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Motives & Murders: Cracking the Case

2016TV-14
Facilitated through investigators' detailed accounts, Motives and Murders: Cracking the Case digs into the background of horrific crimes that have captivated communities and the headlines to determine just what kind of person is driven to commit murder.
Starring
Kenny "Biscuit" WilliamsPerry NortonDeborah Fielding
Genres
Unscripted
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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Network
discovery plus Seeking Justice
Supporting actors
James E Windham III