The BEST Episodes of I Am a Killer
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jul 3, 2020
Network: Crime & Investigation Network (UK)
Death row inmates, convicted of capital murder, give a firsthand account of their crimes in this documentary series.
#1 - Living with the Consequences
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 24, 2018
Teenage drug abuser Joshua Nelson murders a friend in cold blood to steal his car, but other shocking motivations for the crime emerge at the trial.
#2 - Sympathy for the Devil
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 19, 2018
Sentenced for a triple murder linked by police to Satanism, Miguel Angel Martinez becomes the youngest person ever on death row in Texas.
#3 - The Mockingbird
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 12, 2018
Raised in an environment of drug addiction and crime, teenager Justin Dickens commits murder but disputes the prosecutor's version of events.
#4 - A Matter of Life and Death
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 31, 2018
Convicted murderer Wayne Doty admits his guilt but requests that his execution be carried out by electric chair, a method no longer used in Florida.
#5 - Hunted
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 17, 2018
Robert Shafer and a friend target a same-sex couple in a robbery, but their crime spins out of control into kidnapping and double murder.
#6 - Declared Competent
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 3, 2018
No one - including David Lewis himself - disputes that he committed murder. But Lewis' mental fitness remains in doubt despite his death sentence.
#7 - David Barnett
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 19, 2019
In 1996, David Barnett murdered his adoptive grandparents, stabbing them over 20 times with five different knives. His motivation for doing so remained a mystery until it was discovered that David Barnett claimed to have been subjected to years of physical and sexual abuse, not by his grandparents but by their son, his adoptive father, John Barnett.
#8 - Killer in the Eyes of the Law
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 5, 2018
Kenneth Foster's death sentence is commuted just hours before his execution, but he asserts that his punishment under an unusual Texas law is unfair.
#9 - Intended Evil
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 26, 2018
After shooting his ex-girlfriend and her new lover, Charles Thompson is charged with manslaughter - until his ex dies due to a hospital error.
#10 - Charles Armentrout
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 3, 2019
Charles Armentrout attempted to murder his father, and successfully murdered his grandmother.
#11 - Lindsay Haugen
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 22, 2019
Why did 32-year-old Lindsay Haugen strangle and kill her 25-year-old lover Robert Mast in a Wal-Mart parking lot in Billings, Montana, on the 15th of September 2015? Revenge? Financial gain? Vicious compulsion? Mercy? Curiosity…? Well, it all depends on who you ask.
#12 - Family Affair
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 10, 2018
High on a drug that fuels his paranoia, Deandra Buchanan fatally shoots his aunt, stepfather and girlfriend - a crime he claims he can't recall.
#13 - Brandon Hutchinson
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 10, 2019
For two murders he had carried out on New Year’s Day in 1996, Hutchinson received the ultimate punishment.
#14 - Leo Little
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 29, 2019
At the age of 17 years old, Leo Little kidnapped, robbed and murdered Jehovah’s Witness minister Christopher Chavez.
#15 - Mark Sam Arthur
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 24, 2019
In December 1996, Mark Sam Arthur discovered his friend’s mother – Carmen Fonseca – badly beaten, at the hands of her husband. Whilst comforting the abused woman, Mark says he resolved to avenge her should he ever get the chance.
#16 - Linda Couch
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 12, 2019
On October 13th 1984, after 15 years in an unhappy marriage Linda was planning to demand a divorce and according to Linda Couch that night a fight broke out and a gun discharged accidently, shooting Walter in the back of the head, killing him.
#17 - Means to an End
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired May 29, 2018
After years of solitary confinement, James Robertson admits to murdering his new cellmate as an escape to the better conditions on death row.
#18 - Cavona Flenoy
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 26, 2019
Cavona Flenoy was convicted of the murder of a Sudanese student, with prosecutors arguing that she had lured him in with a promise of sex before shooting him and stealing his wallet and car.
#19 - Joseph Murphy
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 5, 2019
After slashing the throat of 72-year-old Ruth Predmore when he went to rob her home to pay for his sister’s medical bills, Joseph Murphy spent 24 years on death row before finally having his sentence commuted by the then Governor of Ohio, John Kasich a week ahead of his scheduled execution.
#20 - Toby Lynn Williams
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 17, 2019
In 1984, alongside two female accomplices, Toby Lynn Williams robbed and kidnapped at gunpoint his former employer, Johnny Moore, his wife, Deborah, and six-month-old baby.