The “Last Call Killer” targeted men in gay bars who drank heavily. After killing and dismembering them, he carefully washed away the evidence. He eluded capture for almost ten years, until new technology revealed fingerprints no one knew were there.
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.
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.
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.
The victim was discovered in a landfill, stuffed into a suitcase. She resembled another woman, missing for 18 months. Sure they were dealing with a serial killer, police faced the daunting task of combing through 225,000 tons of trash to find her body.
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.
A woman goes missing in the midst of a contentious divorce. Friends believe her estranged husband is responsible, while he maintains she simply left without telling anyone. But his words and actions indicate he knows she’s never coming back.
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.
Ever notice how many of these 'teachers of the year' are later arrested for molesting students? Makes u wonder who does the voting?!,Aug 26
My wish for everyone would be to read a good book on personal safety / situational awareness. This series has convinced me it's important.,Aug 24
That was one of MY favs “@GEEMONEY2003: @forensicfiles I was thrilled to see the Zodiak episode make it to HLN. That's one of my favorites.”,Aug 24
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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.