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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

Planted Evidence

7/2/2020
Denise Johnson was found dead in an Arizona forest with little forensic evidence around her. Could history be made in a courtroom with the utilization of plant DNA as evidence?

Duration:00:21:00

Trail Of A Killer

6/29/2020
A woman is murdered on a jogging trail in the middle of the day. The leads from cell phone records and search dogs go nowhere. Nine days later, a witness tells police about a chance encounter, and cigarette butts which may contain the killer’s DNA.

Duration:00:23:28

Fate Date

6/25/2020
Twenty-four hours after her face-to-face meeting with a man she met online, the woman and her soon-to-be ex-husband were shot to death. Only the computer had been taken from her home, and with it, the means to identify the killer.

Duration:00:22:17

A Voice From Beyond

6/22/2020
Police discover a decomposed body had been stuffed in a barrel 30 years earlier. An address book was found with the body.

Duration:00:22:39

The Killing Room

6/18/2020
The story of how a routine missing-person case became a murder inquiry involving a love triangle.

Duration:00:21:54

Grave Evidence

6/15/2020
Forensic scientists provide authorities with evidence that a death deemed accidental 20 years ago was actually murder.

Duration:00:21:53

Deadly Formula

6/11/2020
A mother was convicted for the death of her four-month-old. An explanation for his death would come from his newborn brother.

Duration:00:21:51

No Safe Place

6/8/2020
A wealthy man and his wife were attacked by three men outside their luxurious Louisiana home. He was shot dead and she was forced to open their hidden safe. The woman could not describe the men because they wore masks. To solve the case, police would have to find out who knew about the concealed safe, and who would benefit from the crime.

Duration:00:23:21

Best Foot Forward

6/4/2020
The investigation of an exotic dancer’s disappearance led police to an isolated 75-acre site where someone had been shot and cremated. The destruction of the remains was almost complete... almost, but not quite. Soft tissue attached to a piece of a foot provided enough DNA for a genetic profile, and positive identification of the victim.

Duration:00:21:53

Postal Mortem

6/1/2020
A man kills two people with bombs in an effort to get investors off his back and is sentenced to life with no chance of parole.

Duration:00:22:07

Gone Ballistic

5/28/2020
When a real estate developer is shot to death, his wife becomes the prime suspect. Police have a wealth of evidence against her, but it’s circumstantial. The case will turn on a .25 caliber bullet fired 20 years ago from the now-missing murder weapon.

Duration:00:21:53

Sniffing Revenge

5/25/2020
A woman dies suddenly at home. Investigators are unable to determine the cause of death until they receive a call from the ex-wife of the dead woman’s husband. The sensitive nose of a toxicologist ends up sniffing out murder.

Duration:00:21:53

Room With A View

5/21/2020
The victim had been stabbed more than a hundred times and her bedroom was soaked with blood. While her body was positioned in a suggestive way, she hadn't been sexually assaulted. Was this a sex crime, or the random act of a man with an intense hatred of women?

Duration:00:22:50

Shoein For Murder

5/18/2020
A 12 year-old is the only witness to her mother's death and is unable to provide many details. Little did they know 12 years later, forensic evidence would lead the investigation right back to where it started.

Duration:00:22:41

Sealed With A Kiss

5/14/2020
An investigation into threatening letters sent to a popular elementary school teacher.

Duration:00:21:37

Needle In A Haystack

5/11/2020
There was no apparent reason for the young, healthy college student to be dead. But when the medical examiner found the tiniest of clues during the autopsy, investigators were able to unravel the mystery of betrayal and revenge.

Duration:00:21:17

Dirty Laundry

5/7/2020
The victim was a self-made man who never minced words. Perhaps he was murdered by a disgruntled client or employee. Perhaps the racy photos in his safe held the clue to solving the crime. Or perhaps with the help of the IRS, investigators could follow the money and find the killer.

Duration:00:22:06

Textbook Murder

5/4/2020
The victim was brutally murdered. Police learn her fiancé was having affairs with other women, and he becomes the prime suspect... that is until a man comes forward who not only believes he owns the murder weapon, he also knows who used it.

Duration:00:21:39

Finger Pane

4/30/2020
A serial killer was on the loose and police had to find him before he struck again. Their most promising lead was an unusual one: a bloody fingerprint on the body of one of the victims.

Duration:00:21:52

Introducing "The Plot Thickens"

4/28/2020
Peter Bogdanovich was a young cinephile who quickly rose to become one of Hollywood's top directors. But he soon found himself a victim of jealousy, hubris, public scorn – and a devastating crime. Now, he looks back on a life of fame and failure, and through it all, an enduring love of the movies. A new seven-part documentary podcast from Turner Classic Movies. Subscribe today!

Duration:00:02:43