Cold Case Files

  • Score 9.3
  • Premiered: Jan 1999
  • Episodes: 139
  • Followers: 15
  • Rank #6702
  • Ended
  • A&E
  • Monday at 7

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Season 3
3x1
Cop Killer/Evil Twin
Episode overview
Air date
Jan 01, 2001
After 46 years, LA homicide detectives take a Lover's Lane bandit who also gunned down two police officers into custody. Then, DNA testing helps lead police in Florida to a suspected killer, however the killer has an identical twin.
3x2
The Zodiac Killer
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Air date
Jan 08, 2001
With access to the San Francisco Police Department's work, including saliva samples taken from letters the infamous Zodiac Killer sent 30 year ago, we reevaluate the case of the serial killer who began terrorizing California in the late 1960s.
3x3
The Accidental Killer/Little Sister Lost
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Jan 15, 2001
While hiking with husband Dennis in Montana, Leslee Larson fell into Wolf Creek. Then Dennis is convicted of murdering his wife, while in Main. And 15-year-old papergirl Penny Parker goes missing, then her body is found by a search volunteer.
3x4
The Merry Widow/The Bad Cop
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Air date
Jan 22, 2001
In 1983, Navy seamen Sonny Grotton left base for a long weekend at home. But as he pulled into his driveway, a gunman killed him. And in 1993, former state trooper Doug Wright claimed his estranged wife shot and killed herself in their home.
3x5
Daddy Knows Best/Dawn of the Dead
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Jan 29, 2001
A detective works for 15 years to nab a man who murdered his wife and dismembered her body to hide the sexual abuse of his children. Then, 20 years after the shooting murder of a gas station attendant, detectives get a lead.
3x6
The Killer's Tattoo
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Air date
Feb 05, 2001
The murder of a 73-year-old man leads police on a long chase for a man who's suspected of identity theft and bears a rose tattoo with the name Phyllis.
3x7
The Green River Killer
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Feb 12, 2001
Cold Case discusses the story of the nearly 20-year hunt for the man responsible for the murders of 49 prostitutes and other women in the Seattle, Washington area.
3x8
A Hitchhike to Murder/Never Forgotten
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Air date
Feb 19, 2001
Police must wait nearly 30 years before advances in DNA technology give them the chance to convict the killer of a young hitchhiker, and Philadelphia police wage a 16-year hunt for the man who raped and killed a 10-year-old girl.
3x9
The DNA Link/The Secret Slide
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Air date
Feb 26, 2001
Detectives from three different departments in Westchester County, NY team up to track down a serial killer; and a man known as the Bus Stop Rapist becomes the lead suspect decades after a woman is found murdered under a hotel bed in the case.
3x10
Death Before I Do/Hollywood Homicide
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Mar 05, 2001
Police crack a cold case of murder when a mysterious woman calls to say that her boyfriend is the killer; and the murder of a woman in 1998 provides clues to the 1988 murder of actress Myra Davis, a stand-in for Janet Leigh in the movie Psycho.
3x11
Blood Money/Precious Doe
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Air date
Mar 12, 2001
Testimony about the growth of larvae in dead bodies helps convict the man who stabbed a couple to death and strangled their 4-year-old daughter in 1993. And the 2001 murder of a young girl, whose head was cut off, remains unsolved.
3x12
Unholy Bible/A Daughter's Justice
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Air date
Mar 19, 2001
A Texas woman's murder is solved when the killer's plan to murder another woman and stuff her into a duffel bag goes awry; and a reporter doing a story on unsolved homicides helps crack a case of murder that had been ruled an accidental death.
3x13
Officer Down/Secret Twin
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Air date
Mar 26, 2001
After 23 years, investigators finally track down the killers of an Atlanta policeman when the ex-wife of one of the killers phones in a tip; and a mother keeps the skeletal remains of the 3-year-old daughter she killed in a footlocker.
3x14
Weepy-Voiced Killer/The Mr. Big Sting
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Air date
Apr 02, 2001
A prostitute who fights off a screwdriver-wielding man helps police track down a serial killer; and undercover agents acting as mobsters conduct an elaborate sting to solve a murder case .. show full overview
3x15
Blood on the Badge/Bump in the Night
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Air date
Apr 09, 2001
A prostitute who fights off a screwdriver-wielding man helps police track down a serial killer; and undercover agents acting as mobsters conduct an elaborate sting to solve a murder case .. show full overview
3x16
The Lady Killer/A Husband's Secret
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Apr 16, 2001
The testimony of three prison inmates helps convict a man who viciously killed a woman out for a bike ride nearly two decades prior; and a self-admitted sex addict who strangled his cat is a suspect in the 30-year-old murder of a neighbor.
3x17
Mistaken for a Killer/A Woman Scorned
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Air date
Apr 23, 2001
DNA technology that take place over 20 years help police to finally identify the man who brutally stabbed two women to death; and an anonymous caller leads police to the killer of a 13-year-old girl who was shot dead and left in the woods.
3x18
The Missing Hunters/The Flashlight Rapist
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Air date
Apr 30, 2001
Police suspect brothers J.R. and Coco Duvall beat two Michigan hunters to death, chopped up the bodies, and fed them to pigs; and a serial rapist, who holds a mini-flashlight in his mouth to blind victims, is nabbed when he drops it during an attack.
3x19
Cowboys on the Case/Office Politics
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May 07, 2001
Four retired law enforcement officers, known as the Cold Case Cowboys, help track down the killer of a man wanted for rape and robbery; and police await for advancements in DNA technology before they can put away a killer.
3x20
The Flaming Gorge Falls/Caught in the Mail
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May 14, 2001
A man suspected of the cold case murder of his wife and son hatches a new plot to kill his mother and father; and detectives solve the 20-year-old murder of a teenager by tricking her .. show full overview
3x21
Murder Checks In / Killer in the City
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Air date
May 21, 2001
Police hunt for a man who killed three women in three different hotels, not far from one another in Des Moines, Iowa. And police get a killer to confess when they tell him prosecutors will show photos of the gruesome crime scene.
3x22
The Shopping Cart Killer
Episode overview
Air date
May 28, 2001
A dry cleaning tag inside a sweatshirt left at a crime scene helps police track down a serial killer and rapist who had been eluding them for years.
3x23
The Hit makers/Favor For A Friend
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Air date
Jun 04, 2001
A scheme to bribe a country music magazine to manipulate the charts leads to murder in Nashville and a 13-year hunt for the killer; and a murderer's plan to hide his gun is foiled when the man who buried the evidence for him spills the beans to cops.
3x24
Lil' Miss /Skeletons In The Closet
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Air date
Jun 11, 2001
An eerie note left on a grave helps solve a 12-year-old case of murder, and an exhaustive questioning of a mother helps police unravel the mysterious deaths of three of her
3x25 Season finale
Innocent Prey/The Punishment
Episode overview
Air date
Jun 18, 2001
Police play a wild hunch that pays off in the capture of a serial rapist. And after 26 years, investigators finally solve the murder of a 6-year-old girl who had been forced to take a .. show full overview

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