His wife and child disappear. You’d think this would be enough of a tragedy for a young husband, but it’s really just the beginning of a horrific nightmare. Correspondent Susan Spencer reports.
Who fired the single shot that killed the wife of a prominent heart surgeon? Susan Spencer reports.
The wife of a police officer is shot to death. Who the clues point to and why, are what makes this a real '48 Hours Mystery'
A bodybuilding couple, a friend and partner involved in more than business and then his body found. Beautiful bodies, illegal steroid use and sale, intense competitions and a love triangle.
The 13 year old seemed mature, level headed and perfect to watch their children. No one could imagine that one life would be ended and another’s lifetime on the line.
A baby, kidnapped from Los Angeles, California ends up in Italy. Bill Lagattuta follows a trail that includes clues of love, betrayal and quite possibly, murder.
Young, pretty Christie Wilson visited a northern California casino on a week night, no one knew she was there or that she’d stay late into the night, gambling and drinking. She left the casino with a man she had met at the blackjack tables and has never been seen or heard from again. The man she was caught on surveillance films leaving with, is being held, but has given no clues and denies he harmed her. Tonight, watch the mystery unfold.
March 11, 2006 She was married to a bookie. Two brothers had plenty of money, enjoyed living on the high life, but when the bookie’s wife ended up dead, all bets were off.
Wealthy brothers, gambling, sex and layers of secrets. When murder entered the picture, the investigation began uncovering a real life thriller
New Clues In Paradise: Natalee Holloway
48 Hours reports on the newest and exclusive details of the disappearance of Natalee Holloway. Thanks to her family and friends, this case will not go away until it’s solved.
April 15, 2006 A Knock On The Door
A young husband killed in his bed. His wife hysterical about the home invasion robbery gone bad that changed her life. This was a typically quiet town, thrown upside down by this tragedy and twenty years later, a knock on the door, changed everything again
After a college professor disappears, everyone in her life insists it could never have been on purpose. She was passionate about teaching and in love with a good man, so when it was discovered that she was already married, everything about her seemed to be other than what it appeared. Could her lover, or her husband, have been involved? Peter Van Sant reports.
Erin Moriarty digs into the mystery surrounding the young dancer murdered while well on the way to achieving her dreams.
Randy Hardison wrote hits for Darryl Worley, Lee Ann Womack and Garth Brooks, and was fast becoming a star in his own right. Tonight, Peter Van Sant reports on the mysterious death of Randy Hardison, just 6 months after meeting a Nashville newcomer. Was it murder?
May 20, 2006 Duty, Death and Dishonor
This soldier fought in duty for the United States to take Baghdad. He was one of the lucky ones who returned home. Then he vanishes. Erin Moriarty asks the question ‘what did he know?’ and who might want to silence him?
Ashley Barnett was looking to celebrate her 25th birthday when she boarded the Carnival cruise ship "Paradise" in Long Beach, Calif., on Oct. 14, 2005. But less than 24 hours into the trip, the aspiring actress, who was beginning to make her way in Hollywood, was dead. Correspondent Bill Lagattuta reports.
What do you do if you find out your best friends got away with murder? Correspondent Susan Spencer reports on the case for 48 Hours Mystery.
A millionaire is on the run – wanted for the murder of his socialite wife. Correspondent Susan Spencer reports on the case for 48 Hours Mystery, Saturday at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Enter a world of extremes – a world of hard bodies and intense passion. A bodybuilder, his gorgeous girlfriends, and a twisted murder plot! Correspondent Maureen Maher reports for 48 Hours Mystery.
Did a mother's belief in Scientology contribute to her brutal murder? Peter Van Sant examines a March 2003 murder that doctors say might never have occurred if Jeremy Perkins, a 28-year-old paranoid schizophrenic, had received proper treatment to control his psychotic delusions - delusions which made him believe his mother, Elli, was evil. The family desperately wanted to help their son, but they followed the principles of Scientology, a religion which strongly opposes psychiatric treatment. Elli Perkins was stabbed more than 70 times by her mentally ill son.
Investigation of a murder in which a mother allegedly implicated her own son. Peter Van Sant is the correspondent.
An actress on CSI: Miami crosses paths with a real life serial killer. Correspondent Bill Lagattuta reports.
It's a story of two wealthy brothers, two separate murders and one family's tragedy. Correspondent Erin Moriarty reports.
John Ramsey speaks for the first time since his wife's death, the Karr arrest, and about new details in JonBenet's murder. Correspondent Erin Moriarty reports.
A mother and two kids are murdered. There are bizarre clues, 11 eyewitnesses, eight drops of blood and a killer with a foot fetish. Correspondent Richard Schlesinger reports.
The disappearance of a U.S. soldier returned from Baghdad is investigated. Erin Moriarty is the correspondent.
Cold case cops plant a trap for a killer on the run with his kids. Correspondent Bill Lagattuta reports.
The murder trial of Stephen Stanko is covered. He's accused of murdering his live-in girlfriend, Laura Ling, in Murrells Inlet, S.C., in April 2005 and of raping Ling's 15-year-old daughter. Troy Roberts is the correspondent.
A young woman is shot and killed, her husband is shot four times. But did he pull the trigger? Correspondent Harold Dow reports for 48 Hours Mystery.
An investigation into the link between the alleged suicides of two Georgia women, Jennifer Corbin and Dolly Hearn, who died 14 years apart. Corbin's husband, Barton, is the chief suspect in both deaths. Peter Van Sant is the correspondent.
The July 2004 shooting death of Jarrod Davidson in Santa Barbara, Cal., is investigated. His wife, Kelee, and her parents are the chief suspects. Maureen Maher is the correspondent.
The disappearance and murder of Christie Wilson, who was last seen leaving a California casino in October 2005, is investigated. The chief suspect is Mario Garcia, a man she gambled with and who left the casino with her. Erin Moriarty is the correspondent.
Millionaire Darren Mack seemly had the perfect life until the breakup between him and his wife which resulted in a judge being shot.
The efforts of Tommy Ray, special agent for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, to bring suspected killer Nelson Serrano to justice for the murders of one former business partner and the son, daughter and son-in-law of a second partner. Harold Dow is the correspondent.
The 2002 murder of fashion writer Christa Worthington on Cape Cod is investigated. Susan Spencer is the correspondent.
Former cheerleaders are targeted by a killer.
Examining the 1996 murder of Georgia millionaire David Coffin, including the investigation of Scott Davis, a 2003 California gubernatorial candidate.
Police try to determine who was calling the shots when a young mother was gunned down. Troy Roberts is the correspondent.
Katie Couric reports on the April 16 shootings on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Va.
An investigation into the 2004 Halloween night murders of Leslie Mazzara, a former South Carolina beauty queen, and her roommate, Adriane Insogna, who were stabbed to death in their Napa, Cal., home.
A politician's suspicious death is investigated. Troy Roberts is the correspondent.
The 2005 murder of Catherine Woods, an aspiring Broadway dancer whose throat was slashed in her New York apartment, is investigated. Erin Moriarty is the correspondent.
Murders of women in Atlantic City are investigated. Harold Dow is the correspondent.
The 1994 triple murders of three family members (Tariq, Sultana and Basma Rafay) in Bellevue, Wash., are investigated, with the focus on chief suspects Atif Rafay and Sebastian Burns. Peter Van Sant is the correspondent.
Video diaries show the thoughts of a wife, mother and nurse who murdered her husband.
Two murders and a city that says "enough." Helen Hill was a mother and a filmmaker; Dinerral Shavers, a musician and a teacher. They came back to New Orleans to rebuild. But they became victims in a storm of murder.
A man is accused of murder, but is defended in court by one of the people he allegedly tried to kill.
Investigating the December 1995 murder of an African-American couple in Fayetteville, N.C., by soldiers in the Army's 82nd Airborne Division, and charges that it was racially motivated.
A wife and mother disappears into thin air from her New York home on the day after 9/11/01.
The 2007 disappearance of 4 year old Madeleine McCann in Portugal is investigated.
Investigators combed the country to find a missing Ivy league schoolgirl from South Carolina. Instead, they find they have been searching for a master con woman.
The NCIS feels the death of a young Marine may have been murder.
The 2005 death of James Michael in West Virginia is investigated and the chief suspect is his wife Michelle. Michael was found dead in his house after a fire that may have been intentionally set.
A look at a gruesome murder case involves a female college student.
An investigation into the case of a murdered American Peace Corps worker.
The murder of two parents leaves their son in prison for the next 17 years.
The husband of a sweet, soft-spoken female teacher is charged murdered. Did she intentionally kill him or was it all in self defense?
35 people died in the care of a couple who ran a nursing home when hurricane Katrina rolled in and they failed to help them evacuate the premises. Now they face a life of imprisonment. They explain their story for the first time.
College student and Miss Arkansas contestant Nona Dirksmeyer was found bludgeoned to death in her apartment on Dec. 15, 2005, just days shy of her 20th birthday. Could it have been her boyfriend who committed the murder? He was found covered in blood, which he says was a result of trying to revive her. But her mom says that the couple had started fighting ever since he left the college the both attended and enrolled in another school. An empty condom wrapper may have set him off in a jealous rage.
A plastic surgeon has a deadly relationship with one of his patients.
Is it possible that the wrong people were convicted of murdering a couple of newlyweds?
Money greed and sex is behind a murder in Alaska.
An investigation of the 2003 bank robberies in Long Island, NY, allegedly committed by Steven Trantel, a Wall Street stock trader.
A 21 year old British student Meridith Kercher, was killed in Italy in November, 2007. Amanda Knox, the victim's roommate was jailed for the crime.
A key to solving a murder may lay in a letter which was written by a woman.
Jennifer Servo, a 22 year old reporter from Montana had just moved to Abilene, TX, to take a job as a reporter at KRBC-TV. But this dream never came true since she was found strangled and had a blunt force trauma on her head inside her apartment. Because there was no forced entry, the police believed she knew her killer yet there was no physical evidence.
Actress Christina Helm was murdered in 1997 but has gone unsolved. But an investigation shows that a secret diary may have led to her death.
An investigation of 2 murders which occurred on the same day and have a tie in together, when on June 12, 2006 Charla Mack of Reno, and the family court judge who was overseeing Mack's divorce, Chuck Weller, were found shot. Charla's husband Darren Mack is the prime suspect in this crime.
A minister's wife is found dead, but did she commit suicide or was someone involved.
The authorities need to know whether a murder victim died over the jealousy of his wife.
A report concerning polygamy and the Fundamentalist of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and their leader Warren Jeffs.
An investigation involving a mystery surrounding a computer whiz, his Russian bride and the KGB.
Coverage of Michael Jackson's memorial service from earlier today.
An interview with Shawn Hornbeck, who had been held captive for four years in Missouri after being kidnapped in 2002 at the age of 11 before finally being rescued.
An investigative search into a mother who disappeared over 30 years ago.
Dr. Timothy Stryker is accused of murdering his fellow physician Dr. Linda Goudey 15 years ago. Her body was found in the back seat of her car in the parking lot of the Boston-area hospital where she worked. The OB/GYN had places in 24 area of her body which were injured due to her attack and strangulation. The investigators were sure her boyfriend, Dr. Stryker was the killer, but the case went cold after a question involving the circumstantial evidence. Now he gives his first interview about the incident.
An investigation of the 2005 murder of Charlie White Sr., a 73 year old millionaire from Horseshoe Bay, TX. the main suspect is Charlie's own son, Darin.
Craig Titus and his wife Kelly Ryan were a pair of stars in the world of bodybuilding. He won Mr. Olympia and she is a fitness champion who graced magazines and won many competitions. Not only is it revealed that the couple used steroids, but they were also hard partiers who used illegal substances. But on Dec. 14, 2005, Ryan's car was found with the charred remains of a woman inside. It was first believed to be Kelly, but the investigators received a surprise when she answered the door. The body was discovered to be that of her assistant Melissa James. The case was decided to be about fame, drugs, sex and jealousy.
An investigation of the death of Karen Tipton, who was found stabbed in her home in Decatur, AL.
An inside look at a case in which an mortgage banker is the prime suspect of the deaths of his clients.
The police once helped find a teen and convict him of murder, but now they are trying to free this same guy.
An investigation into the shooting death of a pregnant Belinda Temple, who was killed in her Texas home in 1999. Her husband, David, a high school football coach became the prime suspect.
The 2000 stabbing death of a wife and mother is examined by correspondent Harold Dow.
An investigative look at the murder of Barbara Mullenix, who was killed in Huntington Beach, CA. in 2006. Her body was dumped into Newport Harbor after being stabbed over fifty times.
An investigation of a lover's triangle between two military men and one woman, all who are now dead.
An investigation into the 2002 murder case of a 23-year old San Diego Marine.
A killer is terrorizing a girl who is willing to kill her whole family.
A pair of teens survive to tell their harrowing story after being kidnapped and shot while out on a date.
Travis Alexander was stabbed 27 times and shot in the face in Mesa, Arizona in 2008. His digital camera displayed photos of the victim shortly before his death. Alexander's ex-girlfriend, Jodi Arias, stands accused.
June of 2005 was a dark day in the life of Jean Silverwood. She and her family where out for a serene day of sailing when the boat encountered an accident and was sinking. Now Jean had a choice to make, she could either help save her husband or her four children. Jean tells her story tonight.
One of the world's leading scientists is dead, and investigators suspect that foul play was involved.
Traci and Scott Rhode were a devoting couple of high school sweethearts with three children, who had lived together for 20 years now. But on October 15, 2003, Scott was found with a gunshot wound to his head inside their Brownsville, Texas home. Was it a murder or a suicide made to look like a murder? After a 2-year investigation, Traci was arrested. With some crying for mercy and others crying for blood, Traci's fate lay in the hands of the jurors, who were about to deliver a jaw dropping decision.
An Air Force soldier's death was ruled an accident, but his wife wants to prove it was not.
An American, Amanda Knox, is on trial in Perugia Italy, accused of killing her British roommate, Meredith Kercher on November 2008.
An investigation into the 2005 death of James Michael of West Virginia, in where he was found inside of his burned out home which was believed to set on purpose. The main suspect...his wife, Michelle.
An investigation into the disappearance of a teen to determine whether foul play was involved and if a serial killer was responsible.
Newport Beach is an area where good and evil intersect in the waters.
An interview with Esther Reed, just after her 2009 sentencing for fraud and identity theft, after the con artist assumed the identities of several people to gain admittance into select Ivy League universities and collect student loans.
A stepfather's death has a brother and sister at odds with each other.
An investigation of the Craigslist killer.
Family members give an account of life inside of the mob's Gotti family.
We'll show the newest happenings revealed in the Orlando toddler Caylee Anthony case.
A woman does her own investigating to find out who murdered her father.
An investigation is held to determine whether a mother who had visions that she would die just before she had drowned was a suicide or a murder.
A family traveling from Mexico is kidnapped and held hostage.
Four girls were brutally murdered and two teenagers were convicted for their deaths. However, 18 years later the case was reopened.
A teenager's mother is killed a year after the teen's father.
Students help free a man 16 years after he's sentenced to death.
A phone call to a wrong number solves a 30-year-old murder case. Erin Moriarty reports.
Three women use Facebook to investigate their friend's disappearance. Maureen Maher reports.
Three murders from Chicago to Los Angeles. Who's killing beautiful young women? "48 Hours Mystery" correspondent Maureen Maher reports.
The release of the West Memphis Three (Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, Jessie Misskelley), who were convicted of murdering three 8-year-old boys in 1993, is the focus.
The 2009 death of boxer Arturo Gatti is investigated to determine whether he committed suicide or was murdered.
Stunning revelations and the inside story on the case the world has been following.
The 1985 murder of Natalie Antonetti in Austin is investigated. The victim was beaten to death in her home, but the case quickly went cold until a phone call more than 20 years later led the police to a surprising suspect.
48 Hours Mystery - The Killing Fields New
An unsolved Texas killing spree is the focus.
The 1994 murder of millionaire William McLaughlin in his Newport Beach, Cal., home is investigated. The probe centers on former NFL linebacker Eric Naposki and the victim's girlfriend Nanette Packard.
The 2008 beating death of 19-year-old Jacque Villagomez is investigated, as are the charges brought against her boyfriend, John Needham, a former soldier who served in Iraq and was given a medical discharge from the Army.
A Cajun millionaire turned English gentleman becomes a suspect in a murder investigation.
The 2007 shooting death of Jocelyn Earnest, who was found in her Virginia home with a gun and a suicide note, is investigated. Her husband, Wesley, an assistant high-school principal, is a chief suspect in the case.
Two sisters recall a deadly home invasion just before Christmas.
A major break in the Long Island Serial Killer case. Erin Moriarty has the latest developments.
After a husband and wife face off in the bedroom, a father is gunned down and a mother is on trial. Richard Schlesinger reports.
Forbidden young love ends with a mother's violent murder. Richard Schlesinger reports.
When an American goes missing from his sailboat in the Caribbean, his nephew follows the trail with the help of a journalist-turned-manhunter. Peter Van Sant reports.
The diary of a "Dexter" fan might be a screenplay or a confession to murder.
Soccer moms-turned-private investigators...
real-life "Charlie's Angels." But there were secrets and danger. Maureen Maher reports.
An ex-reality show producer charged with a real-life murder... "48 Hours Mystery" has his only interview from prison. Troy Roberts reports.
A professional poker player is under suspicion for the brutal murder of his parents. Peter Van Sant reports.
Three murders from Chicago to Los Angeles. Who's killing beautiful young women? Maureen Maher has the latest in the case.
Convicted of murder and sentenced to death - 16 years later students help set him free. Richard Schlesinger reports.
The dramatic conclusion: Two years after retiring, did world championship boxer Arturo Gatti kill himself or was he murdered? Erin Moriarty has the official findings and the answer to who gets his millions.
What would prompt a father to kill his own daughter? Investigators believe the motive behind the murder is almost as shocking as the crime. Troy Roberts reports.
A young woman, conned by her boyfriend, disappears. Erin Moriarty reports.
Author Ann Rule helps a mother prove her daughter was murdered. Peter Van Sant reports.
Did a motivational speaker motivate someone to kill him? Richard Schlesinger reports.
The wife and sons of the head of security for a televangeist are murdered. Who wanted this family dead? Maureen Maher reports.
A millionaire's son kidnapped, a wild ransom note and a family on the edge of terror. Peter Van Sant reports
48 Hours Live to Tell: An unarmed police officer tackles a gunman to end a brutal home invasion that killed a mother of two
The 1986 murder of Sherri Rae Rasmussen in Los Angeles is investigated. The nurse was shot to death in her home. After more than 20 years, the cold case focuses on a police officer.
A former NFL player convicted of killing a California millionaire vows to tell "48 Hours" correspondent Troy Roberts who really did it.
The victims ... the hero's ... the survivors ... the investigation. The latest details in the deadly rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
"48 Hours" plays a part in a daughter's decade-long efforts to get justice for her murdered father. Richard Schlesinger reports.
An unfaithful husband is shot dead - do his wife and her best friend have a clue? Erin Moriarty reports.
A car crash leaves a young Iraq veteran dead - but her boyfriend alive. The crash didn't kill her, what did? Susan Spencer reports.
An actress is dead and her preacher boyfriend prays for answers. Maureen Maher reports.
A beautiful wife and mother is suddenly dead. Would a twin really know if his brother was a
killer? Erin Moriarty investigates.
Mackenzie Cowell was a dancer, a model and a high school senior. Was her brutal murder captured on video? Peter Van Sant reports.
A haunted highway that attracts evil ... over 20 girls missing or murdered. Who killed them? Peter Van Sant investigates.
A convicted killer's son believes his dad is innocent, but can he find the evidence to prove it? Troy Roberts reports.
After 40 years on the run, we know where a convicted killer is. Now what? Susan Spencer reports.
A mother torments her daughter's killer -- can she get him to confess? Richard Schlesinger reports.
Would a husband drug his kids so they wouldn't hear him kill his wife? Maureen Maher reports.
A mother is brutally murdered revealing shocking family secrets - is the killer at home? Tracy Smith reports.
A report on the trial of Jodi Arias, who claims she killed her boyfriend Travis Alexander in self-defense in 2008.
A brat, a Batman collector, filthy rich and dead - who killed Miami hotel heir Benji Novack? Troy Roberts reports.
A woman survives a brutal beating in her home.
A married couple is assassinated -- could an online map have led killers to the wrong house? Peter Van Sant reports.
Two women are dead and the prime suspect is a decorated soldier. Can the Army convict one of its own? Richard Schlesinger offers a rare look inside the Army's JAG judicial system.
Ryan Ferguson is serving 40 years for murder. Now his accuser says it was all a lie. Can "48 Hours" help him get his life back? Erin Moriarty reports.
Fast cars, fast friends, financial fraud and a wife's murder. Will a mistress wear a wire to help police find a killer? Maureen Maher reports.
A childhood memory of a friend's murder could be the key to solving a 55-year-old cold case.
An investigation into the 2009 murders of the wife and two sons of a security chief for Joyce Meyer Ministries.
An investigation into the death of a powerful politician's girlfriend.
A case that inspired the 2013 movie "Pain & Gain," about bodybuilders who plotted to kidnap and murder wealthy people.
A case that inspired the 2013 movie "Pain & Gain," about bodybuilders who plotted to kidnap and murder wealthy people.
An investigation into the disappearance of Dawn Viens in 2009 and why her husband David, a California chef, jumped from a cliff when he became a suspect in the case.
The disappearance of George Smith, who vanished from a cruise ship in 2005 while on his honeymoon in the Mediterranean, is investigated.
An investigation into drugs, guns and gangs in Chicago.
The so-called “Sweetheart Murders” of Sabrina Gonsalves and John Riggins near Sacramento in 1980 are investigated. Troy Roberts is the correspondent.
The 2012 death of American engineer Shane Todd in Singapore is investigated. His death was officially ruled a suicide, but his parents believe he was murdered.
In the investigation of the murder of a one-time millionaire, both his ex-wife and his son are suspects.
The mysterious life of Christian Gerhartsreiter, who pretended to be Clark Rockefeller of the famous Rockefeller family, is investigated, as are allegations that he murdered John Sohus in 1985.
Reporting the developments in Michael Skakel's case for a retrial in the murder of Martha Moxley.
This episode reports on break up violence which is become common among school kids and takes a look at the 2011 murder of 18-year-old Lauren Astley by her ex-boyfriend Nathaniel Fujita.
The 2006 murder of Nicole Pietz in Seattle is investigated. The victim's mother believes she knows who committed the crime.
The one-hour special delivers a portrait of a Presidency 1,000 days in, as well as of a Kennedy family that had captured the hearts of a nation. The assassination would change everything.
The 2003 murder of Heather DeWild in Colorado is investigated. Her husband, Daniel, and his twin brother are chief suspects in the case.
An aspiring actress is brutally strangled. DNA was left all over the crime scene... leading police to a surprising suspect. Maureen Maher reports.
A "48 Hours" special from the journalists of CBS News exploring the social, cultural and political impact of Mandela's life on the world.