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Impact of Murder

The crime of murder claims a life, but it cannot steal the voices of witnesses and the families of victims. In this gripping series, those who have been impacted by murder find the courage to deliver heart-wrenching statements in court.
202212 episodes
TV-14
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Episodes

  1. S1 E1 - Hearts on Fire
    July 14, 2019
    43min
    TV-14
    Billy Freitag is a free-spirited young man who spends the warmer months working the family farm and travels when it's cold. Tragically, it's his openness and generosity that lead to a set of events which culminate in his death.
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  2. S1 E2 - My Lacie
    July 21, 2019
    43min
    TV-14
    Charisse Christopher escapes her abusive husband and sets up a new, safe home with her three-year-old son Nicholas and her baby Lacie. Several months later, the police discover a scene of slaughter which isn't quite what it seems.
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  3. S1 E3 - This Is Not a Drill
    July 28, 2019
    43min
    TV-14
    It was an ordinary day at Chardon High School in Ohio, full of the fights, laughs and boisterous behavior that fill the corridors of any high school. But all that changes when one young man shows up with violence on his mind.
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  4. S1 E4 - I Speak For Amy
    August 4, 2019
    43min
    TV-14
    College athlete Kayleigh Ballantyne is violently attacked one night. As she battles for her life, she is unaware that elsewhere in the city an investigation is already underway following the discovery of a woman's body.
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  5. S1 E5 - Any Other Day
    August 11, 2019
    43min
    TV-14
    When Shirlee Sherman and Thomas Hunter are found stabbed to death in an upscale home in Omaha, Nebraska, suspects and clues are in short supply. It takes detectives years to zero on a perpetrator, but not before he kills again.
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  6. S1 E6 - Dragged to Hell
    August 25, 2019
    43min
    TV-14
    Amanda Storms watches her high school sweetheart transform from great stepdad to abusive husband. When he moves out, she's grateful for the help of her friend Andrew Shepherd, until a terrible night of violence changes everything.
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  7. S1 E7 - The Power of Family
    October 30, 2022
    7min
    TV-14
    In 1998, Billie Freitag died in a house fire started by his friend Larry. Billie's sister reveals how delivering a statement in court inspired her to write a book. She describes her determination to live life to the fullest in her brother's memory.
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  8. S1 E8 - The Reunion
    October 30, 2022
    6min
    TV-14
    In 1987, Charisse and her young daughter Lacie were murdered in their home. Her son Nicholas survived to tell her story and meets with the case's prosecutor for the first time in 30 years. Their reunion reveals the legacy Charisse has left behind.
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  9. S1 E9 - Danny’s Legacy
    October 30, 2022
    7min
    TV-14
    When Danny Parmertor was killed in a school shooting in 2012, life would never be the same again for his family. His mother, Dina, describes how creating a memorial fund and connecting with family has given her the strength to carry on.
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  10. S1 E10 - Kayleigh’s Angel
    October 30, 2022
    8min
    TV-14
    Kayleigh survived a horrific attack in 2013, but her attacker's first victim died. Kayleigh remembers this victim through poignant keepsakes, regarding her as a guardian angel. She describes finding healing through skiing, and her plans for the future.
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  11. S1 E11 - Finding Faith
    October 30, 2022
    6min
    TV-14
    In 2008, Shirlee Sherman was murdered by a ruthless stranger. Over a decade later, Shirlee's siblings reveal how her death transformed their lives. Jeff describes Shirlee's presence in his everyday life and Jetta discloses her own journey toward healing.
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  12. S1 E12 - New Reflections
    October 30, 2022
    7min
    TV-14
    In 2016, Andrew Shepard gave his life to save a friend from a terrifying attack. His family describe reading their impact statements in court and Andrew's son reveals a determination to continue his dad's legacy of kindness.
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Audio languages
English
Subtitles
English [CC]
Starring
William FreitagGillian Pachter
Studio
discovery plus Ties That Bind
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