Atlanta's Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children

Atlanta's Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children

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This docuseries will offer a never-before-seen look at the killings of at least 30 African-American children and young adults that occurred over a two-year period in the Georgia capital—from the initial disappearance and discovery of two slain teenage boys and the fear that gripped the city to the prosecution and indictment of 23-year-old local native Wayne Williams and the rush to officially shut down the case.
This docuseries will offer a never-before-seen look at the killings of at least 30 African-American children and young adults that occurred over a two-year period in the Georgia capital—from the initial disappearance and discovery of two slain teenage boys and the fear that gripped the city to the prosecution and indictment of 23-year-old local native Wayne Williams and the rush to officially shut down the case.

Season 1 (5 episodes)

  • 1. Part 1

    Original air date: 04/05/2020 Runtime: 56:03 min.

    Original air date: 04/05/2020 Runtime: 56:03 min. Series premiere. Beginning in the summer of 1979, a series of horrific, unsolved child murders terrorize black families across Atlanta.

  • 2. Part 2

    Original air date: 04/12/2020 Runtime: 52:58 min.

    Original air date: 04/12/2020 Runtime: 52:58 min. As distrust in the police deepens in 1980, investigators look into a sex offender known to have a connection to some of the victims.

  • 3. Part 3

    Original air date: 04/19/2020 Runtime: 52:21 min.

    Original air date: 04/19/2020 Runtime: 52:21 min. Mounting political pressure leads to the arrest of 23-year-old Wayne Williams in connection to two murders of men in their 20s.

  • 4. Part 4

    Original air date: 04/26/2020 Runtime: 59:39 min.

    Original air date: 04/26/2020 Runtime: 59:39 min. The introduction of pattern evidence leads to Wayne Williams' conviction as the city tries to put the investigation behind it.

  • 5. Part 5

    Original air date: 05/03/2020 Runtime: 59:55 min.

    Original air date: 05/03/2020 Runtime: 59:55 min. Series finale. In 1991, shocking new evidence emerges as Wayne Williams seeks retrial.