A home erupted in flames on a freezing January night, killing one person and injuring another. But what caused this tragedy to occur?
In 1957 a man committed a number of crimes in one night. 50 years later with new and improved technology, police were able to prove their case.
Broken shards from a headlight become crucial evidence in the hit-and-run death of a Michigan cyclist. How did forensics help to bring the driver to justice?
An arson that resulted in the death of an elderly couple is examined. A range of forensics and computer animation are used to solve this case.
Police instigated an intense search when the mother of two children went missing and, less than a day later, they found her body. How did forensics help detectives?
Some skeletal remains and a single red hair of a woman are found in a remote area. Investigators use forensic science to identify the victim and killer.
Learn how a video and GPS helped to solve the case of a missing woman who disappeared whilst heading to Florida on holiday.
A mother of two young children was found dead in her bedroom. But how did forensics help detectives catch the person responsible?
The murder of an Air Force sergeant's wife, whose body was found on a Philippines air base, is examined. How did forensics help solve the case?
The explosion of a pickup truck, which killed the driver and injured a passenger is investigated. But how did forensics help cops catch the person responsible?
The wife of an Air Force officer was found dead in her bed, with a plastic laundry bag near her face. How did forensics piece together limited evidence?
A highway patrolman responds to a night-time traffic accident, thinking it's just another car crash - until the dawn of a new day sheds a whole new light.
The decomposed body of a young woman is discovered in a canal. Police find a shoe print at the crime scene - which will lead them to the most unlikely...
Will blood spatters help solve a case which may not be what it appears to be? Find out how forensics pieced together the evidence to crack this case.
When a grounded teenager disappears from her California home, police suspect that she is a runaway until her body is found several days later.
After an 18-year old vanishes and his car is found submerged, police use crash-test forensics, insurance policies and motor oil to determine the killer.
A Navajo woman is found dead in a remote desert area in New Mexico. She had suffered blunt force trauma to the head from a sledgehammer- but who would do...
A brilliant young architect became ill and died just before she was to testify in a criminal trial. Find out how forensics used the evidence to crack this case.
An employee of a dry-cleaning shop is found murdered. Investigators find eyewitnesses, but their description doesn't come close to resembling the prime suspect.
Police and investigators use forensic techniques to solve the murder of an eccentric millionaire who flaunted his wealth and cared little for personal security.
Police suspect an act of revenge when a bomb explodes in the family home of a witness who testified against two men convicted of shooting a passenger.
A college student is found dead, and the evidence suggests he knew his killer. Can three hairs and some microscopic cells help police to find the motive for murder?
A woman is killed in what appears to be a road accident. But footprints around the vehicle lead investigators to suspect foul play.
When two women from the same town are murdered in the same way, police fear a serial killer is on the loose. But tiny clues link both cases to the...
A young woman is found dead on a golf course in the Bahamas. The grass on the course is so distinctive that its evidentiary value leads the police to two...
A teenager goes missing after an evening of horseback riding. Her body is found a month later, with tiny but unmistakable clues that point to her killer.
When a popular DJ is found murdered in a local garden, the cops race to find answers. With no other leads police turn to a blood spatter expert.
When three seemingly unrelated deaths spark the suspicions of the police, forensic officers attempt to find a common link between all three cases.
A victim is brutally murdered in his own bed. There are no foreign fingerprints in his home, but investigators find a shoe impression in the mud outside.
When the head chef of a historic Philadelphia restaurant is found dead, investigators interview the usual suspects and uncover a chilling tale of debt and deceit.
A serial arsonist is on the loose in Washington, DC. The perpetrator is careful but there are clues in the ashes that will lead forensic scientists to the man.
Forensic officers assist police to discover whether the deaths of three individuals on separate continents were caused by the same killer.
Forensic officers assist their police counterparts to recreate a bomb, which led to the death of a woman, to see if they can catch her killer.
Forensic officers use a brand-new technique to catch a killer who attempted to conceal his tracks by incinerating the evidence.