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    A Deadly Pattern / A Desperate Housewife (2006)

    When a woman is found murdered in her mobile home, police make two shocking discoveries – her husband may not only have been the killer, but he may have also killed his first wife 31 years before. And after an Oregon man is shot dead, the case takes an unusual twist when one of […]

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    A Family Cursed (2017)

    Nearly 14 years after authorities found Zilphia Lowery’s skeletal remains, a towel, bed sheet and clothing buried off a logging road near Lake James in 1994, the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office closed the case after an old tip led detectives out of state to find her killer. On Thursday, about nine years since Lowery’s […]

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    A Killer’s Skin / Where’s Peggy? (2006)

    “A Killer’s Skin”: Violent serial killer Raymon McGill is convicted of over a dozen rape-murders spanning over a decade, after accidentally leaving skin cells at the site of a robbery. After he is convicted, police discover there may be an accomplice. “Where’s Peggy”: Peggy Reome’s body is found in a storage unit in Clay, […]

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    A Map to Murder (2000)

    “A Map to Murder”: From May to October 2001 four women were tortured and strangled: Teresa Wilson, Verona Thompson, Yvonne Crues and Brenda Beasley. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ran a profile piece on Wilson, and Travis responded to it anonymously with a letter and a map. The letter had a return address of I […]

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    A Sealed Fate / Deadly Divorce (2000)

    A murderer’s saliva, found on envelopes, helps seal his doom 37 years after his first killing. And Colorado police crack a cold case 24 years later when they take a DNA sample from the victim’s son that proves that his father murdered his mother. IMDB (unrated) More Episodes

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    Abandoned Houses / A Son’s Memory (2006)

    Detectives are baffled when two young girls are raped, murdered, and dumped in an abandoned house in Akron, Ohio. And a 26-year-old mother of three disappears on Christmas Eve in 1995, but the missing persons case goes cold when police can find few clues to her whereabouts. IMDB More Episodes

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    Cross Country Connection / Eyes at the Window (2006)

    DNA found on a marijuana joint in Florida in 2005 helps to solve the 1988 rape and murder of a California woman. And a cold case of murder in Illinois heats up when a jailhouse lawyer turns jailhouse snitch. IMDB (unrated) More Episodes

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    Daddy Dearest / A Pastor’s Wife (2006)

    Nine years after the murders of a mother and her teenage daughters, a wiretapped conversation between the suspected killer and his sister helps police to crack the case. And the baffling murder of a Virginia woman is solved when human bones are discovered by a geologist working in North Carolina. imdb IMDB (unrated) More […]

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    Daddy Knows Best / Dawn of the Dead (2001)

    “Daddy Knows Best”: In 1980 in Boone County, Kentucky, Marlene Major is reported missing by a boyfriend-NOT her husband Bill. A skull with the teeth knocked out is found, suspected to be hers. Bill Major was arrested in Rhode Island for sexually molesting his own children. A conversation with his father triggers a successful […]

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    Evidence Kit (2007)

    Cases in which evidence kits and DNA testing are used to bring about justice. Included: rape cases; and a 16-year-old murder case. IMDB (unrated) More Episodes

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    Frozen in Time (1999)

    In Arizona, the body of a California woman is discovered in a freezer three years after her disappearance. In Chicago, the skeleton of an infant girl is found in an ally between two homes. imdb IMDB (7.6) More Episodes

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    Kidnapped (2004)

    Chad Choice, an 8-year-old boy, is kidnapped from his home in Tyler, Texas. Two ransom notes follow but no one shows up for the money. Chad’s parents receive a package containing his skull! Five years later, various bones are sent to jail inmates with demands to keep quiet or else. Can one of them […]