• Hello and Welcome to the Forensic Files Website

    Hello and Welcome to the Forensic Files Website

    The fans of Forensic Files never cease to amaze me. I’ve met some of you during my travels, and many more through the virtual reality of the Internet, email and Twitter. Your questions and observations are thoughtful and insightful.

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  • ABOUT THE SHOW

    ABOUT THE SHOW

    Forensic Files® is a pioneer in the field of fact-based, high-tech, dramatic storytelling. This series of television programs delves into the world of forensic science, profiling intriguing crimes, accidents and outbreaks of disease from around the world.

    ForensicFiles.com is the official source for information about the program — and the premier online destination for video and information on Forensic Science.

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  • BEHIND THE SCENES

    BEHIND THE SCENES

    Ever wondered how we pull off all the stunts and recreations in Forensic Files? We reveal the secrets in our Behind the Scenes video series.

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  • PETER THOMAS

    PETER THOMAS

    At Forensic Files® he is jokingly referred to as “the franchise.” Peter has been in this business for more than 50 years – narrating Academy Award winning documentaries, television specials, concert performances and commercials. It’s a thrill and honor having him as a part of the Forensic Files® series. Peter is the son of a Welsh minister and an English schoolteacher, who learned from his parents how to communicate, project, and enunciate.

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About Forensic Files

Forensic Files® is a pioneer in the field of fact-based, high-tech, dramatic storytelling. This series of television programs delves into the world of forensic science, profiling intriguing crimes, accidents and outbreaks of disease from around the world.
 

VIDEO SELECTIONS

  • Covet Thy Neighbor

    Covet Thy Neighbor

    A college co-ed simply vanishes, and her fellow students are concerned about her safety… and their own.  Weeks later, when a body is discovered 700 miles away in the ashes of a barn fire, an alert police officer realizes the two crimes might be connected.

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  • Water Logged Stunts

    Water Logged Stunts

    Reenacting a crime on the water takes time, talent and special equipment.

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  • Threes a Crowd

    Threes a Crowd

    As she left choir practice, the woman was gunned down in the church parking lot.  Her husband became the prime suspect – particularly when police learned he found out just a month earlier that his wife had been cheating on him for three years.

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  • Lights Out

    Lights Out

    Whoever stabbed the young mother to death had also savagely beaten her four-year-old daughter.  Police had a suspect, but not enough evidence to tie him to the crimes.  It would take 15 years and advances in DNA technology to bring the killer to justice.

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  • Family Ties

    Family Ties

    After he got inside, the assailant used an ax to kill the husband and critically injure his wife. Nothing was taken; this wasn’t a robbery. DNA from skin cells collected hundreds of miles away would reveal the killer’s identity and his motive for murder.

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  • All That Glitters Is Gold

    All That Glitters Is Gold

    A bullet-riddled car, a missing driver, and no witnesses.  Was this an ambush or a random attack?  Had the victim been abducted or was she dead?  The answers lay in a unique clue, so tiny it was measured in millionths of a meter.

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  • Holy Terror

    Holy Terror

    A serial bomber was on the loose in Illinois.  Two churches had been bombed and one person was killed.  Investigators had to stop the perpetrator before he struck again… and they hoped to find him by following a thin copper wire.

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  • Skeleton Key

    Skeleton Key

    The woman was missing for a month. Police find her car but no evidence of foul play… only a fingerprint and a set of keys. There’s a code on one of they keys, which they hope will unlock not only a door, but also the mystery of her disappearance.

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  • DNA Dragnet

    DNA Dragnet

    What looks like a casual meeting is actually an abduction, leading to murder.  The MO is similar to a murder which occurred 5 months earlier.  When investigators learn the crimes might not be random, they also realize a serial killer may be on the loose.

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About Forensic Files

Forensic Files® is a pioneer in the field of fact-based, high-tech, dramatic storytelling. This series of television programs delves into the world of forensic science, profiling intriguing crimes, accidents and outbreaks of disease from around the world.

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