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  • 2016-11-15T01:00:00+00:00 on Investigation Discovery
  • 40 mins
  • 4 hours, 12 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary

In many ways, the 1980s are considered the deadliest decade in recent history. Who wants to travel back in time knowing the 10 years consisted of infamous cases like the serial-killing crime spree of ``Night Stalker'' Richard Ramirez, the Menendez brothers' murder of their parents, and Mark David Chapman's cold-blooded shooting of music legend John Lennon? Investigation Discovery explores the dark side of nostalgia to recount other notable murder investigations from the '80s, an era of ego where excess and greed dangerously collide.

6 episodes

1x01 The Yuppie Murder

  • Series Premiere

    2016-11-15T01:00:00+00:00 — 42 mins

The Stuarts, are robbed and shot in Boston. Carol and her unborn child are killed. Charles survives to describe their black assailant, inflaming racial tensions, until a surprise witness comes forward with a story that blows open the case.

1x02 The Preppy Murder

  • 2016-11-22T01:00:00+00:00 — 42 mins

Jennifer Levin is found strangled to death in Central Park. A prep school heartthrob, Robert Chambers, is arrested for the crime. The press seizes on his provocative claim that Jennifer’s death happened accidentally during “rough sex."

1x03 The Cheerleader Murder

  • 2016-11-29T01:00:00+00:00 — 42 mins

In a wealthy California suburb, 15-year-old cheerleader Kirsten Costas is stabbed to death. A teenage girl is seen fleeing the scene. As months pass without an arrest, the police are stumped. But some in the community… think they know the murderer.

1x04 The Heartland Massacre

  • 2016-12-06T01:00:00+00:00 — 42 mins

In the heart of America’s devastating Farm Crisis, the largest mass murder in recent Missouri history stuns a small town. An entire family is wiped out. The unlikely suspect is a 14-year-old boy… but the real extent of the horror is even more shock

1x05 The Black Monday Murder

  • 2016-12-13T01:00:00+00:00 — 42 mins

The case of Joe Pikul is related. In October 1987, the former Wall Street securities analyst was accused of second-degree murder following the death of his wife, Diane. He claimed that he acted in self-defense. A jury decided otherwise, however, and convicted him.

1x06 The Real Fatal Attraction

  • 2016-12-20T01:00:00+00:00 — 42 mins

Single mother Linda Culbertson lands a dream job as a legal secretary in a Kansas City, Mo., law firm, and falls hard for her married boss, Donald Pierce; the fallout is deadly as Culbertson draws bystanders into a shocking and vicious crime.

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