The New Detectives
2022 12 10 5 00
Poison is an almost invisible form of death, and toxicologists must look for hidden clues in blood and tissue to bring these murders to light.
2022 12 10 6 00
To Kill Again
Some people do get away with murder…at least for a while. Flush with their success, serial killers murder again and again. But each time they kill, they leave behind a few more clues, which ultimately lead to their capture.
2022 12 10 7 00
Written in Bone
At the scene of a murder, sometimes the victim provides the only clues to their killer. Forensic anthropologists use skeletal remains to decipher the clues written in the bones.
2022 12 10 8 00
Time of death is an important consideration in a murder investigation, but when a killer freezes, burns, or grinds his victim, even the most skilled medical examiner would be at a loss about how to calculate it. Forensics has its own techniques to foil a killer's plans to halt an investigation.
2022 12 10 9 00
Accidental deaths, suicides, disappearances, and fires; they're an everyday part of an insurance investigator's life. But cases shouldn't be taken at face value. Forensics has become a tool for exposing insurance fraud.
2022 12 10 10 00
Dead in the Water
Drowning deaths often look like accidents and water can destroy the scant clues the killer may have left behind. Investigators must turn to forensic science to solve cases where the victim is found dead in the water.
2022 12 11 4 00
Scent of the Kill
A dog can be a dead man's best friend. Dogs have been trained to sniff out corpses, drugs, explosives, and missing persons. They're often the first to find the essential clue that sets an investigation in motion.
2022 12 11 5 00
For homicide investigators, it's a race against time as they track their deadliest foe: A serial killer for whom killing is the only way to feel alive.
2022 12 12 4 00
Ballistic analysis is the key to finding killers who turn guns on their victims. Each shot fired leaves its own "fingerprint", allowing scientists to target murderers with deadly aim.
2022 12 12 5 00
When a theft is committed, something valuable is stolen. But when a criminal needs a new identity, theft becomes a matter of life and death.