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Forensic Files

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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.

Location:

United States

Networks:

HLN

Description:

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Northern Exposure

4/2/2020
Hikers near Anchorage, Alaska discovered a body wrapped in sheets which were edged in orange stitching. Authorities hydrated the fingers and obtained a fingerprint, enabling them to identify the victim. Clinging to the sheet, they also discovered a tuft of red carpet fibers -- threads of evidence which led them straight to the killer. via Knit

Duration:00:23:24

The List Murders

3/30/2020
For 18 years, a man who murdered his entire family eluded the FBI. Investigators used art and forensic science to find the killer. via Knit

Duration:00:25:07

Filtered Out

3/26/2020
When a teenaged girl goes missing, no one knows if she ran away or if she was the victim of foul play. Everyone's worst fears are confirmed when a body is found at the bottom of an isolated ravine. Police scour the crime scene, hoping to find enough evidence to identify the killer. via Knit

Duration:00:22:10

Catch 22

3/23/2020
A woman was ambushed in her driveway and shot to death. During their investigation, police learned that a co-worker half her age was in love with her, and that she'd spurned his advances. They now had to determine if love had turned into obsession... and a motive for murder. via Knit

Duration:00:24:40

Dressed To Kill

3/19/2020
A possible false confession forces investigators to reopen the case of a missing six year old. A decade later, a fresh look at new evidence leads them to someone hiding in plain sight. via Knit

Duration:00:22:41

Water Logged

3/16/2020
The bodies of three women were found floating in Tampa Bay. The water washed away any evidence, but police hoped a handwritten note found in the victims' car would lead to the killer - so they posted huge copies of the note on five highway billboards. via Knit

Duration:00:26:04

A Cinderella Story

3/12/2020
The victim had been sexually assaulted and stabbed to death on the beach, just ten yards from the hotel where she was staying. A pair of men's tennis shoes was discovered near her body. Police were sure that if they found the man who fit the shoes, they would also find the man who committed the crime. via Knit

Duration:00:23:31

Hack Attack

3/9/2020
A mysterious computer crash pushes a thriving manufacturing company to the brink of collapse, jeopardizing the jobs of hundreds of employees. There is no apparent cause and no obvious clues. Forensic investigators must determine if the crash was the result of a computer defect, human error, or sabotage. via Knit

Duration:00:27:42

Invisible Intruder

3/5/2020
A Texas woman claims an intruder killed two of her sons but detectives question her story upon discovering inconsistencies. via Knit

Duration:00:23:38

Brotherly Love

3/2/2020
When a young single mother was brutally assaulted and murdered, her brother promised he'd find out who was responsible and bring the killer to justice. It would take more than 30 years, but the young man kept his promise, and in doing so, brought closure to his family. via Knit

Duration:00:26:28

Bad Medicine

2/27/2020
A young woman suddenly becomes critically ill; her symptoms worsen over time, eventually leaving her unable to walk. Then a bone marrow test reveals the cause; arsenic. Investigators now had to determine if the poisoning was caused by groundwater contamination or something much more sinister. via Knit

Duration:00:24:49

Sole Searching

2/24/2020
Now it's not only a fingerprint which can link a killer to a crime; a shoe print can be just as telling. Armed with little else, police hoped the show impressions found at a Lansing, Michigan crime scene would put their investigation back on track. via Knit

Duration:00:25:10

Smiley Face

2/20/2020
The woman had been sexually assaulted, stabbed repeatedly, and left for dead. She survived and gave police a detailed description of her attacker. When someone who fit that description practically turned himself in, police were sure they had their man... until the DNA evidence proved them wrong. via Knit

Duration:00:24:37

Order Up

2/17/2020
A man is found shot to death in his home. Determining the time of death becomes critically important to solving the murder, and in order to do so, investigators need to know when the victim ate his last meal. via Knit

Duration:00:23:26

Screen Pass

2/13/2020
A 13-year-old girl went missing from her Colorado home, and the only evidence the kidnapper left behind was three fingerprints on a window screen. Two years later, a latent print examiner, new to the county and the crime lab, changed the course of the investigation by sharing a little-known fact with his colleagues. via Knit

Duration:00:24:55

A Welcome Intrusion

2/10/2020
A man tells police he shot an intruder who had attacked and murdered his wife. The husband is dubbed a hero for his valiant attempt to save his wife. Four years later, new evidence leads police to re-examine the motives of this so-called hero. via Knit

Duration:00:26:18

Chief Of Evidence

2/6/2020
A young couple was murdered during what appeared to be a drug deal gone awry. The victims' dog eventually led police to the killer. via Knit

Duration:00:25:58

Introducing "Down the Hill: The Delphi Murders"

2/5/2020
Abby and Libby - two young girls murdered. Investigators are searching for the killer using their biggest clue: a recording of his voice from one of the victims' phones ordering the girls Down the Hill. Almost three years later, it's a mystery that still haunts the small town of Delphi, Indiana...and the police say the killer may walk among them. via Knit

Duration:00:02:31

Frozen Evidence

2/3/2020
An investigator must think quickly to find a way to capture a shoe impression left to melt in the snow. via Knit

Duration:00:25:31

Jean Pool

1/30/2020
Police investigating the 1984 murder of a college student had plenty of suspects, but no conclusive evidence linking any of them to the crime. More than a decade later, sophisticated technology would breathe new life into a case grown cold with the passage of time. via Knit

Duration:00:25:36