A woman attends evening church services… then disappears. Eyewitnesses see her getting into a van, but their descriptions of the vehicle don’t match. Three days later her body is discovered, and the search for the driver of that van intensifies.
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.
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?
When a real estate developer is shot to death, his wife becomes the prime suspect. Police have a wealth of evidence against her, but it’s circumstantial. The case will turn on a .25 caliber bullet fired 20 years ago from the now-missing murder weapon.
Two suspects living together were linked to a murder by bloodstained boots and a gun – items that belonged to the one who claimed he’d never met the victim. Police hoped the manufacturing code on beer bottles would prove who was telling the truth.
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.
Even though the victim was burned beyond recognition, police were able to create a composite sketch from his remains and identify him. But knowing who he was isn’t enough. Investigators still had to determine where he was killed and who wanted him dead.
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.