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

Apr 19th
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.
Apr 19th
300a

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.
Apr 20th
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.
Apr 21st
300a

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.
Apr 22nd
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.
Apr 23rd
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.
Apr 24th
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.
Apr 25th
200a

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.
Apr 25th
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.
Apr 26th
200a

LURED TO DEATH

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