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The First 48 season 13 episodes list:
A 14-year-old Cleveland girl dies at her own birthday party when gunmen fire on a crowd; homicide detectives race to track down multiple shooters in the crime.
Police detectives conduct a three-state manhunt as they investigate the slaying of a young Dallas couple; a Cleveland man is found shot to death in his own backyard.
In Cleveland Ohio, the body of a dead male is found in the middle of a cold, dark street. With little to go on, Homicide investigators are shocked when a witness comes forward to not only say he saw the shooting, but the victim was killed by his life long best friend. More surprises and dark truths come out months later when the case goes to trial. Did the defendant kill his best friend in cold blood, or is the witness withholding information?
A violent carjacking leads to the murder of a young father; a Miami musician is shot down in the street.
In Cleveland, Detectives Mike Smith and Walley Everett investigate the murder of a young woman who's body is burned beyond recognition. A key witness comes forward who leads them to the suspect. But when the case moves to court, the key witness could become the prosecution's main liability.
Dallas detectives launch a manhunt for the person who gunned down an innocent man in his car.
In Memphis, Tennessee a man's body is found dumped in a field. Despite every effort, the case goes cold and the murderer remains a mystery. For six years the victim's father investigates the murder on his own, trying to find out who killed his son. When an unexpected tip leads to the arrest of a close friend of the victim, the victim's family worries that there is not enough evidence to put the murderer away for life. And the details of the brutal killing are finally revealed in court.
Cleveland homicide detectives follow a bizarre trail of evidence in the case of a father of five who was stabbed over 50 times.
In Dallas a young father is shot in the back, but no one wants to talk. Then in Cleveland a brazen corner store stickup leaves an innocent clerk dead
In Dallas, when a good Samaritan is gunned down trying to protect his friends, detectives must unravel a tangled web of bad tips and lies in their hunt for the killer.
In Miami, a family is shattered when two teenage brothers are gunned down in their own backyard. Two surviving friends point Detective TC Cepero and his team in the direction of two desperate and dangerous gunmen on the run. But Cepero will need the community's help to get the brazen killers off the street.
In Dallas, an unidentified girl is found brutally shot in a field. Detectives Scott Sayers and Esteban Montenegro discover that she may have been killed for her silence. Then in Cleveland, a young father is shot in the head trying to break up a fight. Without any leads, Detectives Ignatius Sowa and Raymond Diaz must rely on an outraged community to help track down his killers.
Police detectives search for an elusive killer who shot a man in a Cleveland courtyard; a 72-year-old grandmother is beaten to death in her Dallas home.
In Cleveland, when a teenager is shot down in the street, detectives discover his best friends may have something to do with the murder. In Harris County, a young woman set on fire clings to life as deputies race to find who left her for dead.
In Cleveland a man is gunned down defending his home on New Year's Eve. With no eyewitnesses, Det. Melvin Smith must rely on DNA evidence to track down the killers. And in Broward County, Florida, when an elderly man is found dead in his apartment, Det. John Curcio's hunt for the suspects leads to a surprising discovery.
A police detective hopes to locate the killers of two Miami men before the bloody turf war claims another victim.
A young mother of three is gunned down in front of her Cleveland home; a birthday party celebration in Florida turns deadly.
In Harris County, Texas investigators are called to an abandoned SUV, its interior covered in blood. The vehicle's owner, a 20-year-old single mother, is nowhere to be found. The Sheriff's department believes she's been murdered, and her boyfriend is the main suspect--but he's not talking. Thirteen hundred miles away an SUV slams into a house, its driver shot dead behind the wheel. Detectives soon have an ID on his shooter, but he's fled the state, and a manhunt is on.
A mother of five young boys is found shot to death in her Cleveland, Ohio apartment. A witness emerges, guiding detectives to a critical piece of evidence--and ultimately, a suspect. Going into trial, prosecutors think their case is airtight, but when their key witness falters on the stand, the veteran defense team is poised and ready to dismantle the prosecution's case.
In Birmingham Alabama a mother of a two-year-old boy is found stabbed to death in her own bedroom. Investigators have a mystery on their hands when they learn the killer opened the victim's front door with a key and stole her diamond ring. In Cleveland Ohio, two 19 year-old men are shot and killed during a party at an abandoned house. All signs point to a good friend of the victims' as the shooter but no one actually saw him pull the trigger. With no DNA or murder weapon found, the state needs to convince a jury the defendant is a cold-blooded killer.
In Broward County, when a migrant worker is robbed and beaten to death, Dets. Valerian Perez and Kevin Forsberg must track down a vicious predator before he strikes again. Then, in Cleveland, a man is shot dead in broad daylight at a carwash, and Dets. Lem Griffin and Art Echols fear their case will go cold when none of the witnesses will talk.
In Dallas, an elderly woman is beaten and strangled in her home. When the victim's missing bank card starts being used detectives follow the trail hoping it will lead to her killer. In Cleveland, a 16-year-old honors student is found shot in her own back yard and a note she left behind may be the only clue to solving the case.
In Cleveland, a young mother walking alone to work is viscously murdered and dumped in an abandoned house. As the community reels in shock at the horrific crime, Detectives Nate Sowa and Ray Diaz make a surprising discovery about the killer.
In Cleveland, an innocent man is gunned down in a gang war and Detectives race to find his killers before any more blood is shed. Then, in Dallas, a father is murdered close to home and detectives need his neighbors to give them a lead.
In Cleveland, for Detectives Kathleen Carlin and Tim Entenok, friends are the key to solving the murder of a father shot in the back. And in Dallas, can a surprising lead help Detective Brian Tabor catch up to the killer of an elderly man stabbed to death in his home?
In Harris County Texas, a young mother of three daughters is found in her trailer with her throat slashed. Investigators arrest her alleged killer with the help of a key witness, but the defense turns the tables when the case goes to trial. And in Birmingham, Alabama, a popular man is shot blocks from his home, but manages to name the shooter but investigators need the help of witnesses to put away the killer.
In Cleveland, Ohio a grandfather of five is found brutally stabbed to death on a stranger's driveway. Investigators follow a trail that leads to a shocking motive for murder, and ends with a courtroom decision that surprises both defense and prosecution. And in Birmingham Alabama, a man is murdered in front of several witnesses, but for both police and prosecutor the simple case of cold-blooded murder becomes a cat and mouse game between the killer and justice.
A man is shot to death in a nearby suburb, and police learn that his wife may hold the key to solving the crime.
In Cleveland, Ohio, an aspiring police officer is gunned down during a vicious nightclub brawl, and it's all caught on tape. Investigators pore over more than 80 hours of surveillance footage, hoping to identify the triggerman, but the video doesn't show who fired the fatal shot. With so few witnesses willing to talk, the state needs to use the video to convince the jury of the events that led to this cold-blooded killing.
A group of carjacking killers terrorizes a Dallas neighborhood; tragedy results when an argument between friends gets out of control.
A Dallas police detective must unravel a robbery plot when the body of an expectant father is found bound and burned in a creek bed.
One of the most bizarre The First 48 cases becomes a compelling After the First 48 special. When a body is discovered buried in a basement for six months in an Old Louisville home, the home's owner and his boyfriend are charged with murder. Each claims the other is responsible for the gruesome crime. In two separate trials, the shocking details of their life together come out. And all of Louisville wonders: What really happened in that house?
New Orleans detectives have little to go on in the hunt for a killer; a young woman is gunned down in the street while walking home from work.
Masked gunmen terrorize a Cleveland family and execute the young patriarch; Dallas detectives hunt for a killer who gunned down an innocent teen with an assault rifle
When a bullied teen is gunned down, Cleveland Detectives are shocked to discover the motive behind this senseless attack.
In Dallas, a young father is ambushed at a gas station. In Miami, a beloved local rapper is gunned down at his car wash.
In Dallas, a man is shot dead by a car thief and Detectives race to find the stolen vehicle before the killer gets away. And, in Cleveland, Detectives hunt for a witness to ID the shooter of a young man robbed and killed outside a party.
In Broward County, Florida, a highway shooting sends detectives on the hunt for a team of killers. Then in Dallas, a case of three friends executed outside a night club takes a turn when detectives discover it was caught on video.
In Harris County, Texas, a 41-year-old woman is killed in her home by four masked men. Investigators have an idea of who did it, but need to get enough evidence to prove it. Then, when one of the defendants faces a jury, the defense turns the table and puts the Harris County Sheriff's department on trial.
In the Dallas Neighborhood of Oak Cliff, two young men are shot in the head inside a drug house, their bodies found burned in the trunk of a car. Investigators scramble to find eyewitnesses to the crime and the three suspects, but at trial no one can say who pulled the trigger. It's up to the prosecution to paint a gruesome, vivid picture of this brutal crime in the hopes of securing a capital murder conviction.
A 19-year-old with a criminal past comes face-to-face with a good Samaritan trying to save his friends, and a single gunshot sounds. With the legal system put to the test, will a killer be let loose on the Dallas streets, or spend life behind bars?
The brutal slayings of a mother and her two children send a New Orleans detective on the hunt for a suspect who may have been acquainted with the victims.
A New Orleans police detective hunts for the killers of a recent high-school graduate; an unidentified woman is found shot and dumped on the side of a Dallas highway.
In Harris County Texas, a 38-year-old man is stabbed to death in his own home leaving behind two children and his wife. Investigators track down the suspect thanks to surveillance video and some good old fashion detective work. But when the defendant claims self defense, the state must put together a case that will convince the jury the dead man was in fact the victim and not a predator.
A woman is badly beaten, set on fire, and left to die in a trailer on the outskirts of Houston. Investigators discover that the assault was likely a revenge attack--by someone in the victim's inner circle. At trial, the prosecution has the ultimate witness, but the courtroom is stunned when the defendant takes the stand and tells his side of the story.
An attempted mugging turned to murder when a man stopping at a gas station for a lottery ticket and beer was shot and killed. With few leads to go on, detectives spent months hunting down the killers, finally arresting two young men from the neighborhood. At trial, reluctant witnesses and grainy security video bring the case down to one man, whose testimony about the night of the murder was a deciding factor in the case.
A police detective's first case as a lead involves hunting one of Ohio's most dangerous criminals; a New Orleans neighborhood remains silent following the daytime shooting of an innocent man.
The murder of a Cleveland store clerk is caught on tape; police detectives learn that the suspects in the crime have a violent history.
New Orleans police detectives piece together the last hours in the life of a mother of five, who was found bound and executed in an empty lot.
A Cleveland man is shot multiple times and left to die in an alley; police detectives risk their lives to untangle the web of lies surrounding the investigation.
In Cleveland, after a beloved neighbor is murdered in his own home, Detective Art Echols is on the hunt for a killer who may be closer than he thinks.Then in Dallas, after a robbery that left one man dead and another severely wounded, Detective Steve David needs to track down two killers before they strike again.
In Birmingham, AL, a woman, her son and her young niece are stabbed more than 75 times then set on fire inside their apartment. Investigators zero in on the victims' relative. But at trial, the defense claims the suspect's IQ is too low to qualify for the death penalty. It would be up to the prosecution to paint a gruesome, vivid picture of this brutal crime to secure a capital murder conviction and the ultimate punishment.
In Cleveland, a 14-year-old girl was gunned down at her own birthday party when rival gangs opened fire. After interviewing eyewitnesses, detectives hunted down several suspects. But would the prosecutor be able to bring all of the defendants to justice? 1200 miles south, in Miami, a woman was shot over a dozen times during a drug deal gone wrong and lived to tell about it. When the woman identified the man who shot her and killed her boyfriend, Det. Manny Castillo hoped her story would be enough to convict a killer.
In Dallas, a young father is shot dead outside a bar, and the killer is caught on video. But can detectives find someone to ID him? Then, in Cleveland, a mother of six is gunned down on her birthday, leaving her family devastated and the homicide team desperate to figure out who pulled the trigger.