A former police officer comes home to find is whole family murdered; forensic evidence points to the former officer as a suspect despite his alibi.
Two Dartmouth College professors are stabbed and left for dead in their home; the murder weapon and a bloody footprint hold the key to solving the crime.
The body of an 87-year-old woman is found inside her home; investigators find a forged note addressed to the milkman.
When 25-year-old Amy St. Laurent disappears, her mother immediately suspects foul play and kicks off a missing person's poster campaign.
A docudrama on the investigation of the rape and murder of a young university student, Sarah Whitehead, in a small northern community in the Canadian province of Ontario.
The body of a 15-year-old girl is found under a slide in the park.
The body of a high-profile anti-crime activist is found butchered beyond recognition; police uncover a dark side to the victim's personal life.
On New Year's Eve 1991, 45-year-old Catherine Carroll is stabbed 53 times and dies on the bathroom floor. Her 19-year-old son, Greg Parsons, discovers the grizzly scene and charged with murder. Neighbors testify that his mother was terrified of him. And when police uncover a song by his band called 'Kill Your Parents', Greg is eventually sentenced to life in prison. When DNA evidence finally exonerates him years later, police try to revive the stone cold case.
A New Jersey rabbi returns home to find his 52-year-old wife dead on the living room floor.
Just after midnight on Saturday, August 27th 1988, driving instructor Keith Slater is woken by his doorbell. As he opens the door a man asks, `Keith Slater?' before knifing him in the throat.
A woman is shot several times while driving home from choir practice.
A real estate agent is found stabbed to death in a model home that she uses to show clients; fingerpirnts and trace evidence are next to useless because of the number of people who have been through the home.
Constantine Dean Milo is found shot to death in the foyer of his home; police find random clues around his house.
Woman stabbed 53 times and dies on bathroom floor and neighbors testify that she was terrified of her 19-year-old son.
Based on a true story, fugitive Sam Sheppard is found guilty of killing his wife despite his pleas of innocence.
In the summer of 1966, Darlie Routier places a panicked 911 call stating an intruder fatally stabbed her two sons, and wounded her as well; after an investigation full of unexpected twists, authorities charge Darlie with the murders.
Woman found dead and her husband who was drunk that evening confesses to her murder but none of the evidence points to him.
A body is hauled out of the English Channel, however it is still very much alive and raising a family.
Ted Binion at the Las Vegas casino tells his lawyer to remove his girlfriend's Sandy's name from his the will if she doesn't kill him tonight.
Mother found brutally murdered in her California home and her mother leads a campaign that is the key to finding her daughter's killer.
An international media sensation erupts when a British exchange student is brutally murdered in the Italian university town of Perugia. With her throat slashed, Meredith Kercher's half-naked body is found in her locked bedroom. And, with the case making headlines around the world, police are under tremendous pressure to find a culprit fast.
When the nude body of a young woman is found in an abandoned orchard, all of Grand Rapids, Michigan, is on edge. After all, this is Middle America and murders like this don't happen here. Even worse, the teenage girl was strangled. It takes a few days for police to identify her as 15-year-old Deanna Gillean — a popular and promising high school student from a rundown part of town. The police quickly hone in on her father, Sam Gillean — a man with a serious drinking problem. After all, he and Deanna fought the night she disappeared, and he failed to report her missing for two days. Her brother and his rowdy friends, and a local sex offender are also on the list of suspects. But with almost no evidence and leads that go nowhere, the mystery lies dormant for almost a decade. That is, until a grand jury dusts off the case and discovers the truth had been there all along.
When a pretty and popular Brooklyn college student disappears after a night out in Manhattan, her wealthy father files a missing persons report. Police are convinced she's been abducted. And tragically, just two days later, her charred remains are discovered in the basement of an abandoned home in Queens. With little forensic evidence, investigators begin piecing together a case. And when they learn the victim — 20-year-old Kim Antonakos — liked to hang out with gangster-types, they assemble a list of possible culprits, including an ex-boyfriend nicknamed Psycho. They suspect it was a crime of passion. That is, until they receive an anonymous tip about a kidnapping attempt gone wrong…
In the dead of night on a lonely San Diego highway, firefighters find a charred body in a burned out convertible. Shot twice in the head before being set ablaze, the victim is David Stevens — an amateur bodybuilder and Nebraska native. But just who would want to kill the man described by friends as a naÃ¯ve and easygoing 'good ole boy'? The only clue for investigators — Stevens' unkempt bed — reveals he had sex with a mystery woman hours before he was murdered. A voodoo priestess, a stripper and an ex-con make the list of possible suspects. And when the investigation stalls, the victim's family hires their own private investigator. After a series of false leads, the bizarre case eventually goes cold. That is, until a woman makes a sensational confession, and a sordid tale of jealousy, sex and cold-blooded murder is finally revealed.