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No one would suspect that the perfectly manicured lawns with trimmed hedges and fences lined up like toy soldiers would harbor such a secret, but sometimes things are not always what they seem. "Buried in the Backyard" examines true-crime stories about unfortunate victims found buried in the most unlikely of places -- the backyard. When the remains are unearthed, its the very beginning of an investigation, police piece together the person's identity and determine the cause of death before seeking the person responsible. Thrilling and captivating re-creations paired with firsthand knowledge from those closest to the victims can be seen as investigators track down the "why" and "how" and give viewers a shocking tale.

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An unsuspecting field worker makes a horrifying discovery in a backyard orchard and detectives chase down deadly clues; when a savage killer slips through the cracks, innocent lives are threatened and solving this case is suddenly in jeopardy.
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A deadly mystery with deep running roots snakes through a small Alabama town, shattering a young family and baffling the community; investigators unlock long held Southern secrets to solve a murder and discover a truth steeped in blood and revenge.
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A bizarre trail from South Dakota to Minnesota ends in a dark discovery and a case gone cold; while investigators question whether a man of God is the key to solving this mystery, they fear blind faith is not only risky, but could prove to be deadly.
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When a beautiful garden turns into a dark abyss, the serenity in Salem, Oregon is shattered; all is not as it seems as investigators dig into the life of a single mom; as the grisly details begin to unfold, the chase is on to catch a killer.
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When a Florida teen tending to some yard work digs up a frightening scene, investigators find themselves in the middle of a twisted affair; a wild trail of evidence leads them across three state lines and the discovery of an astounding truth.
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A southern California community is gripped by fear when one of its own vanishes without a trace; when a teen disappears, they fear a backyard park has become a hunting ground; a vicious predator must be stopped before it's too late.
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A case of identity theft in the Arizona desert takes a blood curdling turn when investigators make a ghastly discovery in the most unlikely of places; a beloved man may have been living in fear.
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Investigators in York, Penn., enter a dark world of buried secrets after a couple makes a stunning discovery in their backyard; a brother appears desperate to find his sister, but in a strange twist could lead detectives to a staggering truth.
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Federal agents descend on a tiny Ohio town after a beloved girl goes missing; fearing their cornfields harbor a terrible truth, theories abound and panic spikes in this serene community; it's a race against time as investigators close in on a killer.
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A murderous ripple spreads through a lovely New England town when a ghastly discovery is made in a backyard barn; the search for answers uncovers troubling questions about a doting mom and everyone is a suspect until the truth is finally uncovered.
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When a long held secret in Florida threatens to expose a deadly truth, investigators work to unravel a baffling mystery; the dark life of a beloved mother may have put her in danger; a husband's desperate pleas may be the key to solving the case.
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When a man and his dog make a disturbing discovery in a backyard beach, a series of horrifying events unfold in a sleepy South Carolina town; investigators fear no one is safe as they desperately track a killer potentially hiding in plain sight.
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A man goes missing from an idyllic Idaho town, leaving detectives puzzled and a daughter driven to find her father; as the investigation unravels, a truth is revealed that is stranger than fiction and a killer no one ever sees coming.
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A Milwaukee contractor is shocked when he discovers a body in a shallow backyard grave; the ghastly remains send investigators chasing an atrocious truth and have a community running scared from their own neighbors.
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After a young woman vanishes from her neighborhood, North Carolina detectives are snared in a tangled web of deceit as they uncover a vicious love triangle; it's a race against time to find a killer and the evidence they need to solve a dark mystery.
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When a young mother in Newport, Maine, goes missing, the case goes cold until another mom suddenly vanishes, sparking an investigation that leads to a deadly game of cat and mouse and grisly discoveries in a rustic backyard.
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When a construction worker unearths human remains in the backyard of an old farmhouse, it sets off a baffling 15-year missing person's case and leaves detectives searching for long-buried secrets and overdue justice.
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When the body parts of two missing teens are found in a backyard cornfield, Ohio detectives uncover dark family secrets; the community fears there may never be justice when the man convicted of the crime is released from prison.
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After a husband and wife realize their dogs have been dragging human bones into their backyard, cops learn that a serial killer is using the nearby woods to indulge in his dark fantasies.
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A man asks investigators to help track down his missing father, ultimately sending them on a lengthy game of cat-and-mouse that results in horrific discoveries in two backyards.
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After a homeowner randomly uncovers human remains while doing yard work in his California backyard, a homicide detective enlists the help of a local veterinarian to solve the murder.

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