Forensic Factor

Forensic Factor

About the show

Based on true crimes solved by an elite team of investigators, Forensic Factor details the trade secrets used by the world's best sleuths to nab the most elusive criminals, with re-enactments of crucial incidents and firsthand accounts from the experts providing depth and insight.

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Upcoming episodes

Oct 26th
900a

Leaving Las Vegas

Glamorous las vegas, nevada is famous for wealth, lady luck and second chances. But when homicide detectives discover the charred remains of a prominent business man, sin city reveals a darker side. With a long list of suspects and millions of dollars on the line, investigators are suddenly thrust into a dangerous world of high stakes deception fueled by passion, greed and revenge. A murder mystery where nothing is as it seems and anyone is capable of anything, only forensic science can expose the truth and catch the killer.
Oct 26th
1000a

Greetings From Yahweh

A series of bombings and bank robberies have left the usually serene city of spokane, washington reeling. Claiming responsibility for the reign of terror, is a deadly, almost invisible sect called the phineas priests who seem to strike at will. The phantom cell, driven by a perverted code of hate is considered be the most radical and dangerous in the entire white supremacist movement. Although the gunmen are masked and leave few clues, an fbi forensic photoanalysis team, working with high quality bank surveillance footage, slowly starts to get a clearer picture of the assailants. The question is, can they find them before they strike again?
Oct 26th
1100a

Picture Prefect

In small-town bartow, florida four bodies are found slaughtered in a factory. It’s the largest mass murder in county history. Each victim is somehow connected to the factory and the family business -- and each victim seems to have been executed by a professional assassin. When investigators finally zero in on a prime suspect, they are foiled by his picture-perfect alibi – security footage showing him 500 miles from the scene of the crime. With no hard evidence in sight – and with the bloodthirsty killer still on the loose – investigators turn to video forensic analysis, complex timeline reconstruction, and a most unexpected 3-year-old fingerprint.
Oct 26th
1200p

Million Dollar Murer

When horseshoe bay police discover a multi-millionaire playboy brutally slain in his posh texas mansion, they are immediately puzzled as to why anyone would sadistically murder the popular local resident. To solve their mystery – and find the killer –investigators are forced to navigate through a wide circle of friends – a circle that includes rich ceos, celebrity athletes, movie stars, and a bevy of sexy strippers. In their search for forensic clues, investigators dig deep in the heart of millionaire’s row, uncovering x-rated photos, shocking videos, and a mysterious object hidden deep in the victim’s body.
Nov 2nd
900a

Shopping Spree Killer

An 86-year-old woman is stabbed and strangled in her home, within the secure walls of the upscale gated community of canyon lake, california. Before the body is cold, another elderly woman is brutally slain. Investigators can’t find a motive, and the violence against the frail victims is so shockingly over-the-top, they fear there’s a psychopathic serial killer on the loose. While the community cowers in fear, and people move their elderly parents out of canyon lake, police race to stop the killer in time. In their investigation, they dig deep for the scanty forensic evidence, befriend potential suspects, and are appalled by a callous post-kill ritual that becomes the murderer’s trademark.
Nov 2nd
1000a

Thrill Kill

Days after christmas 2005, the desert city of phoenix, arizona is shocked by a drive-by shooting rampage that injures multiple people and leaves two men dead. Forensics determines that this isn’t the first time the shooters have struck. It appears that phoenix police have a unique serial killer team on their hands. But just as the trail of the bloody christmas shootings is going cold, the killers come back with a vengeance. In the heat of the summer, the city is tormented by the murderous duo who get their thrills stalking and shooting innocent people under the cover of night. A challenging investigation is made worse because the shooters use a gun that’s virtually untraceable forensically. As the bodies continue to pile up, detectives race to put the pieces together to find the two killers and end their reign of terror. When at last police get the serials shooters in their sights, they must endure an agonizing night of surveillance as they follow them on the hunt. Can detectives and forensic scientists ensure that both serial shooters are convicted and taken off the streets forever?
Nov 2nd
1100a

The Abbotsford Killer

A special task force hunts down a deadly stalker on the loose in small-town abbotsford, british columbia – where one teenaged girl is found brutally killed and another barely alive. Turning to the latest in forensic dentistry and acoustic technology, investigators try to decipher mysterious marks left on the dead girl’s body and a series of taunting messages from the killer himself. In piecing together their puzzle – and with the life of every resident in abbotsford hanging in the balance – investigators are forced to consider that the killer may even be a member of their task force
Nov 2nd
1200p

Jack

A series of seemingly random shootings have terrorized the city of east point, georgia, just outside atlanta. Police are baffled as to the killer's motive, how he is choosing his victims and when he will strike again. Apart from leaving behind taunting messages, mysteriously signed "jack", the shooter leaves behind little evidence. And investigators are baffled as to why he always seems to be one step ahead of them. As the citizens of east point hide behind locked doors, the police use every forensic trick at their disposal to unmask this brazen killer and bring him to justice.
Nov 3rd
1200a

The Yosemite Park Murders

Carole sund, her daughter juli and friend silvina pelosso go missing while vacationing in yosemite national park. The theory is that they had a car accident. What begins as a search and rescue operation becomes a chilling case of murder when the bodies of two of the women are discovered in the trunk of their burned out rental car. An anonymous letter to the fbi leads authorities to the body of the third victim – sexually assaulted and murdered by a lake. Confusing and contradictory evidence keeps police off the trail of a sadistic killer until after he strikes again. When they finally catch cary stayner, the handyman at the motel where the women were murdered, he confesses that he used forensic science to mislead and manipulate investigators.
Nov 9th
900a

Love Bited

A vivacious teenage girl is found brutally stabbed to death in her car in a small pennsylvania city. The motive is elusive; she wasn’t sexually assaulted, and she was happy and popular. But as police look closer, they discover she was involved in a shocking love triangle that breaks all the rules. When the suspects’ stories overlap and raise more questions than they answer, investigators turn to forensics to separate the lies from the startling truth. One tenacious detective goes to surprising lengths to obtain that evidence, and in the end, in a dramatic twist, it’s the victim herself who gives police what they need.