Into the Killing examines criminal cases that were unsolved and cold for years, in some cases decades. Then a break comes along and cracks the case wide open. Into the Killing will detail the crime, the investigation, and the resolution. Besides examining cold cases that are solved, Into the Killing will also take a look at the history of forensic science and how that has changed the world of criminology.
The Bedroom Basher
From December 1978 to October 1979, a man was breaking into the apartments of women and viciously attacking them. Unfortunately, because he wasn't identified immediately, a man named Kevin Green had to live through a nightmare.
Ed and Minnie Maurin
In 1985, just before Christmas, the owners of a Christmas tree farm were brutally murdered. For 30-years, the case was cold. Little did the police know that someone was hiding a deep, dark secret.
The Heartland Killer
For over two decades, nine murders that no one realized were connected went unsolved. It would take dedicated detectives and advances in DNA technology to solve them.
In October 2006, the woman of a body was found on fire. No one knew who she was. She was given the name Jane Doe. It would take a group of strangers to identify her.
The Sweetheart Murders
In December 1980, John Riggins and his girlfriend, Sabrina Gonsalves, were brutally murdered. Were their murders the work of copycat killers trying to make a serial killer couple look innocent?
Scott Dunn and Deborah Wilson
In this week's episode, we look at two cases that went cold, and then with the help of a special group of people called The Vidocq Society, the cases were eventually solved.