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Our best times, our warmest memories, our worst nightmares. When real life home movies and photos meet real crime scene video and stills, murder mysteries become emotional powerhouses.

Tuesday at 9:00 PM on Investigation Discovery
1 Season, 6 Episodes
January 1, 2019
Crime, Documentary & Biography
3.9/10
Cast: Debbie Rochon, Brandy Little, Johnny Sneed, Chris Ryan
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  • When a charitable, up-and-coming actress is savagely murdered in her home, police believe an angry, revenge-hungry killer is responsible. But no one could expect the lies, obsessions and evidence that will be uncovered in this shocking cold case.

  • Winter in Iowa gets an extra chill when Shirley Wilson's son finds her stabbed to death in her home. With no forced entry, detectives believe this grandmother of 12 knew her assailant, leaving the family wondering who has betrayed them in cold blood.

  • When beautiful mother Danielle Jennings is found strangled to death in her apartment, detectives immediately believe she knew her attacker - until a witness comes forward with a ringer of a clue that leads them to an unthinkable monster.

  • A storm rattles the night in Key Largo, Florida, as an intruder slips silently into the home of newlyweds Michael and Missy MacIvor. As daylight clears away the rain, a nightmare is revealed that will haunt the entire community for years to come.

  • The New England chills of the New Year bite even more brutally when a mother and daughter are savagely murdered in their Woburn, MA home.

  • With graduation nearing at Northeastern University, students are alarmed at the discovery of a fellow student shot to death in her apartment; detectives face many challenges before realizing the answer is right in front of them.

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