A respected surgeon was stabbed to death in the parking lot next to his office. The most likely suspect is seen having dinner in a restaurant at the time of the murder. But a cryptic conversation leads police to believe that, while the suspect may not have wielded the knife, he could very well have hired the man who did. Originally aired as Season 13, Episode 40.
Terrified, the young girl hid in her bedroom while her mother was attacked and stabbed to death. Investigators had a wealth of evidence: shoe impressions, distinctive blood drops, and the killer's DNA. What they didn't have was a basis for comparison. Originally aired as Season 13, Episode 41.
The gunman opened fire as the family of four entered their home, killing two and wounding the others. He'd pulled open a few drawers to make it look like a robbery, but the scene was clearly staged. When police pieced together the clues, they discovered an unlikely suspect and a carefully orchestrated plot. Originally aired as Season 13, Episode 42.
In Newport Beach, California, a woman is fatally stabbed and her body is found in the harbor near a yacht club. Suspecting it was a rage killing, police investigate the victim's daughter and ex-husband.
Shamaia Smith disappeared from the strip club where she worked in East Hartford, CT. Police focus on local businessman Kenneth Otto when there are inconsistencies with his story. Otto's property is searched and cadaver dogs find something in a fire pit. Originally aired as Season 13, Episode 50.
It appeared the victim had accidentally fallen and hit her head at the bottom of the stairs. But the odd position of her shoes and the absence of blood spatter led police to suspect the scene had been staged... and Luminol proved they were right.
As she left choir practice, the woman was gunned down in the church parking lot. Her husband became the prime suspect - particularly when police learned he found out just a month earlier that his wife had been cheating on him for three years. Originally aired as Season 14, Episode 4.