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Not every murder scene leaves behind clues in the form of bloody footprints, clothing fibers or fingerprint stains. Investigators earn their reputations by discovering evidence other than what is easy to see. This series spotlights devoted investigators who "go beyond the headlines," incorporating cutting-edge science to find the tiniest trace evidence and understand its relevance. The forensics-driven stories are told via stylized re-enactments, showing how the best investigators work to decipher which clues mean nothing and which ones will put a killer behind bars, all to bring justice to victims' loved ones.

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After a single father is found dead in his burning home, an autopsy reveals he was murdered; investigators must decode ballistic, chemical and digital clues to reveal a complex plan executed by a twisted killer.
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A car fire blazing near a beach sends detectives on a search that ends with the discovery of a murdered woman; the killer's attempt to eliminate evidence actually gives investigators the clues they need to catch him.
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After ranchers spot the body of a brutally beaten teenage girl on a riverbank, deputies conduct countless interviews but to no avail; finally, cutting-edge technology helps police lift DNA from the murder weapon and zero in on the killer.
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Reports of shots fired at an apartment complex lead police to the bodies of a woman and two of her children; detectives find answers in shell casings, shoe impressions and DNA to stop a diabolical predator.
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After hunters discover the dismembered body of a missing woman, police uncover a shocking secret she kept hidden from friends; blood spatter and incriminating receipts help investigators decode her demise at the hands of a monster.
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Children find a missing woman's body in a rural community miles away from her home; forensic experts decipher surprising animal hair fibers and DNA evidence, which puts detectives on the trail of an enraged predator.
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A man calls 911 after finding blood inside a friend's home; officers enter to find a beloved community activist shot dead; detectives piece together clues, bloody footprints, bullet fragments and a credit card trail to find a cold-blooded murderer.
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After motorists spot a man's body burning on the side of the highway, investigators find evidence of a brutal assassination and fiery cover-up; detectives decode construction debris with curious details to reveal a scheme that ended in murder.

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