The BEST Episodes of The Lake Erie Murders

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 15, 2022

The darkest and deadliest murder cases from Lake Erie, a region that borders four states and parts of Canada, are examined.

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The Vanishing Teens

#1 - The Vanishing Teens

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 16, 2020

In the fall of 1991, rural Michigan is plunged into paranoia and fear when four local teenage girls vanish without a trace. Residents face up to the possibility that a predator is among them.

star 7.85
34 votes
Heartbreak Hotel

#2 - Heartbreak Hotel

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 8, 2020

Beautiful Northwestern Airlines flight attendant Nancy Ludwig is discovered dead in her hotel room, her body mutilated and head almost decapitated. It will take the discovery of links to another heinous killing to blow the case wide open.

star 7.71
31 votes
Blood in the Water

#3 - Blood in the Water

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 27, 2019

When a bag containing body parts washes up on the shore of the lake, the search for missing 10-year old Holly Jones becomes a grisly murder investigation; police race to find the perpetrator before another child is murdered.

star 7.56
45 votes
Who Killed Amy Mihaljevic? Part 1: Missing

#4 - Who Killed Amy Mihaljevic? Part 1: Missing

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 30, 2018

In October 1989, 10-year-old Amy Mihaljevic is lured to a suburban Ohio shopping mall by an unknown man, and she is never seen again; a 30-year mystery and nationwide manhunt ensues involving thousands of leads and hundreds of suspects.

star 7.55
69 votes
Killer Night Out

#5 - Killer Night Out

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 29, 2020

In 1983 in Ohio, a 19-year-old nurse's aide is found dead after a night out with her best friend. A riveting investigation reveals her fate.

star 7.52
29 votes
Black Sabbath

#6 - Black Sabbath

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 1, 2020

On Holy Saturday morning, a nun is murdered in the chapel where she works in Ohio. Police discover shocking lies and sadistic secrets leading to her death.

star 7.50
30 votes
Night Shift Nightmare

#7 - Night Shift Nightmare

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 15, 2020

The body of 19-year-old Wanda Musk is found just miles from where she worked at local gas station; suspicions mount over several young men in the community, including her ex-boyfriend and a troubled local teen.

star 7.50
28 votes
Devil at the Crossroads

#8 - Devil at the Crossroads

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 9, 2020

11-year old Shauna Howe disappears as she returns home from a Halloween party. Her body is found in a local creek, sending shockwaves through her community.

star 7.47
38 votes
Trail of Frozen Tears

#9 - Trail of Frozen Tears

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 22, 2020

Pretty pre-teen Rosie Davenport is found brutally murdered in an abandoned house, the circumstances of her death eerily similar to the unsolved murder of 13-year-old Malissa Thomas one year earlier. Could police have a serial killer on their hands?

star 7.40
30 votes
Alley of Death

#10 - Alley of Death

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 13, 2019

When 14-year old Gloria Pointer is found raped and murdered in an alleyway, it is the start of a 30-year quest for her mother who will not give up until she finds justice for her daughter.

star 7.32
44 votes
Who Killed Amy Mihaljevic? Part 2: The Hunt

#11 - Who Killed Amy Mihaljevic? Part 2: The Hunt

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 30, 2018

Following Amy Mihaljevic's disappearance, an array of suspects emerges, each one more compelling than the last; on Feb. 8, 1990, a gruesome discovery is made 50 miles away from Amy's Bay Village, Ohio, home.

star 7.25
51 votes
The Butcher of Buffalo

#12 - The Butcher of Buffalo

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 20, 2019

Joan Giambra is found strangled to death, lying naked under her comatose 11-year old daughter; the young girl becomes the only hope of catching a serial killer, but her memories of the crime are blurry.

star 7.25
44 votes
Cabin Fever

#13 - Cabin Fever

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 19, 2020

Ian and Nancy Blackburn's lifeless bodies are discovered stuffed into the trunk of their own car; the investigation unmasks a monster who hides in plain sight.

star 7.25
24 votes
Who Killed Amy Mihaljevic? Part 3: New Evidence

#14 - Who Killed Amy Mihaljevic? Part 3: New Evidence

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 30, 2018

Amy Mihaljevic's killer remains on the loose; the case goes nationwide; Amy's mother, Margaret, appears on "The Oprah Winfrey Show;" more than a decade following Amy's murder, a man stands up in church and confesses to killing her.

star 7.21
53 votes
High School Horror

#15 - High School Horror

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 6, 2019

When the body of high school student Debbie Gama is discovered in a creek wrapped in wire, suddenly anyone close to the 16-year-old victim becomes a suspect in her brutal murder.

star 7.19
57 votes
Trail of Fear

#16 - Trail of Fear

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 12, 2020

After a 74-year-old woman is found murdered, suspicion and paranoia take control of a community. Next, a young girl vanishes, exposing secrets hidden for decades.

star 7.15
26 votes
Unholy Communion

#17 - Unholy Communion

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 23, 2020

A devoted fiancé discovers that his beloved partner, Anne Boncella, and her 8-year-old daughter have been murdered; the ensuing investigation will unravel shocking secrets that have been dormant in their seemingly peaceful hometown.

star 7.09
32 votes