Season 31

Episode Guide

What Happened to Rachael DelTondo?

S31 E62
Sep 07, 2019
A popular teacher is gunned down in a quiet Pennsylvania city. Who would want her dead? It turns out, there might be a few people. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.

Storm of Suspicion

S31 E61
Sep 07, 2019
"48 Hours" goes behind the scenes with investigators as they search for a mother of two who vanished just before Hurricane Harvey hit. Correspondent Maureen Maher investigates.

"48 Hours" Live to Tell: The Vendetta

S31 E60
Aug 31, 2019
A judge and her son are ambushed in front of their home. Shot multiple times, the judge refuses to be intimidated and works to stop other attacks. CBS News' Jim Axelrod reports.

Death After Midnight

S31 E58
Aug 24, 2019
"48 Hours" Presents: A Colorado mom of three shot dead in her bedroom. Was it suicide? "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.

Widow's War

S31 E57
Aug 17, 2019
"48 Hours" Presents: A Marine colonel is found shot in his bunk. Authorities say it was a suicide, his wife says it was murder — and she is determined to prove it. "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.

In Jason's Name

S31 E56
Aug 17, 2019
An Irish businessman is killed by his American au-pair-turned-wife and her father. They claim self-defense. The dead man’s sister fights to clear his name. "48 Hours" correspondent Maureen Maher investigates.

Peter Chadwick: Caught

S31 E55
Aug 10, 2019
A “48 Hours” report helps trip up a wanted fugitive who spent more than four-and-a-half years on the run for allegedly killing his wife and staging a kidnapping. Correspondent Tracy Smith reports.

Fatal Crossing

S31 E53
Aug 03, 2019
A beautiful mom and her young daughter are found dead near train tracks under mysterious circumstances -- was is it a murder-suicide or a cold-blooded killing? Questions from "48 Hours" help get police to reopen the case. Correspondent Peter Van Sant reports.

Lorenzen Wright: No Defense

S31 E52
Jul 27, 2019
An NBA star and Memphis hero is gunned down and dumped in the woods. Who killed Lorenzen Wright? CBS News special correspondent James Brown has the very latest on a surprise development in one of the city's biggest murder cases.

Dead Ringer

S31 E49
Jul 20, 2019
A family man targeted for death lives to climb out of his own "grave." Who wanted him dead? "48 Hours" goes inside the sting that took down a hit man-for-hire scheme. "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.

Hollywood Horror Story

S31 E48
Jul 13, 2019
A wealthy Hollywood producer is accused of murdering his girlfriend. Was he following the plot of his frightening novel? "48 Hours" correspondent Maureen Maher investigates.

Murder on Red River

S31 E46
Jul 06, 2019
A filmmaker tries to solve a real-life murder -- the victim, his wife's sister. 17 years later, can they find her killer? CBS News correspondent Jim Axelrod investigates.

Murder on Red River

S31 E46
Jul 03, 2019
A filmmaker tries to solve a real-life murder – the victim, his wife's sister. Sixteen years later, can they find her killer? CBS News correspondent Jim Axelrod investigates.

Missing Marsha

S31 E44
Jun 29, 2019
When a woman vanishes and misses a hair appointment, her hairdresser becomes the driving force to find out -- did she leave her husband or is she dead? "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.

Defending DJ

S31 E43
Jun 22, 2019
"48 Hours" goes inside a family’s mission to restore their son’s reputation seven years after he was fatally shot by a police officer. CBS News special correspondent James Brown reports.

Portrait of a Killer

S31 E42
Jun 15, 2019
A teenager said after he killed an elderly couple “it felt amazing.” Now a controversial new California law could set him free at 25. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.

The Lost Boy

S31 E40
Jun 08, 2019
More than three decades after 6-year-old Etan Patz went missing, police found a surprising suspect. "48 Hours" and correspondent Richard Schlesinger go inside the investigation. Is the haunting case finally over?

"48 Hours" Presents: Private Needham's War

S31 E37
May 25, 2019
A young soldier suffering from PTSD is accused of killing his girlfriend -- was she another casualty of war?

#FindPeterChadwick

S31 E35
May 11, 2019
A multimillionaire investor accused of killing his wife and staging a kidnapping scheme leads U.S. Marshals on a global manhunt. Have you seen him? Correspondent Tracy Smith investigates.

The Case Against Enrico Forti

S31 E34
May 04, 2019
A former TV producer and windsurfing champion says he’s in prison for a murder he didn’t commit -- the only physical evidence against him: a teaspoon of sand. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.

A Death in Payson Canyon

S31 E33
Apr 27, 2019
A teen’s death appeared to be a suicide -- but investigators say she was helped by a friend who recorded it and weeks earlier texted “it's like getting away with murder.” CBS News correspondent David Begnaud investigates.

Karrie's Choice

S31 E28
Mar 23, 2019
Could a teenager be brainwashed by one parent to help murder the other parent -- and then make it look like a suicide? "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.

The Shape of a Killer

S31 E27
Mar 16, 2019
Three murders in Austin, Texas, and little evidence to go on. Did a man testing a thermal imaging camera inadvertently capture the image of one of the killers? "48 Hours" correspondent Maureen Maher investigates.

Out of Reach

S31 E26
Mar 09, 2019
After 30 years, the prime suspect in the brutal murder of an American woman living in South Korea speaks out and maintains she’s innocent. "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.

Trafficked: "48 Hours" Live to Tell

S31 E25
Mar 09, 2019
A 15-year-old is held captive by a sex trafficker and Ashton Kutcher’s mission to stop children from being exploited. CBS News' Michelle Miller reports.

Fatal Crossing

S31 E24
Mar 02, 2019
A beautiful mom and her young daughter are found dead near train tracks -- was it a murder-suicide or a cold-blooded killing? "48 Hours" helped reopen the case. Correspondent Peter Van Sant reports.

Portrait of a Killer

S31 E23
Feb 23, 2019
A teenager said after he killed an elderly couple “it felt amazing.” Now a controversial new California law could set him free at 25. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.

Killer App

S31 E22
Feb 23, 2019
Two promising college students stand trial after a teenager is lured to her death with a smartphone app. "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant updates the case.

"48 Hours" Live to Tell: Standoff at Trader Joe's

S31 E21
Feb 16, 2019
"48 Hours" Live to Tell: Hostages chillingly reveal the terrifying three hours they spent held captive by a gunman inside a California supermarket. CBS News' Jim Axelrod reports.

Kevin Cooper: Letter from San Quentin

S31 E20
Jan 26, 2019
Nearly 20 years ago a death row inmate wrote to "48 Hours" that he was framed for the murder of four people. Was evidence planted? New DNA tests could answer that question. Correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.

Knock Knock

S31 E19
Jan 19, 2019
Can a podcaster and a driven detective using cutting-edge technology solve a stone cold double murder? "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.

Jayme Closs Comes Home

S31 E18
Jan 12, 2019
"48 Hours" goes inside the Closs case, the extraordinary stories of other children found, and the the heartache of families with children still missing.

The Clown Did It

S31 E17
Jan 12, 2019
Two witnesses who watched a woman gunned down in her Florida home by someone in a clown costume speak out on network television. "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.

Sugar Land: Life or Death

S31 E16
Jan 05, 2019
A Texas father targeted by a hit man fights for the life of the person who ordered the murder -- his son. "48 Hours"' Peter Van Sant has the latest in the case.

Ryan Poston Murder Part 2: Obsessed

S31 E15
Dec 29, 2018
Part 2: A lawyer shot -- his girlfriend admits she pulled the trigger. It looked like the story was over, but it wasn’t. “48 Hours” is there for a new trial and a new verdict. Correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates

Ryan Poston Murder Part 1: Breaking Point

S31 E15
Dec 29, 2018
Part 1: A lawyer shot -- his girlfriend admits she pulled the trigger. It looked like the story was over, but it wasn’t. “48 Hours” is there for a new trial and a new verdict. Correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.

Cold-Blooded Killer

S31 E14
Dec 22, 2018
A father goes hunting in a Florida lake and vanishes. Many thought he was eaten by alligators, but not his mother. Seventeen years later, stunning courtroom revelations: it was murder. "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.

FindJodi

S31 E13
Dec 15, 2018
More than two decades after Iowa TV anchor Jodi Huisentruit disappeared, "48 Hours" reveals new information into the investigation. CBS News' Jim Axelrod reports.

"Don't Scream"

S31 E12
Dec 15, 2018
A young mom calls 911 claiming she cut her own throat in front of her estranged husband and her child-- doctors say there’s no way she did it to herself. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.

Dear Savanna

S31 E11
Dec 08, 2018
For two decades, the FBI couldn’t catch a mother on the run abroad with her daughter -- but she couldn't outrun her past. She tells her side of the story to "48 Hours" correspondent Maureen Maher.

The Mysterious Death of Casey Kasem

S31 E9
Nov 24, 2018
Four years after his death, a family feud erupts over radio legend Casey Kasem, exactly how he died and who was responsible -- an estate that could be worth $100 million is at stake. "48 Hours" Peter Van Sant reports.

What Happened in Apartment 4C?

S31 E8
Nov 17, 2018
When a man goes missing, his friends turn to social media to track his final hours. What they learn is horrific. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.

Operation Murder

S31 E7
Nov 17, 2018
Two doctors who hired a hit man to kill find out he wasn’t a killer at all. "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant has the latest chapter in the twisted tale.

In the Name of Hate

S31 E6
Nov 10, 2018
A brilliant Ivy League student is murdered after he went to a California park with a former high school classmate. Was he killed because he was gay and Jewish? Correspondent Tracy Smith investigates.

Cold-Blooded Killer

S31 E5
Oct 20, 2018
A father goes hunting in a Florida lake and vanishes. Many people thought he was eaten by alligators, but not his mother. Seventeen years later, a stunning confession proves she was right all along. "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.

The Fitbit Alibi

S31 E4
Oct 20, 2018
A suspect in a murder swears he didn’t do it – can his Fitbit prove he’s innocent? "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.

Hollywood Horror Story

S31 E2
Oct 06, 2018
The girlfriend of a Hollywood producer is brutally murdered. Was she the victim of the Russian mob, the producer’s love life, or was there something in his graphic novel that held the key? "48 Hours" correspondent Maureen Maher investigates.

Click for a Killer: Part 2

S31 E1
Sep 29, 2018
A "48 Hours" investigation into one murder leads into the dark web and to the disruption of four potential murder-for-hire plots. Correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.

Click for a Killer: Part 1

S31 E1
Sep 29, 2018
A "48 Hours" investigation into one murder leads into the dark web and to the disruption of four potential murder-for-hire plots. Correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.