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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

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

If I Were You

1/27/2020
His daughter suspected something was wrong... and when she learned virtually everything had been removed from her father's home, she was sure of it. Even though she lived almost a thousand miles away, she took it upon herself to find out what happened and who was responsible. via Knit

Duration:00:23:05

Skin Of Her Teeth

1/23/2020
The teeth had been removed from a human skull retrieved from a grave so the killer could keep the victim's identity secret. But did he? via Knit

Duration:00:23:04

Disrobed

1/20/2020
The crime scene was especially violent; A husband and wife had been shot to death in their bedroom. At first, investigators thought their 16-year-old daughter was lucky to have escaped unharmed... but after awhile, they wondered if the reason she was alive had more to do with careful planning than good fortune. via Knit

Duration:00:21:34

Deadly Rebellion

1/16/2020
Even though their daughter had run away before, she'd always come back. Her parents were sure this time would be no different... but they were wrong. Workers discovered the teen's half-naked body on the other side of the road; her throat had been slit. Police hoped the single foreign hair found in a defensive wound on her thumb would lead them to the killer. via Knit

Duration:00:20:15

Treads And Threads

1/13/2020
A serial killer was strangling prostitutes then leaving the bodies in plain sight. The only clues were a tire impression and some threads. via Knit

Duration:00:22:11

Foundation of Lies

1/9/2020
When the wife of a noted doctor goes missing, authorities believe it may have to do with an allegedly shady adoption ring. But then her husband goes house-shopping with another woman claiming to be his wife, and a friend finds a strange pile of concrete in his backyard. Investigators use the concrete and the hazy recollections of a young child in an attempt to find the missing woman. via Knit

Duration:00:20:04

A Leg To Stand On

1/6/2020
When a severed leg is found in a dumpster, investigators are faced with the challenge of identifying the victim. via Knit

Duration:00:21:14

Photo Finish

1/2/2020
A beautiful model goes missing. No one can clue to her whereabouts until a park employee discovers photographs in a trash dumpster. via Knit

Duration:00:21:14

Accident or Murder

12/30/2019
A woman's body was found at the bottom of the stairs. When an investigator recreates the fall, the results are surprising. Was this just a freak accident, or murder by an angry spouse. via Knit

Duration:00:21:14

Quite A Spectacle

12/26/2019
It was one of the most unusual cases in forensic history. Investigators had to find a way to solve a murder case with evidence which consisted of a squashed tomato found at the crime scene, and tiny, pinpoint reflections of light in a photograph. Would it be enough to catch a killer? via Knit

Duration:00:22:14

Silk Stalkings

12/23/2019
The news of a flight attendant's brutal murder prompted the son of a victim who had been killed five years earlier to contact police. The MO of both murders was remarkably similar, and analysis of the biological evidence from the crime scenes proved that these were serial killings. via Knit

Duration:00:23:54