Forensic Files

Get to know about this shows: A series featuring detailed accounts on how notable crimes and diseases were solved through forensic science.

Genre: Crime , Documentary

Actor: Peter Thomas

Director: Paul Dowling

Country: USA

Duration: 30 min

Quality: HD

Release: 1996

IMDb: 8.8

Season 1 - Forensic Files
21 Apr 1996
"A Connecticut flight attendant went missing and was never seen again. Police suspected her husband was guilty of murder and they were able to prove it - even though they never found the woman's body."
03 Oct 1996
"Sitting in the apparently safe lobby of his father's gun club, a teenage boy is mysteriously shot dead. Ballistics, laser technology, scale models and forensic animation reveal the bullet's amazingly tragic path - and who was responsible."
17 Oct 1996
"A woman mysteriously disappears, and police detect blood on her bedroom carpet. Testing with the chemical Luminol reveals a room awash in blood spatter. DNA testing confirms the victim's identity. Can police find her body - and the killer?"
23 Oct 1996
"British detectives worked with a pioneering scientist to solve crimes of sexual assault and serial murder. This 1986 case marked the first time DNA was used as evidence in a court of law."
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07 Nov 1996
"Philadelphia, the birthplace of the United States, played host to millions of tourists and hundreds of gatherings as America celebrated its 200th year of independence. History was made that..."
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28 Nov 1996
"Between 1985 and 1988, 18 people were choked, molested and left for dead in the remote desert mountains of California. The only witnesses were the insects - and they also proved to play an ..."
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12 Dec 1996
"For 18 years, a man who murdered his entire family successfully eluded the FBI. This episode describes how investigators used both art and forensic science to catch the killer, John List."
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Season 2 - Forensic Files
02 Oct 1997
"In 1984, a serial killer was on the loose in Florida. Eight women had been found dead. At each crime scene, investigators found tiny red fibers, fibers they hoped would lead them to the killer."
09 Oct 1997
"Eileen and Derrick Severs disappeared from their home in the small village of Hambleton in Great Britain, and police found evidence which suggested foul play. Careful analysis of a soil ..."
16 Oct 1997
"In the single, most deadly automobile accident in American history, almost a hundred vehicles collided, twelve people died, and over fifty people were injured. It happened along a three ..."
23 Oct 1997
"While Earl Morris was vacationing in California, he learned his wife had disappeared from their home in Arizona. The search for Ruby Morris involved dozens of investigators and scientists, ..."
30 Oct 1997
"The flu-like symptoms of a mother and her children proved to be indicative something much more serious: thallium poisoning. Investigators had to find the source of the poison and when the ..."
06 Nov 1997
"In a quiet village in Great Britain, a farmer came upon a chilling sight. Impaled on his fence post was a severed lamb's head along with a note which read, \"You next.\" Soon, a car-bomb ..."
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20 Nov 1997
"Shortly after daybreak in Vancouver, British Columbia, a fire was set in a dumpster. No one saw the arsonist, and the fire burned for hours in a deserted parking lot. But there was more ..."
27 Nov 1997
"Two people in Seattle, Washington died after taking an over-the-counter pain reliever; lab analysis of the pills showed they were tainted with a lethal concentration of cyanide. The ..."
18 Dec 1997
"For more than a year, angry, hateful letters were sent to a first grade school teacher in a small town in Pennsylvania. When scientists analyzed the letters, they found evidence that the ..."
11 Dec 1997
"On October 15, 1985, two bomb explosions rocked Salt Lake City and resulted in two deaths. A third explosion occurred the next day; this time, the victim was injured but survived. As the ..."
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25 Dec 1997
"In the Spring of 1993, an unexplained illness struck the residents of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Four-hundred-thousand people developed a serious gastrointestinal illness, 4,000 were ..."
Season 3 - Forensic Files
01 Oct 1998
"When eleven-month-old Chad Shelton was admitted to the hospital, his liver function was abnormal, his platelet count was dangerously low, and there was unexplained bleeding from his gums, ..."
08 Oct 1998
"Over a four month period, the nude bodies of three women were discovered in the remote hills near Sacramento. All of the victims had been strangled, and their clothing had been cut in a ..."
15 Oct 1998
"A mapmaker surveying a boy scout ranch glimpsed something that caught his attention. At first he thought it was a turtle shell, but it proved to be a human skull. Investigators had to find ..."
22 Oct 1998
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29 Oct 1998
"A serial bomber was on the loose, and he appeared to be waging a vendetta against the legal profession: A judge, two attorneys and even a courthouse had been targeted. The bombs were ..."
05 Nov 1998
"Robert Sims returned home after working the night shift, and found his wife, Paula, unconscious on the kitchen floor. Their two year old son, Randy, was asleep in an upstairs bedroom, but ..."
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19 Nov 1998
"When four month old Ryan Stallings died under suspicious circumstances, his mother was arrested, charged, and ultimately convicted of his murder. But months later the verdict would be ..."
26 Nov 1998
"Early one fall morning, Laura Houghteling left her Bethesda, Maryland home and walked to the train station on her way to work. She was never seen again. A peculiar strand of hair found in ..."
03 Dec 1998
"In 1984, a couple set off for a camping trip but got lost and fell asleep at a scenic overlook in rural Virginia. They awoke to a person tapping on their car window; they both got out of the car to find out this man had a gun."
10 Dec 1998
"On September 17, 1984, in a suburb of Tucson, Arizona, eight-year-old Vicki Hoskins left home on her pink bicycle to mail a letter for her mother. She never returned, but her slightly ..."
17 Dec 1998
"When a two-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital suffering from brain seizures and breathing difficulties, doctors could not find the cause of his illness. Then the boy's sister provided ..."
24 Dec 1998
"On a cold December night in 1993, Rose Larner stopped in a convenience store on her way to her boyfriend's house. She was never seen or heard from again. Rose's disappearance remained a ..."
Season 4 - Forensic Files
06 Oct 1999
"The crime scene was awash with blood, bespeaking the horror of the crime: the murder of two young boys and the stabbing of their mother. Forensic scientists carefully analyzed the blood ..."
13 Oct 1999
"Scott Dunn was missing and, at first glance, nothing seemed out of place in his apartment. Then police found faint blood spatters on the ceiling and walls, and a bloody carpet pad ..."
08 Jul 1999
"On a windy Kansas night in October, 1995, a mysterious fire swept through the home of a prominent doctor. Two of her family members made it out alive; two did not. In the debris, ..."
27 Oct 1999
"In 1990, Shirley Andronowich's body was found one morning after she was murdered and mutilated. Eyewitnesses told police Shirley and her husband Ed were seen fighting in a bar the night ..."
03 Nov 1999
"Sometime during a neighborhood Christmas party, five-year-old Melissa Brannen disappeared. No one saw where she went or noticed anything unusual. Investigators turned to forensic science to..."
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05 Aug 1999
"Who was the sexual offender that murdered two adolescent boys in Nebraska? A criminal profiler from the FBI said he would definitely kill again. The key to stopping him would be the unique ..."
24 Nov 1999
"Karla Brown was found brutally murdered in the basement of her home. There was little evidence at the scene, and it began to look like the killer had committed the perfect crime. Then ..."
01 Dec 1999
"Janice Johnson was found dead at the foot of her basement stairs. Police in Nova Scotia had to unravel the circumstances surrounding Janice's death and answer the question: Was it an ..."
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15 Dec 1999
"On a September night in 1966, Dianne Keidel met a friend for a drink, and afterward, she disappeared. Investigators were unable to determine if Dianne was the victim of foul play, or if she..."
22 Dec 1999
"Young Navajos on a reservation in the southwest were dying at an alarming rate. CDC officials had never seen anything like it; the mysterious illness had claimed the lives of more than 20 ..."
29 Dec 1999
"While on a business trip in 1986, Ed Post started his day by jogging in downtown St. Louis. When he returned, he found his wife lying face-down in the bathtub, unconscious. She was rushed ..."
Season 5 - Forensic Files
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24 Oct 2000
"Alaska, 1987: Nancy Newman and her two young daughters are found murdered. The husband is immediately suspected, but fingerprint and hair evidence points to someone else close to the family."
31 Oct 2000
"The murder of two young girls and abduction of a store clerk may all be linked to one man. Unusual orange carpet fibers found on the scene are the key to aid the police in solving the crime and bringing to justice the killer."
07 Nov 2000
"The autopsy played an important role in a murder investigation fof the suspicious 1997 death of Georgia resident Virginia Ridley. Police charged her mentally-unstable husband Alan with ..."
14 Nov 2000
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21 Nov 2000
"When the decomposed body of a teenage girl is discovered in Pennsylvania, police have no clues to her identity. But weeks earlier, stabbing victim told investigators she thought she might have heard a murder taking place in her basement."
28 Nov 2000
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05 Dec 2000
"The story of Archbishop Valerian D. Trifa, former head of the Romanian Orthodox Church in America, is related. Following World War II, Trifa emigrated from Romania to the U.S. In 1957, survivors of Nazi atrocities recognized him."
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19 Dec 2000
"England, 1996: A man turns up dead in the ocean. Ronald Joseph Platt is identified using his tattoo and watch. A co-worker, Canadian financier Albert Johnson Walker, assumes the name of Platt as part of a money-laundering scheme."
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02 Jan 2001
"Features the first case in the United States where video animation was considered admissible to show to a jury. Six-year-old Nicole Rae Walker was walking with other kids when a pickup ..."
09 Jan 2001
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Season 6 - Forensic Files
21 May 2001
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28 May 2001
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11 Jun 2001
"In this classic episode of Forensic Files, the longest running true crime series in television history, an anonymous \"tip\" referring to unpublicized aspects of an unsolved case leads police..."
18 Jun 2001
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25 Jun 2001
"In 1996, seventeen month-old Josh Hinson died in a fire in his home. A federal agency ruled that it was arson and Josh's mother Terri Strickland was charged with murder. An independent fire..."
02 Jul 2001
"California, 1988: Dr. Richard Boggs, John Hawkins and Melvin Eugene Hanson attempt insurance fraud. They would have gotten away with it, and tried again, if Dr. Boggs hadn't made several mistakes."
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23 Jul 2001
"When a six-year-old girl disappeared from church during a Sunday service, investigators feared a stalker was preying on children. A psychological profile of the perpetrator leads ..."
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29 Apr 2002
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10 Sep 2001
"When a fundamentalist group starts attacking and robbing banks in the Pacific Northwest, authorities know immediately that they are dealing with experienced criminals. A tip leads them to ..."
17 Sep 2001
"Forensic Files examines the case of Dr. John Schneeberger who raped one of his patients and his own step-daughter. Initially, he manages to avoid suspicious by beating a DNA test. At the ..."
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15 Oct 2001
"Ohio, 1994: Rhoda Nathan is murdered in Cincinnati in room 237 of the Embassy Suites Hotel. An unusual injury is the key to finding the killer."
22 Oct 2001
"Two of America's premier pornographers happen to be brothers. When one turns up dead, his brother confesses to shooting him. The question for investigators is whether the shooting was ..."
29 Oct 2001
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Season 7 - Forensic Files
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08 Jan 2002
"Two men confess to a murder that took place behind a restaurant and are sentenced to a life in prison. Eight years later, another man, who sentenced for an unrelated crime, claims responsibility. Who really did it?"
15 Jan 2002
"The investigation into a brutal attack on two boys near a pond relies on evidence fished out of the murky water. It was the first case where Diatom evidence was used to place a suspect at ..."
05 Feb 2002
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25 Jun 2002
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27 Aug 2002
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26 Sep 2002
"A man who runs a car restoration company believes his business partner is trying to kill him."
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17 Oct 2002
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31 Aug 2002
"A look at the forensic evidence in the case of the \"River Park Rapist,\" who assaulted four women in South Bend, Indiana during 1996. Three victims identify one man as the perpetrator, however, forensic evidence points to another man."
07 Dec 2002
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14 Dec 2002
"Forensic File, episode titled, \"Without a Prayer\", was created because of atheist, Madalyn Murray-O'Hair's activities in removing daily prayers, from public schools, in the early 1960's. ..."
21 Dec 2002
"While standing outside of a motorcycle gang's clubhouse, two witnesses watched in horror as a truck intentionally ran over an unconscious man. The truck was finally located, but the ..."
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01 Mar 2003
"A pastor's wife appears to have committed suicide by taking an overdose of sleeping pills. But as the investigation progresses, detectives discover incriminating computer files and learn that the pastor had been having an affair."
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15 Mar 2003
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19 Mar 2003
"Investigators turn to insects and the forensic entomologist are needed to solve this case."
26 Mar 2003
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26 Apr 2003
"A plastic garbage bag leads authorities to the killer of a nine-year-old Florida girl."
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10 May 2003
"The Janet Overton Case. The investigation into a suspicious death hits a dead end when the autopsy indicates that no foul play was involved. But a telephone tip and the sensitive nose of a forensic examiner indicate otherwise."
17 May 2003
"In 1981, an 86-year-old California woman was murdered and her house was ransacked. The crime would remain unsolved for sixteen years, until DNA profiling and new fingerprint technology helped identify the killer."
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31 May 2003
"A mysterious arsonist sets dozens of fires in Seattle in the early 1990s."
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28 Jun 2003
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19 Jul 2003
"An elderly Georgia woman dies in a car fire. Police claim the woman was murdered by her daughter, but an expert witness believes otherwise."
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Season 8 - Forensic Files
02 Apr 2003
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16 Apr 2003
"In 1962, the people of the small town of Hanford, California lost their sense of peace when one of their own, 15 year-old Marlene Miller, was murdered. It would take 24 years and countless ..."
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23 Apr 2003
"The day before she was scheduled to testify against the man accused of robbing her, a woman is shot to death in her store. Police ask a physics professor to examine the would-be defendant's alibi: a time-stamped videotape."
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11 Jun 2003
"Due to a bite mark, an Arizona man is convicted and sentenced to death for the 1991 murder of a bartender. However, he fights to prove his innocence."
18 Jun 2003
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"Time of death becomes pivotal when a pregnant woman is found murdered in her Connecticut home. The couple's adventurous sex life comes into play, and a striking similarity between the ..."
30 Jul 2003
"In Peoria, Illinois, police discover a footprint that could identify an intruder who killed a young man and attacked two teenage girls."
06 Aug 2003
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27 Aug 2003
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25 Aug 2003
"When a police officers wife is found dead from an apparent shotgun blast at close range investigators and peers of the officer are quick to make judgment in the case. Were the original ..."
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29 Aug 2003
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03 Sep 2003
"A TV news producer is killed in her apartment. The case goes cold until investigators turn to the Commonwealth of Virginia's DNA Databank which houses profiles convicted felons and is the ..."
10 Sep 2003
"Police are dispatched to the scene of a shooting and find the victim's husband is one of their own: a homicide detective who says his wife accidentally shot herself in the head. The ..."
17 Sep 2003
"For years, a woman suffered from what appeared to be the unpleasant side effects of lithium, a drug prescribed to treat bipolar disorder. Her search for help led her to severals doctors and..."
01 Oct 2003
"A woman is found dead in a ravine near a jogging path. Significant crime scene evidence had been washed away by a series of thunderstorms. Twice, the trail turned cold. Then, almost twenty ..."
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"Just weeks before a witness is to testify against the man accused of sexually assaulting her, she is murdered in the front yard of her own home. Investigators immediately suspect her ..."
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10 Dec 2003
"A healthy young man dies mysteriously in his sleep. There are no signs of trauma or injury, but toxicology tests reveal a lethal dose of lidocaine in his blood. Investigators find a suicide..."
07 Jan 2004
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14 Jan 2004
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28 Jan 2004
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18 Feb 2004
"The body of a rich businessman was found in his rental car. Teeth and bone fragments were all that remained of the body; miraculously, an engraved wristwatch and medic alert bracelet had ..."
25 Feb 2004
"When a pipe bomb ripped through a rural home, killing a young man and seriously injuring his mother, police had no idea who was responsible. A lot number on a 9-volt battery and the ..."
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31 Mar 2004
"A Michigan junk yard owner is killed and the police can't find any evidence. It is only when computer experts examine two hard drives that the killers are eventually traced and an unusual story of sex and crime is uncovered."
07 Apr 2004
"A drive-by shooting leaves one man dead and another seriously wounded. Cell phone calls and shell casings point to a suspect, but authorities are unable to place him at the crime scene. ..."
19 May 2006
"In 1963, Australian teenager John Button is accused of running down his girlfriend on the roadway after a fight. After a brutal police interrogation he confesses, than recants. He is tried ..."
05 May 2004
"A high school gym teacher mysteriously leaves town without saying goodbye to anyone. He later sends letters to explain why. But a closer forensic look at those letters and a microscopic ..."
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04 Sep 2006
"A mysterious computer crash pushes a thriving manufacturing company to the brink of collapse, jeopardizing the jobs of hundreds of employees. There is no apparent cause and no obvious clues..."
13 Feb 2005
"Investigating a 1983 vehicle crash between law enforcement officers on the occasion of a visit from the Queen of England."
07 Feb 2005
"In 1993, the Amtrak Railroad experienced the deadliest train crash in United States history, when the Sunset Limited derailed while crossing Alabama's Big Bayou Canot bridge. Forty-seven ..."
21 Dec 2006
"A fire erupted in the Kings Cross Underground Station in London, killing 31 people and injuring dozens more. Arson investigators were able to pinpoint the cause of the fire, but it would ..."
Season 9 - Forensic Files
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"On the last day of deer hunting season, a woman is killed while walking her dogs in the woods. Police assume it was a hunting accident, until a strange letter turns up, allegedly written by..."
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"Nearly two decades after a photographer went missing, her skeletal remains are discovered in the Colorado mountains."
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"A talented television news anchor was shot to death outside her home; it appeared to be a crime of passion, perpetrated by an obsessed fan. A police dog tracked the scent of the killer ..."
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"Investigators sifted through the ashes of a fire that had killed a 40-year-old woman, the estranged wife of a police officer. At first glance, the fire appeared to have been started by an ..."
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"During the 1990s, a trio of bank robbers struck in both North and South Carolina. They got away with their crimes for years, until forensic experts studied the bank surveillance tapes and identified them by their clothes and stances."
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"When a plastic surgeon's wife becomes the victim of arsenic poisoning, investigators must determine who is trying to kill her and why."
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"Residents of Noel, Missouri were stunned to learn that their bank had been robbed and the bank president was found floating in a lake, securely bound to a chair with duct tape. When the ..."
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"A young couple goes camping in Oregon with their dog and only one of them comes out alive. Detectives work to determine whether the incident was accidental or intentional."
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"The body of a 16-year-old girl was discovered nine months after she disappeared. Forensic scientists found clues that painted a virtual portrait of her killer. They knew that he had a dog, ..."
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"In California, woman appears to have accidentally fallen to her death from a cliff, until an investigation uncovers proof of murder and a financial motive."
09 Aug 2004
"Haunted by the disappearance of her mother some twenty years earlier, a young woman undertook an investigation of her own. Her mother's diary was in the now \"cold\" case file; there, in her ..."
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24 Jul 2009
"Two suspects living together were linked to a murder by bloodstained boots and a gun, items that belonged to the man who said he'd never met the victim. Investigators hoped the ..."
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"The body of a young California co-ed was found under an isolated ramp of the Interstate, and San Diego police had no idea who would want this girl dead. But their questions would be ..."
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"In 1984, California firefighters had battled ten arson fires in three weeks. When cigarettes and a scrap of paper connected the southern California fires to several fires further north, the..."
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"A small community in upstate New York was devastated when a car accident claimed the life of a well-respected nurse. Investigators initially thought alcohol was to blame, but blood tests ..."
13 Oct 2004
"A woman in Austin, Texas disappears and police begin investigating two possible explanations: kidnapping, and murder. They become even more concerned when they learn two other women ..."
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"Hikers near Anchorage, Alaska discovered a body wrapped in sheets that were edged in orange stitching. Authorities hydrated the fingers and obtained a fingerprint, enabling them to identify..."
29 Dec 2004
"Nancy Ludwig is found stabbed to death her hotel room in Detroit. Nancy's death is similar to another woman who was murdered 5 years earlier, Margaret Eby."
23 Mar 2005
"Two fishermen get caught in the gulf in the middle of a storm. Only one man swims out alive. Was it an accident or was it murder?"
19 Jan 2005
"When a wealthy real estate tycoon went missing, it appeared to be foul play. He had been aware that he was in danger. In his will, he left instructions regarding what was to happen if he ..."
03 Feb 2005
"The cold-blooded murder of an American tourist in a Mexican resort focused law enforcement resources on both sides of the border. At first glance, the motive appeared to be robbery, but ..."
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02 Mar 2005
"In the middle of the night, a neighbor witnessed a man stab his wife, push her into the swimming pool, and hold her head under water. When questioned by the police, the husband not only had..."
Season 10 - Forensic Files
27 Apr 2005
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01 Jun 2005
"In this classic episode of Forensic Files, the longest running true crime series in television history, a man riding a bicycle is fatally injured, and police believe he is the victim of a ..."
29 Jun 2005
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06 Jul 2005
"Detectives are suspicious after a woman is killed in a hunting accident, but it takes more than twenty years before a trace evidence analyst is able to match fibers on a soiled blanket to the killer."
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20 Jul 2005
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03 Aug 2005
"The violent death of an Air Force officer's wife outside a Philippines air base is examined, amid accusations of a love triangle involving the murdered woman's husband. Investigators use ..."
10 Aug 2005
"Bombings are difficult to solve, because the perpetrator isn't usually at the scene, and the evidence goes up in smoke. But there are clues if investigators know where to look. In this case..."
17 Aug 2005
"The wife of an Air Force officer was found dead in her bed, with a plastic laundry bag near her face. At first glance, it appeared she'd been doing laundry, fell asleep, rolled onto the bag..."
24 Aug 2005
"When a fire destroyed most of a home and a young boy went missing, police organized the largest search in the history of their small town. First the boy's backpack was discovered five miles..."
31 Aug 2005
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07 Sep 2006
"The decomposed body of a young woman was discovered in a Bakersfield irrigation canal. If there was trace evidence, it had been washed away. Another victim was found in that same canal a ..."
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28 Sep 2005
"Weed analysis and photogrammetry are used to help solve the 1995 murder of a California teenager who was found dead after disappearing from her home."
17 Oct 2005
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18 Oct 2005
"Emergency dispatch received a call from a man saying his girlfriend shot and killed herself. Police found the victim in the caller's house, lying in a pool of blood with the gun next to her..."
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19 Oct 2005
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21 Oct 2005
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09 Nov 2005
"Some of the refugees who sought asylum in the United States after World War II lied about the atrocities in which they'd participated. Years later, when a high-ranking religious figure was ..."
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14 Dec 2005
"A college student was found dead, and the evidence suggested he knew his killer. Three hairs and some microscopic cells helped police to unravel a web of lies, and find the motive for murder. Originally aired as Season 10, Episode 26."
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04 Jan 2006
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11 Jan 2006
"A young woman was found dead on a golf course in the Bahamas. The grass on that course was so distinctive that it had evidentiary value. The evidence led police to two suspects. Each blamed..."
08 Feb 2006
"A teenager went missing after an evening of horseback riding; her body was found a month later, three miles from her home. The killer unknowingly left trace evidence behind, tiny but ..."
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08 Mar 2006
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18 Jan 2006
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25 Jan 2006
"The crime scene was awash with blood. The victim had been brutally murdered as he slept in his own bed. There were no foreign fingerprints in his home, but investigators did find a shoe ..."
01 Feb 2006
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15 Feb 2006
"A serial arsonist was on the loose in Washington, DC. Each of the fires was started with the same type of incendiary device. The perpetrator was very careful, and seemed to leave no ..."
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01 Mar 2006
"Three homicides on two continents looked like professional executions. Investigators on both sides of the Atlantic needed to find out if they were related and, if they were, who or what ..."
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15 Mar 2006
"A killer tried to destroy everything which could link them to the crime. But in doing so, they inadvertently created new forensic evidence - evidence which came to light using a technique ..."
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Season 11 - Forensic Files
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26 Jul 2006
"After a corpse is found without its head and hands at a compose site, a single finger tip leads to the identity of the body. A single dog hair found on the body, witness tips, and blood evidence lead to the suspect."
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"Karen Slover, 23, model and mother, is killed in 1996. Thanks to a forensic geologist, the police may now be able to solve the puzzling IL case after many years."
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20 Sep 2006
"The world of high rollers and offshore gambling becomes the focus of the investigation into a Wisconsin triple murder."
27 Sep 2006
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04 Oct 2006
"The driver said he couldn't have hit and killed a pedestrian on a Harrisburg street. The Jeep Grand Cherokee he was leasing around that time had been sold months ago to a buyer in another ..."
11 Oct 2006
"A funeral handyman is found dead underneath a parked car in Paterson, New Jersey. Although a medical examiner rules the death an accident, three years of investigation and a second autopsy prove it was murder."
18 Oct 2006
"A local celebrity is killed and a passenger injured in a hit-and-run boating accident in New York State, leaving very little forensic evidence."
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01 Nov 2006
"A young man was killed in a mysterious car crash, but the evidence at the scene led investigators to believe it was not an accident. Forensic science revealed what really happened, and the ..."
08 Nov 2006
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15 Nov 2006
"This robbery\/homicide was unusual. The evidence at the scene proved that the perpetrator had been running out of the house, not breaking into it. Tiny clues on the victim's body would tell ..."
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29 Nov 2007
"The bomb was constructed to cause as much damage as possible... and it did, killing the victim with deadly force and flame. A painstaking search yielded tiny clues, which identified the ..."
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13 Dec 2006
"Emergency Dispatch in Durham, North Carolina received a frantic call from a man who said his wife fell down the stairs; she was unconscious but still breathing. When paramedics arrived, ..."
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27 Dec 2006
"A flawed envelope is an unlikely clue to identifying a killer who laced a water cooler with cyanide and caused the death of a woman."
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10 Jan 2007
"For ten years, the disappearance of a college co-ed remained a mystery. And then new scientific testing cast a different light on a man who had been a suspect all along. Originally aired as Season 11, Episode 26."
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21 Feb 2007
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28 Feb 2007
"She won $5,000 at the Blackjack tables. Three hours later, she was abducted; a month after that, she was found dead. Then the trail turned cold, until police got a call from a woman whose ..."
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14 Mar 2007
"Lives changed in the 20 years following an unsolved murder, and so did forensic science. In time, a high-powered microscope and DNA profiling revealed not only a clue no one had seen before..."
21 Mar 2007
"Scientists analyze the memory of a murdered man's pacemaker to catch his killers."
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11 Apr 2007
"When a house burned to the ground and a woman's charred remains were found in the rubble, investigators had to determine if it was an unfortunate accident, or arson and murder. Microscopic ..."
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02 May 2007
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Season 12 - Forensic Files
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"In the Season 12 premiere of Forensic Files, the longest running true crime series in television history, a young girl is found dead, and police quickly arrest the most likely suspect. But ..."
03 Oct 2007
"When a Texas man is found dead in his fire-damaged San Antonio apartment, police discover fiber evidence that leads to a killer who entered and exited the apartment through a ceiling."
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24 Oct 2007
"Security cameras in a casino tracked a young woman's movements until shortly before she disappeared. She was never seen again, but through the evidence she left behind, she was able to tell..."
31 Oct 2007
"Police in Canada received a chilling 9-1-1 call from a woman who was just attacked in her apartment, but by the time they arrived, she was dead. Little evidence remained at the scene, ..."
07 Nov 2007
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24 Dec 2007
"The victim had been sexually assaulted and stabbed to death on the beach, just ten yards from the hotel where she was staying. A pair of men's tennis shoes was discovered near her body. ..."
07 Jan 2008
"Fingerprints on a window screen hold the key to solving the abduction and murder of a 13-year-old Colorado girl."
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28 Jan 2008
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07 Mar 2008
"A lawyer's son calls 911 after hearing a shot fired from his father's locked bedroom. Discrepancies in the stories of key witnesses reveal the killer."
14 Mar 2008
"A man is sent to jail based on eye-witness testimony that he killed his mother-in-law. But it was dark and the witness was a young child - is her identification reliable? His family says no..."
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06 Jun 2008
"Diane and Alan Johnson are shot to death in their Idaho bedroom. The killer's careful efforts to avoid leaving DNA evidence go for naught when forensic scientists take a careful look at the scene."
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28 Jun 2008
"A pair of lesbian women are found murdered in Oregon. Forensic investigators trace fingerprints on duct tape used to bind them and make a composite sketch of a man seen nearby."
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22 Aug 2008
"When a security guard disappeared from work without a trace, investigators couldn't determine if he left willingly or if foul play was involved. But homicide was confirmed when the body was..."
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Season 13 - Forensic Files
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14 Nov 2008
"The body of an exotic is found underneath a bridge in New Jersey. It appears that she had committed suicide by jumping to her death, until police discover evidence of murder."
21 Nov 2008
"A construction foreman's murder is solved when an investigator notices some unusual characteristics of a few drops of blood."
11 Sep 2009
"A young woman is stabbed more than 100 times. The killer leaves DNA behind, but investigators must play a cat-and-mouse game trying to obtain a suspect's DNA to match. Will he make a mistake?"
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19 Dec 2008
"Suspected in the murder of his mother, a Delaware man tries to convince detectives that the real killer is a hitchhiker he had picked up."
03 Oct 2008
"Two teen boys murders one of the boys father in the winter in Minnesota."
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06 Feb 2009
"A North Carolina woman is raped and strangled in her apartment. Authorities are unable to link the prime suspect to the homicide, until they discover a connection to an unsolved Michigan murder that was committed a few years earlier."
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03 Apr 2009
"A young woman heads home after church, but never makes it there alive. Police learn that car trouble lead the victim to accept help from someone she thought was a Good Samaritan. But when ..."
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16 Jan 2009
"A college student is abducted and murdered five days before Christmas. Eight years pass before a cell phone and a pair of running shoes implicates a suspect."
19 Jun 2009
"Two friends out on the town see a red truck drive by with a woman screaming in the back. Later, their friend is reported missing, and her body is found in a nearby river."
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04 Jun 2010
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18 Jun 2010
"A woman is bound with electrical cords from a reptile tank heated rock, and murdered. Investigators are able to match forensic evidence to the owner of a boa constrictor living nearby."
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02 Oct 2009
"When a patient in a hospital emergency room said he cut his hand on a dumpster, the doctor recognized the injury as something else. That doctor became the chief witness in a crime involving..."
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30 Oct 2009
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10 Sep 2010
"A man's truck slips off the jack, crushing him and starting a fire. But the forensic evidence makes detectives wonder: was the man who was killed really the owner of the truck?"
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18 Dec 2009
"While working the night shift at a Florida convenience store, a woman was abducted, raped, and murdered. Nearly two decades later, a reexamination of the case revealed DNA on the victim's socks."
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05 Mar 2010
"A respected surgeon was stabbed to death in the parking lot next to his office. The most likely suspect is seen having dinner in a restaurant at the time of the murder. But a cryptic ..."
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19 Mar 2010
"Terrified, the young girl hid in her bedroom while her mother was attacked and stabbed to death. Investigators had a wealth of evidence: shoe impressions, distinctive blood drops, and the ..."
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14 May 2010
"A Texas factory worker disappears, but her family does not believe it was voluntary."
28 May 2010
"A couple goes on a trip to Ocean City, Maryland, where they encounter another couple and disappear."
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Season 14 - Forensic Files
16 Jul 2010
"A woman is found stabbed to death in her bathtub and her abusive ex-boyfriend becomes a suspect; footprints, including one on a hamburger bun, hold the key to solving the murder."
24 Sep 2010
"A deaf woman, caught up in a love triangle, is brutally murdered. Forensic scientists subpoena Yahoo records and find evidence at the assailant's residence."
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24 Sep 2010
"A woman is stabbed to death in her bed. Investigators become suspicious after learning of a series of close-call incidents in her life."
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29 Oct 2010
"A pregnant woman is murdered in her home, and suspicion logically falls on her fianc\u00e9. But shoe prints and ballistic testing prove otherwise."
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21 Jan 2011
"When a Texas college student is found murdered in her apartment, three men are under suspicion: The victim's boyfriend, a neighbor, and a custodian. Investigators must determine which man is the killer."
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25 Mar 2011
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08 Apr 2011
"Investigators are able to identify the gun used in a homicide by matching it to a bullet fired more than twenty years before."
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06 May 2011
"A woman going through a bitter divorce is reported missing the morning after 9\/11. Investigators are frustrated until a suspect makes a verbal mistake."
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03 Jun 2011
"Two family members are suspects in the shooting of a funeral director. Does the forensic evidence show which one was the killer?"
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