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1 :01x01 - Railroad Killer

Feb/03/2012
In 1997, two college students are attacked while walking along railway tracks. One dies, but the other lives. By 1999, there are eight more victims each murdered and living near railway lines. Does the lone survivor hold the key to solving the case?


Source: Investigation Discovery

2 :01x02 - Lesbian Vampire Killers

Feb/03/2012
A 1989 murder perpetrated by two lesbian couples who drank the victim's blood is detailed.

Source: Investigation Discovery
Director: Kim Hogg

3 :01x03 - Upstate Ax Man

Feb/10/2012
On June 28th 2005, Joan Porco arrives for the trial of the man accused of murdering her husband and attempting to murder her. But the strange thing about this trial is that the accused man is her son, Christopher Porco, and she is walking into court arm in arm with him. This is the story of one of the most famous murders in New York State.
Director: Nick Aarons

4 :01x04 - The Trusted Neighbor

Feb/10/2012
Ashley Pond disappears on her way to school and 2 months later her best friend Miranda Gaddis also vanishes. A major hunt for the girls is launched by the FBI, and a media circus descends on the small suburb of Portland, Oregon. Then the case takes a bizarre turn when Ward Weaver III neighbour and family friend to Ashley and Miranda, tells a local paper that he is the FBI's prime suspect.
Director: Phil Stein (1)

5 :01x05 - Deadly Harvest

Feb/17/2012
Ray and Faye Copeland seemed like a harmless, elderly couple. But they were hiding dark secrets. The couple had been killing drifters for years and burying them on their farmland. Were they in on it together, or was one spouse the criminal mastermind?


Source: Investigation Discovery

6 :01x06 - Do No Harm

Feb/17/2012
Harold Shipman was a respected doctor and a valued community member. There was only one problem: he was killing his elderly patients. Shipman's murder spree claimed at least 215 victims and the families of the deceased wanted him to pay - in court.


Source: Investigation Discovery
Director: Joanne Lunt

7 :01x07 - The Real Victims

Feb/24/2012
In October 1994, Susan Smith reports her children missing. For nine days, Susan and her husband go on television to plead for the return of their two boys. As the search continues, the true horror of the case emerges; Susan has drowned her children.


Source: Investigation Discovery
Director: Nick Aarons

8 :01x08 - The Killer Next Door

Feb/24/2012
In 1983, 13 year old Graeme Cunningham leaves his home in Salt Lake City and vanishes. His disappearance leads police to the Arthur Bishop, who admits to killing Graeme and four other boys. A trial ensues as prosecutors push for the harshest punishment.


Source: Investigation Discovery
Director: Phil Stein (1)

9 :01x09 - The Ken & Barbie Killers

Mar/02/2012
The crimes of convicted killers Karla Homolka and Paul Bernardo are detailed.

Source: Investigation Discovery
Director: Nick Aarons

10 :01x10 - The Serial Savage

Mar/02/2012
The crimes of Nathaniel Bar-Jonah are detailed.

Source: Investigation Discovery
Director: Phil Stein (1)

11 :01x11 - Hidden in Plain Sight

Mar/16/2012
In 1974, a serial killer emerges in Kansas. He calls himself BTK - "Bind, Torture and Kill"- his method of murder. BTK craves publicity and sends letters to police and media. The trail of clues ends at Denis Rader, a seemingly normal suburban father.

Source: Investigation Discovery

12 :01x12 - Murder in the Mansion

Mar/16/2012
Simon Dale is found bludgeoned to death in his mansion in England. The elderly, reclusive man was near blind and did not stand a chance against his attacker. His ex-wife immediately becomes a suspect, but do the courts have enough evidence to convict her?

Source: Investigation Discovery
Director: Joanne Lunt

13 :01x13 - Murder on Cape Cod

Mar/23/2012
A prominent fashion journalist is found brutally murdered in her quiet neighborhood in Truro, MA. DNA evidence on her body links a local garbage collector to the scene, but with other suspects with motive, is it enough to prove that he was the killer?


Source: Investigation Discovery
Director: Nick Aarons

14 :01x14 - Repeat Offender

Mar/23/2012
When the body of an eight year old girl is found near her grandparents home, the pedophile living nearby quickly becomes the prime suspect. This is inspired "Sarah's Law", a law which grants the general public information on sex offenders in the UK.


Source: Investigation Discovery
Director: Kim Hogg

15 :01x15 - A Very Dangerous Game

Mar/30/2012
NFL wide receiver Rae Carruth is tried for ordering a hit on his expecting girlfriend. Armed with his victim's first hand account of her attack before her death, and the testimonies of the shooter and driver, prosecutors push for the ultimate punishment.

Source: Investigation Discovery

16 :01x16 - Convict Confessions

Mar/30/2012
Two months after a 24 year old Australian heiress goes missing her body is found with no forensic evidence. However when a convicted rapist confesses to a fellow inmate of killing her prosecutors realize their case hinges on the word of a felon.

Source: Investigation Discovery
Director: Joanne Lunt

17 :01x17 - Mystery on the Mountain

Apr/06/2012
When a tragic car accident leaves a bubbly socialite dead and her husband with little affliction, police suspect foul play. Years later, the trial is brought to court. The jury remains hung until a surprising testimony from an unexpected witness.


Source: Investigation Discovery
Director: Phil Stein (1)

18 :01x18 - The Kennedy Connection

Apr/06/2012
An heir to the Kennedy family becomes a suspect as his neighbor's daughter is found dead near his Belle Haven, CT home. Over 25 years later, the trial is renewed in search of justice for the young girl, but will the evidence be enough to persuade a jury?


Source: Investigation Discovery
Director: Nick Aarons

19 :01x19 - The Mad Scientist

Apr/13/2012
A mother disappears after she drops her children off at her ex-husband's house in Oakland, CA. The husband evades the police and is found with thousands of dollars and his passport. Will this circumstantial evidence be enough to convict a killer?


Source: Investigation Discovery
Director: Phil Stein (1)

20 :01x20 - Deadly Exchange

Apr/20/2012
The 2007 murder of Meredith Kercher in Perugia, Italy, and the controversial trial of Amanda Knox are discussed.

Source: Investigation Discovery
Director: Kim Hogg

21 :01x21 - The Long Island Railroad Massacre

Apr/27/2012
Colin Ferguson's deadly rampage on a commuter train in 1993 and the shocking trial that followed are discussed.

Source: Investigation Discovery

22 :01x22 - Terror in Gainesville

May/01/2012
Danny Rolling tortures his victims and his calling card, he mutilates and poses his victim's corpses, taunting the police as they arrive on the scene. In one weekend in 1990, Danny terrorizes the university town of Gainesville, Florida and murders 5 innocent students. A police task force is set up which links Danny to the Gainesville murders but it is 4 years before he finally comes to trial
Director: Ben Schwartz

23 :01x23 - The Monster of Belgium

May/08/2012
In March 2004, Marc Dutroux was accused of a grisly crime: keeping young girls in cages and using them as slaves. Two girls escape with their lives, but four bodies are found. Does the horror end with Dutroux, or is there a network of monsters involved?


Source: Investigation Discovery
Director: Joanne Lunt

24 :01x24 - The Ties That Bind

May/15/2012
The death of Peppino Impastato in 1978 was initially dismissed by the Italian police as a random act of violence. But, he was notorious for being an anti-mafia activist. Were the people behind his death being sheltered by the infamous Sicilian mafia?


Source: Investigation Discovery
Director: Kim Hogg

25 :01x25 - The Outback Killer

May/22/2012
A British couple, Joanne Lees and Peter Falconio, is kidnapped in Australia. Joanne escapes and becomes suspect for Peter's disappearance. Years later, Bradley John Murdoch is on trial for Peter's murder, but do they have enough evidence to convict him?


Source: Investigation Discovery

26 :01x26 - The Beast of Bastille

May/29/2012
In Paris, France, 1995 a beautiful young nurse, Hélène Frinking is found dead in her apartment. She is just one of the victims of the serial killer who becomes known as the "The Beast of the Bastille". To track down the killer, the police enlist the new science of DNA, even to the point of, controversially, asking French forensic laboratories to search all the DNA they hold on record.
Director: Joanne Lunt
Warning: Killer Trials: Judgment Day guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Documentary
Genre: Crime | History
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: Investigation Discovery ( USA)
Airs: Tuesdays at 07:30 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: February 03, 2012
Ended: May 29, 2012
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