Archaeology: Earliest Human Sacrifice Found in Africa
The discovery of 5,500-year-old bones by a French archaeologist is the oldest example of human sacrifice on the African continent.
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Forensic Examiner Finds Hidden Message
From the archives of Discovery: Watch this forensic investigator use a special method to reveal writing on an otherwise blank piece of paper. Learn more about forensic analysis.
Solved: Forensic Linguistics
While attempting to solve the crime, forensic linguistics expert Dr. Robert Leonard must link the words in order to determine if Brian Hummert is responsible for his wife's murder. Unravel the mystery in this clip from Investigation Discovery's "Solved."
Deadly Women: Black Widows
Black Widows murder quietly and quickly -- and in most cases get away with it for years, until they strike again and a gruesome pattern emerges. Enter the mind of the female serial killer in this clip from Investigation Discovery's "Deadly Women" series.
Wicked Attraction: Minivan Murders
Fueled by their methamphetamine addiction, James Daveggio and Michelle Michaud embark on a violent three-month crime spree. Watch this clip from Investigation Discovery's "Wicked Attraction" to learn more about the minivan murders.
Inside the CSI Lab: Fingerprints
In this clip from Investigation Discovery's "Inside the CSI Lab," find out how a tiny, invisible fingerprint can be the turning point in almost any case.
Inside the CSI Lab: Firearms
One of the most difficult jobs in forensic science is firearms examination. Find out why in this clip from Investigation Discovery's "Inside the CSI Lab."
Son of Sam: Introduction
When the NYPD finally arrested David Berkowitz for the brutal Son of Sam murders, some investigators believed Berkowitz had help. Even today, these doubts remain. Check out this clip from Investigation Discovery's "American P.I." series to learn more.
Moving the Sarcophagus Lid
Using a method practiced by Egyptians a thousand years ago, the Egyptian workers move the lid of a sarcophagus.
Wicked Attraction: The Perfect Couple
Canadians Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka seemed like the perfect young couple, until a serial murder investigation led police to the doorstep of their suburban home. Check out this clip from Investigation Discovery's "Wicked Attraction" to learn more.
Solved: Package Bomb
Some criminals think that evidence can be blown away, but forensic investigators can find the missing pieces to solve a case. Learn more in this clip from Investigation Discovery's "Solved" series.
Solved: Trace Evidence
Find out how trace evidence helps solve the Charlene Hummert murder case in this clip from Investigation Discovery's "Solved."
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Most are familiar with methods like DNA testing. But trained CSI professional have lots of other less obvious methods of uncovering someone's identity.
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What was it about Sonja Larson, an 18-year-old future nursery school teacher, that drove her attacker to commit such a violent and heinous murder?
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How did the Gainesville Ripper manage to wreak havoc on an entire community in under 72 hours? News cameras could have played a bigger role than anything else.
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After a bomb planted by an unknown suspect ripped clean through a family home, with residents still inside, local police get an eerie phone call from the bomber himself. Did he really mean to give himself up?
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A devastating bomb was planted outside a family home and exploded into flames. How do investigators work backwards from the wreckage to find who's responsible?
Forensic Factor: Targeting the Top
After an unknown suspect detonated a bomb that nearly destroyed a small town family and their home, authorities were confident the bomber was on the run. But actually, he was placing a paper grocery bag on the local police chief's front lawn.