A young mother goes missing after a night out. Police suspect foul play and begin looking into the woman's strained family life for answers. When the case goes from missing persons to homicide, a man claims an accident was to blame.
An esteemed couple is brutally attacked in their home, leaving one dead and the other gravely injured. The survivor identifies the killer but recants her admission leaving investigators probing for answers. A DNA hit captures the killer.
There was no apparent reason for the young, healthy college student to be dead. But when the medical examiner found the tiniest of clues during the autopsy, investigators were able to unravel the mystery of betrayal and revenge.
Even though the victim was burned beyond recognition, police were able to create a composite sketch from his remains and identify him. Investigators still had to determine where he was killed, however, and who wanted him dead.
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.
Fire rips through a Seattle woman's apartment and some unsettling evidence is found in the rubble. Shortly after, a second fire breaks out just 100 feet from the first, and evidence points to a serial killer whose skills are evolving.
A gorgeous flight attendant is brutally murdered in her own home and the laundry list of suspects is growing by the minute. A striking clue at the scene leads investigators in the wrong direction, but will forensic evidence get them back on track?
'The Tracey Frame Case' - after a passer-by spots a wild fire in a secluded parking lot, police discover a dreadful homicide. It takes days to identify the victim, and most of the evidence is lost when firefighters extinguish the blaze.
"The Dr. Brian Stidham Case" A prominent Arizona surgeon is found stabbed to death outside his office. All signs point to a random attack until investigators uncover an unlikely suspect with deep pockets, and an even deeper hatred for the good doctor.
A family interrupts a burglary in their upscale suburban home. The masked gunman kills two and wounds two more. Police suspect the crime is related to a string of thefts in the area, but a closer look at the crime scene reveals the real motive and killer.
'The Brian and Beverly Mauck Case - an attractive young couple is found dead in their Graham, Washington home and all signs point to a professional hit. But dogged investigators discover some valuable evidence that proves otherwise.
A woman is found floating in the harbor of an upscale yacht club, stabbed more than 50 times, and her ex-husband and daughter are missing. Investigators turn to forensic science to determine if they’re searching for victims... or perpetrators.
'The Carrie Nelson Case' - The brutal murder of a State Park employee rattles tourists and fellow employees alike. Murdered for just $2,000, police sift through several hundred leads to find a killer so merciless.
'The Kathy Odom Case - cold-case detectives in Harris County, TX are stumped by the murder of a young housewife. For over a decade, leads were exhausted and suspects ruled out. But a new lead has changed everything, thanks to forensic science.
'The Denise O'Neill Case' - a quiet waitress vanishes without a trace. Police suspect a case of a date gone horribly wrong. However, when her body is discovered, it comes wrapped in a mountain of evidence.
A young mother is murdered after years of domestic abuse. There are clues at the scene: bloody footprints and DNA from the victim's rape kit. But the evidence which will conclusively tie the killer to the crime is on a freshly baked hamburger bun.
Threatening emails, a missing person and an abandoned truck lead police to a home where they believe a murder was committed. The evidence is overwhelming and investigators are sure they have the killer. What they don't have is the body of the victim.
The Kristine Fitzhugh Case - A woman is found dead in her home and it seems like an accidental fall down the stairs is to blame. When a pathologist discovers the death was no accident, police suspect it may have been a burglary gone wrong.
As she left choir practice, the woman was gunned down in the church parking lot. Her husband became the prime suspect, particularly when police learned he found out just a month earlier that his wife had been cheating on him for three years.
A man perishes in a fire while working inside his garage. Initially, the coroner rules the death an accident. But a Forensic Odontologist changes the direction of the case, as police unravel a bizarre case of stolen identity.
When their trailer catches fire, the young husband heroically rescues his wife and infant son. A month later, his wife is beaten to death in a bedroom of his parents' home. The cut window screen points to an intruder, but there is a lack of evidence.
A dismembered body is dumped on the side of the New Jersey Turnpike and before police realize it, bodies are turning up between two states. A serial killer emerges, targeting Manhattan's gay community.
A woman is brutally murdered and police point to her fiancé when they learn that he was having affairs with other women. It is not until a man comes forward with information that he is no longer a suspect.
Four young adults are brutally murdered in an affluent Texas neighbourhood, and the crime scene yields little evidence. The next door neighbours see two people in black walking nearby and their descriptions become a key element in solving the case.