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

Aug 16th
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THE MURDER OF DAVID JACKSON

In June 1988, 24-year-old David Jackson left his home in Pembroke Pines, Florida, to buy beer and cigarettes. He was never seen again. For 15 years his disappearance remained unsolved, until the dogged determination of one investigator broke the case wide open.
Aug 23rd
200a

THE CARDIFF SLASHER

The story of the brutal murder of Lynette White Ð how her death led to the longest murder trial in British history at the time and how determined police work and familial DNA eventually led police to her killer.
Aug 30th
200a

THE SATURDAY NIGHT STRANGLER

By September 1973, with three murders in just 3 months, South Wales Police realized they were looking for WalesÕ first documented serial killer. This is the story of the twenty-eight-year investigation that finally uncovered the perpetrator.