New Detectives

New Detectives

About the show

World-renowned forensics experts and criminal investigators solve murders and other crimes. New Detectives tells the stories of men and women using science to bring killers to justice - and comfort to their victims' families. The show features the rapidly growing evolution of forensic science as a method to solve the most puzzling crimes. 


Upcoming episodes

Mar 20th

Blind Trust

In 1998, a new mexico college student is reported missing by her roommate. When investigators recover blood samples, the two boys last seen with the missing woman are questioned, and blame each other for her disappearance. The 18-year-old’s body is found in the desert with multiple stab wounds, and evidence points to the two boys.
Mar 20th

Shattered Vows

A frantic husband calls 911, claiming his wife is dead, bleeding profusely from the head upon his return to their home. The husband of the recently deceased, claims his wife tripped and fell down the stairs. The autopsy report says the victim suffered 7 blows to the head. Forensics experts are employed to link the woman’s husband to her violent murder.
Mar 20th

Fatal Impressions

A former fort worth police officer calls 911 late one evening. Emergency personnel respond to find his wife on their bed, dead from a gunshot wound to the chest, which her husband claims was self inflicted. Ballistic tests, fingerprint analysis and polygraph tests are inconclusive, finally blood splatter experts must be used before accusing the ex-cop with the death of his wife.
Mar 20th

Misplaced Loyalty

The berkeley, california fire department responds to a house fire in the early morning hours of june 25, 1994. Firefighters discover the body of a 59-year-old woman near the fireplace. Her body had been badly burned and investigators speculated her death was accidental, though an autopsy suggested otherwise. Also discovered, was the fact that the deceased’s best friend and personal manager had recently cleaned out her bank account, suggesting investigators now had a homicide on their hands.
Mar 20th

Killing Time

A motel clerk is found dead, lying on the lobby floor. Police arrive to find the body partially burned, as well as a bloody palm print and most of a fingerprint. Surveillance tapes from surrounding businesses are collected, as well as fingerprints of over a hundred people for elimination purposes. Police are finally led to an ex-motel employee.
Mar 20th

Silent Killers

A young man goes missing, and his live in girlfriend reveals she had last seen him after the two had an argument concerning money. Soon after, a human torso is found; the arms, legs and head had been removed. Toxicology testing showed evidence of a potentially fatal amount of morphine present in the body. Investigators question the girlfriend, and find she had just taken out a $150,000 life insurance policy on her boyfriend.
Mar 20th

Out to Kill

Blood was found on the ground in front of an abandoned vehicle that police learn was driven by a college woman. The victim’s body was found in a neighborhood away from the vehicle. Tire impressions are taken, as well as other evidence. Investigators receive a tip about a man with a history of impersonating police officers. Investigators take tire samples of the man’s car, and find blood matching that of the dead woman. Dna samples from the man also match those found in the victim.
Mar 20th

Raw Greed

Two men are found dead, beaten to death in the bar where they work. They had both sustained multiple blows to the head. A safe from the bar was missing, as well as the money from a cigarette machine that had been pried open. A local television station received an anonymous letter about the murders, though no fingerprints are obtained from it. Witnesses tell police of a man who frequents the bar, and investigators arrest him on unrelated charges. A search of his home and vehicle turn up several objects, including a tire iron, which lab tests conclude was the same object used to pry open the cigarette machine. Handwriting analysis also links the man to the letter. He is sentenced to consecutive life terms for the murders.
Mar 21st

Deadly Intentions

When abduction turns to murder, forensic science is the only key to finding justice for the victims of a kidnapper's deadly intentions.
Mar 27th

Murderous Attraction

A woman is rushed to the hospital due to a massive seizure that caused her heart to stop beating. Once stabilized, doctors are mystified, as the seizure has left the woman paralyzed and unable to speak. The woman’s husband, who regularly visited his wife, attracted the suspicions of the woman’s nurse. Those suspicions were realized after a doctor ordered several tests of the woman, one finding six times the lethal amount of arsenic in the woman’s system. Upon questioning, the woman’s husband, who had recently increased the amount of life insurance he had on his wife, admitted to poisoning her.