Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda

Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda

A murder will change the life of a victim, their families, and the convicted killer... but what about the investigator? Lt. Joe Kenda, a veteran of Colorado's homicide investigation unit with one of the highest case closure rates in the country, reveals chilling memories of murders that still haunt him.
A murder will change the life of a victim, their families, and the convicted killer... but what about the investigator? Lt. Joe Kenda, a veteran of Colorado's homicide investigation unit with one of the highest case closure rates in the country, reveals chilling memories of murders that still haunt him.

Season 8 (20 episodes)

  • 1. My Second Case

    Original air date: 08/29/2018 Runtime: 42:34 min.

    Original air date: 08/29/2018 Runtime: 42:34 min. A woman's mangled body is found beside a lonely stretch of highway. When the coroner suspects foul play, Kenda is called in to solve the second homicide case of his career. But along the way, the rookie detective will learn a painful lesson.

  • 2. End of Days

    Original air date: 09/05/2018 Runtime: 42:35 min.

    Original air date: 09/05/2018 Runtime: 42:35 min. The discovery of a family home littered with corpses tasks Kenda with unspooling the paranoid obsessions of a diseased mind, and forces him to confront his greatest fear. Then a deadly beating a cheap motel illuminates the dark underbelly of love.

  • 3. .357 Magnum

    Original air date: 09/12/2018 Runtime: 42:34 min.

    Original air date: 09/12/2018 Runtime: 42:34 min. The murder of a popular teen at a crowded house party sends Kenda down a winding road paved with lies, misdirection and innuendo. Then detectives use blood evidence to sort fact from fiction in the mysterious shooting death of a firearms enthusiast.

  • 4. The Girl Next Door

    Original air date: 09/19/2018 Runtime: 42:37 min.

    Original air date: 09/19/2018 Runtime: 42:37 min. When a young army vet is found stabbed to death on his living room floor, suspicions quickly fall to a neighbor who was arrested during a nearby altercation. But when Kenda takes a closer look at the victim's love life, he realizes someone's been lying.

  • 5. Fractured Glass

    Original air date: 09/26/2018 Runtime: 42:37 min.

    Original air date: 09/26/2018 Runtime: 42:37 min. When affable ladies' man Michael Tittemore is gunned down in the dead of night, Kenda first sets his sights on the roommates who were present during the murder. But a shocking revelation will turn his attention to a far more nefarious band of suspects.

  • 6. The Cage

    Original air date: 10/03/2018 Runtime: 42:38 min.

    Original air date: 10/03/2018 Runtime: 42:38 min. Kenda finds the bullet-ridden bodies of a middle-aged couple in a musty suburban house alongside the corpses of their two beloved pets. But the case is stuck in neutral until detectives discover an essential clue hidden behind an old wire birdcage.

  • 7. Blood From a Stone

    Original air date: 10/10/2018 Runtime: 42:36 min.

    Original air date: 10/10/2018 Runtime: 42:36 min. A bystander receives a deadly head injury during a roadside altercation, but the stakes are raised when his body disappears from the scene. Then when a toddler is kidnapped for ransom, Kenda joins forces with an undercover team in a race against time.

  • 8. Target Practice

    Original air date: 10/17/2018 Runtime: 42:34 min.

    Original air date: 10/17/2018 Runtime: 42:34 min. The murder of a young father stuns his close-knit community, but the investigation reveals a neighborly dispute turned deadly. Then when a house is besieged by mysterious gunfire, Kenda enlists a team of specialists to trace the bullets' origin.

  • 9. The Setup

    Original air date: 10/24/2018 Runtime: 42:36 min.

    Original air date: 10/24/2018 Runtime: 42:36 min. Hardworking family man Douglas Warren stumbles into a downtown bar with a gunshot wound to the neck and bleeds out on the floor. To catch the killer, Kenda must conduct a risky sting operation and launch an interstate manhunt.

  • 10. Primal Instinct

    Original air date: 11/07/2018 Runtime: 42:36 min.

    Original air date: 11/07/2018 Runtime: 42:36 min. When a drunken dispute at a biker bar turns deadly, Kenda must launch a manhunt for a pair of suspects who fled with a small boy in tow. Then a man is murdered in an onslaught of high caliber gunfire, but an unexpected break turns the case on its head.

  • 11. Follow the Money

    Original air date: 11/14/2018 Runtime: 42:35 min.

    Original air date: 11/14/2018 Runtime: 42:35 min. The body of a 72-year-old man is found in junkyard, stabbed 13 times and wearing nothing but his underwear and dentures. When investigators discover a trail of purchases made with the victim's credit card, they hope it will lead them to the killer.

  • 12. Shallow Grave

    Original air date: 11/28/2018 Runtime: 42:34 min.

    Original air date: 11/28/2018 Runtime: 42:34 min. Lt. Joe Kenda and his team investigate the scene of an apparent suicide, only to be forced to flee when they discover the house is booby-trapped. Then Kenda is nearly stumped when a group of teens discover human bones on the outskirts of town.

  • 13. Friends Like This

    Original air date: 12/05/2018 Runtime: 42:37 min.

    Original air date: 12/05/2018 Runtime: 42:37 min. A young man is found gunned down outside his home after a day spent helping friends move apartments. Sgt. Joe Kenda and Det. John Anderson must determine whether the killer was a complete stranger, a barrio gang member, or a jealous lover.

  • 14. The Invisible Hand of Death

    Original air date: 01/09/2019 Runtime: 42:41 min.

    Original air date: 01/09/2019 Runtime: 42:41 min. Two teens stumble upon a woman engulfed in flames, leaving detectives to wonder just who in her inner circle could kill so cruelly. Then When a college student is strangled in his home, Lt. Kenda must figure out which of his roommates is lying.

  • 15. Nine-Year-Old Hostage

    Original air date: 01/16/2019 Runtime: 42:35 min.

    Original air date: 01/16/2019 Runtime: 42:35 min. A hostage situation puts Sgt. Joe Kenda and his team to the test, as they try to save a family without getting shot themselves. Then A neighbor discovers two teens who apparently entered into a suicide pact. But why does one have multiple injuries?

  • 16. Who Took Heather?

    Original air date: 01/16/2019 Runtime: 42:34 min.

    Original air date: 01/16/2019 Runtime: 42:34 min. A 13-year-old girl is missing, sending Kenda's city into a panic. Who is responsible? Just when investigators think they've got a handle on what is going on, a cryptic letter to the District Attorney's office suggests the girl isn't the only victim.

  • 17. The Shoelace Killer

    Original air date: 01/23/2019 Runtime: 42:38 min.

    Original air date: 01/23/2019 Runtime: 42:38 min. A party on the outskirts of the city turns into a nightmare for some teenagers when they discover a woman's corpse. Detectives quickly determine she was strangled with her own shoelace, but figuring out her identity proves much more challenging.

  • 18. The Uninvited Guest

    Original air date: 01/30/2019 Runtime: 42:33 min.

    Original air date: 01/30/2019 Runtime: 42:33 min. A soldier is stabbed to death at a drive-thru. Kenda's only clue is that this is somehow tied to a breakdancing competition. Then A 29-year-old man moves back to Colorado Springs, but at his welcome home party he winds up shot execution-style.

  • 19. Married to the Job

    Original air date: 02/06/2019 Runtime: 42:33 min.

    Original air date: 02/06/2019 Runtime: 42:33 min. Sgt. Joe Kenda and his officers are facing off against a barricaded gunman when he gets an emergency call from his wife. Kathy winds up overhearing him being shot at, leading her to grapple with the terrifying realities of being married to a cop.

  • 20. The Case that Haunts Me

    Original air date: 02/13/2019 Runtime: 42:34 min.

    Original air date: 02/13/2019 Runtime: 42:34 min. A woman is found in the mountains, naked and covered in blood. As Det. Joe Kenda digs into who she is and what happened to her, he uncovers a world of violence and sexual fetishes, culminating in perhaps the most intense interrogation of his career.