Serial Killer Profile

Episode Guide Series 1

Bobby Joe Long

Journey inside the mind of Bobby Joe Long, a serial killer who murdered ten women in seven months. In addition to three highly trained criminal profilers, we speak to the detectives who worked the case, the victim who got away, and in a rare archival interview, the killer himself.

Gary Heidnik

Enslaved, chained women in the basement. A freezer full of dismembered body parts. The horrible stench of burning flesh. The scene that greeted Philadelphia authorities in 1987 cemented Gary Heidnik as one of the most sadistic figures of the 20th century. Delve into the mind (and beneath the dilapidated floorboards) of the infamous killer and his cellar of torture--the site of forced cannibalism, electrocution, and crucifixion, all imposed upon young women abducted from the city streets.

Israel Keyes

Israel Keyes stands to be remembered as one of the most elusive and far-reaching serial killers in history--but only if law enforcement can piece together the labyrinth of hints, left before his 2012 suicide, to identify countless victims he claims to have killed over the previous fifteen years.

Ronald Dominique

Shunned by gay and straight communities alike in his native Louisiana, Ronald Dominique opted to create his own existence--one in which he raped and killed more than two dozen men over the course of a decade-long spree, securing his place among America's most prolific serial killers.

Shermantine and Herzog

Fun and games turn deadly when childhood friends Wesley Shermantine and Loren Herzog take their shared love of hunting to a new level, preying on humans for sport. Fueled by methamphetamine use, the pair racks up an ever-growing tally of victims. Eventually (and thankfully), the duo's loyalty to one another becomes the final casualty of their deadly, decades-long rampage--one that continues to provide crucial clues to investigators still working to find human remains and identify victims.

Sean Vincent Gillis

One of four serial killers tormenting Louisiana in the late 1990s through the early 2000s, Sean Vincent Gillis saw women as a collection of parts--and set about turning them into just that.

Timothy Krajcir

Timothy Krajcir's five-year killing spree didn't come to light until twenty years after the fact, when DNA evidence set off a domino effect ultimately linking the onetime EMT to murders of nine women between 1977 and 1982.

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