The BEST Episodes of The Murder Tapes
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 18, 2021
Network: Investigation Discovery
Incorporating bodycam footage from the initial crime scene, surveillance video, and interrogation room recordings, homicide investigations unfold through dramatic real video footage providing an up-close perspective on homicide investigations.
#1 - She Set Me Up
Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 16, 2021
Evansville, Indiana, police rely on an unlikely source of information as they search for the person responsible for shooting 28-year-old D'Angelo White. Cryptic clues left by the victim himself challenge the investigative skills of veteran detectives.
#2 - The Move Out
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 9, 2021
Kiana Marshall, her brother Corey, and their friend Alexis are murdered. Now, bodycam and CCTV capture the hunt for their insane killer. Twisted tales lead detectives on a wild goose chase, but the killers are revealed and must face the consequences.
#3 - Kind of a Vicious Person
Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 7, 2021
Apache County Sheriff's Office begins a double homicide investigation after the gruesome discovery of an elderly couple's remains in Sanders, Arizona. A statewide hunt for the perpetrator challenges veteran investigators resulting in an unusual arrest.
#4 - The Drop Off
Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 14, 2021
Detectives uncover shocking secrets tied to a Florida man's shooting death.
#5 - Do You Want to Smell Human Blood?
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 6, 2021
Shelby Weatherly is found brutally stabbed to death by the side of the highway, and investigators struggle to find a suspect. Forensic evidence and reports of a mysterious car lead to revealing images and evidence that point toward the vicious killer.
#6 - This Guy’s Getting Paranoid
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 20, 2021
Roaa Al-Dhanoon has disappeared. What begins as a missing persons case, takes a disturbing turn by someone who is closest to her. Now, detectives must unravel a complex web of deceit that continues to strike fear throughout the devastated community.
#7 - Cover the Camera and I'll Talk
Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 2, 2021
The Sheriff's Office in Virginia's Isle of Wight County discovers a double homicide involving an 80-year-old disabled grandmother. An undercover informant, a hidden handgun, and an unusual confession all lead to convictions in this cold-blooded crime.
#8 - Stay With Us, Madison
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 30, 2020
Madison Wells, a sixteen-year-old student in New Jersey, is found murdered in her aunt's kitchen. When police look into her relationship with a twenty-year-old, they go down a rabbit hole that exposes an abusive relationship with a tragic end.
#9 - Tape The Scene
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 18, 2020
Agnes Bram, an 82-year-old Middleton, Wis., woman is found murdered in her garage; as detectives develop their case, a city-wide manhunt follows, and investigators must curb public hysteria by ensuring the killer will not kill again.
#10 - The Robin Tattoo
Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 23, 2021
A dismembered torso turns up in a Florida forest, and the discovery launches detectives across the US to search for answers. With only a tattoo found on the victim, investigators must solve this horrific mystery before the killer is gone for good.
#11 - He's Not Going to Stop
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 25, 2020
A spree shooter is on the loose in Scottsdale, and the entire city holds its breath while waiting for the culprit to be identified. Bodycam footage captures the tension as police try to nab a killer who always seems to be one step ahead.
#12 - I'd Kill Them Again
Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired May 12, 2021
A man returns home from work, unaware of the grisly horrors awaiting him.
#13 - The Back of the Shed
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 18, 2020
A backyard shed in a Michigan trailer park holds the answers to a dark secret regarding a missing teenage couple. Police interview their families, but one member is evasive, deepening the mystery and setting off a covert manhunt across the Midwest.
#14 - So Hateful
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 13, 2021
When 46-year-old Anthony Pearson is found shot in the park, his family has no idea who would want to bring harm to a man that was loved by so many. Using modern technology and forensic testing, detectives are determined to bring his killer to justice.
#15 - Things Weigh on You
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 21, 2020
Jeffrey Franklin, a deaf sixteen-year-old, is dead. Now, body-cam video and original audio capture detectives' hunt for what happened. As the investigation unravels, GPS data and shocking admissions give Jeffrey the justice he desperately deserves.
#16 - Dying Words
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 11, 2020
Steven Galvin is dead; now, bodycam video captures the detectives' hunt for his killer; as the case unravels, a surprise witness turns the case on its head; and a play by play of the crime reveals new evidence that brings the killer to justice.
#17 - The Last Laugh
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 30, 2020
Dawn Sandoval is gone. What appears to be a missing persons case, take a stunning turn when very different portraits of her are revealed. Now, detectives must weed through a series of tangled relationships to uncover where Dawn has been all along.
#18 - The Girl in the Crowd
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 27, 2021
What starts out as a calm night at the American Legion in Evansville, Indiana, quickly takes a turn when Anthony Blaylock is shot dead. But when detectives obtain video surveillance showing who is responsible, they stop at nothing to find his killer.
#19 - What's in the Backpack?
Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired May 26, 2021
Robert Sharp is a retired professor living in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and the last person anyone would expect to be murdered. But when he turns up brutally stabbed and burned, Robert's final moments make police wonder who could have done this and why.
#20 - Albuquerque Ambush
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 28, 2019
Former firefighter Don Fluitt is found dead inside his home with no suspect in sight, but police make progress when they discover a chilling surveillance video that captures the killer on camera.
#21 - The Girl in the Park
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired May 5, 2021
A deceased female's brutally beaten and sexually assaulted body turns up in Farmington, New Mexico. With an unidentified victim and plenty of suspects, detectives struggle with one of the most challenging "whodunits" of their career.
#22 - Footprints in the Snow
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired May 19, 2021
The community in Bozeman, Montana, is rocked when officers find Lauren DeWise deceased and her roommate, Ashley Van Hemert, critically injured. As police search for clues, they realize that they must dive deep into Lauren's life to find her killer.
#23 - Don't Look Back
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 28, 2020
Karen Simek is a talented food service worker. When her body is found with a gunshot wound outside her office in the early morning hours, it leaves her family in shock and sparks a year-long investigation, which ultimately leads detectives to her killer.
#24 - Puzzle Piece
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 12, 2020
When the battered body of Bianca Rainer, mother of two young girls, is found in rural Arkansas, the police have just one unusual clue, a puzzle piece found stuck to her body, but they know if they find the missing puzzle, they will find her murderer.
#25 - Jane Doe
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 11, 2019
Judith Therianos is a free spirit who wants to see the good in everyone; after her body is found in a wooded area, detectives unearth video surveillance that shows her alone and unaware of the danger she faces moments before her life is cut short.