21st Century Serial Killer
An unflinching look at some of the most heinous crimes of our modern times, as discussed by victim’s family members and forensic experts.
S01:E01 - Jesse Matthew
A taxi driver in Charlottesville who targeted young woman at university campuses. DNA linked an unknown perpetrator to an abduction, rape and attempted murder in 2005, and a rape and murder in 2009. But all the police had was a composite sketch created by the first victim and a forensic artist until 2014, when this predator struck for the third time, and was caught on video surveillance.
S01:E02 - Stephen Port
Stephen Port preyed on young men though his grindr account, he spent hours searching web porn, a predator and he was to take the lives of four much-loved young men. The sisters of one victim chose to take on a challenge; to prove their brother, Jack, had not died from a self-inflicted overdose, as claimed by the police, but had been murdered, along with three other men.
S01:E03 - William Howell
William Devin Howell kept a secret for 14 years; when a string of women went missing from towns near this Highway in Connecticut, he was responsible.
S01:E04 - James Fairweather
James Fairweather is no ordinary teenager in 2014. His parents hoped James would turn out fine, but the signs were not good.
S01:E05 - Mark Martin
Mark Martin made no secret of the fact that when he grew up he wanted to be a serial Killer. The Krays, Donald Neilson, Ian Brady all serial killers, were his childhood heroes. Martin infiltrated the homeless community in Nottingham, he preyed on the vulnerable and murdered three women before he was caught.
S01:E06 - Shawn Grate
Shawn was a good looking boy, and he learnt that he could turn on a smile and get what he wanted. He was popular with women but often in trouble for abusing them. He was sent to prison at 22 for choking his pregnant girlfriend. He was sent back to prison for hurting a second girlfriend, and by 2010 Grate had 3 children with three different mothers. Then women started to disappear.
S01:E07 - Donna Perry
In Spokane three prostitutes were violently killed. Evidence suggested they'd been approached by a man wanting sex who had then used great strength to subdue and kill them.