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

Sep 26th
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.
Sep 26th
300a

THE CONSUMMATE MURDER

The story of Irish woman Rachel OÕReilly, her savage murder and the groundbreaking investigation that put her remorseless killer behind bars.
Sep 27th
200a

UNRAVELLING THE MURDER OF JANET COMMINS

The story of a brutal murder, how the victimÕs death led to a terrible injustice and how a new, dedicated police team and DNA profiling eventually caught the killer, 40 years after the crime was committed.
Sep 27th
300a

THE BODY IN THE CANAL

The story of a barbaric murder and how smart police work and a broad forensic investigation not only identified the victim, but ultimately led to the people responsible.
Sep 28th
300a

THE GRANGEGORMAN KILLER

The story of how, after almost two decades and with the help of advances in forensic science, investigators brought IrelandÕs only living serial killer to justice.
Sep 29th
300a

THE MURDER OF SUZANNE NAUMAN

May 1995, the body of a young woman is found on a golf course just miles from New York StateÕs capital of Albany.
Sep 30th
300a

The GRIM SLEEPER

A killer, who identified then murdered his victims, caused a manhunt which lasted nearly three decades, but the science of DNA eventually led to his capture.
Oct 1st
300a

TOXIC WEB OF DECEIT

July 22nd, 2015, Utica, Upstate New York. A popular and healthy 60-year-old woman suffers an excruciating and sudden death.
Oct 2nd
300a

LURED TO DEATH

January 1998, East Hampton, Connecticut. Police are called to investigate a suspicious car parked outside a laundromat.
Oct 3rd
200a

TRIPPLE MUDER MYSTERY

Thanksgiving morning, 2010, East Hartford, Connecticut. Police are called to a house at just before 7:30 in the morning. What they find is shocking