Murder, unsolved disappearances, and people doing unspeakable things: while we are in no way promoting violence, we know how interesting true crime documentaries can get! Like, how can people just vanish without a trace? Why do people commit these horrible crimes? We won't be satisfied until we know!! There are almost 50 true crime series on the reality TV show streaming service Hayu, and we listed down 10 titles you might be interested in:
1. The Turpin 13
No. of episodes: 1
You’ve probably heard of the disturbing case of 13 children who were kept "shackled and starved" by their own parents David and Louise Turpin in California. In this documentary, journalist Soledad O'Brien tells us more about the case, traces their parents’ history, and talks to their relatives to give us more insight.
2. Up And Vanished
No. of episodes: 5
Based on the investigative podcast of the same name by Payne Lindsey, this docu-series tells the story of people who have mysteriously gone missing, including the search for a newscaster who disappeared from her small town in 1995.
3. License To Kill
No. of episodes: 8
"What happens when doctors and nurses prescribe murder?" This show investigates cases like a spine surgeon with a god complex, an orderly who is arrested for killing a patient, and a doctor who has "an unnatural obsession with death."
4. Killing Versace: The Hunt For A Serial Killer
No. of episodes: 1
This docu takes us back to the infamous manhunt for Andrew Cunanan, the man who murdered fashion icon Gianni Versace, through interviews with forensic and legal experts. According to its trailer description, "the special will chronicle Cunanan's cross-country murder spree that took the lives of four men before he arrived in Miami and set his sights on Versace."
5. Killer Siblings
No. of episodes: 10
True to its title, Killer Siblings tells the twisted stories of "the evil minds of siblings who partnered to commit some of the most heinous and sophisticated homicides." (Via NBC) The show includes the case of the identical Stovall twins, who, according to Oxygen, were "raised with a deep disdain for law enforcement."
No. of episodes: more than 400
This true-crime show, which started airing back in 2004, is all about women—cool, right? But here's the thing: it tells bizarre stories of women who have been accused of murder. Now that it's on Season 27, Snapped has also featured rare episodes of male murderers.
7. Death At The Mansion: Rebecca Zahau
No. of episodes: 4
When a woman is found lifeless outside her billionaire boyfriend's mansion, police rule her death as a suicide. However, some experts are not convinced and they are taking a second look at the case.
8. Deadly Cults
No. of episodes: 12
Uh-oh, this is giving us Midsommar flashbacks! This series features self-proclaimed vampires who are looking for a sacrifice, a "prophet" who convinces his followers to murder an innocent family, and more.
9. Deadly Power
No. of episodes: 6
This show delves into the many ways people abuse power and authority, including stories of a sexual assault case within the military and a young woman living in a polygamist community who is forced to marry her first cousin.
10. Dahmer On Dahmer: A Serial Killer Speaks
No. of episodes: 2
By now, everyone knows the name Jeffrey Dahmer, a serial killer who committed 17 (or more) murders from 1978 to 1991. This two-part documentary features interviews with Jeffrey himself, where he "divulges the darkest details of his life and crimes."
This story originally appeared on Cosmo.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.