ID Network: The Lake Erie Murders

The Lake Erie Murders Explored

Lake Erie Murders - Investigation Discovery
Lake Erie Murders - Investigation Discovery

So what’s up next for the Lake Erie Murders series on Investigation Discovery? The new year holds a lot for 2019, and the ID Network is just getting started.

One of the new specials on Investigation Discovery focuses on The Lake Erie Murders, which premiered on 12.30.18 with the case of Who killed Amy Mihaljevic? Click here for background on this very sad case, as are the rest in the series.

The series itself will continue Sunday, January 6 at 10pm/9pm CST and looks to be an interesting series altogether for us true crime fans. Some are cases that you’ve already become familiar with, and some you may not have run across before.

The Lake Erie Murders premiered with the three-hour special, Who killed Amy Mihaljevic? on Sunday, Dec. 30 from 9 to midnight, then will air for four subsequent weeks of independent episodes beginning on Sunday, Jan. 6 at 10 p.m.

So what’s next? Let’s take a look via Via Ashland Source:

High School Horror: Sunday, Jan. 6 at 10pm/9pm CST.

When the body of high school student Debbie Gama is discovered in a creek wrapped in wire, suddenly anyone close to the 16-year-old victim becomes a suspect in her brutal murder. Ex-boyfriends and then her stepfather all fall under intense police scrutiny and the deeper investigators dig, the more they discover about a secret world of drugs, sadomasochism and bondage, buried just beneath the surface of the tranquil lakeside town. Location: Erie, PA

The Butcher of Buffalo: Jan. 13 at 10pm/9pm CST.

Mother of three Joan Giambra is discovered strangled, lying naked under her comatose young daughter, Kat. In a close-knit community, ex-husband Sam rapidly becomes the prime suspect but without hard evidence, the investigation hangs on the testimony of 11-year old Kat. But her memories of the incident are blurry and it becomes a race against time to catch a serial killer before he comes back to silence the only witness to this heinous crime. Location: Buffalo, New York.

Blood in the Water: Premieres Sunday, Jan. 20 at 10 p.m.

When a bag containing body parts washes up on the shore of the lake, the search for missing 10-year old Holly Jones becomes a grim murder investigation. While her parents are plunged into a world of unfathomable grief and a whole city is gripped with fear and paranoia, the investigating officers race to find the perpetrator of this terrible and shocking crime before another child is killed. Location: Parkdale, Ontario.

Alley of Death: Premieres Sunday, Jan. 27 at 10 p.m.

When 14-year old Gloria Pointer is found raped and murdered in an alleyway, it is the start of a 30-year quest for answers by her mother who will not give up until she finds justice for her daughter. Her quest for answers will take her on a twisting path from the streets of East Cleveland to death row, pushing the very frontiers of forensic science to reveal the evil killer living in their midst. Location: Cleveland, Ohio.

For those who watched Mihaljevic episodes, you’ll note not only how well the case has been researched, but you likely appreciated the commentary by Ohio native and writer James Renner who will go on to lend his opinion in the rest of the series.

So mark your calendars, all! 2019 is going to be one heck of a ride and we’ll keep you posted!

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