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    Catching Killers

    S1 E1 DNA Profiling

    Used to nab a serial rapist terrorizing a small English town and to identify one of America's most notorious murderers (the ruthless BTK Killer), DNA profiling has redefined forensic investigation. As science evolves, the ability of genetic profiling to help solve homicides continues to grow. Witness two landmark cases in the history of genetic profiling as scientists and detectives involved in ground breaking cases usher in a new age of forensic science.

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It's harder and harder to get away with murder. Today, detectives are convicting more criminals than ever before, thanks to forensic science. Fingerprints, bones, even insects are now forms of indisputable evidence, but that wasn't always the case. Revisit history's dramatic murder cases and see how forensic tools are changing crime solving.
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