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 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.
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.
The couple spent Memorial Day weekend at the beach and then they simply vanished. A week later, police got an unexpected lead from a robbery in progress, and the evidence they found helped them to solve a crime of unparalleled brutality and violence.
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.
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.