Crimes That Shook the World

Crimes That Shook the World

2006 - 2009, Crime, True Life
In-depth investigations into infamous criminal cases and uncovering the motives behind them and the procedures used to arrest the perpetrators.

Episode Guide

  • Crimes That Shook the World - Suffolk Strangler (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Suffolk Strangler

    The bodies of five murdered women are found in scattered locations near Ipswich in Suffolk.

  • Crimes That Shook the World - Aileen Wuornos (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Aileen Wuornos

    Aileen Wuornos becomes America's most-famous female serial killer.

  • Crimes That Shook the World - Yorkshire Ripper (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Yorkshire Ripper

    The Yorkshire Ripper killed 13 women in England during the late 1970s and the early 1980s.

  • Crimes That Shook the World - Dennis Nilsen (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Dennis Nilsen

    Serial killer Dennis Nilsen claims he had no control over his actions during his killing spree in London.

  • Crimes That Shook the World - Lucie Blackman Murder (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Lucie Blackman Murder

    Den kusliga historien om hur Lucie Blackmans, en före detta flygvärdinna från Kent, försvinnande resulterade i att en av Japans mest ökända mördare kunde arresteras.

  • Crimes That Shook the World - Monster of Belgium (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Monster of Belgium

    The case of Marc Dutroux.

  • Crimes That Shook the World - Bodies in the Barrel (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Bodies in the Barrel

    Australia's worst case of serial killing happens in the remote and close-knit community of Snowtown.

  • Crimes That Shook the World - Monster of Florence (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Monster of Florence

    The Monster of Florence murders seven times over a period of 17 years.

  • Crimes That Shook the World - Chessboard Killer (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Chessboard Killer

    Alexander Pichushkin used a chessboard to chart his crimes.

  • Crimes That Shook the World - Arthur Shawcross (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Arthur Shawcross

    The Arthur Shawcross case exposes flaws in procedures used in placing violent sex offenders in the community.

  • Crimes That Shook the World - The Vienna Strangler (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    The Vienna Strangler

    An Austrian serial killer receives justice.

  • Crimes That Shook the World - The Phoenix Strangler (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Phoenix Strangler

    Sipho Thwala raped and strangled women in sugar cane fields of South Africa's Phoenix region.

  • Crimes That Shook the World - The Backpack Murderer (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Backpack Murderer

    Ivan Milat is convicted of killing seven backpackers in New South Wales, Australia.

  • Crimes That Shook the World - The Green River Killer (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Green River Killer

    Prostitutes fascinate serial killer Gary Ridgway.

  • Crimes That Shook the World - BTK Killer (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    BTK Killer

    A profile of serial killer Dennis Rader.

  • Crimes That Shook the World - House of Horrors (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    House of Horrors

    They're perhaps the most notorious killers in British history - Fred and Rose West murdered twelve people, including some of their own children, before burying their bodies in the cellar and under the patio of the family home.