After the First 48 Season 2
S02 E01Jul 16, 2010
Letters of Intent; Family Friend Jul 16, 2010 On March 26th, 2006, homicide detectives were called to the site of a burning car. Inside were the charred remains of 22-year-old Xenia Wilson, the mother of a four-year-old daughter. Detectives Rick Duggan and Randy Laboda closed the case by arresting three suspects: Jose ""J.J."" Verduzco, Chito Rojas and Ismael ""Boogeyman"" Moreno. Verduzco and Rojas pled guilty and agreed to testify against Moreno. The trial would take turns that surprised both defendant and prosecutor. And the case itself would have a tragic postcript.
S02 E02Aug 27, 2010
The Good Book Aug 27, 2010 In Dallas, detectives investigated the shooting death of 26-year-old Daniel Barron, who was killed in the doorway of his home. Detectives soon discovered that the victim's residence doubled as a drug den and that he was robbed. A tipster called-in and eventually six suspects were arrested and charged with capital murder. All six individuals admit involvement in the crime and point to 19-year-old Callie Marshall, mother of two, as the group's ringleader. A year and a half later, Callie finally faces a jury of her peers. Will they see a confused girl who organized the robbery in order to bail her boyfriend out of jail in time for Christmas, or a coldblooded killer?
S02 E03Oct 8, 2010
Last Fare Oct 8, 2010 In Dallas, Texas in 2007 Darell Billingsela was charged with brutally attacking and killing twenty-two-year old Jessica Lewalling in a jealous rage. Billingslea was a two-time convicted murderer out on parole. Prosecutor Jennifer Bennett was determined to make sure Billingslea would not slip through the system again. And, in February 2007, thirty-six-year old Antoine, "Tony" Hamilton was found shot dead, and left behind a vacant house. His friend, Carlos Mitchell, confessed to the crime. Prosecutor Jenni Morse thought she had a slam dunk case--until the verdict in a similar case shook her confidence in getting a conviction.
S02 E04Oct 15, 2010
Innocent Lost Oct 15, 2010 In November 2006, Dallas detectives investigated the murder of a twenty-nine-year-old mother of four, found burned beyond recognition in her car behind a remote warehouse. Detectives soon discovered that the victim's former boyfriend and father of her infant son, had been stalking her for months, leading up to her death. After tracking down two homeless witnesses and finding a piece of crucial evidence, police were able to charge James Bartley with capital murder. The Dallas DA's office was responsible for bringing the case to a close. In order to do that successfully, the prosecutor and her investigator had to keep close tabs on their key homeless witnesses for years, while the cased awaited trial. When Bartley finally stood trial in 2009, the prosecution worried the jury wouldn't believe the testimony of two homeless crack addicts and find the evidence insufficient to prove Bartley guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
S02 E05Oct 22, 2010
Gun Play; No-Tell Motel Oct 22, 2010 Suspects in the case of a cab driver who was robbed and murdered face their day in court.
S02 E06Oct 29, 2010
Drama at the Classic/50G Murder Oct 29, 2010 An update on a case involving the shooting death of a 9-year-old in Miami.
S02 E07Nov 5, 2010
Return to Sender; Left Behind Nov 5, 2010 An update on past cases involving shooting deaths in Tucson and Dallas.
S02 E08Nov 12, 2010
Drama at The Classic / 50G Murder Nov 12, 2010 Cases involving a football game murder and a shooting at an illegal dentist office go to court.
S02 E09Apr 19, 2012
Better Days/Inked in Blood Apr 19, 2012 In Memphis, a 79-year-old man, beloved in his neighborhood, is shot dead. Also in Memphis, a young female tattoo artist is killed in her shop. The alleged shooter faces the death penalty.
S02 E10Apr 14, 2011
Signs of Violence Apr 14, 2011 One man was part of a love triangle, the other a complete stranger--both were murdered a week apart. Little did Louisville Homicide Detectives realize these two brutal homicides were linked, until they met Michael Knights and Jeston Murray. Were they both murderers or was one a witness? Both faced the death penalty but only one would go to trial.
S02 E11Jun 24, 2011
Last Yard Jun 24, 2011 University of Memphis football star Taylor Bradford was killed in his beloved Lincoln Town Car. At first police thought the motive was robbery. Then as they investigated, a love triangle emerged. Finally four men were charged with Bradford's murder. The first to go on trial wasn't even at the crime scene. Could prosecutors convince a jury to find him guilty of murder?
S02 E12Aug 12, 2011
Lester Street Aug 12, 2011 In September of 2010, Jessie Dotson went on trial for one of the worst mass murders in Memphis history. He wasn't accused of killing strangers--he was brother, friend and uncle to the six people he'd allegedly murdered and three surviving children he'd allegedly beaten and stabbed. Even seasoned detectives were horrified by the bloody crime scene. Now, all of Memphis wanted an answer to the same question: How could only one man be responsible for such brutal carnage?
S02 E13Nov 3, 2011
Torn Nov 3, 2011 James "Jamo" Allen was gunned down outside of a Louisville, Kentucky housing project. After discovering that his ex-girlfriend knows the truth about the crime, detectives work quickly to track down the alleged killer and elicit a confession from him.
S02 E14Nov 11, 2011
Final Investment Nov 11, 2011 When a robbery goes bad in south Memphis, one man is dead and very little physical evidence is left at the scene. Detectives track down several witnesses, but the one person who saw the shooting was a 10-year-old boy. Fast forward five years to a dramatic murder trial. The witness is now 15 and well aware of the dangers of testifying. Will he do the right thing? Or not...
S02 E15Dec 22, 2011
Hale Storm Dec 22, 2011 A Louisville, Kentucky family awakes before dawn as a barrage of gunfire rips through their home. When the smoke clears, three teenage boys are bleeding from bullet wounds. One would not survive.
S02 E16Dec 30, 2011
Gunplay/No-tell Motel Dec 30, 2011 Tucson, Arizona. Sixteen-year-old Derrick Burruss and his friends were walking home from the movies when they were confronted by two men. The older of the two pulled a gun and shot Derrick in the chest. Lead Detective Bill Hanson and his team arrested fifteen-year-old Raymond Godoy and his cousin eighteen-year-old Anthony Encinas for the crime.
S02 E17Jan 12, 2012
Loose Ends Jan 12, 2012 Detectives link Martin Seay to several killings--but he only goes on trial for one. The state's key witness is his former girlfriend, Kandi Hawkins. Hawkins was paralyzed from the neck down when Seay ordered a hit on her.
S02 E18Jan 26, 2012
Fifteen Jan 26, 2012 Fifteen-year-old Juanita Payne was killed outside a party by a stray round from an AK-47. Detectives arrest a man they are sure is the killer. But the case begins to fall apart soon after. Will the alleged killer walk free?
S02 E19Apr 12, 2012
Shattered Dreams Apr 12, 2012 In 2008 Mohamed Abdelrahman, a Darfurian immigrant, was shot and killed in his store during a robbery in Louisville. When one defendant turns on the other two, the trial becomes every man for himself.
S02 E20Apr 20, 2012
Better Days / Inked in Blood Apr 20, 2012 In Memphis, a 79-year-old man is shot dead. When the young man accused of the killing comes to trial, his defense attorney argues an unusual defense. Also, a female tattoo artist is killed in her shop. The alleged shooter faces the death penalty.
S02 E21Apr 26, 2012
In Harm's Way Apr 26, 2012 In 2009, John Craig Froelich, II was shot and killed while taking his girlfriend to buy drugs in south Houston. Without forensic evidence, prosecutor Terrence Windham had to rely on three eyewitnesses who all had credibility issues.
S02 E22May 3, 2012
Cold as Ice May 3, 2012 In January of 2009, Louisville resident Billy Wagner was killed in the street by a single bullet to the back of the head. After nearly two weeks, Det. Rick Arnold charged 20-year-old Gary Lindsey with murder, but the story was far from over.
S02 E23May 10, 2012
Torched/Girl Fight May 10, 2012 In Miami, Detective Freddie Ponce arrests a man who tortured and killed his childhood friend. The case is strong--until an unexpected event in the first days of trial puts the whole thing in jeopardy. In Birmingham, a young mother is killed in front of her children. The killer is a young woman with no criminal history. Will this unlikely defendant win the jury's sympathy--and a verdict of self-defense?
S02 E24May 17, 2012
Tag Team/Heart of Gold May 17, 2012 Lt. Caroline Mason revisits the 2007 homicide of a 19-year-old man shot to death during a street fight that got out of hand. And, a prosecutor's case comes close to collapse when an unforeseen twist of fate threatens to let an alleged murderer walk.
S02 E25Jul 6, 2012
Rules of the Game Jul 6, 2012 When a popular local celebrity in Louisville is murdered during a drug deal, homicide detectives Brenda Wescott and John Lesher search for his killer. Lashawn "Shizz" Talbert created a popular dance called "The Shizz." In August, 2010 he was driven to a drug deal by a local club promoter named David Curd. They drove to a quiet neighborhood and met a dealer named Kenneth Brown. Brown claimed that Talbert robbed him at gunpoint. Detectives unravel the case and learn about the role of Curd. And in an exclusive interview after his trial, Brown claims self-defense.
S02 E26Jul 26, 2012
Last Call/Road Hazard Jul 26, 2012 Updated cases include a motorcycle-club president who was run off the road and shot in the head; and a man who was found dead on a lawn.
S02 E27Aug 2, 2012
Cold and Callous/Wrong Man Aug 2, 2012 In Harris County, Texas, an innocent fifteen year old is heartlessly murdered by another teenager during a robbery. But when witnesses to the crime are shown photos of the killer, they fail to identify him. Will he get away with murder? And in Memphis, Tennessee, an innocent bystander, trying to break up a fight is killed when he is caught in the crossfire. But the more police question the suspect in the shooting, the more he adamantly proclaims his innocence. Did the police actually have the wrong man?
S02 E28Aug 9, 2012
Stolen Lives/Crimson Trail Aug 9, 2012 In Miami, Florida, 25-year-old Pedro Roteta is stabbed in the middle of the street and left to die. Despite video of the murder and a confession the defense attempts to get immunity based on the controversial "Stand Your Ground" law. Will a judge let the suspect walk out of court a free man? And in Dallas Texas, a man is stabbed to death in an alley and the sole suspect disappears over the Mexican border. Then, after four years on the run, the alleged killed is finally arrested and claims self defense. Will a jury buy his story?
S02 E29Sep 27, 2012
Devil Inside/Flight Risk Sep 27, 2012 After a woman's dismembered body is found beneath an overpass in Tucson, Arizona, the suspect reveals a disturbing dark side. Then, a weekend getaway in Dallas, Texas turns deadly when a woman is shot to death by her cousin's boyfriend.
S02 E30Oct 18, 2012
Bad Attitude Oct 18, 2012 After an unidentified man's stabbed body is found in a vacant Dallas, Texas apartment, two suspects both admit to setting up the man for robbery--and blame each other for the murder.
S02 E31Oct 25, 2012
Caught Up/Chasing Shadows Oct 25, 2012 In two cases in Louisville, Kentucky, detectives arrested suspects whose actions were caught on videotape? But will the surveillance tapes help the prosecutor's case--or help the defendants walk free?
S02 E32Nov 1, 2012
No Return Nov 1, 2012 A beloved father of three is gunned down outside his home during a robbery gone wrong. Investigators catch a lucky break with a surprise piece of evidence.