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

Jun 20th
200a

Murder in The Mountains

Trace of Evil: Murder in the Mountains is the story of the brutal and tragic death of Phyllis Murphy, how her family and the community never thought they’d see justice and how after almost two decades modern forensic technology eventually led police to her murderer
Jun 20th
300a

Bare Bones

Trace of Evil: Bare Bones is the story of an everyday custody battle, how the circumstances drove a family apart and how dogged detective work and the revolutionary science of DNA forensics eventually solved a seemingly unsolvable crime.
Jun 21st
200a

The Sick Ripper

Trace of Evil: Sick Ripper is the tragic story of Nilsa Arizmendi, how police tracked down her murderer and how a chance happening and detailed forensics investigation uncovered Connecticut’s most prolific serial killer.
Jun 21st
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.
Jun 22nd
300a

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.
Jun 23rd
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.
Jun 24th
300a

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.
Jun 25th
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.
Jun 26th
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.
Jun 27th
200a

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