Murder Comes to Town

The BEST episodes of Murder Comes to Town

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

A sudden, brutal murder will traumatize any community, but when it strikes in a small close-knit town, the effect is devastating. From the rural backwaters of Appalachia to the lonely desert climes of the southwest, MURDER COMES TO TOWN uncovers the shocking murder mysteries that haunt small town America and the dark secrets that lie just beneath the surface of even the most idyllic community. Following the first person accounts of investigators and townsfolk, each hour-long episode unravels the wild rumors and terrifying truths behind an unthinkable crime and the dark legacy it leaves behind. Illustrated through moody, cinematic recreations, MURDER COMES TO TOWN follows police as they put together each clue and attempt to bring the perpetrator to justice

Last Updated: 5/5/2022Network: Investigation Discovery
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The Sinner and the Saint
star
8.10
31 votes

#1 - The Sinner and the Saint

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/31/2018

When the sleepy town of Mooresburg, TN receives news that beloved teacher Margaret Jack Sliger is murdered on her farm, Hawkins County detectives are charged with finding the sinister perpetrator to bring their community justice.

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The Dangers of Success
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8.09
22 votes

#2 - The Dangers of Success

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/10/2018

Awakened by noises, a couple's worst nightmare becomes a reality as intruders shoot and kill their beloved daughter, Terri Ann McCoy; investigators work through leads and lies to discover the perpetrators are closer than they realized.

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End of Watch
star
8.03
36 votes

#3 - End of Watch

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/24/2018

The town of Cleveland, OK experiences overwhelming heartbreak when its esteemed Sheriff is mysteriously gunned down in the night. As the community wrestles with its safety, law enforcement is determined to find justice for their fellow officer.

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The Last Face She Saw
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7.88
26 votes

#4 - The Last Face She Saw

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/7/2018

In Claypool Hill, Va., a popular pizza restaurant is turned into a horrific crime scene; the clues point to something more sinister than a robbery gone wrong, and authorities realize they must move fast to catch the killer.

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Stipps Hill Massacre
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7.87
45 votes

#5 - Stipps Hill Massacre

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/19/2015

The September 2011 murders of Roy Napier, his estranged wife Angela, their two adult children and neighbour Henry Smith.

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Who's Missing Now
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7.85
65 votes

#6 - Who's Missing Now

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/25/2017

When beloved young waitress Zilpha Lowery goes missing, foul play is immediately suspected. Rumors of her fate drift through town and tie her to another mysterious disappearance. The question on everyone's mind: what evil has invaded Marion, N.C.

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He'd Do It Again
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7.84
19 votes

#7 - He'd Do It Again

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/26/2015

The case of Timothy Moore, whose body was found in a shallow grave in April 2011, five months after he had been reported missing from his home in Washington's Willapa Bay.

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No Witnesses
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7.82
28 votes

#8 - No Witnesses

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/12/2018

When two young women fail to return home after a run to the local drive-thru, their concerned parents immediately start searching for them; however, it will be a fisherman who gives police their first clue that something evil has happened.

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Coal Miner's Slaughter
star
7.79
58 votes

#9 - Coal Miner's Slaughter

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/18/2017

A respected businesswoman in the placid town of Madisonville, Kentucky, is found bludgeoned and stabbed to death in her home. Detectives follow a long path to pursue her killer.

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Hellfire in the Hollow
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7.79
33 votes

#10 - Hellfire in the Hollow

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/19/2018

When a 21-year-old mother fails to return from night classes and her car is found burned, investigators immediately suspect foul play; however, no one is prepare for the web of lies that unravel due to her disappearance.

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Lord of the Rockies
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7.76
42 votes

#11 - Lord of the Rockies

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/23/2015

The New Year's Eve 2000 murders of Carl and JoAnna Dutcher and their 15-year-old grandson Tony, in the tiny Rocky Mountain outpost of Guffey.

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Friend or Foe
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7.76
50 votes

#12 - Friend or Foe

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/2/2015

The case of 66-year-old Sharron Erickson, who was raped and murdered in the small Midwestern town of Colon, Nebraska in June 2003.

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Something's Not Right
star
7.72
39 votes

#13 - Something's Not Right

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/17/2018

When a popular cheerleader goes missing in rural Arkansas, the small town is sent into a panic. After her sports car is found abandoned, investigators are sure something is not right but no one expects the horror that ensues.

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Trailing the Devil
star
7.68
57 votes

#14 - Trailing the Devil

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/5/2018

A nightmare wreaks havoc on the village of Armada, Mich., where 14-year-old April Millsap is found murdered on the community's most popular bike trail; very little evidence leaves investigators running down clues to bring a monster to justice.

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Cowboys from Hell
star
7.67
51 votes

#15 - Cowboys from Hell

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/16/2015

The July 1999 murders of Diana Algar and her friend Jose Molina. Three letters scrawled across Algar's living room wall offered a key clue in a US-wide manhunt.

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Horror in the Heartland
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7.64
39 votes

#16 - Horror in the Heartland

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/5/2015

The case of Patricia Kimmi, who disappeared from her home in Horton, Kansas, in November 2009.

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Who Killed Thanksgiving?
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7.64
36 votes

#17 - Who Killed Thanksgiving?

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/12/2015

The case of 62-year-old Narleen Campton, who was found murdered in her home, apparently having been tortured, during Thanksgiving 2011 in Newport, Washington.

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Answering the Call
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7.63
65 votes

#18 - Answering the Call

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/1/2017

When a brush fire is reported in rural Winchester, Tennessee, first responders are horrified to find the body of young Megan Sharp at the center of the blaze. Beaten, raped, burned, police race to bring justice before the attacker hunts down his next victim.

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Say it Ain't So
star
7.62
63 votes

#19 - Say it Ain't So

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/15/2017

In Poteau, Oklahoma, the proprietor of a saloon goes missing, leaving behind a splash of blood and many unanswered questions

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Friendly Foes
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7.60
35 votes

#20 - Friendly Foes

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/26/2018

In Galax, Va., the double homicide of a young woman and her 21-month-old daughter sends the town's tiny police force on a frenzied mission to stop unspeakable evil in its tracks.

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The Cost of Competition
star
7.58
65 votes

#21 - The Cost of Competition

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/29/2017

In Resaca, Georgia, the home of carpet company owner Buddy Parker is raked with gunfire, killing Parker's beloved daughter, Tara Swilley.

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End of an Era
star
7.57
56 votes

#22 - End of an Era

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/17/2014

When a beloved local business owner is murdered while minding his store in idyllic Cumberland Gap, TN, no one wants to think that the killer could be one of their own. Could the killer have been a stranger or someone a little closer to home?

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Dorothy Did Right
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7.56
64 votes

#23 - Dorothy Did Right

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/6/2017

In Georgiana, Ala., a beloved church lady is murdered, sending the townspeople into a tailspin; rumors fly as detectives struggle to separate fact from fiction.

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Rumor Has It
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7.53
112 votes

#24 - Rumor Has It

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/13/2014

Nestled halfway between Bangor and the Canadian border, Webster Plantation has a population of less than 70 people. When two of its residents, Michael and Valerie Miller are found brutally murdered in their home, fear overwhelms everyone in town.

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My Dearest Diary
star
7.51
41 votes

#25 - My Dearest Diary

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/2/2015

The case of mother and daughter Angela and Ashley Hyke who went missing in July 2001, leaving candles burning and electric fans running in their home. Days later their bodies were found in shallow graves. Authorities quickly recognised that the key to identifying the murderer might lie in Angela's diary

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