Body of Evidence From the Case Files of Dayle Hinman

Body of Evidence

About the show

This riveting series gets inside the mind, life and career of one of the country's leading forensic profilers. In each episode, Dayle Hinman guides you through some of her most puzzling cases and explains how they were solved. These baffling mysteries often have no eyewitnesses, little evidence and no apparent motive. 

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Upcoming episodes

May 25th
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A Trip in the Dark

Upon finding three women found strangled to death on three separate occasions, investigators called Criminal Profiler Dayle Hinman to the case. Dayle determined that the killer is a local sexual predator and an accidental killer. Forensic scientists and a meticulously staged interrogation led investigators to the ‘break’ in the case.
May 25th
730a

A Walk in the Woods

Leslie Wayne Harper is reported missing by his wife. Police find that both Harper and his wife were under investigation for embezzlement. The investigation was brought to a stand-still when a farmer found Harper’s body. The body was near a wooded area, naked, his clothes spread in a crescent shape around his body, and a gunshot wound to the head. The initial suspicion of suicide was ruled out by police when Harper’s daughter pointed her finger at her step-mother as the killer. The suicide of Harper’s daughter, a gun and Criminal Profiler Dayle Hinman help police reconstruct the scene and determine who was responsible for the deaths of Harper and his daughter.
May 26th
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Final Confessions

David Nemeth and Jayna James announce their engagement to friends and family and soon after, Nemeth disappeared after leaving work. James tells investigators that they broke up and Nemeth left for Virginia to see her parents. Police and Criminal Profiler Dayle Hinman investigation all avenues from suicide to abduction and the re-appearance of Nemeth’s sports collection bring new life to the case.
May 26th
630a

Waitress, The

A favorite local waitress, Laura McNaughton, is found murdered outside the small town of Clovis, New Mexico. Her body had been cleaned and carefully posed in some brush near the hunting grounds. Criminal Profiler Dayle Hinman is called to help solve what appears to be a ritualistic murder. Even with multiple leads, police are led to an unlikely suspect who worshipped Laura.
May 28th
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One of Their Own

Jennifer Johnson is a beautiful girl who works in the local police supply store was found dead, naked on her bed, apparently strangled. The Police search in earnest for the person who killed one of their own. Several suspects emerge in the early stage of investigation but without many clues and desperate to solve the case, police call in Criminal Profiler Dayle Hinman. Upon examination of the evidence, Agent Hinman notices right away that that the offender is certainly someone Jennifer knew and it soon becomes clear that the person responsible was right next door.
May 28th
730a

To Live Another Day

A young law student, Doug Norwood, is ambushed in his apartment by two men. He fends off his would-be killers and manages to escape with only superficial gun-shot wounds. When he reports the crime the investigators assume Norwood was involved in a drug-deal gone bad. The only problem with this conclusion is that Norwood has no record and doesn’t use drugs. Then a month later another attempt on Norwood’s life is made, this time with a car bomb. Seemingly indestructible Norwood survives another attack. But who is behind these failed hits? Can agent Dayle Hinman and investigators track down this vengeful killer?
May 29th
700a

Deadly Dreams

Anita Spearman is found bludgeoned to death in her bedroom. As a retired cancer survivor, who had recently been nominated by colleagues for a “Leading Ladies” Award, Anita seemingly had no enemies. A crime scene with missing valuables points to a burglary gone-bad. But without any signs of forced entry, detectives are stumped. The number one suspect, Anita’s millionaire husband who had access to the home, has a rock-solid alibi. Then, a lead-a drifter is found with Anita’s possessions. Detectives call in criminal profiler Dayle Hinman, but she believes that someone close to Anita is the killer, and that it was well-planned. Can Dayle and detectives keep digging to reveal the true killer?
May 29th
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Friends Forever

A young deaf girl, Darlene VanDerGeisen uncharacteristically misses two days of work. Detectives begin investigating. Interviews with friends and family lead them to her ex-boyfriend, Jeff Hayden. After a thorough inspection though, Hayden is cleared of any wrong-doing. With no leads, detectives call in agent Dayle Hinman. She advises them to delve into VanDerGeisen’s laptop, where threatening emails are discovered. They track down the writer, Daphne Wright, a female friend of VanDerGeisen’s. Earlier interviews revleal that Wright was jealous that VanDerGeisen had struck up a friendship with her ex-girlfriend. Can Dayle Hinman and Detectives prove that a vicious letter writer could also be a killer?
May 30th
700a

A Tragic Turn

The evidence stacks up slowly: first a fisherman spots a submerged car in a river in the small town of Beaufort, days later a man spots a dead body in a secluded field. Detectives discover that both belong to James Dillard Jr. Family member say Dillard went to run some errands and simply never returned. Through careful investigation Criminal Profiler Dayle Hinman and a team of detectives are able to link this small town murder with the seedy underworld of gang violence.
May 30th
730a

Letters From the Grave

Lisa-Marie Kimmel Case: A young woman vanishes while traveling across a desolate stretch of Wyoming Highway. Weeks later her body is found on the banks of a secluded river. With no leads and zero suspects, criminal profiler Dayle Hinman joins a years-long hunt for an elusive killer.