The Investigators

The Investigators

About the show

This documentary series unravels the complex nature of justice - how it is denied and how it is achieved. Created by a team of award-winning producers, each show presents a compelling true story about America and law enforcement.

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Upcoming episodes

Feb 25th
700a

Mad Scientist

When 28-year old pharmacutical secretary Marta Bradley realized that a co-worker was stalking her, she did everything she could to bring his bizarre behavior to the attention of the authorities. But Alan Chmurny, a successful chemist and vice president with no criminal record, proved too smart to get caught. Months of harassment stretched into years, and the lengths Chmurny would go to terrorize Marta and her husband became more and more shocking. Finally, investigators set an elaborate trap to catch him before it was too late, but before the ordeal was over, one of the players in this twisted love story would be dead
Feb 26th
700a

Deadly Exposure

Los Angeles, CA - On August 27th, 1978 the nude body of 31-year-old Donnelee Duhamel is found decapitated; the mother of two has also been brutally raped. Photographer, William Bradford was the last to see her alive, however, with insufficient evidence, the murder is unsolved. Six years later, in August 1984, 21-year-old model Shari Miller disappears while traveling to meet Bradford for a photo shoot. When 15-year-old Tracey Campbell is also reported missing - investigators strongly suspect her neighbor Bradford. A search of his apartment leads police to Tracey and Shari’s decomposed bodies. Bradford is sentenced to first degree murder for both homicides. During the investigation, the prosecution links Bradford in the rape and disappearance of many other women. At sentencing Bradford chillingly states, "think about how many [murders] you don't even know about." In July 2006, the sheriff's department releases Bradford’s photograph album containing 50 images of teenage girls in an effort to see if any were victims of foul play. One of the pictures is of Donnelee Duhamel
Feb 27th
700a

The Black Widower (International Version)

When Robert Spangler's wives kept disappearing or turning up dead in strange accidents, police knew they had a killer on their hands. But when they found out that Robert Spangler was planning on marrying again, they knew they had to catch him before he killed his next victim.
Feb 28th
700a

Lethal Beauty

A couple celebrating their wedding anniversary go for a stroll on the beach after dinner. Out of nowhere, a masked robber jumps them, steals their valuables then shoots and kills the husband. Police launch an intensive manhunt for the killer but come up empty. But the story begins to take a huge turn when friends of the husband bring the grieving wife’s behavior in the weeks before the crime into the open
Mar 1st
700a

Soundtrack for Murder

On a quiet Florida beach a woman is shot to death and her husband clings to life having taken three shots to his chest and one to his hand. Detectives carefully investigate the heinous crime and name a suspect that shocks family and friends.
Mar 4th
700a

Erie Massacre, The

A mafia-style hit takes the lives of four family members in Florida. Investigators methodically comb through a long list of suspects in an effort to trace the real triggerman. Forensic evidence is found in an unlikely location after years of investigation. Nine years after the infamous murders, a jury convicts a man on four-counts of first degree murder.
Mar 5th
700a

Empty Grave, An

A father receives a late night phone call from a mysterious woman claiming his grown son, Scott Dunn, is missing. Members from a private international crime-fighting organization find enough evidence to prove Scott is dead and spend the next four years building a circumstantial case against the killers.
Mar 6th
700a

Toy Soldier

A young mother-to-be is murdered in the sleepy town of Cottonwood, California. Investigators have the triggerman in custody, but the story he's telling is too wild to believe. Could an international team of covert assassins be behind the killing? Or is it a simple case of a love triangle gone out of control? Investigators must unravel a sinister web of lies and deceit to finally discover the truth.
Mar 7th
700a

Lone Fugitive

He can survive in the desert without supplies for months on end. He can run for miles and miles without stumbling or slowing down. He can disappear without a trace at a moments notice. He is the Bandit of Ballarat, a mysterious wanderer moving across Death Valley National Park, robbing unlucky campers at gunpoint. But what is the Bandit after? And why is he spending so much time scouting two highly classified military installations? The F.B.I. is called in to get answers, but if they're looking to uncover the Bandits' secrets, they'll have to catch him first!
Mar 8th
700a

Deadly Returns

When relatives find the body of Janette Benedetto inside her large Florida home, authorities set up a drag net for her missing husband Chris – last seen sailing off with a stranger on his fishing boat. When the search fails, authorities set out to find Benedetto’s mysterious passenger. It will take years of sorting through a twisted web of money, family and power before investigators finally discover the identity of the deadly passenger, a mean spirited in-law named Mike Koblan whose mobbed up friends forced him to do the unthinkable – spill his own family’s blood.