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DNA on one of two teenage girls killed in a similar fashion on a California beach six years apart leads investigators to a suspect who worked inside the police department.
In 2014, a New Orleans filmmaker becomes a suspect in the 1996 murder of an Idaho teen after a search of a public DNA database yields a partial match.
The search for a missing mother of two during Hurricane Harvey.
A filmmaker and a former Marine work to find a woman's killer.
When a 17-year-old girl breaks up with her abusive boyfriend, he snaps and breaks into her bedroom to attack her.
A man who lost two wives under unusual circumstances comes under suspicion.
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