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The Lies That Bind

Season 1 2019

  • 2019-08-23T02:00:00Z on Investigation Discovery
  • 60 mins
  • 8 hours, 0 mins (8 episodes)
  • United States
  • Crime, Reality

Everyone is hiding something. It may be a harmless secret. Or it might be something far more serious - a betrayal of trust or shocking indiscretion. Some of these come out over time, while others stay hidden forever. But sometimes, an event is so horrific, so cataclysmic, that everyone's truths are laid bare. The Lies That Bind, tells the story of murder investigations that gradually exposed one truth after another, revealing the sinister underbelly beneath seemingly placid communities.

8 episodes

1x01 Cult of Personality

  • Series Premiere

    2019-08-23T02:00:00Z — 60 mins

In 2014 a 911 call reports gunshots at the home of TV Host, Scott Rogers. As detectives work to piece together the events that led up to what looks like a murder-suicide, they soon discover a trail of lies from England all the way to Louisiana.

1x02 Smoke and Mirrors

  • 2019-08-30T02:00:00Z — 60 mins

On March 21, 2011, a fire burned down a parsonage behind a church, and Pastor David Allen lost his wife Paula as a result. Once the fire had settled, a fire marshal investigated the site and discovered that there was more to the story than an accidental fire.

1x03 Warning Signs

  • 2019-09-06T02:00:00Z — 60 mins

March 23, 2006, a police deputy discovers an abandoned car in Gig Harbor, Washington. Inside the trunk, he finds a dead body that will send a quiet family neighborhood reeling from a barrage of lies.

1x04 Letters in the Closet

  • 2019-09-13T02:00:00Z — 60 mins

Karla leaves her home one night and never returns. The next day, her husband calls the police to file a missing person report. When the police uncover a treasure trove of hidden secrets, they have to decide who is telling the truth and who is lying.

1x05 Before Vegas

  • 2019-09-20T02:00:00Z — 60 mins

August 7, 2000, Casey Tiner and her boyfriend TJ Steele disappear. At first, people believe they ran away. But as time passes and the young couple never reappear, their families and the police realize someone is lying.

1x06 She Was Gone

  • 2019-09-27T02:00:00Z — 60 mins

Three months after high school sweethearts, Lisa and Jimmy Moore, end their marriage, Lisa disappears. Fearing the worst, her family file a missing person report, but the police have no leads, no witnesses, but they do know that someone is lying.

1x07 Ex's and Alibis

  • 2019-10-04T02:00:00Z — 60 mins

On December 3, 2000, Louisiana Melton and her boyfriend Phillip Brown are found shot dead. A Houston police detective, armed with meager crime-scene evidence but a long list of potential suspects, uncovers one huge lie.

1x08 Wheeling and Dealing

  • 2019-10-11T02:00:00Z — 60 mins

Feb. 24, 1996, Frank Black Jr., the owner of a school bus company, goes missing. The FBI needs to determine if he is dead, and where's his body? It's a mystery built on lies that can only be solved when someone is brave enough, to tell the truth.