True Crimes: The First 72 Hours

Through an original cinematic blend of potent documentary footage and dramatic re-enactments, each half-hour episode focuses on one unforgettable case, featuring the actual detectives and forensic scientists who worked on it. Murder, assault, robbery, hijacking, bombing and arson - the stories go behind the headlines to reveal the amazing technologies, clever techniques and penetrating insights that help solve these crimes.

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The Stranger

Episode 1x38; May 4, 2016

Stuck at home and tired of the boredom, a retiree takes a job at a 24-hour convenience store. On her third night at work a customer finds her on the floor behind the register, face down in a pool of blood. Detectives determine that her last customer

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1x38: The StrangerMay 4, 2016
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