The Mind of a Murderer

Investigation Discovery presents the modern-day Clarice Starling as Dr. Michelle Ward goes behind bars to interview violent murderers and offer insight into what drives people to kill with ...



Duration:60 min




Season 1 - The Mind of a Murderer
"After Wall Street lawyer Jason Bohn mercilessly strangles and beats his girlfriend to death in their New York City apartment, he claims he can't remember a thing. Dr. Michelle Ward goes behind prison walls to get the truth."
"After a heated argument over an alleged affair, Janene Patton kills her husband Troy with one shot to the head. She claims it was an accident, but is there more to the story than meets the eye? Dr. Michelle Ward is determined to find out the truth."
"In a drug-fueled killing spree, Karl Knapp brutally guns down his ex-girlfriend and two other innocent people. Is it an act of desperation or cold-blooded murder? Dr. Michelle Ward goes behind prison walls to find out."
"In a rage, Willie Trottie stalks and guns down his ex-girlfriend and her brother while her family watches in horror. Was it a crime of passion or self-defense? Dr. Michelle Ward heads to death row where Trottie awaits execution."
"In one of the worst crimes imaginable, Tracy Beatty strangles his own mother to death, then buries her in a shallow grave in her brackyard. Dr. Michelle Ward talks to Beatty on death row to try to understand how he could commit such a horrific crime."
"Does prison life breed violence? Dr. Michelle Ward gets inside the minds of death row inmate Travis Runnels, who savagely slit his supervisor's throat while behind bars. Was e destined to kill or was he pushed to the breaking point as he claims?"