair color of the person responsible for killing two young women on Halloween night.
  • Yes, in Deed
    Episode 1621 mins
    A woman's body is found inside a burned mobile home and the autopsy reveals she was beaten, making this a murder.
  • Smoking Out a Killer
    Episode 1721 mins
    When three students are brutally murdered close to campus, investigators must determine what the women had in common before their serial killer strikes again.
  • Dog Day Afternoon
    Episode 1821 mins
    A canine behaviorist uses the family dogs, who are the only witnesses, to find the murderer of their owner.
  • Shattered Innocence
    Episode 1921 mins
    Investigators see through a killer trying to cover his tracks by staging the crime scene to learn what really happened.
  • All Butt Certain
    Episode 2021 mins
    A young girl beaten after watching her grandmother killed, identifies the wrong person; years later she tries to change her statement.
  • Jean Pool
    Episode 2121 mins
    In 1984 police failed to convict the murderer of a college student. New technology may finally help the police to catch her killer.
  • Traffic Violations
    Episode 2221 mins
    Police investigate a young woman found murdered two weeks after reporting a road rage incident; evidence leads not to the aggressive driver, but one of their own.
  • Brotherly Love
    Episode 2321 mins
    When a single mother is murdered, her brother vows to find the person responsible for the death of his sister -- even if it takes more than 30 years.
  • Disrobed
    Episode 2421 mins
    A husband and wife get shot and their 16-year-old daughter manages to escape, but investigators suspect she may be involved in the murder.
  • Freedom Fighter
    Episode 2521 mins
    A convicted arsonist claims his innocence and with no lawyer, no money and only a fifth-grade education, sets out to prove it.
  • Driven to Silence
    Episode 2621 mins
    After 10 years, a witness decides to do the right thing about the rape and murder of a young hairdresser.
  • Printed Proof
    Episode 2721 mins
    Police investigate the possibility of a hate crime when two women go missing and are later found murdered.
  • About Face
    Episode 2821 mins
    When a human skeleton is found on marshland and determined to be at least 18 months old, an inventive computer consultant gives her a face and name.
  • In the Bag
    Episode 2921 mins
    A killer places all the incriminating evidence to the murder in a plastic bag, hoping it will float down the river.
  • Guarded Secrets
    Episode 3021 mins
    Security guard who disappeared from his post was found a year later in a remote camp site; a decade later, a phone call and a paint smear on his boot helped scientists determine what happened during his final moments.
  • Frozen Assets
    Episode 121 mins
    Police get a big break when Mother Nature aids their investigation into the murder of a woman at her business.
  • House Hunting
    Episode 221 mins
    Eyewitness to real estate agent's murder is put under forensic hypnosis in an attempt to help him recall the killer's face.
  • Shoot to Thrill
    Episode 321 mins
    Police launch a search for a killer after a teenager returns home to find his father's body in a pool of blood.
  • Political Thriller
    Episode 421 mins
    Pathologist examining the death of a politician who was running for re-election finds tiny puncture wounds at the autopsy.
  • Double Cross
    Episode 521 mins
    A Naval officer who threatened to go public with tales of on-the-job sexual harassment and assault is brutally murdered, but when investigators find the allegations could be part of an elaborate scheme for money, they turn to forensic science.
  • Dancing With the Devil
    Episode 621 mins
    A few drops of blood are the only clues a man's female killer leaves behind, but years later and hundreds of miles away investigators hear an intriguing story about an exotic dancer who got away with murder.
  • Last Dance
    Episode 721 mins
    After police identify a murder victim thanks to her butterfly necklace, they discover several co-workers had vendettas against the victim.
  • Constructive Criticism
    Episode 821 mins
    The brutal murder of a construction site foreman looks like the work of a disgruntled employee, but forensic science points to an unlikely suspect.
  • Home Evasion
    Episode 921 mins
    A shooting victim mutters the name of her apparent assailant before dying, but fingerprint comparisons, handwriting analysis, ballistics and DNA testing show someone else close to home is the true killer.
  • Window Watcher
    Episode 1021 mins
    A woman tells investigators that a man broke into her home wearing only underwear and gloves, killed her boyfriend, and raped and terrorized her.
  • Stranger in the Night
    Episode 1121 mins
    After a Delaware man's mother is found dead, he tells a story that's so improbable police think it can't possibly be true.
  • Kidnapping
    Episode 1221 mins
    A family vacation turns into a terrifying search for a missing wife and baby, then becomes a manhunt for a killer who committed a horrific crime.
  • Sands of Crime
    Episode 1321 mins
    A DNA dragnet catches a killer eight years after the kidnapping, rape and murder of a college coed in Oklahoma.
  • Sworded Scheme
    Episode 1421 mins
    A college student turns up dead and her boyfriend becomes a prime suspect when blood splatters are discovered on his wall.
  • Calculated Coincidence
    Episode 1521 mins
    A nosy neighbor with a disturbing obsession becomes a suspect in a woman's murder at an upscale apartment complex; police discover an incredible link to an unrelated murder thousands of miles away.
  • Unmasked
    Episode 1621 mins
    Texas police hunt frantically for a brutal rapist. No one knows where he'll strike next, but given the increasingly violent nature of his crimes, he must be found soon.
  • Fashion Police
    Episode 1721 mins
    When detectives find a mismatched button in relation to a woman's death, they know they can follow the clue back to the killer.
  • Church Dis-service
    Episode 1821 mins
    A woman heads home after church, but never makes it there alive, triggering a homicide investigation.
  • Seedy Intentions
    Episode 1921 mins
    Volunteers and police spend weeks searching for a missing girl. A psychic later leads them to a field where the body was found.
  • DNA Dragnet
    Episode 2021 mins
    Forensic investigators try to stop a killer who is apparently responsible for two slayings in a community in South Carolina.
  • Smiley Face
    Episode 2121 mins
    When DNA proves that a man who practically admits to a brutal attack is innocent, police wonder why he was willing to take the blame.
  • Dirty Laundry
    Episode 2221 mins
    When a businessman is murdered, motives and suspects are plentiful. Was it simply a disgruntled employee or client? Or do some racy photos hold the clue to the crime?
  • Drowning Sorrows
    Episode 2321 mins
    A family break turns into a nightmare when the wife is found face-down in a lake. With no idea whether it was murder, an accident or suicide, police turn to a new forensic technique.
  • As Fault
    Episode 2421 mins
    When friends see a woman in the back of a car flailing her arms and screaming, they assume she is having fun, but when they later come upon a jacket and a pool of blood, they realize they witnessed an abduction in progress.
  • Family Ties
    Episode 2521 mins
    An attack on a couple's home leaves the husband dead, the wife gravely injured and their son as a prime suspect; hundreds of miles away, a DNA sample may lead to the killer.
  • Trouble Brewing
    Episode 2621 mins
    Detectives think they've solved a murder when they find the weapon and victim's blood in a man's flat, but the evidence may have been planted.
  • Holy Terror
    Episode 2721 mins
    Detectives search for the bombers of two churches in Illinois, hoping that the materials used in the remnants of the handmade bombs will offer the clues to catch the culprits.
  • Needle in a Haystack
    Episode 2821 mins
    Initially, there were no clues in the murder of Florida college student Michelle Herndon, until a small needle mark was found on the victim's arm.
  • Room With a View
    Episode 2921 mins
    A woman is stabbed a hundred times and her body positioned in a suggestive manner. This could be a hate crime against women.
  • Dollars and Sense
    Episode 3021 mins
    Police are able to create a composite sketch of a man burnt beyond recognition. But tracking the killer is more challenging.
  • Hair Line
    Episode 3121 mins
    By cutting a strand of a murdered man's hair into sections, forensics reveal a record of his last six months alive, and find he was frequently ingesting huge amounts of arsenic.
  • All That Glitters Is Gold
    Episode 3221 mins
    A bullet-riddled car, a missing driver, and no witnesses. An ambush or a random attack? The clue was something so tiny, it was measured in millionths of a meter.
  • Deadly Rebellion
    Episode 3321 mins
    Teenager is found half-naked with her throat slit. A single foreign hair found on her thumb may finger the killer.
  • Sign of the Crime
    Episode 3421 mins
    Unsettling evidence is found in the rubble from a fire in a Seattle woman's apartment that is soon followed by another blaze just 100 feet from the first, with clues indicating a serial killer is at work.
  • Covet Thy Neighbor
    Episode 3521 mins
    Weeks after a student vanishes, the body of an unknown female is found in the ashes of a fire 700 miles away; an alert policeman realizes the crimes could be connected.
  • Writing on the Wall
    Episode 3621 mins
    Investigators face a growing list of suspects after a beautiful flight attendant is brutally murdered in her own home.
  • Hundreds of Reasons
    Episode 3721 mins
    Forensics investigate a clever inside job, in which finger prints, CCTV and DNA testing provide the keys to catching a thief and killer.
  • Cold Feet
    Episode 3821 mins
    Florida authorities rely on DNA evidence to try to nail the killer of a woman who was abducted from her late-night job at a convenience store, raped and strangled.
  • Separation Anxiety
    Episode 3921 mins
    A wild fire in a secluded parking lot leads police to discover a dreadful homicide, with the suspect's image caught by security cameras.
  • Office Visit
    Episode 4021 mins
    After a prominent Arizona surgeon is found stabbed to death outside his office, investigators uncover an unlikely suspect with deep pockets and an even deeper hatred for the doctor.
  • Palm Saturday
    Episode 4121 mins
    A killer leaves equally incriminating evidence at the scene when he meticulously wipes away his fingerprint and shoe impressions.
  • Shoe-in for Murder
    Episode 4221 mins
    Police don't have a basis for comparison to match shoe impressions, blood drops and DNA evidence from a murder scene.
  • Family Interrupted
    Episode 4321 mins
    A masked gunman kills two members of a family and wounds two others after they interrupt his burglary at their upscale suburban home.
  • Runaway Love
    Episode 4421 mins
    After a woman is found dead at a yacht club in California in an apparent case of love gone wrong, investigators discover her home life was as dramatic as films made in nearby Hollywood.
  • Watchful Eye
    Episode 4521 mins
    The brutal murder of a state park employee over $2,000 rattles her co-workers and tourists while leaving police to sift through hundreds of leads.
  • Waste Mis-Management
    Episode 4621 mins
    When evidence shows a woman's rape and murder, police must find the killer as well as the victim.
  • Dirty Little Secret
    Episode 4721 mins
    A week after a couple disappears from the beach, police get a mysterious lead from a robbery.
  • Lights Out
    Episode 4821 mins
    Fifteen years later, DNA technology leads to justice for a murdered woman and her savagely beaten 4-year-old daughter.
  • Pet Rock
    Episode 4921 mins
    A quiet waitress who hasn't been to work in two days vanishes without a trace; police suspect a date gone wrong.
  • Best Foot Forward
    Episode 5021 mins
    The search for a missing exotic dancer led police to an isolated 75-acre site where someone had been shot and cremated, thus destroying all evidence... almost; piece of a foot provided enough DNA for a genetic profile and positive ID.
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    Episode 421 mins
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    Episode 821 mins
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    Episode 921 mins
    A young bride-to-be is gunned down in her own home. The attack is personal and as investigators start digging, they uncover the man she loved was living a lie.
  • Filtered Out
    Episode 1021 mins
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  • Water Logged
    Episode 1121 mins
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  • Social Circle
    Episode 1221 mins
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  • Low Maintenance
    Episode 1321 mins
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  • Fate Date
    Episode 1421 mins
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  • Gone Ballistic
    Episode 1621 mins
    A real estate developer is shot and his wife becomes the prime suspect, until the bullet is linked to a weapon reported missing 20 years ago.
  • Seeing Red
    Episode 1721 mins
    A body is found stuffed into a suitcase forcing the police to search though the landfill for another missing victim.
  • Skeleton Key
    Episode 1921 mins
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  • Funeral Services
    Episode 2021 mins
    Police discover a mask near the crime scene and hope that it leads to the killer of a funeral director.
  • Expert Witness
    Episode 2121 mins
    A killer assaults a young mother in her home, but despite meticulous washing of the crime scene, a single hair remains to lead authorities to the culprit.

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