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    American Justice: The Monster Inside (2002)

    After serving 10 years in a California prison for rape, Rex Allen Krebs is released into society only to commit two more rapes, but this time murdering his victims. American Justice looks at a flawed correctional system that allowed Krebs to be released from prison even after he had asked for help, because he […]

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    American Justice: Who Is the Lipstick Killer? (2002)

    The case of Willaim Heirens is examined by American Justice. Heirens was arrested in 1946 for the murder of 45 year old Josephine Ross, 34 year old Francis Brown, and six year old Suzanne Degnan in Chicago. After the dismembered body of Degnan was found an outraged public and media put intense pressure on […]

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    Banaz: A Love Story (2012)

    The film follows the story of Banaz Mahmod, whose brutal murder at the hands of her own family in 2006 caused a media sensation, and remains one of the most high profile cases of ‘honour’ killing in Britain to date. Through a series of profoundly moving interviews with Banaz’s sister, members of the police […]

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    Buried Alive: Luckman and Reid (2009)

    On 4 May 1982, Australian army personnel Robin Reid and Paul Luckman kidnapped teenage boys Peter Aston and Terry Ryan on the Gold Coast, Queensland. Reid and Luckman then drove the boys at gun and knife point to Kingscliff, New South Wales, where they were beaten, tortured, and sexually assaulted before Aston was ultimately […]

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    Case Reopened: Lizzie Borden (1999)

    Lizzie Andrew Borden (July 19, 1860 – June 1, 1927) was an American woman who gained infamy in being tried and acquitted for the 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts. The case was a cause célèbre throughout the United States. Following her release from the prison in which […]

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    Catch My Killer – Season 1 (2013)

    CATCH MY KILLER profiles the country’s most dramatic and surprising cold cases as well as law enforcement’s elite detectives who solve them. Time, technology, and burdens of the past combine to reopen old cases and old wounds in Investigation Discovery’s latest series. Episode 1: Double Dip Homicide On a quiet night in 1967, Connie […]

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    Catching a Killer: The Search for Natalie Hemming (2017)

    Police begin to realise that perhaps Natalie Hemming hasn’t just gone missing when they interview her six-year-old son, who reveals in passing that the big red rug has been taken “to Daddy’s work so it can have a wash”. The boy’s face is pixellated, but you still see his small legs swinging on the […]

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    Confluence (2011)

    The Lewiston / Clarkston valley has a rich history. Residents boast that the valley is the gateway to Hells Canyon, that Lewiston was Idaho’s first capital. However, the valley also has a much darker past, one that many know about, but few publicly acknowledge. From 1979 to 1982, five people disappeared. Only three of […]

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    Contract Killers: Who Murdered Carolyn Matthews? (2011)

    ‘Who Murdered Carolyn Matthews?’ is a chilling story of lust, murder and betrayal. This ground-breaking true crime documentary explores a phenomenon that is still prevalent in Australia where common people seek out and hire would be contract killers. This special details one of Australia’s most infamous contract killings: the brutal slaying of Carolyn Matthews […]

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    Conviction – The Jill Meagher Story (2016)

    The one off documentary special Conviction, is an intense and riveting study of what it takes to solve a high-profile and emotionally charged murder, told through the eyes of the homicide detectives who brought Jill Meagher’s killer to justice. In a series of powerfully honest and engrossing interviews, Victorian detectives relive the hunt for […]

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    Conviction: Murder at the Station (2016)

    It used to be that series like the BBC’s Rough Justice and Channel 4’s Trial and Error regularly shone light on alleged miscarriages in our justice system. But today’s TV rarely wants to dirty its hands with such legally tangled and troubling matter, preferring to leave it to the realms of drama, if at […]

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    Copycat Killers: American Psycho (2016)

    Elliot Rodger was trying to act out the role of a film star when he went on his killing spree – to make up for the fact he felt like a failure in real life. Clearly he did not feel he had the status he deserved. In his last YouTube video, which he explicitly […]