The Perfect Murder

The Perfect Murder

2014 - 2017, Crime, Other
Documentary series exploring the most perplexing murder cases to land on detectives' desks, featuring the methodology used to reveal the identities of the most ingenious killers.

Episode Guide

  • The Perfect Murder - Football Fatale (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Football Fatale

    Pro football player Sean Taylor is shot dead by an intruder in his Miami home.

  • The Perfect Murder - Love and Death (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Love and Death

    Atlanta preschool teacher Julie Love goes missing just a week after getting engaged to boyfriend Mark; detectives find numerous suspects in the teacher's disappearance, but the truth turns out to be far worse than they could have imagined.

  • The Perfect Murder - Death in the Family (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Death in the Family

    Randy Scheffield's family finds him dead in his bed and assumes he has succumbed to a heart attack, but detectives slowly uncover a murder conspiracy that will rock Scheffield's small town for years to come.

  • The Perfect Murder - Murder Well Done (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Murder Well Done

    After 39-year-old Dawn Viens goes missing, her chef husband, David, reports she ran away to escape her problems; the investigation leads detectives to an unexpected killer who disposed of Viens' body in an unimaginable way.

  • The Perfect Murder - The Devil Made Me Do It (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    The Devil Made Me Do It

    When Robert Schwartz, a father of three, dies in a brutal murder in his own home made to look like a ritualistic killing, the investigation uncovers a killer much closer to home.

  • The Perfect Murder - Body in the Glades (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Body in the Glades

    Forty-two-year-old Miami mother Raquel Calderin vanishes without a trace on her way home from work in 2012; the investigation into disappearance leads detectives deep into a disturbing family picture, and the truth will haunt them for years to come.

  • The Perfect Murder - Ride With the Devil (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Ride With the Devil

    Twenty-six-year-old car dealer Christopher O'Brien takes a stranger for a test drive and never returns; investigators wonder whether O'Brien's criminal past has caught up with him.

  • The Perfect Murder - Garden of Evil (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Garden of Evil

    An intruder shoots Daniel Ott dead with a shotgun in a stunning case of mistaken identity that leads investigators into the heart of one of the most dangerous criminal rings in the country.

  • The Perfect Murder - Fade to Black (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Fade to Black

    Film director Adrienne Shelly is discovered hanging by a bed sheet from the shower rod in her bathroom; while Shelly's death looks like a suicide, her husband insists it was murder, and detectives start to believe him.

  • The Perfect Murder - A Shot in the Dark (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    A Shot in the Dark

    After New York City fashion photographer Joel Schoenfeld is shot dead in his Greenwich Village studio, detectives uncover a dark secret and a twisted tale of revenge.

  • The Perfect Murder - A Shot in the Dark (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    A Shot in the Dark

    After New York City fashion photographer Joel Schoenfeld is shot dead in his Greenwich Village studio, detectives uncover a dark secret and a twisted tale of revenge.

  • The Perfect Murder - Curtain Call (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Curtain Call

    California student Julie Kibuishi is found dead in the bed of her friend, Sam Herr, a decorated war hero, who is nowhere to be found.

  • The Perfect Murder - Curtain Call (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Curtain Call

    California student Julie Kibuishi is found dead in the bed of her friend, Sam Herr, a decorated war hero, who is nowhere to be found.

  • The Perfect Murder - Prescription for Murder (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Prescription for Murder

    Wisconsin police are shocked to find an elderly couple brutally murdered in their home, then their family members and neighbors start receiving death threats as well.

  • The Perfect Murder - Murder-in-Law (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Murder-in-Law

    When Nancy Lyon dies of a mysterious illness in 1991, her wealthy father tells police she was poisoned by her own husband.

  • The Perfect Murder - Murder by the Book (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Murder by the Book

    In 1988, a Burbank couple is shot in their own home, the investigation reveals a scheming killer who almost got away with the perfect murder.

  • The Perfect Murder - Murder by the Book (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Murder by the Book

    In 1988, a Burbank couple is shot in their own home, the investigation reveals a scheming killer who almost got away with the perfect murder.

  • The Perfect Murder - No Happy Ending (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    No Happy Ending

    After 44-year-old masseuse Larissa Macriello vanishes from her Miami apartment, police are thrust into a world of sex, lies and secrets as they try to find her.

  • The Perfect Murder - No Happy Ending (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    No Happy Ending

    After 44-year-old masseuse Larissa Macriello vanishes from her Miami apartment, police are thrust into a world of sex, lies and secrets as they try to find her.

  • The Perfect Murder - Silent Killer (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Silent Killer

    Diane Girts is found dead in the bathtub of her home adjoining her husband's funeral home, and investigators cannot determine exactly how she died; as the case unfolds, detectives uncover troubling clues pointing to a cunning and dangerous killer.

  • The Perfect Murder - Silent Killer (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Silent Killer

    Diane Girts is found dead in the bathtub of her home adjoining her husband's funeral home, and investigators cannot determine exactly how she died; as the case unfolds, detectives uncover troubling clues pointing to a cunning and dangerous killer.

  • The Perfect Murder - The Honeymoon Killers (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    The Honeymoon Killers

    A freak car accident brings a Belgian honeymoon to a tragic end, and the investigation leads police down a rabbit hole and culminates in an international manhunt for a killer.

  • The Perfect Murder - The Honeymoon Killers (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    The Honeymoon Killers

    A freak car accident brings a Belgian honeymoon to a tragic end, and the investigation leads police down a rabbit hole and culminates in an international manhunt for a killer.

  • The Perfect Murder - Death and the Maiden (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Death and the Maiden

    Twenty-seven-year-old mother Dana Satterfield is found raped and strangled in her South Carolina hair salon.

  • The Perfect Murder - Death and the Maiden (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Death and the Maiden

    Twenty-seven-year-old mother Dana Satterfield is found raped and strangled in her South Carolina hair salon.

  • The Perfect Murder - Last Dance (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Last Dance

    Two dancers are strangled in their West Harlem apartment, leading police from place to place in New York City, where dreams of fame and stardom can drive young people to desperate measures and devour them along the way.

  • The Perfect Murder - Driving With the Devil (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Driving With the Devil

    On Long Island, a man pulls into a gas station claiming his wife has been shot dead by a motorist on the highway, but he's foggy on the details.

  • The Perfect Murder - Driving With the Devil (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Driving With the Devil

    On Long Island, a man pulls into a gas station claiming his wife has been shot dead by a motorist on the highway, but he's foggy on the details.

  • The Perfect Murder - Horror in Harlem (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Horror in Harlem

    Carmen Quinones and Ruben Frederick are brutally stabbed to death in their East Harlem apartment next to $16,000 in cash.

  • The Perfect Murder - Horror in Harlem (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Horror in Harlem

    Carmen Quinones and Ruben Frederick are brutally stabbed to death in their East Harlem apartment next to $16,000 in cash.

  • The Perfect Murder - The Body in the Swamp (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    The Body in the Swamp

    Miami businessman Henry Diaz goes missing the night before a family vacation.

  • The Perfect Murder - Family Plot (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Family Plot

    When an Orlando woman goes missing 15 years after the departure of her abusive husband, investigators wonder if her grieving children know more than they're saying.

  • The Perfect Murder - Homicide Hotel (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Homicide Hotel

    In Oregon, a prostitute comes forward with a shocking revelation after a housekeeper finds a woman dead in a hotel room.

  • The Perfect Murder - The Bedroom Basher (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    The Bedroom Basher

    California authorities suspect the "Bedroom Basher" is responsible for the rape and bludgeoning of a young pregnant woman until she regains her memory and points a finger at her husband.

  • The Perfect Murder - Kill Thy Neighbor (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Kill Thy Neighbor

    In Gulfport, Fla., Detective Larry Tosi investigates the stabbing death of Karen Gregory; after he enlists the help of his firefighter friend, George Lewis, the case takes a shocking turn.

  • The Perfect Murder - Vanishing Act (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Vanishing Act

    When an Exxon oil executive goes missing from in front of his New Jersey home, police fear a medical emergency until a ransom note arrives from an eco-terrorist organization.

  • The Perfect Murder - Deadly Divorce (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Deadly Divorce

    When a woman is murdered in Milwaukee, her sons describe a masked man with a ponytail fleeing from the home, and police investigate the victim's rancorous ex-husband and a neighbor who claims his gun was stolen.

  • The Perfect Murder - Death of a Salesman (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Death of a Salesman

    When a businessman is shot to death outside his Bronx office, police must determine whether he arranged the hit to provide for his family or whether his wife killed him for the insurance money.

  • The Perfect Murder - Ring of Fire (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Ring of Fire

    In Bronx, N.Y., police investigate the murder of 20-year-old Kimberly Antonakos who was set ablaze while still alive.

  • The Perfect Murder - Murder on the Cape (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Murder on the Cape

    When a single mother is stabbed to death in her home in Cape Cod, Mass., the numerous suspects include her child's father, his wife and her eccentric father's young girlfriend.

  • The Perfect Murder - Kosher Killer (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Kosher Killer

    When a woman finds her daughter strangled to death in their Staten Island, N.Y., home, computer technicians uncover a dangerous online dating habit, but the real killer lies much closer to home.

  • The Perfect Murder - Frozen Killer (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Frozen Killer

    In 2004, 31-year-old nurse Julie suddenly dies of kidney failure; when suspicious detectives look closely into the overly grieving husband, they discover a web of lies and forgery.

  • The Perfect Murder - Millionaire Murder (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Millionaire Murder

    A millionaire is shot to death in his mansion; it takes detectives 15 years to break the case.

  • The Perfect Murder - The Curious Case of Persian Violet (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    The Curious Case of Persian Violet

    In Santa Barbara, Calif., 27-year-old Jarrod Davidson is found shot to death outside his apartment with a potted plant next to him.

  • The Perfect Murder - Skating Death (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Skating Death

    A 24-year-old is found stabbed to death on a tennis court; detectives learn of a letter revealing the truth.

  • The Perfect Murder - Daddy Dearest (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Daddy Dearest

    A mother is killed in her bedroom, and her teenage daughter confesses to the crime.

  • The Perfect Murder - Heart Shot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Heart Shot

    A Sunday school teacher is shot through her kitchen window; evidence and anonymous handwritten letters lead police in the wrong direction.