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Forensic Files is a pioneer in the field of fact-based, high-tech, dramatic storytelling. This series of television programs delves into the world of forensic science, profiling intriguing crimes, accidents, and outbreaks of disease from around the world.

Forensic Files is a pioneer in the field of fact-based, high-tech, dramatic storytelling. This series of television programs delves into the world of forensic science, profiling intriguing crimes, accidents, and outbreaks of disease from around the world.
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United States

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HLN

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Forensic Files is a pioneer in the field of fact-based, high-tech, dramatic storytelling. This series of television programs delves into the world of forensic science, profiling intriguing crimes, accidents, and outbreaks of disease from around the world.

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English


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Constructive Criticism

7/22/2019
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The huge amount of blood at the crime scene spoke of the violence of the attack; investigators describe it as "overkill," and it's usually an indication that the victim knew the attacker. Police hoped that, during the struggle, the killer had left some of his own blood - and his DNA - behind. Their challenge was to find it. via Knit

Duration:00:22:04

Headquarters

7/18/2019
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When hunters reported finding a skull in a Texas canyon, police immediately began an investigation. At the scene, they found bits of clothing, a woman's shoe, some small bones and a strand of hair. An anthropologist determined the victim was a Caucasian woman, and that she'd been stabbed repeatedly. A forensic artist reconstructed her face, and the image was released to media. Eventually, police learned who she was. Now all they had to do was find her killer. via Knit

Duration:00:23:04

The Alibi

7/15/2019
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After the rape and murder of a popular high school student, authorities ask the males in her social circles to volunteer DNA. When a match is found, the community is stunned. via Knit

Duration:00:23:19

Slippery Motives

7/11/2019
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While staying at a hotel in St. Louis, Missouri, a Louisiana woman drowns in a bathtub. Her husband claims it was an accident, but detectives are skeptical as they discover evidence of foul play. via Knit

Duration:00:21:20

Broken Bond

7/8/2019
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The story of nurse Tanya Reid who may have murdered her own baby and was planning to murder her son. via Knit

Duration:00:21:16

Bed Of Deceit

7/4/2019
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A retired police officer is discovered dead in his bed. Examination of the evidence at the crime scene, the tape from a bank surveillance camera, and forensic textbooks found in the victim's home are used to solve the murder. via Knit

Duration:00:23:13

Flashover

7/1/2019
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A fire erupted in the Kings Cross Underground Station in London, killing 31 people and injuring dozens more. Arson investigators were able to pinpoint the cause of the fire, but it would take state-of-the-art computer technology and experts in the field of fluid dynamics to explain why it became a deadly inferno. via Knit

Duration:00:22:18

Water Hazard

6/27/2019
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The victim had ingested a massive amount of cyanide. An unlikely clue - a flaw on a mailing envelope -- exposed a murderer who was willing to kill innocent people to get the one person he wanted. via Knit

Duration:00:23:35

Knot For Everyone

6/24/2019
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A series of murders near Sacramento, Calif., where prostitutes were gagged and molested, their clothes cut off in random patterns and their hair cut off. via Knit

Duration:00:23:34

Cement the Case

6/20/2019
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A man confesses to killing his wife but forensic evidence may lead to another suspect. via Knit

Duration:00:24:54

Pastoral Care

6/17/2019
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When the body of a female prison guard shows up in a landfill, investigators suspect the prisoners in the facility where she worked. The medical examiner found an important clue, a "signature" element, which figured in two other murders. via Knit

Duration:00:24:53

Where The Blood Drops

6/13/2019
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When someone dies under mysterious circumstances, the spouse almost always is a suspect -- especially if they are in bed, sleeping beside the individual at the time of their death. via Knit

Duration:00:25:17

Naked Justice

6/10/2019
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A 29-year-old pregnant wife is found dead in her home of a gunshot wound to the head. Blood spatter analysis led police to the truth. via Knit

Duration:00:24:32

Video Diary

6/6/2019
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A gas station employee was shot at point blank range. Police find the entire murder was caught on the station's security camera. via Knit

Duration:00:24:40

Killigraphy

6/3/2019
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A man considered unstable by his neighbors is accused of killing his wife. But a medical detective holds a different view. via Knit

Duration:00:24:33

The Metal Business

5/30/2019
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It looked like sixty-two-year-old Phillip Rouss, Jr. had it all: family, friends, and a new business which was the culmination of a life-long dream. Then his health began to deteriorate. Doctors couldn't pinpoint the cause of the illness and Phil began to suspect his condition was no accident. Toxicologists and investigators identified the real problem just in time to save Phil's life. via Knit

Duration:00:23:37

Without A Prayer

5/27/2019
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When the once called America's most hated woman and her top two lieutenants disappeared, there was no shortage of suspects. via Knit

Duration:00:23:14

Introducing Somebody Somewhere Season 2: The Jungle Murders Trailer

5/26/2019
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Murder in a Seattle homeless encampment known as The Jungle. Three teenage brothers were charged, but are they the real killers? Only The Jungle knows. Join former federal prosecutor David Payne and producer Jody Gottlieb as they investigate. Somebody Somewhere Season 2: The Jungle Murders premieres June 11, 2019. via Knit

Duration:00:01:13

Nailed

5/23/2019
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Just weeks before a witness is to testify against the man accused of sexually assaulting her, she is murdered in the front yard of her own home. Investigators immediately suspect her attacker, but they don't have enough evidence to prove his guilt. It would take fifteen years, and the remarkable advances in forensic science and DNA testing which occurred during that time, to enable police to nail the killer. via Knit

Duration:00:22:35

A Clean Getaway

5/20/2019
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An employee of a dry-cleaner was raped and murdered in the store, and investigators thought themselves fortunate to have two eyewitnesses. Their descriptions were similar but not identical, and the prime suspect didn't come close to resembling that person. So police turned to forensic science for the answers they needed. via Knit

Duration:00:23:06