Vancouver-based Force Four Entertainment’s documentary series Murder She Solved: True Crime, is set to air on the VIVA network on September 11th. Included in the series is the examination of the disappearance of a respected member of Toronto’s gay community and the connection of two cold case murders in Vancouver.
Not just another CSI or Dateline, Murder She Solved promises to present a new take on crime shows from a Canadian perspective and through the eyes of some of our country’s top female criminal investigators.
In eposide five of the series titled Deadly Deception, Sgt. Pauline Gray and the Toronto Police Service uncover a frightening and intriguing tale of internet sex, extortion and murder while investigating the disappearance of Harley Walker (pictured right) in 2007.
Episode six, On the Trail of a Hitman, moves a little closer to home with the investigation of two gruesome West End murders years apart resulting in cold case cop Lee Bergerman going on a high stakes journey into a deadly criminal underworld.
The events of each case, including the Toronto and Vancouver cases, are presented through in-depth interviews with the key female investigator along with other central members of the investigative team, the prosecution, and the victim’s family and friends.
According to series producer Dana Johl, the show has received “incredible access to police files” and will make use of such things as archival news footage, police interrogation video, 911 calls, real crime scene photos, and the like to bring viewers back through the moments of the case.
Murder She Solved: True Crime premieres on Saturday, September 11 at 7pm on VIVA and repeats on Sundays at 9pm and Mondays at 6pm and 8pm (all times Pacific). Check your local listings for exact times and channel information.