Unusual Suspects

The BEST episodes of Unusual Suspects

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

THE UNLIKELY CRIMINAL IS EXPOSED - The All-American boy next door. A church-going grandmother. A devoted brother. They were respected role models and trusted members of their community - until the day each of them was charged with a shocking crime. The series shines a light on some UNUSUAL SUSPECTS, showing that even the nicest neighbor can have a sinister side. From vengeful family members to a corrupt officer patrolling the roads, UNUSUAL SUSPECTS profiles those you would least expect to be capable of committing such dark deeds. Each one-hour episode of UNUSUAL SUSPECTS showcases some of the most baffling and challenging cases in contemporary law enforcement, and commends the unwavering investigations that led to the arrest of these unlikely culprits. Featuring in-depth interviews from some of America's top investigative forces, viewers find out how these illusive offenders evaded justice for years, and how persistent police work and a passion for justice ultimately got them caught.

Last Updated: 9/9/2022Network: Investigation Discovery
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A Bike Ride to Murder
star
9.00
2 votes

#1 - A Bike Ride to Murder

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/21/2012

In 1991, the brutalized body of a San Diego girl is found in a weed-choked canyon. Could a close encounter with a church-going couple reveal a dark secret and the identity of a child killer? Detectives unearth a shocking truth no one can believe.

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Mother's Day Murders
star
8.13
24 votes

#2 - Mother's Day Murders

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/7/2012

In 1985, a young military wife and two of her three little girls are viciously murdered in their home. In a twisted case filled with unusual suspects, the man who gets convicted goes free. But nothing is what it seems.

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Final Curtain
star
8.12
33 votes

#3 - Final Curtain

Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/1/2017

In Costa Mesa, Calif., the murder of a young girl and the disappearance of a former U.S. Army solider lead investigators down a dark path as they delve into the mind of an unassuming killer.

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Nightclub Nightmare
star
8.11
18 votes

#4 - Nightclub Nightmare

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/13/2014

A daring, daytime robbery of a nightclub in Arlington, TX goes terribly wrong when the gunman shoots three club employees. The 21-year-old bookkeeper, Jennifer Burns, is killed while the others are critically wounded. The suspect list swells when police determine it was an inside job.

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Happy Face Killer
star
8.10
30 votes

#5 - Happy Face Killer

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 8/30/2010

A mild-mannered grandmother accuses her boyfriend of the murder of a local woman. Five years later, someone else claims responsibility for the crime and the murders of six other women.

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Random Act of Madness
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8.05
19 votes

#6 - Random Act of Madness

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 5/20/2012

A Maine father of four is found shot to death after going out for a beer. Is he the victim of a family squabble? Did he run afoul of local crooks? Years later, an unrelated cold case and a guilty conscience help bring the killer to justice.

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Murderous Intentions
star
8.00
15 votes

#7 - Murderous Intentions

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/15/2012

A day after Katrina hits the Gulf Coast, a Lafayette man is shot by masked burglars. Police work through a list of suspects, to no avail. Three years later, crime scene evidence leads investigators to the opportunistic culprits.

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The Perfect Suspect
star
8.00
4 votes

#8 - The Perfect Suspect

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/16/2012

Between 1993 and 1996, the rape and murder of three Arkansas women puts local detectives on the trail of a sadistic killer. In their hunt for the truth, investigators learn that nothing in these cases is cut and dry.

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City Under Siege
star
8.00
3 votes

#9 - City Under Siege

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/18/2012

In 2006, a 20-year-old female is brutally gunned down while walking home from her shift at a Scottsdale, AZ nightclub. Could her death be connected to a violent shooting spree plaguing the area? A tip reveals the gunman's shocking identity.

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Lovers and Liars
star
7.96
26 votes

#10 - Lovers and Liars

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/16/2010

A young couple is gunned down on a lover's lane in Georgia; A husband and wife are shot to death in their suburban Chicago home before the killer sets the house on fire.

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Murder on Miguel Lane
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7.96
23 votes

#11 - Murder on Miguel Lane

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/11/2012

In 1985, the homicide of three Arlington, TX teens shocks the community. Investigators focus on an ex-boyfriend, teen satanists, and a drug addict with a grudge, but a shaky alibi and forensic evidence lead to a killer with close ties to the victims.

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Never Came Home
star
7.95
19 votes

#12 - Never Came Home

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/14/2011

In 1996, teenager Joey Martin leaves home through a bedroom window to join friends for beers and to catch a glimpse of a rare comet that was due to pass through the Northern sky, but he disappears. Police do not find any concrete leads up until 2008, when a new detective uncovers a shocking story.

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Fatal Impact
star
7.89
28 votes

#13 - Fatal Impact

Season 9 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/20/2017

A farm foreman dies in what looks like a deadly accident, however, the ATF confirms the foreman's death came about as the result of a bomb, and the killer eventually gets brought down with the help of a little sunlight.

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Will To Murder
star
7.89
27 votes

#14 - Will To Murder

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/5/2010

A delivery man guns down an affluent couple, with their only son barely escaping. The investigation reveals a greedy relative with a motive too close to home. And when a recent victim of burglary is found shot to death in her car, the investigation uncovers a killer the victim trusted without question - the police officer who came to her aide.

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Left Alone
star
7.88
25 votes

#15 - Left Alone

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/8/2015

In 1986, 13 year-old Mollie Pittman is attacked and murdered in the Orlando home of family friends. With no sign of a break-in, investigators wonder, did Mollie know her killer? Seventeen years of dogged investigation reveal the terrifying truth.

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Sinister Secret
star
7.83
18 votes

#16 - Sinister Secret

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/23/2014

On a cool September evening in Lander, WY, 13-year-old Teri Jo Bradish disappears from a group home for at-risk youths. The next morning, her nude, defiled body is found abandoned off the side of a highway. Who took the vibrant Teri Jo on that final, deadly ride? Was it another teen from the home or did she fall victim to a serial sexual predator?

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Murder in the Mirror
star
7.83
29 votes

#17 - Murder in the Mirror

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/15/2015

When a beloved matriarch is found murdered in her Hubbardston, Michigan home, investigators cast a suspicious eye on friends and neighbors, determined to solve the small town's first homicide.

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Death of an Angel
star
7.80
15 votes

#18 - Death of an Angel

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/22/2012

In the summer of 1992, 18 year-old Angel Ormstrom leaves to run errands and never comes home. Did she run away, or was she made to disappear? Five months later, a gruesome discovery brings the case to a tragic conclusion.

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Deathbed
star
7.80
15 votes

#19 - Deathbed

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/12/2012

In January of 1972, US Postal worker and part-time bouncer Gerald Jackson is found brutally murdered in his San Diego apartment. His identification, car and stereo are missing, and evidence suggests the victim was attacked in his sleep. Was Gerald the victim of a robbery gone wrong, or did someone bear a deadly grudge? The investigation heats up when Gerald's missing car and stereo turn up in a town near the Mexican border, but there isn't enough to warrant an arrest. In 2008, old evidence and new forensic technology brings the cold case back to life. More than three decades after his tragic murder, Gerald Jackson's killer is finally brought to justice.

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Last Dance
star
7.77
31 votes

#20 - Last Dance

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/11/2015

When a 16 year-old ballet dancer is assaulted and murdered in her home, Portsmouth, Virginia detectives mine dark family secrets and high school social circles to bring an obsessed killer to justice.

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Nightcrawler
star
7.77
39 votes

#21 - Nightcrawler

Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/25/2017

In Summit Township, Mich., a mother is gunned down in her home in the middle of the night; suspicion swirls around those closest to her until it is revealed that being in the wrong place at the wrong time can result in paying the ultimate price.

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Killings in Kentucky
star
7.77
13 votes

#22 - Killings in Kentucky

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/25/2012

On a winter morning in 1993, a beloved veterinarian and his wife and son are viciously gunned down in their rural Kentucky home. Investigators leave no stone unturned as the bitter truth behind this tragic, triple-slaying is revealed.

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Murder in Biloxi
star
7.77
30 votes

#23 - Murder in Biloxi

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/12/2010

A judge and his wife are murdered in their Biloxi home. In a city rife with corruption, the suspects range from common criminals to powerful politicians.

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Innocent Bystander
star
7.76
17 votes

#24 - Innocent Bystander

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/25/2012

In 2002, a Brunswick, NY couple are found murdered in their apartment. Girlfriend Arica is an innocent bystander, but boyfriend Sam is a drug dealer with dangerous enemies. In the end, a bloody print at the scene leads to a killer who defies belief.

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No Mercy
star
7.76
17 votes

#25 - No Mercy

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/2/2012

In 2001, a mother of triplets is found strangled in her Puyallup, Washington home. Was she the victim of dangerous obsession, or a classic love triangle? As investigators piece together the victim's final moments, a shocking killer is revealed.

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