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Some of the world's most notorious murders are the subject of "It Takes a Killer," which investigates the crimes from the perspective of the killers, trying to get inside their minds and determine their motives. Leading homicide investigators and experts from such agencies as the FBI and Scotland Yard take a look at the evidence pulled from crime scenes and profile the killer's behavior to try to piece together the details of each murder, explaining when, why and how each criminal committed the crime. For the wannabe detectives watching the show, the experts also reveal how the crime was solved -- which often requires authorities to think like a killer.

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A husband and wife are savagely attacked in their upstate New York home by an axe-wielding murderer; the wife survives, but loses her memory of the attack, so police must rely on the evidence.
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Police in rural Minnesota investigate the murder of a missing woman whose dead body is dumped next to an abandoned farmhouse.
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A deranged man terrorizes New York City in the late 1970s, leaving a trail of dead and wounded in his wake until a series of letters, a reluctant witness, and a parking ticket lead to his capture.
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After a brutal killing at a construction site, homicide detectives track down a suspect who they've been eyeing from the beginning.
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When police stop investigating the disappearance of a family of atheists, an intrepid journalist picks up the torch and hunts down a mastermind hell-bent on revenge who resulted to kidnapping, extortion and murder.
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A vicious custody battle ends when one of the parents vanishes without a trace; law enforcement investigates the usual suspects only to uncover a seemingly premeditated murder and a sickening attempt to cover it up.

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