"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.
In the quaint city of Portage, Indiana, everyone starts pointing fingers when eight-year-old Sarah Paulsen is brutally murdered. Cops wade through hundreds of tips to try and figure out if her killer is a creepy local or a sketchy stranger.
When single gal Adele Curtis meets a terrible end in her Phoenix rental property, detectives delve into a series of suspects to find the killer. But when the search goes cold as a desert night, it takes the dawn of DNA to catch this murderer.
When a ten year-old boy makes a quick run to the store, he runs into a nightmare instead. A strange slew of suspects pops out of the woodwork, but when police zero in on the bad guy, his motive is more shocking than anyone can imagine.
On May 22, 2004 Baton Rouge millionaire Alan Waters is found shot to death inside his mansion. Police think his real estate business is to blame but they can't solve this deadly puzzle until someone close to Alan comes forward with the missing piece.
In Lanett, AL, things just aren't adding up when a beloved former teacher, and mayor's wife, is found dead in her home. Friends try to put two and two together, but they come up with zero reasons anyone would want her dead, and police are just as stymied.
When thirteen-year-old Texas City girl Krystal Baker is found dead off the banks of the Galveston Bay, investigators round up a herd of suspects. But with little physical evidence on the scene, it takes a dedicated detective to solve this case.
Holiday cheer ends in holiday fear, when Jean Wholaver and her two daughters are murdered in their home on Christmas Eve. Detectives in Middletown, Pennsylvania check their list of suspects twice and are shocked by the killer's true
In early fall of 1992, the rural community of Wantage, New Jersey is rocked by the murder of beloved local Christine Schurman. Police are at a loss for suspects until a tip about another murder committed in Missouri connects them to their killer.
When single mom Mary Stetson goes out to her favorite haunt, she ends up in a house of horrors. The folks of Manchester, New Hampshire are shocked by her brutal murder. But only a tip from a mystery woman reveals Mary's killer.
Holiday cheer ends in holiday fear, when Jean Wholaver and her two daughters are murdered in their home on Christmas Eve. Detectives in Middletown, Pennsylvania check their list of suspects twice and are shocked by the killer's true identity.
When the lifeless body of Christian Rojas is found battered, his friends in Bensalem, PA are beside themselves with fear. Detectives are on the hunt for a savage killer but are surprised that it's one of Christian's friends that has become a murderous foe
Joliet, Illinois fire fighters are shocked to find 28-year-old Melissa Plut strangled to death when they respond to a fire in her duplex. Police search the nurse's love life with no luck until a 9-1-1 call unmasks her killer hiding in plain sight.
When pretty Nags Head tourist Janet Siclari turns up dead on the beach outside her hotel, the fun comes to an end. When a hurricane blows leads out of town, police wonder if the killer escaped too. Only time can help detectives catch the culprit.