IDCON 2021: The Virtual True Crime Event Returns February 27th

Lt. Joe Kenda will speak on a panel at IDCON: Dead of Winter [credit: ID / Discovery Inc]

Lt. Joe Kenda will speak on a panel at IDCON: Dead of Winter [credit: ID / Discovery Inc]

Calling all armchair detectives, ID Addicts, and true crime fans. Discovery+ and ID have teamed up to bring you the very best virtual fan appreciation event. Join the sixth annual IDCON: DEAD OF WINTER for sneak peeks and special appearances by Paula Zahn, Candice DeLong, John Walsh, Chris Anderson and Fatima Silva. Plus, there will be six panel sessions covering some of the most compelling investigations and cases found on discovery+.

IDCON: DEAD OF WINTER takes place via Zoom on Saturday, February 27 beginning at 4 p.m. ET. Sign up for a special link to enter the event, be entered for surprises, and submit questions for the panels at IDCONDeadofWinter.com. In lieu of an attendance fee, ID is encouraging donations to nonprofit organizations that we support, including the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

SIGN UP NOW and check out the lineup below:

American Detective with Lt. Joe Kenda
New episodes released Wednesdays on discovery+
After nine seasons captivating viewers with his own haunting cases, ID’s Homicide Hunter Lt. Joe Kenda brings viewers astounding investigations from across the country in American Detective. Join Detective Dan from the hit podcast ”Small Town Dicks” as he catches up with the Kendas in quarantine, chats about Joe’s upcoming book "Killer Triggers," and they shed light on why small town crimes still deserve big attention.

In Pursuit: The Missing with Callahan Walsh
Special begins streaming on Sunday, March 7
With the acute understanding of someone whose family has been through the unimaginable tragedy of losing a child, join victim’s advocate Callahan Walsh as he actively investigates two mysterious disappearances and shines a light on additional unsolved missing persons cases from around the country. Callahan will give fans an exclusive sneak peek of his new special The Missing, as well as share breaking news about his fugitive-catching series with his legendary father, In Pursuit with John Walsh.

Unraveled: The Real Story of the Long Island Serial Killer
“Unraveled” podcast available now; Special begins streaming on Tuesday March 9
Against a backdrop of police corruption, sexual misconduct, and cover-ups at the highest levels of the Suffolk County Police Department lies one of the most frustrating serial killer cases in recent history. Join retired police sergeant Derrick Levasseur (Breaking Homicide, ”Crime Weekly”) as he leads a discussion with true crime journalists, Alexis Linkletter and Billy Jensen, to reveal the disturbing evidence they’ve uncovered behind just why the case of the Long Island Serial Killer has remained unsolved for more than a decade.

Onision: In Real Life
Streaming now on discovery+
After an explosive special exposed allegations of predatory behavior and grooming against the influencer Greg Jackson, known online as ‘Onision,’ YouTube finally took action and demonetized the controversial figure. Now, Jackson’s ex-fiancé and one of the first accusers to come forward, Shiloh, will share her first-hand accounts of Jackson’s behavior, with internet safety advocate Alicia Kozak joining to speak to influencer culture and the dangers of online criminals. The discussion will dive deep into this dark YouTube controversy, and hint at what is yet to come in the jaw-dropping final episode currently in production.

Barry Levine Author Chat from ID BOOK CLUB Selection, “The Spider: Inside the Criminal Web of Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell”
“The Spider” is available for purchase now; Who Killed Jeffrey Epstein? is available to stream now
Former Brooklyn, New York prosecutor Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi (True Conviction, ”Anatomy of Murder”) hosts a discussion with author Barry Levine about his explosive investigation into the Jeffrey Epstein case. By shining a light into the darkest corners of Epstein’s world, Levine unearths never-before-reported details in the most comprehensive account yet of the disgraced financier’s life, corrupt criminal web, and shocking death. The sordid tale doesn’t end there, and the two will discuss how Ghislaine Maxwell’s entanglement with Epstein has landed her in a Brooklyn jail cell, awaiting trial on several counts of sex trafficking minors and perjury.

Unseamly: The Investigation of Peter Nygård
Streaming now on discovery+
Peter Nygård built an international fashion empire and led an extravagant lifestyle, but hiding beneath the outlandish public persona, scores of women claim, was a dangerous sexual predator. More than 80 women have joined a class action lawsuit accusing Nygård and his companies of rape, sexual assault, and sex trafficking. Their accusations led to an investigation by the FBI and Nygård’s December arrest in Canada. Hear from survivors and those closest to the Nygård saga who exposed his alleged crimes and discover what is being done now to finally hold him accountable.

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