The discovery of eight charred fingertips puts police on the trail of a killer. And when a torso washes up by the Miami River, cops struggle to ID the victim.
In New Mexico, police are called when 18-year-old Carly Martinez disappears from a local skating rink after a date with a friend.
When a car crashed down an embankment, rescue workers scrambled to save a couple trapped inside, but what followed was an unexpected twist.
When a young woman is found raped and strangled, the race is on to stop a serial killer. Plus, an ex-cop claims his wife shot herself - is he telling...
Firefighters are called to a home in the middle of the night to find a fire raging out of control but a mystery woman's charred body is discovered.
From microscopic DNA to ballistics and tiny fibres, find out how cutting edge technology and forensic science is used to bring killers to justice.
A trucker disappears - police search extensively only to find what they feared in their own backyard. And two sudden deaths are not as coincidental as they appear.
From personality profiles to DNA testing and fibre analysis, look at how the latest technology in forensic science helps criminologists solve a case.
Two men are found dead, beaten to death in the bar where they work. A local television station receives an anonymous letter about the murders.
A woman is rushed to hospital following a massive seizure that has caused her heart to stop beating. Her husband admits to poisoning her.
When several patients in a small ICU facility die, investigators turn to forensics to solve the mystery.
A security guard finds an employee dead in the driver's seat of his car. Police suspect that someone was illegally hunting and shot the victim.
When a ten-year-old vanishes, investigators must rely on forensics to fill in the blanks and track the missing child. Can they piece together the evidence in time?
In New Jersey a woman disappears without a trace. Police trail her husband and search for a box of contents which may prove his guilt.
Find out how blood can be the most telling evidence of a murder, and is often the only thing investigators have to link a killer to his victim.
A partially decomposed skeleton is found by the side of the road and police suspect foul play, but it's not an easy investigation.
A field becomes a graveyard in Ohio's capital when a woman's body is discovered, but solving the murder would be a challenge.
Murderers will often go to great lengths to keep their crimes concealed, but forensic evidence is often impossible to cover up.