Murder in the Heartland
Every episode documents a town and its people through a murder that tore through it. The townspeople not only become our storytellers, but they also hold the clues to the puzzle that has forever changed their lives and how they understand their home.
- 1. The Farmer's DaughterDecember 8, 202043minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishBubbly college student and waitress Mindy Morgenstern is found strangled and stabbed in her own apartment. Family, friends, and the entire town of Valley City, North Dakota, help law enforcement identify who could have committed this violent crime.
- 2. Money Can’t Buy You LoveDecember 15, 202043minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishWhen a local resident of Dunlap, Tennessee, is picking up cans, he makes the shocking discovery of a murder victim's body floating in the river. Authorities must discover first who the deceased is and then who could have committed the horrendous crime.
- 3. Beautiful MessDecember 22, 202043minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishWhen twentysomething Patricia Richmond is found tied up, and murdered in her future in-laws' home, the resort town of Steamboat Springs, Colorado is at a loss. Who would have taken this bride-to-be's life in such a brutal way?
- 4. Driven To MurderDecember 29, 202043minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAfter locals smell what can only be the scent of charred meat, police find burned remains in an abandoned mining pit in the small town of Hibbing, Minnesota. Before they can investigate who committed the crime, they must first identify the body.
- 5. Love on the RocksJanuary 5, 202143minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishIn Montrose, Colorado, rock quarry owner and mother, Irene Trujillo, suddenly goes missing. When her daughter's search for their mom comes up empty, 911 is called. Those closest to Irene, including her employees, are suspected of foul play
- 6. Ozark EnchantmentJanuary 12, 202143minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTrying to make her way in the Ozarks, Joy Dishneau set her sights on becoming a small business owner. But when she is found murdered in her own shop, all of her employees become suspects.
- 7. Mother of It AllJanuary 19, 202143minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishA lively slumber party turns into a nightmare when a loving mother, Dianne Watts, her young daughter, and her daughter's friend, are murdered. The town of McMinnville is turned upside down, knowing there is a killer amongst them.
- 8. Farming for a MotiveMay 4, 202143minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishA farmhand In Rapelje, Montana, finds her co-worker Daniel Lavigne murdered. In a town of only 110 people, residents are worried the killer will strike again. As authorities look for the murderer, all of the employees on the pig farm become suspects.
- 9. Caught in the ActMay 11, 202143minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishBaseball loving wife and mother, Diane Fortenberry, is found unconscious on the floor of her burglarized home. Hours later, at the hospital, Jane succumbs to her injuries, and the entire resort town of Osakis, Minnesota, aids law enforcement.
- 10. Unbrotherly BehaviorMay 18, 202143minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishDavid Weedman is everyone's friend in Tell City, Indiana. When he's found dead at home, suspicions of suicide emerge. His family pressures detectives to investigate further and now David's best friends are murder suspects.
- 11. Serial Killer in the MakingMay 25, 202143minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishBeloved wife and cardiac nurse Lorie Kirkley goes missing from the safety of her own home in what appears to be a burglary gone wrong. When several strange clues are found, the entire small town of Valparaiso, Indiana, comes under suspicion.
- 12. Officer DownJune 1, 202143minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishThe small town of Higginson, Arkansas, only has two full-time police officers. When one of them is brutally gunned down on duty, everyone in the community wants answers.
- 13. Dangerous ObsessionJune 8, 202143minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishYoung mother Casey Morgan is found murdered inside her home. Police must unravel her dating history with the help of her friends, neighbors, and coworkers to unmask the killer.
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