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The First 48 season 10 episodes list:
On a Sunday night in June 2007, Christian Marton and his girlfriend Monica Stafford drove two hours from Axtell, Texas to Dallas where Christian had arranged to buy a car. By the end of the evening, Christian was dead--shot in a robbery attempt. Lead Detective John Palmer and his partner, Armando Perez used both surveillance footage from a fast food restaurant and cell phone records to build a case against the man who planned the robbery. For the man who actually pulled the trigger, Palmer relied on both his fingerprint found at the scene of the crime and an id by Monica. Both men were charged with capital murder. The case went to trial in February of 2009.
A 28-year-old father is stabbed to death while at work; a 35-year-old man is shot to death in a bar bathroom.
Investigators believe a teenager who was shot to death outside a party was a victim of mistaken identity.
In Louisville, a murder hits close to home when Detective Rick Arnold learns that the victim of his most recent homicide case is the brother of a good friend. If Arnold is to track down the suspect, he needs to discern between lies and truth--and real names and aliases. In Harris County, a popular teenager is gunned down on a residential street. Deputy Cory Pool and his team must determine whether the shooting was self-defense--or murder.
A young man is shot to death in the middle of the street in broad daylight; a teenager's body is found in the passenger seat of his car.
In Harris County, Sgt. Craig Clopton and his team investigate the murder of man killed by a single gunshot while being robbed. With little evidence on the scene, they must rely on an eyewitness to help them identify their suspects. And in Birmingham, Det. John Tanks and the homicide unit work the murder of a mother of two, shot in the back outside of her car. When detectives break through the lies and deception of the sole witness, they are surprised to discover what may have triggered the shooting.
In Cincinnati, Detectives Matt Thompson and Doug Lindle are investigating the double homicide of a local hairdresser and his elderly neighbor, both stabbed to death and set on fire. When detectives discover that one of the victim's cars is missing, they begin following a twisted trail of clues they hope will lead to the killer. And in Harris County, the life of a 30-year-old mother of three comes to a violent and abrupt end when her throat is slashed by a late-night visitor. Sgt. Craig Clopton races against the clock to determine the identity of her killer and bring him to justice.
On an early morning in 2007, in Detroit, Donald Udics and his wife, Barbara, were shot in their home by a man trying to rob them. Barbara died instantly. Don managed to call 911 and was rushed to the hospital. Officers Lance Sullivan and Charles Zwicker arrived at the crime scene and realized the killer had left in one of the Udics cars. The car had GPS and On Star, making it easy to locate. When police saw the vehicle, the driver attempted to avert arrest by speeding away. He ended up crashing into a telephone pole and then tried to make a run for it on foot. The suspect was apprehended and identified. A gun was found inside the vehicle, and ballistics testing confirmed that the gun was the same gun used to kill the victim and seriously wound her husband. The suspect was convicted of First-Degree Murder and sentenced to life in prison.
In Birmingham Det. Cynthia Morrow and the homicide team try to weave together the events of drug deal gone bad when two brothers from out of town get more than they bargained for. In Louisville Det. Kristen Downs leads the investigation of a possible gang-related shooting. But when no one is willing to talk, the team is forced to turn to forensic evidence to piece together the murder.
A 24-year-old father of two is shot in the street; a 27-year-old man is found dead in a field.
A fight between two teenagers leads to the murder of a 29-year-old man and his paralyzed mother.
Now that some of our strongest cases have been adjudicated and many cases have some compelling new developments, we take viewers inside the powerful and dramatic events that unfolded after the arrest, up to and including the trial and conviction.
A mother is shot in her car while her three young children sit in the back seat; four cousins are gunned down while relaxing on their grandmother's porch.
In Louisville, two detectives are hoping to solve the murder of an unidentified man.
On March 26th, 2006, homicide detectives were called to the site of a burning car. Inside were the charred remains of 22-year-old Xenia Wilson, the mother of a four-year-old daughter. Detectives Rick Duggan and Randy Laboda closed the case by arresting three suspects: Jose "J.J" & Verduzco, Chito Rojas and Ismael "Boogeyman" Moreno. Verduzco and Rojas pled guilty and agreed to testify against Moreno. The trial would take turns that surprised both defendant and prosecutor. And the case itself would have a tragic postcript.
Harris County/Miami - Dep. Mario Quintanilla investigates the murder of a woman shot during a robbery of her illegal game room. Acting on a tip that his suspects are from Central America, Quintanilla races to find them before they can flee the country. And in Miami, Det. Fabio Sanchez heads to Little Haiti to investigate the homicide of two young men shot in their living room. Sanchez must track down a friend of the victims, who was with them before they were shot, to find out what he knows.
Miami/Harris County - Sgt. Altarr Williams and detective Frankie Sanchez investigate the murder of Darrell Harrell, gunned down for trying to push a group of drug dealers out of Overtown. Months pass without a lead as the team tries everything they can to keep the case from going cold. Meanwhile in Harris County, Texas, Sgt. Craig Clopton works the murder of Virgil Fuselier, found stabbed to death in his apartment. As Clopton begins the investigation he finds trail of clues that may trace back to the killer.
In Louisville, KY, a convenience store robbery left a 30-year-old employee in critical condition. And in Harris County TX, Deputies investigate the murder of a man gunned down trying to protect his neighbors who were being robbed.
Birmingham/Louisville - Det. Jerry Williams and his team investigate the murder of a young man shot dead in an abandoned apartment. And In Louisville, Det. Brenda Wescott investigates the unusual death of a woman shot dead on a residential street.
Miami - Det. Anthony Reyes and the homicide team are investigating the murder of a middle-aged mother of four, shot to death in a random robbery outside a public storage facility. With no witnesses to the actual shooting, detectives must rely on surveillance footage, which could be the key to solving their case.
Harris County/Birmingham - When a 16-year-old boy is murdered at his family's roadside taco stand, Sgt. Henry Palacios is faced with one of the most tragic cases he has ever seen. Palacios is hot on the trail of his suspect, when another shooting turns the case on its head. And in Birmingham, Detective Marcel Walker investigates the death of a 29-year-old car mechanic, killed when a late-night tune-up turns deadly. When he gets a tip that the suspect is about to skip town, Walker launches a major manhunt.
Harris County/Harris County - Dep. Jason Brown is called out on Easter Sunday to investigate the brutal shooting of a woman who was a school bus driver and mother of two. Meanwhile, Sgt. Sidney Miller takes on the murder of a young father, shot dead in a courtyard.
In Dallas, detectives investigated the shooting death of 26-year-old Daniel Barron, who was killed in the doorway of his home. Detectives soon discovered that the victim's residence doubled as a drug den and that he was robbed. A tipster called-in and eventually six suspects were arrested and charged with capital murder. All six individuals admit involvement in the crime and point to 19-year-old Callie Marshall, mother of two, as the group's ringleader. A year and a half later, Callie finally faces a jury of her peers. Will they see a confused girl who organized the robbery in order to bail her boyfriend out of jail in time for Christmas, or a coldblooded killer?