"Nightmare Next Door" tells the tales of mysterious murders that rocked small-town America. Each hour brings you a new murder mystery and a new look into the evil that can lurk in the heart and soul of a tight-knit community. Interviews with investigators, prosecutors, family members and neighbors piece together the twisting tale of a classic whodunit.
When Dawnia Dacosta meets a hellish end, residents of Broward County, Florida are puzzled. Who would want to kill such an angelic young woman? Detectives are stumped until "divine intervention" strikes and luck leads them to a killer with evil intentions.
When 56-year-old David Lunz is gunned down in his Palm Harbor, Florida home, this laid back community fears the worst. It takes investigators more than two years and a surprise clue found 600 miles from the crime scene to nail a killer from David's past.
The tiny town of Boonville, Missouri is devastated when the body of eight-year-old Alyssa Owen is found near a rural country road. When another body turns up six weeks later, investigators soon learn the senseless brutality of this double homicide.
Grosse Point, Michigan is a privileged community untouched by homicide in over 60 years. So when Barbara Iske is found murdered in the driveway of a local home, the village is shocked. Police use the little evidence they have to catch the killer.
A small town is jolted awake when 31 year old Laura Wynn is found dead in her home. And when a double homicide hits a nearby town, people are terrified. Thirteen years later their fears are confirmed when DNA proves the killer lives among them.