Detectives believe that they have uncovered the evidence they need in order to solve the crime, but will it be enough to get a confession?
The Smoking Gun
Murder suspect Ken Fitzhugh's unexpected outburst during a police interview raises serious questions: is it rage or grief?
Was It Rage Or Grief From Murder Suspect?
A popular Palo Alto music teacher is found dead at the bottom of her basement stairs. Blood evidence may prove if it was an accident or murder.
Homicide Cleanup Or Coverup?
Connie Black of Clarksville, Tennessee talks about losing a daughter to a cold blooded killer.
Tennessee Daughter Murdered
Nashville Detective Pat Postiglione looks for clues at a fast food restaurant to understand what happened to two young workers during the last moments of a fatal robery.
Graduate student Shannon Schieber was murdered in her Philadelphia apartment. Detective Charles Boyle describes how investigators approach a crime scene.
Approaching The Crime Scene
Graduate student Shannon Schieber was murdered in May, 1998. Her parents, Vicki and Sylvester reflect on what it's like to lose a daughter.
Losing Shannon Schieber
Detective Martin Johnson discusses how some homicide cases present anomalies that go beyond what medical science can rationally explain.
Evidence That Defies Logic
Defense lawyer Susan Tipograph describes the hardships faced by Amanda Leach as she copes with the loss of a lover while being considered the key suspect in the crime.
Amanda Leach Lives In Isolation
When the Lower Meridian Police Department is unable to convict a killer without the murder weapon, Detective Walter Zdunowski of Montgomery County Police volunteers to go undercover in hopes of catching a slip-up confession.
Going Undercover To Catch A Killer
While Theresa Webb grieves the loss of her son Jim Webb, the investigation continues as Detective John Stillwagon of the Lower Merion Township Police observes the funeral from afar in hopes of spotting the suspect in the crowd.
Kentucky District Attorney Ray Larson discusses his methods of coping when certain cases, like the death of Trent DiGiuro, yield unforeseeable outcomes.
The Forgotten People
The jury always makes the final decision when deciding if the death penalty will be given, but how much evidence is needed in order to come to a decision?
Deciding On The Death Penalty
After 13 years of not getting justice for Laurie Colannino's murder, the case is reopened and the jury hears the victim's final words.
Seeking Justice For Laurie Colannino
In Winston-Salem, 1984, the murder of white woman, Deborah Sykes, by a black man sets off a racial firestorm especially when the lead detective enlists the help of a KKK clansman to help him solve the case.
KKK Klansman Enlisted For Racial Case
Sgt. Charlie Byron explains the difficulty of locking down a crime scene in the mid- 1980's
Crime Scene 101