About True Crime with Aphrodite Jones
Aphrodite Jones is a New York Times best selling author, specializing in non-fiction true crime stories. A noted national television commentator, her opinions are sought after by news programs such as The Today Show, Dateline NBC, and The O'Reilly Factor.
Throughout Jones' 20-year career, her focus has been on shedding light on any crime that reveals the injustices within our society. Her book, "All She Wanted," was made into the major motion picture "Boys Don't Cry.
True Crime with Aphrodite Jones is a new series for Investigation Discovery that will feature Jones delving into some of the most heinous murder cases and crimes of our time.
Get the inside story of such notorious cases as Scott Peterson, Skylar Deleon, The Zodiac Killer and Phil Spector. Each show will follow Jones as she visits the locations connected to these murders; interviews those still connected to the crime — and when possible, she will interview those convicted.
More importantly, Jones brings new information to every show — either through interviews with people who have never talked before, or by finding new evidence or images that sheds new light on these sensational and salacious cases.
Jones is driven to get inside the minds of these killers, and desperate to understand what drives these criminals to perform such despicable acts. She believes that understanding what makes these people tick will reveal opportunities to protect ourselves against crime in our own lives.
The series employs Jones' unique ability to reassemble the lives of these disturbed individuals — her focus always on uncovering the Truth behind the Tragedy. Her meticulous research harmonizes with her deep empathy for each and every victim, creating a compelling and visually powerful balance.
After all, the best way to understand a criminal mind is to get inside one.