Investigation Discovery Reveals Every Detective’s Worst Nightmare in THE PERFECT MURDER, October 21

— September 24, 2014

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TORONTO (September 24, 2014) – A Sunday school teacher shot dead by a sniper. A billionaire shot dead in his mansion. A father in the middle of a bad custody dispute shot dead outside his apartment. It’s the perfect murder for the killer whose crime scene throws suspicion in another direction. But just when a murderer thinks they have successfully gotten away with it, one small clue reveals the trail to their downfall. THE PERFECT MURDER follows the twists and turns of a cold case and the clues that lead to the real murderer. Premiering Tuesday, October 21 at 10 p.m. ET/11 p.m. PT on Investigation Discovery, the six-part series focuses on the investigation as detectives slowly put the pieces together to unravel the truth.


Sinister twists of fate: THE PERFECT MURDER premieres October 21 on Investigation Discovery

Whether by planting false evidence, or writing anonymous letters to police, these murderers will stop at nothing to stay one step ahead and get away with the perfect murder. As detectives uncover new evidence and turn to new suspects, THE PERFECT MURDER recalls each possible theory of what may have happened through stylized re-enactment. Detectives hit dead end after dead end and wrong suspects are discarded. But one new clue can lead to another and the cold case suddenly gets hot!

Highlights of THE PERFECT MURDER include:


Tuesday, October 21 at 10 p.m. ET/11 p.m. PT

Julie Keown, a 31-year-old woman dies of antifreeze poisoning in Waltham, Massachusetts. Detectives rule out suicide and accidental ingestion. Then, after untangling a web of lies, they turn to her husband, James, a popular radio host.


Tuesday, October 28 at 10 p.m. ET/11 p.m. PT

Sunday school teacher Miriam Illes is shot by a sniper through her kitchen window in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Convoluted evidence and anonymous handwritten letters throw detectives off the scent…but the killer is right under their noses.

THE PERFECT MURDER: “The Millionaire Murder” 

Tuesday, November 4 at 10 p.m. ET/11p.m. PT

Newport Beach millionaire Bill McLaughlin is shot dead in his mansion. The emotional killing and keys found in the door indicate a killer in his close circle. But it takes detectives 15 years to get to the bottom of this twisted case.

About Investigation Discovery (ID): Investigation Discovery (ID) brings justice to television with a deeper look into the world of crime, forensics, paranormal investigation and modern mysteries. ID offers arresting entertainment that delivers remarkable insight into the thrilling twists and turns of real-life investigation and the most intriguing puzzles of human nature. Launched in Canada in 2010, Investigation Discovery reveals the fascinating human potential for good and evil. Investigation Discovery is offered in standard definition (SD) and high definition (HD) simulcast – for viewers who want every clue revealed in even more breathtaking detail. Investigation Discovery is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. Visit for more information.



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