True Crimes: The First 72 Hours

True Crimes: The First 72 Hours

Through an original cinematic blend of potent documentary footage and dramatic re-enactments, each half-hour episode focuses on one unforgettable case, featuring the actual detectives and forensic scientists who worked on it. Murder, assault, robbery, hijacking, bombing and arson - the stories go behind the headlines to reveal the amazing technologies, clever techniques and penetrating insights that help solve these crimes.

72 Hours: True Crime episodes are structured like a good crime novel with compelling story-telling and characters, Each story takes the viewer through the painstaking investigative process until the case is solved and the criminal convicted. In the end, justice is always served.



  • Series 1 - Bull's Eye

    A Girl Guide leader is found dead in her home on the floor of her bedroom


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