Homicide Hunter is a non-fiction investigative series of murder cases told through the personal experience of retired detective, Lieutenant Joe Kenda. With his personal interviews and compelling storytelling style, Kenda captivates us with the details of a different investigation each week, beginning from when he got the homicide call to when the case was closed. Unlike many true-crime shows, this series delivers the realities of the emotional and psychological effects of a murder on the investigator. Set in Colorado, a state known for its suburban lifestyle, these murders are all the more compelling because they are stories of homicide that can happen to anybody.
Twenty four year old Lorraine Laribo is dropped off at a bar by her sister's boyfriend, Anthony. It's the last time anyone would ever see her alive again. Detective Kenda must use his formidable interrogation skills to find her killer.
Detective Kenda finds the body of a bruised and battered young woman named Vicki Ross; strangled and left in the backseat of her own car. Kenda must sort through the endless suspicious characters in Vicki's past to find the elusive truth.
When 22 year-old Micki Filmore is found raped and murder in her apartment, detective Kenda focuses his investigation on her activities the previous night. Micki was seen dancing with a man who then paid a late night call to her door.
After church, deacon Robert Walton is beaten to death in a public park. The case heats up when Lt. Kenda and his team revisit an old friend with a secret. Did the religious leader have a dark side?
After Lourdes Riddle in found strangled to death in the trunk of her car, homicide detective Joe Kenda follows the trail through a twisting maze of military and cultural secrets. Just what was Lourdes doing behind her husband's back?