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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Assignment Discovery: The Ice Mummy
In 1991 skiers found a frozen corpse buried in the Ötztal Alps on the border between Austria and Italy. Scientists investigate the ice mummy on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
In this clip from Investigation Discovery's "Solved," a process called photogrammetry helps police determine the height of a murder suspect caught on a blurry video.
Assignment Discovery: Mummies Found in Chile
In northern Chile around 96 mummies were found with elaborate burials. Learn more about the mummies that have become the oldest mummies in the world on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
Solved: Document Forging
Salt Lake City is rocked by package bombings, and it is up to forensic document expert William Flynn to determine if the documents found are real or fake. Discover what forensic analysis reveals in this segment from Investigation Discovery's "Solved."
Solved: Cell Phone Tracking
In this clip from Investigation Discovery's "Solved," cell phone tracking is used to poke holes in the suspect's alibi and close the Corbin murder case.
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.
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Forensic Factor: Identifying A Victim
Most are familiar with methods like DNA testing. But trained CSI professional have lots of other less obvious methods of uncovering someone's identity.
Forensic Factor: A Vicious Crime
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?
Forensic Factor: The Gainesville Ripper
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.
Forensic Factor: Call from a Killer
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?
Forensic Factor: Mystery Bomber
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.