Go behind the headlines with a collection devoted to notorious crimes, and those who pursue the culprits. Now streaming at SBS On Demand.
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31 Jan 2020 - 1:45 PM  UPDATED 31 Jan 2020 - 1:45 PM

 

The Devil You Know 

In this true crime docu-series, journalist Chad Nance races to learn the truth when human remains are found in the North Carolina home of self-proclaimed Satanist Pazuzu Algarad.

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It’s a satanic panic in ‘The Devil You Know’
What made a young man in a small town into a Satan-worshipping criminal? And why did it take the police so long to stop his murder spree?

All five episodes of The Devil You Know are available to stream at SBS on Demand

 

Inspector Rojas: In Cold Blood

Based on a real-life police investigation that took place in Chile this series follows the disappearance of 12 young girls from the commune of Alto Hospicio, in the north of the South American country, triggering an investigation by a police captain to solve the mystery of their whereabouts,

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A Serial Killer is Haunting Chile in Inspector Rojas: In Cold Blood
Based on a true story that rocked Chile in the late 90s, one small town has twelve missing girls and only one cop willing to take the case

Inspector Rojas: In Cold Blood is available to stream at SBS On Demand 

Inspector Rojas: In Cold Blood S1 Ep1 - 72 Hours

 

Black Market

Actor Michael K Williams (The Wire) meets society's outcasts in an unflinching look into the lives of the people who work in underworld economies. Drawing on his own past living on the fringes, Williams gains unprecedented access into these worlds, treading a dangerous line to bring us a glimpse of lifestyles that many of us rarely see. In Newark New Jersey, unemployment and lack of hope turns a tradition of joyriding stolen cars into an international criminal operation.

Season 1 of Black Market is available to stream at SBS On Demand 

 

Escobar Exposed

You can’t get much closer to Pablo Escobar than this – his widow and son speak out in this two-part documentary. Alongside a colourful cast of insiders from the region’s criminal underworld, and featuring never-before-seen footage from the family’s own private archives, Escobar’s son (who fled Colombia in 1993) and widow (giving her first interview in twenty-five years) provide a uniquely personal peek behind the scenes of one of the century’s most notorious crime figures.

Escobar Exposed is available to stream at SBS On Demand 

Escobar Exposed S1 Ep1

 

Cold Justice

Seventeen-year-old Gomeroi teenager Stephen Smith was the most popular boy in school with the world at his feet before it was cruelly snatched away. The teen was found dead on train tracks outside the north western NSW town of Quirindi in 1988 after attending a party. Despite his family being told by police during the initial investigation to "get over it", they have always maintained he was murdered; now Cold Justice finds information to support their concerns. 

Cold Justice is available to stream at SBS On Demand

 

The Real True Detective 

Ten years ago, the town of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, was traumatised when a local church's secret Satan worship, ritualised child abuse, and animal sacrifices came to light. Gianna Toboni heads to Ponchatoula to meet Stuart Murphy and Tom Tedder, two law enforcement officials who helped put these terrible, true events in Ponchatoula's rear view mirror.

The Real True Detective is available to stream at SBS On Demand 

 

54 Hours  

On a hot summer's day in 1988, an armed bank robbery goes awry. While fleeing the police, the two gangsters take an entire busload hostage. The ensuing manhunt turns into a disaster... Based on a true story that shocked the nation, and revealed the scandalising amount of errors committed by the media and the police in a half-baked attempt to rescue hostages. (From Germany)

Season 1 of 54 Hours is available to stream at SBS On Demand  

 

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