Miami, Dallas, Vegas, Phoenix, Memphis, Detroit, Kansas City and San Antonio -murders are committed in these cities every day. But it is the first 48 hours of an investigation that determine the odds on whether the murderer is ever caught and brought to justice. As soon as the yellow crime scene tape goes up, the detectives race against the clock to find leads before they go cold. Gritty and fast-paced, 'The First 48' raises real-life suspense to a pitch never seen before on television, plunging viewers into the tense, high-stakes world of homicide investigations with unprecedented access to crime scenes, forensic processing, interrogations and more in these seven fan-voted favourite episodes from the series.
A Serial Killer Calls (2004) A killer dials 911 to direct the police to his victims' bodies.
Deadly Attraction (2005) A detective's last case is in danger of turning into a sideshow.
Inner Demons / Kids with Guns (2006) Too young to die doesn't mean too young to kill.
Loved to Death / Unmasked (2006) Getting caught on camera doesn't make a suspect easier to find.
Murder on the Interstate / House of Santeria (2005) A little voodoo goes a long way in cracking the case.
The Witness / The Trunk (2006) A nine-year-old is the only witness to her parents' murder.
Blood in the Snow / Swope Park Killing (2004) Two murders send detectives hunting for buried safes.