The killer was meticulous, washing everything at the scene, including the victim’s body. The only definitive evidence was a single hair. Three years later he struck again and, this time, what he left behind would prove he committed both crimes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Twenty-four hours after her face-to-face meeting with a man she met online, the woman and her soon-to-be ex-husband were shot to death. Only the computer had been taken from her home, and with it, the means to identify the killer.
The victim was brutally murdered. Police learn her fiancé was having affairs with other women, and he becomes the prime suspect… until a man comes forward who not only believes he owns the murder weapon, he also knows who used it.
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.