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.
A popular army vet is found bleeding to death on the cold asphalt of a shadowy parking lot -his chest littered with too many knife wounds to count. A gruesome clue leads Kenda's team to an unlikely killer whose motive for murder is as heartless.
Kenda encounters one of the most horrendous crime scenes of his career, and he's lead to the most unexpected of killers. Then, a young soldier dies from a bullet to the neck from an apparent suicide, but the case soon spins in a whole new direction.
A young father-to-be is shot dead in broad daylight by a single bullet fired from afar. At the crime scene, Kenda recognizes the hallmark of a skilled sniper. But with zero evidence at his disposal, he'll rely on shoe leather detective work.
A seemingly random attack leaves Mary Moebus dead. But when Lt Joe Kenda uncovers a cache of new evidence, he realizes someone's been lying. Then, a cryptic note leads Kenda to a luxurious bachelor pad with a bedroom soaked in blood.
Neighbors are stunned when close friends Louis Matos and Colleen Johnson are gunned down in cold blood. The case kicks into high gear when Lt. Joe Kenda locates a panic-stricken eyewitness who played an unwitting role in the bloodbath.
A shooter on a rampage leaves a 24 year old woman dead, and her two year-old child clinging to life. Investigators pursue a convoluted trail that ultimately leads Lt. Joe Kenda face to face with a cold-blooded killer.
A 4th of July house party erupts in violence, and a young man is shot dead behind the wheel of a car. Lt. Joe Kenda must sort through a mountain of suspects, until a peculiar clue puts him hot on the heels of a self-styled gangster.
A decapitated body is discovered on some train tracks. To solve the case, Lt. Joe Kenda must listen to a voice from beyond the grave. Then, a young girl's body is found in basement. To find her killer, Kenda must expose a family secret.
A massive brawl erupts at a local bar ends with the shooting death of a young army solider. To unravel the murder, Lt. Joe Kenda must infiltrate a revered military institution, and expose a dangerous vendetta.
When the lifeless body of Willie McCarty is found at the base of a staircase, neighbors direct Kenda to a mysterious truck spotted fleeing the scene. Then... Kenda must solve a bizarre case of poisoning at a busy downtown hospital.
An ambush at a hamburger stand leaves a 16-year old dead. Lt. Joe Kenda must cut through rumor and innuendo in order to zero in on his prime suspect. But before he can catch the killer, a surprise witness blows the case wide open.
A romantic rendezvous is cut short by a violent home invasion, leaving young business owner Kelly Knudson bleeding to death on the floor. Lt Joe Kenda is short on leads, until he learns of an ex-roommate with an axe to grind.
When a mysterious explosion rocks a sleepy suburb, it's up to Kenda to ID a pile of charred remains and find the killer who triggered the blast. Then...a young mother's murder leads the CSPD on a harrowing car chase that ends in a violent showdown.
When martial arts enthusiast Carl Hunt suffers a fatal knife wound to the gut, his friends and neighbors offer few viable leads. But Kenda discovers a cache of blood evidence that proves he's being lied to.
Two grandparents are shot to death in their family home. Kenda's investigation kicks into high gear when his prime suspect flees for the Mexican border.
A young mother-to-be is shot and left for dead; a corpse found floating in Monument Creek leads Lt. Joe Kenda to an encampment on a nearby riverbank
When a spate of violent robberies spreads terror across the city, Kenda and the major crimes unit are called in to bring the masked gunman to justice. But when the brazen bandit strikes yet again, it looks as if Kenda's case is going down in flames.
A jealous vendetta leaves a popular DJ dead, and his killer has dropped off the map. As a newly promoted supervisor, Sgt. Joe Kenda gambles his career on a risky strategy to bring his prime suspect to justice.
In the aftermath of a five-alarm fire, first responders discover a lifeless body. When Kenda learns that the deadly blaze was no accident, he launches a manhunt for a pyromaniac with a fiery temper and a callous disregard for human life.
A decomposed body is found in a remote portion of Cheyenne Cañon Park. Kenda and his team search for the killer before the case goes cold, only to find another murder case on their hands. Kenda must find the connection to these cases before he loses his chances of finding his killer and allowing his soul to be tortured by allowing a case to go cold.