A funeral director is murdered and his son, the sole beneficiary of his estate, is considered a likely suspect… until witnesses provide him with an ironclad alibi. When police find a mask near the crime scene, they hope it will lead to the killer.
When a nine-year-old girl goes missing, police and volunteers spend weeks searching for her. A psychic’s vision leads to a field where her body is discovered, along with what investigators hope is enough evidence to also find her killer.
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.
The young husband is hailed as a hero when he rescues his wife and son from their burning home. A month later, his wife is beaten to death. A cut window screen points to an intruder, but the lack of evidence compels police to look beyond the obvious.
The woman had been bound, sexually assaulted and murdered. Afterwards, the killer spent hours wiping away fingerprints and disposing of evidence, including the woman’s body. Police now face a daunting task: To find both the killer and the victim.
Doctors don’t know why the young scientist is gravely ill. When tests finally reveal the cause, it’s too late to save him. Police hope that lab analysis of his hair, showing when attempts were made on his life and what was used, will lead to the killer.
A woman is murdered on a jogging trail in the middle of the day. The leads from cell phone records and search dogs go nowhere. Nine days later, a witness tells police about a chance encounter, and cigarette butts which may contain the killer’s DNA.
A young college student is found dead in her apartment. There are no obvious signs of foul play, but skin cells under her fingernails yield DNA of an unknown male suspect, and petechial hemorrhages in her eyes prove this is a homicide.
The investigation of an exotic dancer’s disappearance leads to an isolated site where someone has been shot and cremated. Soft tissue attached to a piece of a foot yields enough DNA for a genetic profile, and positive identification of the victim.
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