Showing posts with label Investigation Discovery (Africa). Show all posts
Showing posts with label Investigation Discovery (Africa). Show all posts

Thursday, 16 May 2019

Investigation Discovery Africa Brings You More People Magazine Investigates In July 2019 Along With More Murder Mysteries

People Magazine Investigates: Cults
From Thursday 11 July at 22:00
The magnetic, dangerous world of cults has been making the headlines across the world over the years. In this powerful series, People Magazine explores the shocking stories of ordinary people who get caught up in a terrifying web of abuse, deception, and manipulation. How did Charles Manson entice dozens of young women to live with him in his commune in late 60s California; and how did he order his followers to commit a string of gruesome murders? What led 39 people to follow Heaven's Gate leader, Marshall Applewhite to their graves in 1997? This series examines these chilling cases and more, through the eyes of survivors who managed to escape and the People journalists who covered these harrowing stories.

Death In The Bayou: The Jennings 8
From Sunday 7 July at 21:00
Between 2005 and 2009, the bodies of eight young women were found dumped in and around the small town of Jennings, Louisiana. Although they all knew each other, and their bodies were discovered in very similar circumstances, local police refused to link the deaths. After more than 10 years, the cases are still unsolved, leaving the community haunted by the question: who killed the Jennings 8? Tired of waiting for justice, Brittany and Taylor Dubois, sisters of victim Whitnei Dubois, are on a mission to find the truth. As the stories of Whitnei and the other early victims unfold, friends and family members talk about their lives and their suspicious deaths, revealing a world of secrets and suspects beneath the surface of this small town, exploding to a surprising arrest.

The Wonderland Murders
From Monday 29 July at 21:00
Hidden amongst the rolling mountains and deep forests of the iconic Pacific Northwest sits a breeding ground for one of the deadliest terrains in the world. Known as a 'serial killer's playground', this land once dubbed "Wonderland" due to its grandeur and summer beauty, washes away into nine dreary months of rain that bring grey skies and a falling mist. And shrouded in fog are those who are driven to kill. This series follows the dedicated Portland homicide investigators who examine a series of mysterious, riveting and disturbing murder cases in the area. As a team, these investigators explore stories of mystery, obsession, and cold-blooded evil. Recreations, exclusive crime scene video and first-person interviews bring to life a haunting yet beautiful world where a heavy mist often shrouds its hidden horrors.

Diabolical: Deadly Love
From Friday 5 July at 22:00
There are some devious people who use their wits and wiles to manipulate, seduce and even try to get away with murder. This series recounts the chilling tales of murderous masterminds using their devious ways to carry out shocking murders. From the murder of police officer that at first appears to be a suicide, to the suspicious death of a woman in the middle of a crowded lake, investigators peel back the layers of each case to reveal the dark truth. Full of psychological suspense, these compelling, intrigue-driven mysteries feature all the twists and turns of a true-crime thriller - and at the heart of each case is a devastating plot devised by a cold-hearted killer.

Friday, 3 May 2019

What's New In June 2019 On Investigation Discovery Africa

Unbreakable: Live To Tell
From Tuesday 4 June at 21:50
What could be worse than seeing a loved one murdered? Living to tell the tale. In a twist on traditional tales of survival, this powerful series chronicles the real-life events that changed a victim's life forever, leaving them to recount the terror in harrowing detail. These survivors lived through shocking acts of violence, not only witnessing the horror of a murder but being seriously wounded themselves. Through intimate, emotional interviews, victims tell their stories of life and death, supported by the first-hand accounts of the investigators and prosecutors who put a killer away for good.

The 1990s: The Deadliest Decade
From Monday 10 June at 21:50
The 90s was the decade of peace, economic prosperity and the rise of the Internet; but the cosy lens of nostalgia is shattered as this chilling series journeys back in time to recount murder investigations in a fondly-remembered decade. Each of these stories taps into major themes, giving a snapshot of the national mood, the major new stories of the time, and the pop culture trends. But lurking underneath is the occurrence of a shocking murder. As the investigators struggle to piece together what happened, the sinister side of the nineties emerges. From the cold-blooded murder of a beautiful mother who had an affair that started in an internet chatroom, to the harrowing case that leads back to witchcraft and a surprising love triangle, these gripping tales reveal why the 90s was actually one of the darkest and deadliest decades in recent history.

The Face Of Evil
From Tuesday 25 June at 21:00
In a murder investigation, detectives must gather all the evidence they can - from the physical like bullet shells, broken glass and DNA, to the intangible of potential motives, mindset and profile of the killer. This fascinating series looks at the techniques and specialists that detectives use to help them solve crimes, from medical examiners, ballistic experts and forensic psychologists to artists and botanists. Every detail helps when cracking a case, and these expert skillsets can make all the difference when bringing a heartless killer to justice. Whether it's catching a murderer in a remote village in Alaska or tracking down a serial killer that stalks the streets of Los Angeles, this series will show how all this different evidence combines to create an inarguable case that sends the perpetrators of these chilling crimes to jail.

Rebecca Zahau: An ID Murder Mystery
From Thursday 27 June at 21:50
On July 13th, 2011, Rebecca Zahau is found hanging from a second-floor balcony at her boyfriend, Jonah Shacknai's Coronado mansion. Just two days before, her boyfriend's son, 6-year-old Max Shacknai took a fatal fall under her watch. The circumstances of Rebecca's death are so bizarre that her family refuses to accept she took her own life. They believe Jonah's brother, Adam Shacknai, knows what really happened to Rebecca. Featuring exclusive interviews with Rebecca's family, as well as detectives, journalists and attorneys, this series delves deep inside the investigations into the mysterious deaths in a bid to find the truth behind this strange and tragic case.

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Serial Killer Sundays Are Headed Your Way On Investigation Discovery Africa In April 2019 Alongside One Of America's Best Moments That End In Tragedy

Serial Killer Sundays
Sunday April 7 and Sunday April 14 at 22:00 America’s most horrific serial killers go under the spotlight with a series of documentaries exploring their stories – and how events unfolded. BTK: The Hunt For A Killer examines the longest-running serial killer in history whose 30-year reign of terror began in 1974 with one of the most brutal murders Wichita, Kansas had ever witnessed. The programme recounts the investigation and the impact on those affected. In Deadly Legacy, detective Jason Moran reopens the case of one of America's most notorious serial killers, 'Killer Clown' John Wayne Gacy, to finally identify the eight victims who have gone without a name for decades. Bad Henry recounts how detective Garry McFadden beat the odds to find and capture serial killer, "Bad" Henry Louis Wallace. And, Atlanta Child Murders explores a tragic chapter in the city’s history, where over a two-year period at least 29 black children and young adults from low income neighbourhoods were murdered in 1980s Atlanta.

Hometown Homicide
From Wednesday 10 April at 23:00
Using the urgency and intimacy of local news footage, this powerful series tells the stories of murder investigations that turned small towns and communities upside down. Through TV news reports, family photos, and police archive, TV reporters, family, friends, and investigators recount the stories of families and communities affected by shocking crimes. From a possible serial killer on the loose in a small southern US town after a teenage girl was found dead in her home in broad daylight, to the disappearance of a popular high school teacher in southwestern Michigan, these chilling cases proved that sometimes the smallest towns are the settings for the most horrendous crimes.

American Nightmare
From Saturday 20 April at 22:00
From weddings to graduations, the best times of our lives normally go hand in hand with our warmest memories; they are moments to cherish for a lifetime. But, as this chilling series reveals, the all-American dream can become an unspeakable nightmare. Real-life home movies and photos of joyful moments and family events lie in stark contrast to the real crime scene video and 911 calls as they become tragic murder mysteries. Featuring first- person accounts from detectives investigating the crime, as well as the victims' family and friends, the series peels back the layers of each case to reveal how the horrific events unfolded.

Betrayed
From Friday 26 April at 22:00
This series follows the lives of apparently normal people who aren't aware their days are numbered. The clock ticks on their lives, as family, friends, and lovers start to reveal hidden jealousies and wicked secrets, all leading to the ultimate betrayal - murder. Narrated from the perspective of the victims and featuring dramatic reconstructions, this series reveals how these devastating cases unfolded. The shocking murder of beautiful actress Pasinetta Prince by an obsessive and controlling ex-lover and waitress Corey Parker's death at the hands of her neighbour are amongst the chilling cases this season. Nothing is as it seems in these tragic and shocking cases of betrayal; and what the victims don't realise is the decisions they make lead them to a tragic end.

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Tap Into Lake Erie In March To Uncover The Horror Of The Gruesome Murders Cases - Investigation Discovery Africa March 2019 Highlights

Serial Killer Season
From Saturday 9 March at 22:00
America’s most horrific serial killers go under the spotlight with a series of documentaries exploring their stories, and how events unfolded. BTK: A Killer Among Us examines the longest-running serial killer in history whose 30-year reign of terror began in 1974 with one of the most brutal murders Wichita, Kansas had ever witnessed. The programme recounts the investigation that captured him, and the impact on the lives of everyone in his orbit - especially his daughter. In Deadly Legacy, detective Jason Moran reopens the case of one of America's most notorious serial killers, 'Killer Clown' John Wayne Gacy, to finally identify the eight victims who have gone without a name for decades. And, Bad Henry recounts how detective Garry McFadden beat the odds to find and capture serial killer, "Bad" Henry Louis Wallace.

Killing Time
From Thursday 14 March at 22:00
What happens in that critical, lost period of time between life and death on the day of a homicide? This compelling series focuses on those fateful moments, as detectives who worked the case recount their investigation step by step, revealing shocking discoveries that deepen the mystery at every turn. As suspects are identified and hours, minutes and seconds of the victim's last day slowly come to light, a window of missing time appears. Investigators use everything from surveillance footage to credit card statements to GPS data to piece together the rest of the timeline and solve the murder.

American Nightmare
From Wednesday 20 March at 22:00
From weddings to graduations, the best times of our lives normally go hand in hand with our warmest memories; they are moments to cherish for a lifetime. But, as this chilling series reveals, the all-American dream can become an unspeakable nightmare. Real-life home movies and photos of joyful moments and family events lie in stark contrast to the real crime scene video and 911 calls as they become tragic murder mysteries. Featuring first- person accounts from detectives investigating the crime, as well as the victims' family and friends, the series peels back the layers of each case to reveal how the horrific events unfolded.

The Lake Erie Murders
From Friday 29 March at 22:00
Ominously named for its violent and unpredictable nature, Lake Erie - which borders four US states and parts of Canada - is home to some of North America's darkest and deadliest murder cases. This series goes to the edge of the water and takes a deep dive into its most notorious mysteries. In 1975, high school student Debbie Gama disappears on her way to the beach at Lake Erie. When her body is discovered in a creek wrapped in wire, the ensuing investigation ends up uncovering more than her murderer, revealing a secret world of twisted sex, drugs, and sadomasochism. In 1993, Mother-of-three Joan Giambra is found strangled, lying naked under her comatose 11-year old daughter. The young girl becomes the only hope of catching a serial killer; but will she remember his identity before he comes back to silence her too? One thing is certain when it comes to Lake Erie, there is something about the water.