The BEST Episodes of Murder Chose Me
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 18, 2021
Network: Investigation Discovery
Rod Demery's destiny was sealed at the age of 3. That's when his mother was murdered, and Demery would come to realize that he wanted to protect people who couldn't protect themselves. He did so by serving for 14 years as a Shreveport, La., homicide detective, working on more than 250 cases and solving each of the 60-plus investigations on which he was lead detective. In ``Murder Chose Me,'' Demery reflects on his stellar career, guiding viewers through first-person storytelling that weaves his uniquely tragic personal connection to the story of each homicide he solved.
#1 - Party Crashers
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 11, 2018
Noah Randle is shot dead after masked gunmen crash a late-night birthday party; Detective Rod Demery is called in on his day off to untangle a sinister plot fueled by a bitter grudge.
#2 - Deadliest Sin
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 12, 2017
After a popular cheerleader is murdered in a hail of gunfire, Demery learns the triggerman was driven to violence by a wolf in sheep's clothing.
#3 - Fair Game
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired May 17, 2018
A disabled fair worker is shot in the face for no apparent reason; to solve this tragic mystery, Detective Rod Demery must retrace the victim's final steps and string together a series of seemingly unrelated clues.
#4 - Red Flags
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 13, 2019
A popular teenager is gunned down at school, but the shooter is no student, harboring motives far more sinister than the typical schoolyard spat; Rod Demery investigates an apparent break-in that culminated in a bloody showdown.
#5 - Dreams of My Mother
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 19, 2017
Demery is haunted by the unsolved murder of his mother, and he decides to solve her case once and for all.
#6 - Lost Boys
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 25, 2018
A protective grandfather is found beaten to death on the side of the road; while the crime scene offers few clues, news of a recent incident involving a birthday gift leads Detective Demery to the most unexpected of killers.
#7 - Domino Effect
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 22, 2017
A weekly game of dominoes at a neighborhood tire shop turns deadly when a group of masked men come in with guns blazing. Demery is determined to find justice for the victim, but only has one night to solve the case before it’s taken out of his hands.
#8 - Bloodbath in the Bottoms
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 4, 2018
A jogger finds the bullet-ridden bodies of three friends abandoned in "The Bottoms" in Shreveport, La.; Detective Demery must venture into the city's seedy underbelly to catch a killer with an inscrutable motive and an evil disposition.
#9 - Road to Ruin
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired May 2, 2019
A family man is gunned down while doing a favor for a friend; as Rod Demery searches for answers, he's confronted with a name from his past and an all too familiar tragedy; when more blood is spilled, Demery is pushed to his breaking point.
#10 - The Boogie Man
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 15, 2017
When two young children bear witness to the gruesome murder of their mother, Demery makes it his personal mission to bring the killer to justice. He quickly zeroes in on two suspects, but can’t escape the feeling that he’s barking up the wrong tree.
#11 - My First Homicide
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 29, 2017
When a mechanic is found on his couch with a bullet wound to the head, investigators suspect suicide, but rookie detective Rod Demery believes it's murder. When his hunch is proven correct, its up to Demery to solve the first homicide of his career.
#12 - The Man Behind the Mosque
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 27, 2019
A community is left shaken after a body turns up near the local mosque; Rod Demery must untangle a web of lies and misdirection; as detectives close in on the killer, they stumble upon yet another unsolved crime.
#13 - Damsel in Distress
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 16, 2018
A caller directs police to an eerily quiet suburban neighborhood where they find the lifeless body of McDaniel Smith; the circumstances are hazy, until Demery learns of a legal dispute and a "wannabe" hero with a history of violence.
#14 - Unnatural Causes
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired May 16, 2019
The lifeless body of an elderly veteran is found prone on the floor in his home; all signs point to death by natural causes until Rod Demery finds a series of clues hidden in plain sight and uncovers a motive so cruel it shocks him to his core.
#15 - Too Close to Home
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 20, 2019
Rod Demery is called to the scene of a deadly roadside shootout; when the smoke clears, he realizes the victim is someone he loves; then, an unidentified corpse hidden in the trunk of an abandoned sedan opens the door to a tragic mystery.
#16 - Loose Cannon
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired May 9, 2019
A mother of three is shot point-blank with a high-caliber rifle just steps from her front door; to catch a two-faced killer with a history of violence, Rod Demery must first win the trust of a family wary of the system.
#17 - Hollywood Boys
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 11, 2019
Two law-abiding teenagers are murdered during a brazen and cowardly attack; to catch their killers, Rod Demery must scrutinize the origins of an earlier conflict and unravel a conspiracy between a pair of bitter rivals.
#18 - Snake Eyes
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 15, 2017
The lifeless body of an unidentified woman is found in the parking lot of an abandoned factory. Detective Rod Demery is assigned to the case, but he’s thrown a curveball when he recognizes the face of the victim at the center of the crime scene.
#19 - The Yellow House on Kent Street
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired May 9, 2018
After finding a body slumped behind the wheel of a sports utility vehicle, officer discover the driver has been shot in the abdomen; Demery connects the case to a pair of alarmingly similar murders and realizes there's a serial killer on the loose.
#20 - Something in the Water
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 1, 2017
The lifeless body of a young mother-to-be is dumped in the shallow waters of a secluded fishing pond. The marshy crime scene offers few clues, but the case heats up when Detective Rod Demery learns of a frightening secret that was kept from police.
#21 - Blood Money
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired May 23, 2019
The cold-blooded execution of an affable middle-aged couple sends shock waves of fear through their normally quiet community; clues are scarce until Demery and Mayfield uncover a cache of threatening text messages from a pair of mysterious numbers.
#22 - How to Close a Homicide
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired May 23, 2018
After a string of deadly home invasions, Lt. Rod Demery teams up with an ambitious rookie to track down a pair of bandits and to exonerate a man who has been railroaded for a crime Demery is convinced he didn't commit.
#23 - Follow the Leader
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired May 2, 2018
After a father of three is mowed down in a devastating hail of gunfire, police are quick to determine that the murder was carried out by more than one suspect, however, Demery is unprepared for just how many killers he'll need to bring to justice.
#24 - The Woman in the Leopard Print Dress
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 8, 2017
A drunken brawl at a local watering hole culminates in the stabbing death of bar regular J.W. Fuller. Detective Rod Demery finds a curious clue in the victim's breast pocket, leading him on a search for a mystery woman with a leopard print dress.
#25 - The Passenger
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 6, 2019
A 911 dispatcher is found slumped behind the wheel of a wrecked sedan with a bullet through his torso; to catch the killer, Demery must retrace the victim's final steps and untangle a web of accusation and innuendo spun by a shady cast of characters.