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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.

Location:

United States

Networks:

HLN

Description:

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

Sex Lies & DNA

12/31/2020
While Earl Morris was vacationing in California, he learned that his wife had gone missing from their home in Arizona. The search for Ruby Morris involved dozens of investigators, scientists, and even the coast guard. To learn more about how HLN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:20:50

Missing In Time

12/28/2020
A woman was reported missing, presumed dead. A clue inside the suspect’s watchband and a popular television show helped solve the case. To learn more about how HLN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:20:36

The Footpath Murders

12/24/2020
A 1986 case of sexual assault and serial murder marked the first time DNA was used as evidence in a court of law. To learn more about how HLN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:21:40

Penchant For Poison

12/21/2020
Three seemingly unrelated deaths proved to be serial murders. The killer had been careful; he used poison which has no taste or odor. Fortunately for investigators, it also had a unique chemical signature. To learn more about how HLN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:21:38

Van-ished

12/17/2020
A twelve-year-old girl claimed she had been abducted and sexually assaulted. She recounted what happened in such a flat, unemotional voice that police found it difficult to believe her. Fibers on her clothing would prove she was telling the truth, and help police to find her attacker. To learn more about how HLN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:21:04

Trouble Brewing

12/14/2020
Two suspects living in the same apartment were linked to a murder by a gun and a pair of bloodstained boots – items that belonged to the one who claimed he'd never even met the victim. Investigators hoped the manufacturing code stamped on six beer bottles would be distinctive enough to prove who was telling the truth, and who was a cold-blooded killer. To learn more about how HLN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:21:05

Insulated Evidence

12/10/2020
It's usually easy to determine how a criminal entered the crime scene. But in this case, it was far from clear. It looked like the killer vanished into thin air...and perhaps he had. To learn more about how HLN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:21:50

Beaten By A Hair

12/7/2020
Early one morning, a woman went missing on her way to work. A strand of hair in her hairbrush led investigators to unravel the mystery. To learn more about how HLN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:20:35

Paintball

12/3/2020
Twenty-four years after the death of a 15-year-old in California, forensic scientists discover enough microscopic evidence to finally bring the killer to justice. To learn more about how HLN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:20:43

Touch Of Evil

11/30/2020
The media dubbed him the “Last Call Killer” because he targeted men in gay bars who were obviously intoxicated. His MO involved dismembering the bodies and wrapping the parts in plastic bags, which he then carefully washed to remove all incriminating evidence. He eluded capture for almost ten years... and then new technology revealed fingerprints no one knew were there. To learn more about how HLN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:20:21

Web Of Seduction

11/26/2020
Bruce Miller was shot to death in the office of the business he owned. When a computer expert examined the computers owned by the victim’s wife and by her lover, he found the evidence needed to convict the person responsible for the crime. To learn more about how HLN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:20:07

Southside Strangler

11/23/2020
A serial killer in Arlington, Va., leaves the same clues behind at each crime scene. To learn more about how HLN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:20:36

Purebread Murder

11/19/2020
A young mother is murdered after years of domestic abuse. There are clues at the scene: bloody footprints and DNA from the victim’s rape kit. But the evidence which will conclusively tie the killer to the crime is on a freshly baked hamburger bun. To learn more about how HLN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:20:37

The Gambler

11/16/2020
One warm summer afternoon, the town of Verona, Wisconsin, faced its first triple homicide. To solve the case, investigators had to delve into the world of high rollers and offshore betting. With the help of forensics, they were able to bring down a killer who gambled, and lost. To learn more about how HLN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:20:46

Innocence Lost

11/12/2020
A little girl disappears from a Christmas party. To learn more about how HLN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:20:36

Badge Of Deceit

11/9/2020
Women in a small Louisiana city live in fear of a rapist who leaves no clues to his identity. But computer technology and behavioral science combine to give police a new forensic tool: geographical profiling. To learn more about how HLN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:20:36

Once Bitten

11/5/2020
When a woman is found murdered in a bar. Investigators believe the best evidence is the bite mark found on the victim. A postman is convicted of murder, but he maintains his innocence. Ten years later, improved technology yields new information. To learn more about how HLN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:20:37

Nursery Crimes

11/2/2020
Children at a Texas hospital seem to be dying at a higher rate than at any other US hospital. Investigators look to a suspicious nurse. To learn more about how HLN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:21:56

Mans Best Friend

10/29/2020
A girl was found dead in her backyard. Her parents claimed she was attacked and killed by the family dogs, but police disagreed. To learn more about how HLN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:20:36

Kidnapping

10/26/2020
When a mother and her child are abducted during a carjacking, the crime is reported within minutes. Police know they have a small window of opportunity to find them... and the clock is ticking. To learn more about how HLN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:20:35