Forensic Detectives

  

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Forensic DetectivesFind out how arson investigators can retrieve important clues from scorched rubble, leading to the arsonist. S4/Ep13Fri, Jul 13, 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/Ep12Thu, Jul 12, 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/Ep11Wed, Jul 11, 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/Ep10Tue, Jul 10, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesSometimes blood relations lead to bloodshed: when murder becomes a family affair, investigators must turn to forensics to uncover family plots. S4/Ep9Mon, Jul 9, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
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/Ep8Sun, Jul 8, 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/Ep7Sat, Jul 7, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesNo body doesn't mean no conviction. When a missing person is presumed dead, investigators often struggle to find enough evidence to catch their killers. S4/Ep6Fri, Jul 6, 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/Ep5Thu, Jul 5, 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/Ep4Wed, Jul 4, 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/Ep3Tue, Jul 3, 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/Ep2Mon, Jul 2, 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, Jul 1, 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/Ep1Sat, Jun 30, 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/Ep15Fri, Jun 29, 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/Ep14Thu, Jun 28, 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/Ep13Wed, Jun 27, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesA thought-provoking look at how drug trafficking has spawned a violent and deadly criminal underground. S3/Ep12Tue, Jun 26, 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/Ep11Mon, Jun 25, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesForensic scientists re-evaluate unsolved crimes and apply new methods to solving them. S3/Ep10Sun, Jun 24, 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/Ep9Sat, Jun 23, 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/Ep8Fri, Jun 22, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesWe investigate how, as technology becomes more a part of our lives, it has become increasingly harder to make a move without leaving behind an electronic trace. S3/Ep7Thu, Jun 21, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesSerial killers murder again and again, but each time they kill, they leave behind a few more clues, which ultimately lead to their undoing. S3/Ep6Wed, Jun 20, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesContract killings arose out of the need to establish the perfect alibi, hiring someone can deflect guilt. Forensic science is changing this. S3/Ep5Tue, Jun 19, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesHiding a body can be tricky - it's sometimes easier to obscure the circumstances of death, turning murder into suicide or blaming it on someone else. S3/Ep4Mon, Jun 18, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesNo matter how chaotic or clean a crime scene appears to be, the culprit is bound to leave something revealing behind. S3/Ep3Sun, Jun 17, 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/Ep2Sat, Jun 16, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesDiscover how crucial a few milligrams of forensic evidence is to a crime investigation and in proving the innocence or guilt of the accused. S3/Ep1Fri, Jun 15, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesBeneath the rubble, a terrorist leaves a calling card that experts are learning to read. Forensics means the difference between feeling safe and living in terror. S2/Ep10Thu, Jun 14, 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/Ep9Wed, Jun 13, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesWith villains using ever deadlier means to commit their crimes, discover how forensic detectives are turning increasingly to new technologies to catch the criminals. S2/Ep8Tue, Jun 12, 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/Ep7Mon, Jun 11, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesAn amazing insight into how plants can help pinpoint the time and location of death. S2/Ep4Sat, Jun 9, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesForensic experts use the tiniest piece of hair or carpet fibre to find a criminal. S2/Ep3Fri, Jun 8, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesKillers come up with many ways to dispose of their victims' remains, but are often no match for investigators. A strand of hair may be enough to capture a killer. S2/Ep2Thu, Jun 7, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesPsychologists discuss the behaviour of serial killers, including Ted Bundy, Florida's Aileen Wuornos and Canada's Paul Bernardo. S2/Ep1Wed, Jun 6, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesA corpse is found with a gunshot wound to the head, with the weapon lying next to it - a job for the ballistics experts to determine whether the individual actually fired the gun. S1/Ep16Tue, Jun 5, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesThe O.J. Simpson Trial - an examination into what the forensics could and could not tell us about the trial of the century. S1/Ep15Mon, Jun 4, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesA 'black box' - a flight data recorder - is sometimes the only means of telling what happened in an aeroplane crash, but sometimes it generates more questions than answers. S1/Ep14Sun, Jun 3, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesHandwriting could tell more about you than you might think. Handwriting analysts now play an important role in profiling criminals and verifying the authenticity of suicide notes. S1/Ep13Sat, Jun 2, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesIt is difficult to have a murder investigation without a body... and burning the evidence is a time honoured method of destroying physical evidence. S1/Ep10Wed, May 30, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesThe number of missing persons worldwide nearly triples every year. Despite the use of databases, many of the missing are never seen again. S1/Ep9Tue, May 29, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesInsects and their associations with the dead are now becoming a scientific field. The type of insects and their stage of development on a body can pinpoint the time of death. S1/Ep7Sun, May 27, 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/Ep6Sat, May 26, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesForensic photographers are often first at the scene of a crime, capturing vital clues on film. Who are these people and what can these pictures reveal? S1/Ep5Fri, May 25, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesForensic scientists have solved some of the world's most mysterious crimes - how do they do it? S1/Ep4Thu, May 24, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesProfiling the work of forensic experts and procedures used to solve murders minutes and even centuries after they've taken place. S1/Ep3Wed, May 23, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesPoisons can be deadly and are often impossible to detect - forensic experts show how they can solve these mysterious deaths. S1/Ep2Tue, May 22, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins
Forensic DetectivesForensic experts uncover the stories behind the deaths of the young men who went to war and never came back. S1/Ep1Mon, May 21, 12:00 AMQuest Red60 mins