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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.
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United States

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HLN

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Insignificant Others

9/20/2018
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How unlucky could one man be? His wife had taken her own life, and his college sweetheart had killed herself in much the same fashion fourteen years earlier. Investigators had to determine if this was a bizarre coincidence or an attempt to get away with murder... twice. via Knit

Duration:00:22:34

Crime Seen

9/17/2018
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In 1984, a couple set off for a camping trip but got lost and fell asleep at a scenic overlook in Virginia. via Knit

Duration:00:22:03

Family Ties

9/13/2018
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After he got into the home, the assailant used an axe to kill the husband and critically injure his wife. Nothing was taken, so this wasn't a robbery. A DNA profile from skin cells collected hundreds of miles away would reveal the killer's identity and his motive for murder. via Knit

Duration:00:21:18

Till Death Do Us Part

9/10/2018
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A chemist suddenly starts to suffer from foot pain, partial numbness, and hair loss, and eventually dies. Could he have been poisoned? via Knit

Duration:00:21:07

As Fault

9/6/2018
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The woman in the back of the truck was flailing her arms, screaming. They thought she was doing something dangerous for the fun of it. But when they found a jacket near a pool of blood, they knew what they'd seen wasn't a joy ride; it was an abduction. via Knit

Duration:00:21:18

Hairline

9/3/2018
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Doctors don't know why the young scientist is gravely ill. When test finally reveal the cause, it's too late to save him. Police hope that lab analysis of his hair - showing when attempts were made on his life and what was used - will lead to the killer. via Knit

Duration:00:22:32

Sphere of Influence

8/30/2018
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When an 11-year old girl disappeared from a small town in a remote area of Alaska, investigators wondered if she'd been attacked by a bear or become lost int he dense woods. It turned out neither was true. Her body was discovered 10 days later; she'd been shot twice at close range, and sexually assaulted. A tip from an eyewitness led police to a suspect, and trace evidence found at the crime scene convinced a jury of his guilt. via Knit

Duration:00:22:21

Shot Of Vengeance

8/27/2018
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A nurse experienced flu-like symptoms. She visited the doctor for a check-up and learned she was HIV-positive. In the end, science was able to determine not only how she had been infected, but also by whom. The worst part: It wasn't an accident. via Knit

Duration:00:22:21

Guarded Secrets

8/23/2018
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A security guard disappeared from his post without a trace; his remains were found a year later in a remote camp site. More than a decade would pass before a phone call breathed life into the cold case, a paint smear on the bottom of the victim's boot helped scientists determine what happened during the last hour of his life. via Knit

Duration:00:21:55

The Big Chill

8/20/2018
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For years, a woman suffered from what appeared to be the unpleasant side effects of lithium, a drug prescribed to treat bipolar disorder. When she died, investigators had to determine if her death was due to natural causes, suicide or murder. via Knit

Duration:00:21:49

Dinner And A Movie

8/16/2018
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Time of death becomes pivotal after a pregnant woman is found murdered in her air-conditioned bedroom. A similarity between her death and an HBO movie gives forensic examiners the clues they need to thaw out the alibi of a cold-blooded killer. via Knit

Duration:00:23:39

Bio-Attack

8/13/2018
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In 1984, hundreds of people in The Dalles, Oregon became ill with food poisoning. Local, state, and federal disease detectives slowly unraveled the medical mystery. Along with a unique strain of bacteria, they discovered a religious cult's bizarre plot to overthrow the government...using germ warfare. via Knit

Duration:00:22:58

Freeze Framed

8/9/2018
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The man suffered a slow, agonizing death over a period of days. His wife maintained he killed himself, but police were skeptical... especially when they learned her first husband died when he was only 38-years old, and she refused to consent to an autopsy. via Knit

Duration:00:22:59

Transaction Failed

8/6/2018
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When a dedicated, well-respected teacher disappeared, police had to determine if she'd gone on vacation without telling anyone or if she was the victim of foul play. Investigators turned to forensic science, hoping to find the answers they needed. via Knit

Duration:00:21:08

Tight-Fitting Genes

8/2/2018
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A behavioral profile is helpful in a murder investigation, but it's not a road map to the killer. One such profile caused the Baton Rouge Police Department to search for the wrong man. They might have made an arrest had it not been for a DNA picture of the suspect painted by a molecular biologist. via Knit

Duration:00:22:21

Office Visit

7/30/2018
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An Arizona surgeon is found stabbed to death. All signs point to a random attack until investigators uncover an unlikely suspect. Police work to unravel the mystery in a case of jealousy, rage, and the almighty dollar. via Knit

Duration:00:22:21

Undertaken

7/26/2018
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The medical examiner ruled the death an accident, but the detectives investigating the case thought the evidence at the scene indicated otherwise. It would take three years, an exhumation, and a second autopsy to determine who was right. via Knit

Duration:00:22:57

Partners In Crime

7/23/2018
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The autopsy on the badly burned body of Charles "Jack" Lynch led investigators to search for a couple of killers. via Knit

Duration:00:22:48

Dirty Little Secret

7/19/2018
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A couple embarks on a holiday but never return. Police suspect drugs are the reason behind their disappearance. Days later a random burglary breaks the case wide open. Police use ballistics and DNA to capture to unusual suspects. via Knit

Duration:00:23:52

Family Interrupted

7/16/2018
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A family interrupts a burglary in their suburban home. The gunman kills two and wounds two more. Police suspect the crime is related to a string of thefts in the area, but a closer look at the crime scene reveals the real motive and killer. via Knit

Duration:00:23:54