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Deadly Ally

S3/EP2 |
Aired: 09/10/2020
A land developer disappears into the Arizona desert, and a brother sets out to uncover the truth. But when hikers stumble onto a gruesome discovery, investigators quickly realize no one can be trusted when they find themselves in the line of fire. 43:54

Blood In The Backyard

S3/EP1 |
Aired: 09/03/2020
A mom and her newborn inexplicably vanish from their California home. When blood is discovered in their backyard, a grieving father is scrutinized and investigators race against the clock to bring this mother and child home before it’s too late. 43:54

Last Call

S2/EP18 |
Aired: 09/09/2019
An unsuspecting field worker makes a horrifying discovery in a backyard orchard and detectives chase down deadly clues. But when a savage killer slips through the cracks, innocent lives are threatened and solving this case is suddenly in jeopardy. 43:54

Blood Brothers

S2/EP17 |
Aired: 09/02/2019
A deadly mystery with deep running roots snakes through a small Alabama town, shattering a young family and baffling the community. Investigators unlock long held Southern secrets to solve a murder. 43:54

Fatal Mistake

S2/EP16 |
Aired: 08/26/2019
A bizarre trail from South Dakota to Minnesota ends in a dark discovery and a case gone cold. While investigators question whether a man of God is the key to solving this mystery, they fear blind faith is not only risky, but could prove to be deadly. 43:54

Garden of Evil

S2/EP15 |
Aired: 08/19/2019
When a beautiful garden turns into a dark abyss, the serenity in Salem, Oregon is shattered. All is not as it seems as investigators dig into the life of a single mom. As the grisly details begin to unfold, the chase is on to catch a killer. 43:54

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Exclusive First Look At 'Buried in the Backyard' Season 3, Episode 5
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Exclusive First Look At 'Buried in the Backyard' Season 3, Episode 5

S3/EP5 When young private investigator Taylor Wright disappears with tens of thousands of dollars, Florida detectives question whether she's alive and well. But when a buried body is uncovered on a local farm, they must chase a trail of secrets and lies to catch a killer who is just out of reach.
John R. McRae Suspected In Other Boys' Disappearances
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John R. McRae Suspected In Other Boys' Disappearances

S3/EP4 While investigating the disappearance of 15-year-old Randy Laufer, authorities received a call from an investigator in Florida asking if they knew anything about a man named John Rodney McRae, who was a suspect in three missing persons cases, all involving young men between the ages of 12 and 19. He had previously lived in Michigan, where Laufer vanished.
Finding Randy Laufer's Remains
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Finding Randy Laufer's Remains

S3/EP4 A break in 15-year-old Randy Laufer's 1987 disappearance was not made until 10 years later, in August 1997, when a farmhand who was doing work on property formerly owned by suspect John Rodney McRae unexpectedly unearthed a human skull in the backyard. After authorities rushed to the area to process the scene, they discovered it was Laufer's remains and that he had been violently mutilated.
What Happened To Randy Laufer?
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What Happened To Randy Laufer?

S3/EP4 Retired Clare County Sheriff’s Department detective Mark McMellan discusses the case of Randy Laufer, a 15-year-old boy who was abducted and murdered by his neighbor, John Rodney McRae. While McRae was ultimately found guilty of first-degree murder, he only spent three weeks in prison before he died of natural causes.
An Exclusive First Look At 'Buried In The Backyard' Season 3, Episode 4
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Buried in the Backyard

An Exclusive First Look At 'Buried In The Backyard' Season 3, Episode 4

S3/EP4 A pleasant Michigan day takes a dark turn when a field hand digs up a human skull in a sprawling backyard years after 15-year-old Harrison resident Randy Laufer vanished. The discovery leaves a tight-knit community shaken to its core and questioning whether a killer has penetrated the safety of their town.
Who Was Micki Jo West?
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Who Was Micki Jo West?

S3/EP3 Ruth Ann West, the best friend and sister-in-law of murder victim Micki Jo West, remembers what Micki was like growing up and her goals for the future. Ruth Ann recalls that Micki was a talented writer and poet who had a thirst for knowledge and dreams of traveling the world.
Anonymous Letter Found At Mall Offers Clues In Teen's Disappearance
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Anonymous Letter Found At Mall Offers Clues In Teen's Disappearance

S3/EP3 Retired St. Joseph Police Department Detective Tim Schweder discusses investigating the disappearance and murder of 19-year-old Micki Jo West. On Sept. 11, 1986, an unsigned letter addressed to police was discovered at a shopping mall in Kansas City. The anonymous author wrote that they knew who was responsible for Micki Jo's murder.
Missing Teen Kept Hammer In Her Purse For Protection
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Missing Teen Kept Hammer In Her Purse For Protection

S3/EP3 In the fall of 1979, 19-year-old Micki Jo West left her home in the early morning hours to go to work and never returned. Before she vanished, she told her best friend and sister-in-law, Ruth Ann West, that she kept a hammer in her purse in case Ruth Ann's husband, Marvin Irvin, confronted her.
Investigating The Disappearance Of Sid Cranston
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Investigating The Disappearance Of Sid Cranston

S3/EP2 FBI special agent Desirae Tolhurst discusses investigating the disappearance of Sid Cranston, a land developer who vanished from Kingman, Arizona in the summer of 2015. Authorities discovered that he had been killed by his maintenance man, Al Blanco, who was ultimately found guilty of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.
The Shooting Of Jeff Cave
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The Shooting Of Jeff Cave

S3/EP2 While investigating the disappearance of Sid Cranston, authorities obtained a search warrant for Jeff Cave, a man with a criminal record who was suspected of attempting to extort Cranston's family for money in exchange for information about who killed him. When Cave answered the door holding a gun, he ignored commands to drop the weapon, and chaos ensued.
Searching For Sid Cranston
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Searching For Sid Cranston

S3/EP2 Friends and family of missing Arizona land developer Sid Cranston, including his brother, Chris Cranston, recall searching for him. Sid's body was later found buried on a nearby property. He was killed by his employee, Al Blanco, who maintained several of Sid's properties, and he was sentenced to life in prison.
Exclusive First Look From 'Buried in the Backyard' Season 3, Episode 2
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Buried in the Backyard

Exclusive First Look From 'Buried in the Backyard' Season 3, Episode 2

S3/EP2 Land developer Sid Cranston Jr. disappeared into the Arizona desert in the summer of 2015, and his brother, Chris Cranston, set out to uncover the truth. But when hikers stumbled onto a gruesome discovery — a human skull — investigators quickly realized that no one could be trusted in the town of Kingman.
Covering The Gamboa Family Case
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Covering The Gamboa Family Case

S3/EP1 Daryl Farnsworth, a reporter for the Modesto Bee, recalls covering the 1980 case of Bonnie Gamboa and her newborn son, Richard Gamboa Jr. It was later discovered that Bonnie had been murdered by Mary Wry, who killed Bonnie so she could steal her baby. Richard Jr. was safely returned to his family, and Wry was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Finding Bonnie Gamboa
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Finding Bonnie Gamboa

S3/EP1 Stanislaus County Sheriff's Detective Edward Viohl recalls finding the remains of murder victim Bonnie Gamboa, who was killed by Mary Wry in 1980. After Gamboa vanished, a man named Harold Duffy was surveying a peach orchard near the Gamboa family home when he noticed something sticking out of the tall grass. Upon closer inspection, he found her decomposed body.
Remembering Bonnie Gamboa
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Remembering Bonnie Gamboa

S3/EP1 Pamela Lovett, the niece of murder victim Bonnie Gamboa, discusses growing up with Bonnie and her husband, Richard Gamboa. Bonnie and the couple's newborn son, Richard Gamboa Jr., went missing from their home in Modesto, California in 1980. Bonnie was later found buried in a peach orchard, and Richard Jr. was safely returned to the family.