Forensic Detectives

  

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Forensic DetectivesSometimes blood relations lead to bloodshed: when murder becomes a family affair, investigators must turn to forensics to uncover family plots. S4/Ep9Sat, Jan 19, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesSome people murder for love, others for money. When greed is the motive, investigators must make every forensic clue pay off. S4/Ep10Sun, Jan 20, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesProfiles three cases in which investigators used forensic science to track down and convict serial killers. For serial killers, once is never enough. S4/Ep11Mon, Jan 21, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesThis edition of Forensic Detectives follows the work of investigators and scientists of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. S4/Ep12Tue, Jan 22, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesFind out how arson investigators can retrieve important clues from scorched rubble, leading to the arsonist. S4/Ep13Wed, Jan 23, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesHow advances in technology can expose a murderous liar, such as the man who staged his wife's suicide to cash in a $100,000 life insurance policy. S5/Ep1Thu, Jan 24, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesHow a simple clue such as dirt on shoes can place a suspect at a crime scene. Meticulous forensic investigators follow the trails of evidence leading to killers. S5/Ep2Fri, Jan 25, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins

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Forensic DetectivesInvestigates murder cases that took a decade or more to solve and how detectives can solve such cases when clues have become scarce. S4/Ep8Fri, Jan 18, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesAn examination of what happens when lovers turn on each other, and ruthless spouses find a grisly way to gain an uncontested divorce. S4/Ep7Thu, Jan 17, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesThree cases illustrating the extreme measures investigators take to catch a killer when a missing person is presumed dead but no body can be found. S4/Ep6Wed, Jan 16, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesGet up close and personal with the clandestine world of poison killings, as Forensic Detectives tracks how secret serums can be used as a deadly murder weapon. S4/Ep5Tue, Jan 15, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesFeatures investigations in which natural clues, including insect bites, cat hair and a rare form of bacteria have helped forensic scientists solve murders. S4/Ep4Mon, Jan 14, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesExamines three murder cases in which investigators secured convictions from trace evidence, including fingerprinting, fibre analysis and DNA testing. S4/Ep3Sun, Jan 13, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesForensic investigators look at a case involving two cab drivers committing grisly murders as a pair. And, examine a new DNA extraction technique. S4/Ep2Sat, Jan 12, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesInvestigators must determine the full story of a vicious murder from a tiny scrap of evidence in order to solve this heinous crime. S4/Ep1Fri, Jan 11, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesA good coroner provides what is necessary to solve a crime. A bad one can ruin an otherwise rock-solid case. S3/Ep15Thu, Jan 10, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesCrime writers know as much about crime as any crime-fighter - or criminal. They can provide as near a first-person account of a murder as is possible. S3/Ep14Wed, Jan 9, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesHow baffling crimes have been solved through evidence provided by insects, beer bottles and other seemingly meaningless objects. S3/Ep13Tue, Jan 8, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesPolice on the scene of a drugs overdose find they're up against a serial killer. And something in the water has killed an office worker. What's the killer's agenda? S3/Ep12Mon, Jan 7, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesForensic Detectives goes behind the scenes with the Texas Rangers, a cavalier troop originally charged with protecting settlers against attacks from natives. S3/Ep11Sun, Jan 6, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesForensic scientists re-evaluate unsolved crimes and apply new methods to solve them. Will technological breakthroughs help snare elusive criminals? S3/Ep10Sat, Jan 5, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesPoisoners: devious killers relying on their victim's trust in order to steal their lives. Find out why they don't usually stop at just one kill. S3/Ep9Fri, Jan 4, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesA chilling look at the work of female killers. They can be as deadly as their male counterparts, but they choose less violent methods. S3/Ep8Thu, Jan 3, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesEvery move we make is tracked by an array of surveillance equipment. Forensic Detectives goes behind the scenes to see how this technology aids investigations. S3/Ep7Wed, Jan 2, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesIs the rapist and serial killer known as the Hillside Strangler working alone? Plus, a murderer is stalking California's parks; can detectives stop him killing again? S3/Ep6Tue, Jan 1, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesThere's no hiding place. Advances in forensic science are giving detectives more of a chance to convict criminals involved in contract killings. S3/Ep5Mon, Dec 31, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesForensic Detectives investigates the murky world of malicious murderers, and explores the unbelievable lengths some killers will go to disguise their crimes. S3/Ep4Sun, Dec 30, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesNo matter how clean a crime scene may seem to be, the culprit often leaves something behind. Forensic Detectives investigates these vital strands of evidence. S3/Ep3Sat, Dec 29, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesExploring the mind of the obsessive murderer, following the work of psychologists as they study the muddled workings of the criminal psyche. S3/Ep2Fri, Dec 28, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesDiscover how a few milligrams of forensic evidence can be crucial to a crime investigation and prove the innocence or guilt of the accused. S3/Ep1Thu, Dec 27, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesSee how, in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, DNA was traced to the bomber through the saliva that remained on the back of a mailing label. S2/Ep10Wed, Dec 26, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesSee how arson investigators gather physical evidence and mount undercover and sting operations to crack insurance torchings and arson murders. S2/Ep9Tue, Dec 25, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesLearn the ways that investigators are always on the cutting edge of new forensic techniques, helping them solve cases and catch criminals more swiftly. S2/Ep8Mon, Dec 24, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesLearn how 20th century techniques encourage people to revisit the past to answer questions and reexamine and solve ancient crimes. S2/Ep7Sat, Dec 22, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesToxicology is the study of the symptoms, mechanisms, treatments and detection of poisoning. We see how experts use this science to solve grisly murder cases. S2/Ep5Fri, Dec 21, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesWhen investigating a murder everything has a story to tell, including plants. We see how experts use plants to pinpoint time and location of death. S2/Ep4Thu, Dec 20, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesLearn how investigators can use forensic evidence as fine as carpet fiber or an eyelash to crack difficult cases as a serial killer is caught. S2/Ep3Wed, Dec 19, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesKillers have many ways to dispose of their victim's remains, but these are often no match for investigators. S2/Ep2Tue, Dec 18, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesPsychologists discuss the behaviour of serial killers, including Ted Bundy, Aileen Wuornos and Canada's Paul Bernardo. S2/Ep1Mon, Dec 17, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesA corpse is found with a gunshot wound to the head and the weapon lying nearby. Experts try to determine who fired the gun. S1/Ep16Sun, Dec 16, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesThe OJ Simpson murder trial captured the attention of the nation. Find out what forensics could and couldn't tell us about the trial of the century. S1/Ep15Sat, Dec 15, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesIn catastrophic air crashes often the only evidence left is the black box recorder from the cockpit. But can this generate more questions than answers? S1/Ep14Fri, Dec 14, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesGraphology - the study of handwriting - plays an important part in profiling criminals and verifying the authenticity of suicide notes. S1/Ep13Thu, Dec 13, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesFingerprinting is one of the oldest and most reliable methods of establishing ID. With computerisation this can be cross-referenced in minutes to catch criminals. S1/Ep12Wed, Dec 12, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesThe letter-bomb is the weapon of cowards who disassociate themselves from the victims they kill or maim. But the crime lab use their techniques to track them down. S1/Ep11Tue, Dec 11, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesWith only charred remains left of the victim, forensic detectives have to sift carefully through this scanty evidence to solve a perplexing murder. S1/Ep10Mon, Dec 10, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesWhen a motel clerk disappears investigators arrest a suspect. But with only a trail of blood and no body they must use all their skill to pin down the killer. S1/Ep9Sat, Dec 8, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesRecreating the shattered face of a victim can be crucial in identification. Forensic sculptors have to use all their knowledge of bone and muscle to do this. S1/Ep8Fri, Dec 7, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesLooks at how the type of insects and their stage of development on a dead body can pinpoint the time of death and even identify the victim. S1/Ep7Thu, Dec 6, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesJust a few microscopic cells, from even a single hair or drop of blood, can place a murderer behind bars. What does DNA mean for crime solving today? S1/Ep6Wed, Dec 5, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesA cop kills his wife in a car crash - or was he driven to murder? And a farmer's accused of killing his brother, but locals, and forensics, defend him. S3/Ep15Sun, Nov 18, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesA heart surgeon appears to have shot himself but forensics tell a different story. Blood spatters contradict the crime scene. But who tried to cover up a murder? S3/Ep14Sat, Nov 17, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesWhen a woman's found dead in a river, detectives use an empty cocoon to catch her killer. A serial poisoner continues to elude police. And a walker finds a body. S3/Ep13Fri, Nov 16, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesA thought-provoking look at how drug trafficking has spawned a violent and deadly criminal underground. S3/Ep12Thu, Nov 15, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesExamines the history and modern evolution of the Texas Rangers, who were formed in the 1830s to protect settlers against attacks from natives. S3/Ep11Wed, Nov 14, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesPoisoners: devious killers relying on their victim's trust in order to steal their lives. Find out why they don't usually stop at just one kill. S3/Ep9Mon, Nov 12, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesMobile phones, CCTV and cashpoints can track virtually every human move. We see exactly how this aids murder investigations. S3/Ep7Sat, Nov 10, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins