The body of 20-year-old Sophia Arnold is found on the banks of the Mississippi River. Police interview two men whose stories don't match up. Chris Hansen unfolds the horrific truth and discovers which one of them murdered Sophia—and why.
After being terrorized and threatened by a friend's partner, Susan Bauer is found murdered in her own home. It appears to be an open-and-shut case for detectives. Chris Hansen discovers, however, there is much more to this story than first meets the eye.
Poker club owner Paul Horn is gunned down in his apartment. He made some deadly enemies and detectives reveal four suspects, all with the opportunity to murder Paul. Chris Hansen investigates which one took the ultimate gamble and pulled the trigger.
College senior Susannah Chase had everything to live for, but just a few days before Christmas she was brutally attacked only yards from her home. Chris Hansen travels to Boulder, Colo., to discover the shocking truth behind her murder.
Detectives searching for wealthy scientist Walter Sartory believe he's been kidnapped and is being held hostage for his fortunes. Chris Hansen discovers investigators were in a race against time to find Walter before it was too late.
The brutal shooting of Stephen Perret looks like a mob hit. Police have little evidence, but soon discover Stephen made a call just before he was murdered. The person Stephen called is tracked down and reveals the identity of his killer.