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Murder in the Heartland

Middle American towns are explored through the murders that tore through them. The townspeople not only become storytellers, they also hold clues to the puzzle that forever changed their lives and how they understand their home.
IMDb 6.520186 episodes
16+
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Episodes

  1. S1 E1 - Fear Travels Fast
    November 28, 2017
    43min
    TV-14
    Residents of Aurora, Indiana, are horrified when beloved grandmother and hairstylist Leigh Jennings is murdered in her own home. In a case where everyone liked the victim, anyone could be the killer.
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  2. S1 E2 - The Kind Sister
    December 5, 2017
    43min
    TV-14
    Elizabeth Baune was a pillar of her community -- until she was stabbed to death in her own home. The town of Payette, Idaho, is horrified by the death of the teacher, especially since her own good nature may have led to her death.
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  3. S1 E3 - The Wishing Well Mystery
    December 11, 2017
    43min
    TV-14
    After Alyce Seff's body is found in a wishing well, the town of German Village, Ohio, is shocked to find the elderly landlady had as many enemies as she did friends. It will take police nine years to solve her case.
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  4. S1 E4 - Scared Silent
    December 19, 2017
    43min
    TV-14
    The Native American community of Shawnee, Oklahoma, bands together when Marshall Dent goes missing. After weeks of searching, he is found in a shallow grave on sacred ground, leaving authorities scrambling to find the killer.
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  5. S1 E5 - Witch Hunter
    December 26, 2017
    43min
    TV-14
    Christmas is ruined when two hikers stumble across Roxanne Houston's shallow grave. The murder rocks the community of Taos, New Mexico, and tension builds between those with small town values and the outside lifestyle on the Mesa.
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  6. S1 E6 - A Deceitful Heart
    January 2, 2018
    43min
    TV-14
    The town of Berkley, Michigan, is scandalized when the partially nude body of Michael Lee Smith is found shot on the side of the road. Police are forced to sift through lies and alibis as they attempt to track down his killer.
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Audio languages
English
Subtitles
English [CC]
Directors
Robert Markowitz
Producers
Joe DishnerS. Bryan HickoxLawrence HorowitzMichael G. LarkinMichael O'Hara
Starring
John HenshawPhil LottAri Mark
Studio
Investigation Discovery
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