The BEST episodes of Criminal Confessions

Every episode of Criminal Confessions ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Criminal Confessions!

Criminal Confessions delves into the psychological showdown that transpires inside actual police interrogation rooms between investigators and suspects and dissects what it takes to yield a confession. Each hour-long episode takes viewers through the emotional twists and turns of a real homicide case from the 911 call to the crime scene and leading up to the interrogation room where detectives corner their prime suspect. The police officers and detectives will walk us through their strategy while interviews with the suspects' and victims' friends and family shed light on the heartbreaking details, taking viewers on an emotional journey with the hope of finding justice. In every case, the interrogating officer will "break" the suspect and get a shocking reveal of what led to the atrocious crime.

Last Updated: 9/22/2023Network: OxygenStatus: Ended
Grove City, OH
15 votes

#1 - Grove City, OH

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/22/2018

Chris Watts: Confession Untold
22 votes

#2 - Chris Watts: Confession Untold

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/7/2019

Investigators speak for the first time on one of the most baffling cases they've encountered, exposing the devastating truth about what happened to Shanann Watts and her two daughters at the hands of a seemingly devoted husband and father, Chris Watts.

His Final Fight
18 votes

#3 - His Final Fight

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/1/2020

A Navy veteran is brutally beaten during a home robbery. In order to find the killer, police must sift through various lies as several suspects desperately attempt to cover their tracks.

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King County, WA
16 votes

#4 - King County, WA

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/24/2018

Martin County
32 votes

#5 - Martin County

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/29/2017

A 2-Hour Special takes us to Florida, where a devoted mother disappears into the night after tucking her daughter into bed. Investigators chase down a trail of leads that include multiple suspects, culminating in a horrifying discovery.

66 votes

#6 - Carlsbad

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/1/2017

In the oil fields of New Mexico, mother of two Emily Lambert disappears after a night out at a local bar. Investigators find themselves in a race against the clock trying to find her alive and are eventually stunned by what they uncover.

23 votes

#7 - Gainesville

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/18/2017

A college freshman goes missing without a trace, concerned friends and family talk to police about his last whereabouts. Those conversations however, raise more questions than answers when they point to a potentially deadly love triangle.

26 votes

#8 - Placentia

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/5/2017

A mother's only hope of finding her missing 20-year old daughter rests in the hands of a seasoned investigator from the DA's office, who takes on her case after it's gone cold for seven years.

A Killer App
24 votes

#9 - A Killer App

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/21/2019

A crazed rideshare app driver goes on a seven-hour shooting spree, killing six people and critically injuring two. He claims the app took over his body and made him do it, while those suffering the loss of loved ones struggle to understand why.

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Vanished In The Night
22 votes

#10 - Vanished In The Night

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/14/2019

After getting a call that a wife and mother had been missing for 10 years, sheriffs launch an investigation that uncovers a threesome relationship, an eerie deathbed confession, and a web of lies spanning a decade that leads them to the truth.

Tazewell, VA
14 votes

#11 - Tazewell, VA

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/8/2018

Canton, PA
13 votes

#12 - Canton, PA

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/15/2018

Who Killed Little Mama?
19 votes

#13 - Who Killed Little Mama?

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/18/2020

When an elderly, free spirit comes into a large sum of money she is mercilessly attacked to within an inch of her life. Investigators uncover a twisted trail of addiction, brutality and betrayal with a surprise killer in plain sight.

Midland, TX
21 votes

#14 - Midland, TX

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/10/2018

Detective Rosie Rodriguez looks for evidence that reveals the truth of Kathy Lujan's whereabouts.

Marion County, FL
23 votes

#15 - Marion County, FL

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/27/2018

Devoted mother of two, Heather Strong, disappears, leaving her two children with her estranged husband, Josh; as Josh becomes an obvious suspect, an unlikely and sinister offender emerges.

39 votes

#16 - Edmonton

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/22/2017

When a hardworking single mother with a history of heart issues is found dead on the front steps of her home, detectives assume she died of natural causes. However, as the investigation progresses, it becomes clear foul play was involved.

The Worst Betrayal
24 votes

#17 - The Worst Betrayal

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/25/2020

After a sheriff’s deputy discovers a missing woman murdered in the backyard of her family home, investigators must determine whether the victim was killed by a mysterious driver seen lingering outside the house, or someone unexpected.

Not My DNA
18 votes

#18 - Not My DNA

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/8/2020

When a beloved school teacher is gunned down in public, a known felon’s DNA and phone records link him to the crime. But when Gwinnett County Police investigators arrest the man, they discover the real killer might actually be someone else entirely.

21 votes

#19 - Eunice

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/19/2017

When a wife comes home to discover her ex-husband shot to death in the home they still share, detectives embark on a two year long journey to find out exactly who pulled the trigger, as a family falls apart.

A Helpful Witness
16 votes

#20 - A Helpful Witness

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/29/2020

When Kim Allen is found murdered in her home, her estranged and abusive husband is the likely suspect. A risky bluff by detectives takes the case in a surprising direction.

Killer Friends
25 votes

#21 - Killer Friends

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/11/2020

After a divorced mother is found murdered in her home, police discover she had an unusual array of people involved in her life. In order to figure out if one of them was her killer they must separate truth from lies.

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She Never Came Home
20 votes

#22 - She Never Came Home

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/28/2019

When 19-year-old Kenia disappears, her family immediately begins conducting their own investigation to find her. As the police join them in their efforts, they follow alarming leads that cause them to believe Kenia won't be found alive.

Cold Justice Confessions
20 votes

#23 - Cold Justice Confessions

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/7/2020

Mearl Mackey told law enforcement various conflicting stories about the whereabouts of his wife, Evelyn “Laverne” Mackey.

47 votes

#24 - Waterloo

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/8/2017

A shooting in broad daylight in the city of Waterloo, Iowa leaves two dead. Investigators Camarata and Moller follow a trail of bloody footprints to a list of suspects and an unexpected lead from a knowledgeable confidential informant.

Palestine, TX
18 votes

#25 - Palestine, TX

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/17/2018

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