The 1990s: The Deadliest Decade journeys back in time to recount 90s murder investigations through the cozy lens of nostalgia - a spell that is quickly broken by a shocking murder.
Samuel Little may not be the first name that comes to mind when thinking of serial killers, but he is one of the most prolific and elusive of all time. He was convicted of murdering four women but is thought to have killed as many as 93 women over four decades.
Two-Hour Special Premieres Sunday, July 7 at 10/9c
The story of Aaron Hernandez is one of the most stunning falls from grace in recent history. This three-hour special explores how Hernandez went from professional football player to violent killer.
The second installment of ID’s MIND OF A MONSTER investigative series features chilling new insights into Aileen Wuornos’s life and personality, utilizing personal letters and drawings from Aileen herself to help paint a picture of the twisted motives behind her deadly actions.
Our best times, our warmest memories, our worst nightmares. When real life home movies and photos meet real crime scene video and stills, murder mysteries become emotional powerhouses in AMERICAN NIGHTMARE.
AN AMERICAN MURDER MYSTERY: THE STAIRCASE is the unabridged story of the suspicious death of Kathleen Peterson and the trial of her husband, Michael, for her murder.
In 1979, the city of Atlanta fell victim to a terrifying 23 months wherein 29 African-American youths were stolen from their families and found killed. From Executive Producer Will Packer in collaboration with Jupiter Entertainment, THE ATLANTA CHILD MURDERS reveals the full story behind this long-standing mystery.
The loss of a loved one is devastating, but when the crime goes unsolved and the perpetrator unpunished, the grief is compounded. BLOOD RUNS COLD tells stories of individuals who went to unimaginable lengths to uncover the truth.
Raw, intense and action packed, BODY CAM puts you on the front line of policing where you'll experience firsthand the dangerous, fast moving situations officers face, and the life or death decisions they must make in the blink of an eye.
BREAKING HOMICIDE takes police sergeant Derrick Levasseur and forensic psychologist Kris Mohandie to large cities and small hometowns across America as they investigate six cold cases, chasing down new clues hoping for a break in these decades- old crimes.
When Brittany Murphy is found dead in her Los Angeles home at just 32 years old, Hollywood and legions of fans are left in disbelief. BRITTANY MURPHY: AN ID MYSTERY revisits the case from a whole new angle to examine the truth behind Brittany’s heartbreaking demise.
Three-hour world premiere special debuts Friday, September 4th at 9/8c
Tapes of this confession have been lost for 35 years, but now, together with the testimony of his friends, victims, and the officers involved, THE BUTCHER BAKER: MIND OF A MONSTER finally pieces together the truth about Robert Hansen.
Covering true crime stories, THE CASE THAT HAUNTS ME interviews real police detectives on the cases that defined their career.
In the 1970s, Detroit was experiencing an economic boom in the automobile industry, and lush neighborhoods housed the rich beneficiaries of Motor City. But the idyllic suburban life ended abruptly when four children were abducted and killed by the Oakland County Child Killer in the dead of winter.
In the late '70s and early '80s, five local youth mysteriously disappeared from the Lewis Clark Valley area of Washington and Idaho. Nothing like this had ever happened to the quaint rural community. But all clues point to one man who everyone knows.
DARK WATERS: MURDER IN THE DEEP takes viewers deep into the world of maritime murders. Despite its promise of beauty and tranquility, the sea is a lawless world where jealousy, greed and rage surface and where no one is safe.
Go behind the headlines with host Lester Holt to investigate with journalistic integrity and cutting-edge style, baffling crimes and compelling real-life dramas.
When Laura Frizzo, the lone female police chief in the isolated, relentlessly cold world of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, began an investigation to find missing person Chris Regan, she never expected to uncover an alleged female serial killer as well.
DEAD OF WINTER tells haunting true tales of murder set in the starkest conditions. From a body frozen in the snow, to a woman who vanishes in icy wilderness, each mystery unfolds in winter’s eerie silence.
DEAD SILENT shows just how dark and desolate the great outdoors can be when no one can reach you, where myth, urban legend, and horror movie dread collide to showcase twisted tales too frightening to be imaginary.
Crime investigation, as any homicide detective will testify, is all about speed. Anchored by NBC's Tamron Hall, DEADLINE: CRIME goes beyond the headlines to explore not only what happened, but why it happened, and how it was investigated.
New Limited Series Premieres Sunday, December 9 at 10/9c
Season Two Premieres Wednesday, April 15 at 10/9c
Sometimes evil is so well disguised that you’re the only one who sees it, but can you prove it before someone you love is killed? In DEADLY SECRETS, survivors of harrowing experiences describe the moment they began to suspect someone in their life was planning to harm their loved one.
Femmes fatales, twisted sisters, desperate damsels: there's no shortage of these DEADLY WOMEN in Investigation Discovery's hit series about women who kill for thrills.
Four-Part Special Premieres Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16 at 10/9c
Losing a loved one to murder is an emotionally devastating experience, and when the crime goes unsolved, the pain is even worse. For many, that agony is completely debilitating, but for some, these raw emotions give rise to determined action.
To hunt down the most heartless of killers, investigators must carefully gather clues to build an accurate profile and there's always traces of the fiend somewhere left behind. Detectives often enlist the best specialized minds and techniques to help decipher the cryptic messages from the killer.
How well can you truly know someone? Chris Watts appeared to have it all: a happy marriage, a beautiful home, and a growing family. In the first cable network documentary special exploring this tragedy that gripped the nation, ID poses the question, was Chris Watts born to be a monster?
Hosted by Stacy Kaiser, a licensed psychotherapist and relationship expert, and Dr. Brian Russell, an attorney as well as a forensic and clinical psychologist, FATAL VOWS explores tumultuous, shocking, and high-stake divorces and the deadly murders linked to them.
Solving a murder is twice as difficult when there are GRAVE MYSTERIES surrounding the victim, not just the killer. In these baffling investigations, police are forced to reconstruct the life of the victim piece by piece in order to uncover the shocking truth.
THE GREEN RIVER KILLER: MIND OF A MONSTER delves into every facet of Gary Ridgway’s complicated psyche, exposing how he eventually transformed into a prolific serial killer.
Investigation Discovery explores the medical-turned-murder mystery of Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blanchard in this provocative and eye-opening documentary exploring the consequences of murder.
Harvey Weinstein may be behind bars, but the stories of the women he harmed will no longer be locked up. The one-hour special will uncover, for the first time, unknown details behind the crimes of Hollywood’s most hated man, Harvey Weinstein.
ID and Emmy Award-winning journalist Tony Harris team with premier civil rights advocacy organization, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and its legendary founder, Morris Dees, to showcase stories from the organization’s case files.
New Series Premieres Saturday, February 9 at 9/8c
In this nerve-wracking series, a home becomes the setting for unimaginable horror. Scenes of unbearable tension grab the audience and take them along for a chilling ride into true, unbridled crime.
In HOMETOWN HOMICIDE, local news footage and other archive bring to life the stories of gripping murder investigations. These breaking news stories are vividly real, giving the viewer an urgent in-the-moment immediacy. Viewers will a feel a jolt of excitement, as if they were witnessing these stories live.
HOMICIDE CITY takes a deep dive into the crimes that shook Philadelphia to its core. The series explores cases from a darker time that had police detectives banding together across the metropolitan landscape in a sequence of manhunts.
A murder will change the life of a victim, their families, and the convicted killer... but what about the investigator? Lt. Joe Kenda, a veteran of Colorado's homicide investigation unit with one of the highest case closure rates in the country, reveals chilling memories of murders that still haunt him.
When a man deliberately drives his car into a crowd of counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, dozens are injured, and Heather Heyer is killed. On the third anniversary of her death, Investigation Discovery presents the two-hour special IMPACT OF HATE: CHARLOTTESVILLE.
IMPACT OF MURDER utilizes the emotionally gripping victim’s impact statement delivered in court as the driving storytelling technique. Through a victim’s own words, viewers understand the horror they endured or the significance of the life that was taken.
The United States averages an active shooter incident every 14 days. This film examines this reality from a new perspective as wounded survivors, grieving relatives, and heroes from three recent massacres relive the moment their lives changed forever.
IN PLAIN SIGHT is a riveting whodunit, featuring disturbing cases of murder and serious crime where the culprit was interviewed by the media, posted in social media or newspaper reports and brazenly showed their face while all the time they had blood on their hands.
Icon of justice and victims’ rights advocate John Walsh joins America’s leading true-crime network on their joint mission to track down fugitives on the run and find missing children.
Throughout his storied career, Det. Fil Waters has made a name for himself as one of Houston’s most successful interrogators to date. In THE INTERROGATOR, Fil recounts his most shocking cases, showing how his keen interrogation style allows him to convince prime suspects to lower their guard and reveal answers.
From the transcripts of audio recordings from the extensive police interviews after Jeffrey Dahmer’s arrest, this two-hour special is chillingly narrated by the words of Dahmer himself. His twisted confession reveals new insights into what led Jeffrey Dahmer to become a cannibalistic serial killer.
JOE EXOTIC: BEFORE HE WAS KING examines the childhood traumas and dramatic events which shaped the mind of the man who called himself the “Tiger King.” This comprehensive, one-hour special delivers vital information to put the entire sordid story in context and uncovers dark secrets about Joe’s past. Using
ID’s definitive sequel, JOE EXOTIC: TIGERS, LIES AND COVER-UP, examines the biggest question in true crime today – what happened to Carole Baskin’s husband, Don Lewis? This special takes a new look at the evidence surrounding Lewis’s mysterious disappearance, helmed by an exclusive jailhouse interviews from Joe Exotic.
ID delves into four stories of adjudicated cases, where the verdict remains under dispute. Walk step-by-step through critical crime scenes, key questioning and newfound evidence, with each episode telling both sides of a story. the viewer is left to decide: was justice served, or does the evidence just not add up?
New Series Premieres Saturday, November 24 at 10/9c
KILLING TIME is a crime-mystery series that focuses on a critical period of time lost the day of a homicide. Detectives who worked the case recount their investigation step-by-step, revealing shocking discoveries that deepen the mystery at every turn.
New Miniseries Premieres Sunday, December 30 at 9/8c
Special programming event explores murders and mysteries in the great lake with THE LAKE ERIE MURDERS, kicking off with a three-hour investigation into the 1989 kidnapping and unsolved murder of a 10-year-old girl in the special WHO KILLED AMY MIHALJEVIC?
THE LAST 24 follows determined investigators working the most shocking murder cases as they reconstruct the tragic final hours in the victim's life, in order to find their killer and crack the case.
LONE STAR JUSTICE is a six-part series that follows Sheriff J.B Smith, Det. Joe Rasco and Det. Pam Dunklin as they recount stories from their decade-long history solving crimes in the Smith County, Texas area.
Bucks County, Pennsylvania has long been a haven of safety and security. But in 2017, the community is rocked when four young men vanish from their homes without a trace. A massive search effort soon uncovers the truth, and points the finger at a brazen predator, whose heartless actions carved a path of destruction.
For Kate and Gerry McCann, the night of May 3, 2007 was the day their dream Portugal vacation turned into a living nightmare when their 3-year-old daughter, Madeleine, vanished from their hotel room. Ten years following her shocking disappearance, ID delves into her shocking disappearance.
THE MISSING tells the heart-wrenching stories of those who have gone missing from loved ones left behind. We investigate tragic missing persons cases through the lens of the unwavering souls who have dedicated their lives to finding answers by scrutinizing the enigmatic vanishings and subsequent investigation.
MURDER BOARD tells shocking murder stories in which the “murder wall” plays a crucial part in solving the crime. Ever wonder how detectives piece together and picture an entire murder investigation? This series unravels the baffling murder cases and how detectives bring haunting killers to justice.
Investigation Discovery’s MURDER CHOSE MEfollows legendary Shreveport, Louisiana homicide detective Rod Demery as he reflects on memorable cases from his 14 years as a homicide detective, where he miraculously achieved a confession and 100% solve rate in the 250+ homicide cases where he served as the lead detective.
In the wake of every murder, clues appear. Some are easy to spot, and some are well-hidden. MURDER DECODED tells the forensics-driven stories of committed investigators, from finding the tiniest trace evidence, to using cutting-edge science to understand its relevance.
Season Two Premieres Sunday, April 14 at 9/8c
MURDER LOVES COMPANY examines how murder can happen anywhere – even among a close group of people. We meet a group of people in a unique world, whether it be a group of coworkers, or neighbors in a tight-knit community. Someone in this group will be murdered and someone in this group is the killer.
THE MURDER TAPES use every conceivable form of taped footage involved in a homicide case, sharing up-close perspectives from those at the scene and showing the aftermath of a murder in its most raw and unfiltered form.
Hollywood star Natalie Wood vanishes from the yacht of her actor husband, Robert Wagner, into the open waters off Catalina Island. Hours later, a search party finds Wood’s body floating outside of a cavern with the cause of death then declared to be, drowning. What happened to the rising starlet?
We say goodbye to someone we love every day. But what if we never see our loved one alive again? Each episode of NEVER SAY GOODBYE tells the story of a harrowing murder investigation from the point-of-view of the last person to see the victim alive.
For those who've lost a loved one to murder, the horrifying memories can play in an endless loop. These painful recollections can also contain critical clues that help detectives piece together the final hours of the victim's Night That Didn't End.
How well do you know your neighbors? NIGHTMARE NEXT DOOR tells the tales of mysterious murders from behind white picket fences that rocked Middle America. Each hour bring a new murder mystery and a new look into the evil that can lurk in the heart and soul of a tight-knit community.
Special Premieres on Monday, October 5th at 10/9c
When desire overtakes reason, the human mind can unleash deadly obsession.
Led by Emmy Award-winning journalist Paula Zahn, ON THE CASE goes beyond the headlines in search of fascinating mysteries from within our nation's justice system.
Sex, lies and a tale too twisted to be real surround the murder of Gregg Smart. Who Killed Him? And why? Investigation Discovery (ID) delves into the case in PAMELA SMART: AN AMERICAN MURDER MYSTERY, a three-part special event premiering Sunday, August 19 at 10/9c.
PEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES will take a deep dive behind the heart-wrenching stories of lives and families ripped apart by crimes that transcended news and became part of popular culture, revealing shocking twists, new evidence, and unexpected resolutions.
PEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES: CULTS examines how destructive and terrifying cults can be to cult members and their families. Each of the one-hour episodes dives deep inside a twisted cult, building to that pivotal moment when blind worship turns violent and even deadly.
PRIMAL INSTINCT focuses on the dangerous duality of attraction, with tales of romantic encounters that change the course of lives. Refusal to let go, lies, betrayal, obsession, murder. You'll never know who to trust or where the story will take you.
REASONABLE DOUBT returns with all-new episodes a Chris Anderson and Fatima Silva profile the gut-wrenching process of re-exploring murder cases where the perpetrators convicted of the crime maintain their innocence.
6-year-old Max Shacknai suffers a fatal fall while under the watch of his father’s girlfriend, Rebecca Zahau. Tragedy strikes a second time when just two days later, Rebecca’s body is found naked hanging from a balcony of the same mansion. Did guilt drive Rebecca to take her own life? Or was she murdered?
RELATIVELY EVIL is a psychological thriller that features six terrifying cases of family dynamics turning deadly. Each episode features a true crime murder mystery where the pool of suspects are all from within the family.
Money, privilege and power – millionaire Robert Durst had it all. But behind closed doors, Durst was more than a mogul… he was wanted for murder. ROBERT DURST: AN ID MURDER MYSTERY delves into the twisted truth behind one of New York’s most infamous real estate heirs.
Crimes fascinate and shock us with intricacies and unexpectedness – but, they don’t happen in a vacuum. In this immersive and investigative new series, Emmy Award-winning journalist Tony Harris pulls back the curtain to reveal the often nefarious players and foreboding places behind the crimes surrounding them.
SEE NO EVIL reveals how the deadliest crimes are solved by the only witnesses that never lie and never forget: surveillance cameras. With more shocking CCTV footage than ever before, SEE NO EVIL proves there's nowhere killers can hide.
When Fathyma Vann, Carol Spadoni and Eva Peterson are found dead within days of each other across California in the spring of 1991, investigators realize they're dealing with a depraved serial killer. After a recently released convicted killer, Phillip Jablonski, is linked to all three women, police have their suspect.
Filmmaker and investigative journalist Maria Awes sets out on a dark journey to uncover the truth behind Todd Kohlhepp's crimes – the ones we know about and additional ones he claims he committed. An intense and chilling journey, the three-part limited series SERIAL KILLER: DEVIL UNCHAINED premieres Monday, July 22.
The emotional impact of a homicide resonates long after the crime is committed. This unbearable burden is often shouldered most heavily by those who did not pull the trigger, but nonetheless feel that they could have influenced the outcome.
When a stone strikes glass, it cracks in all directions before shattering. Crime is the same. SHATTERED explores the ripple effects of a single murder on multiple lives, unraveling each homicide case through three distinct but connected points of view.
Just because a case is closed doesn't mean the truth has been revealed. Suicide or murder? Runaway or kidnapping? Accidental or premeditated? STILL A MYSTERY re-examines cases where unanswered questions still remain.
SUSAN POWELL: AN ID MURDER MYSTERY takes viewers deep inside the investigation of Josh Powell for the disappearance of his wife, Susan, unraveling a twisted tale of dysfunction, obsession and jealousy with an explosive conclusion that no one saw coming.
New exclusive access and never before heard testimony gives a unique insight into the mind of America's most notorious serial killer, Ted Bundy. Breathtaking archive from the time and the voice of Bundy himself, reveals the monster inside the man.
Love stories twisted by rage, passion soured by obsession, and joy ravaged by paranoia – Investigation Discovery’s (ID) new series ‘TIL DEATH DO US PART follows lovers as they embark on relationships that end with a destiny no one expected. The new series shows that murder, like true love, is written in the stars. From a
TORN FROM THE HEADLINES: NEW YORK POST REPORTS takes viewers behind the headlines into some of the city’s darkest and most inconceivable crimes of all time. From deadly high society scandals to predators hunting the streets, this is the inside scoop on the stories that dared to define New York City.
Season Two Premieres Tuesday, April 16 at 10/9c
During this six-episode series, Hostin travels to the sites of America’s most perplexing cases, interviewing detectives, prosecutors, coroners, and speaking with victims’ families to piece together the emotions, evidence and, ultimately, truth of the case.
TWISTED LOVE chronicles what happens when adoration becomes obsession, taking viewers inside the most macabre crimes committed in the name of love. With stories from across the country, TWISTED LOVE delves into the darker side of affection, but these mysteries aren’t just caustic cases of lover’s spats.
TWISTED SISTERS delves into the sisters’ evolution into evil through a series of interviews with immediate family members and close friends to learn what triggered their path towards a life of crime.
UNBREAKABLE: LIVE TO TELL follows survivors, loved ones and witnesses as they share riveting stories of survival, recounting harrowing life-or-death situations they endured, and the permanent physical and emotional scars as they must heal after narrowly escaping death.
Investigation Discovery shines a light on some UNUSUAL SUSPECTS, showing that even the nicest neighbor can have a sinister side.
VALLEY OF THE DAMNED examines seven murders that rocked the beautiful, desolate mountain region of Fremont County, deep in the Colorado Rockies. This valley has more correctional facilities than any other in the US, so in a town where you’re surrounding by prisons, how does someone get away with murder?
On the surface, Chillicothe, Ohio is the quintessential American town. But in the last year, Chillicothe has made national news for a string of murders and disappearances. With six women missing or dead, the community fears the worst.
WELCOME TO MURDERTOWN follows the baffling murder mysteries where it's not just one person who's hiding something – it’s everybody.
West Memphis, Arkansas, is an American town not much different than any other. But when the parents of three young boys realize their sons are missing on the evening of May 5, 1993, the police uncover a triple homicide that turns into one of the most chilling cases in recent history.
Who is Donnie Rudd? It depends on who you ask. To some, he’s a war hero, lawyer and brilliant scientist, but to others, he’s a conman, womanizer and possibly a murderer. ID follows Keith Morrison as he takes us from the small towns of Texas to the elite suburbs of Chicago to learn more about Donnie.
Set in the iconic Pacific Northwest and using recreations and interviews, THE WONDERLAND MURDERS focuses on a recurring team of dedicated Portland homicide investigators who delve into a series of mysterious, riveting and disturbing murder cases.
From monsters hiding in the closet to the boogeyman lurking in nearby shadows, evil can interrupt even the sweetest of dreams. But what happens when a bad dream is actually a waking nightmare? Using classic suspense film techniques, YOUR WORST NIGHTMARE brings real thriller crimes to life on ID.