TRACE OF EVIL

About the show

A look at how advances in technology have revolutionised detective work, as seen through a number of high-profile cases. Comprised of key witness testimonies, interviews, reconstructions, and archive footage.

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Upcoming episodes

Nov 27th
300a

Ultimate Deception

Trace of Evil – Ultimate Deception is the story of the tragic murder of Mary Gough and how, despite his attempts to cover this tracks and evade capture, a professional police investigation and extensive forensics, eventually caught up with her killer.
Nov 28th
200a

Buried Alive

Trace of Evil: Buried Alive is the story of the abduction of Stephanie Slater, the hunt to find her kidnapper and how, using the science of forensics, police unmasked a cold-blooded killer.
Nov 28th
300a

Danced with Death

Trace of Evil: Danced with Death is the story of Shamaia Smith, how she met her death and how relentless detective work and modern forensics solved the mystery of what happened to her.
Nov 29th
200a

Wood Chipper Murder

Trace of Evil: Wood Chipper Murder is the story of Helle Craft’s savage murder, the horrific disposal of her body and how an exhaustive police and forensics investigation caught up with her killer and brought him to justice.
Nov 29th
300a

Triple Murder in Pinyon Pines

Trace of Evil: Triple Murder in Pinyon Pines is the story of 3 innocent victims whose lives were ended violently and abruptly, how the culprits almost got away and how determined detective work and forensic advancements finally gave police the evidence to solve the case.
Nov 30th
300a

Deadly Disposal

Trace of Evil: Deadly Disposal is the story of the disappearance and murder of Jeffrey and Jeanette Navin and how tenacious investigators and extensive forensics eventually solved the mystery and brought their killers to justice.
Dec 1st
300a

THE MURDER OF RACHEL MANNING

In December 2000, 19-year-old Rachel Manning was found murdered in Milton Keynes. The main suspects were convicted; however, the convictions were overturned 7 years later. With new advances in forensics, the true culprit is finally caught in 2012 and brought to justice. Proving crimes always leave a traceÉ
Dec 2nd
300a

THE M25 RAPIST

The attacks of the man known as the M25 rapist, triggered one of the biggest man-hunts in British history. But, as he continued his seemingly never-ending series of assaults, the perpetrator forgot that crime always leaves a trace.
Dec 3rd
300a

THE ABDUCTION OF ALICIA KOZAKIEWICZ

How the Pittsburgh Police Force and the FBI raced against time to locate missing 13-year-old Alicia Kozakiewicz. Abducted by 38-year-old Scott Tyree, Alicia was raped and tortured over a number of days, however law enforcement harnessed cyber forensics to locate her whereabouts and bring her home.
Dec 4th
300a

BABY DOE

The tragic story of a child, born into addiction and neglect, who was lost to the system and almost lost entirely, if it were not for the huge advancements made in forensic composites, the art of reconstructing an identity through drawing.