The gunman opened fire as the family of four entered their home, killing two and wounding the others. When police pieced together the clues, they discovered an unlikely suspect and a carefully orchestrated plot.
It appeared the victim had accidentally fallen and hit her head at the bottom of the stairs. But the odd position of her shoes and the absence of blood spatter led police to suspect the scene had been staged… and Luminol proved they were right.
The teen’s parents weren’t really worried. She’d run away before, and they were sure she’d be back… but they were wrong. She was found on the side of the road, with her throat slit. Would a single hair lodged in a defensive wound lead to her killer?
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.
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.