A secret is never safe, even when it is buried six feet under. This series reveals the skeletons we hide in the closet and the fear of falling under suspicion. To unravel a murder mystery, investigators dig up secrets long-thought buried and come face-to-face with people who will do anything to keep those secrets in the ground.
In 1999, the discovery of a decomposed and mummified body in a barrel horrifies a new home owner; police are shocked to discover the victim was heavily pregnant.
Detective Pat Postiglione finds a woman's body at a truck stop, and the clues suggest her death came at the hands of a serial killer; then the focus shifts as suspicion falls on the victim's two drug-dealing friends.
In 2001, parishioners arrive at church, unaware they are passing a grisly crime scene in their own parking lot, where Tracey Bagwell has been stabbed 30 times in her car.
In 1987, women's bodies are found in a forest outside of Molalla, Ore.; detectives struggle to find a lead, then they get a break when another case shows similar characteristics.
A woman is devastated when her husband, Cody, disappears days after their wedding; then, she reports receiving an improbable email claiming that Cody died in a hiking accident, prompting detectives to fear this blushing bride is really a black widow.
Police are dubious when a woman reports her father, Dwight Tobyne, missing after eight months; none of the Tobynes seem eager to talk, but the family's secrets will lead detectives to a grim discovery in the Arizona desert.
A single footprint is the only clue uncovered after a man is found stabbed to death in his home; police suspect the victim's ex-wife after they learn of a bitter divorce and custody battle.