Hulu released a new trailer for How I caught my killer, an upcoming docuseries that will explore true crime stories and how victims helped solve their murders. However, there is nothing supernatural at play since the docuseries focuses on the clues left by the victims and how they help detectives catch the killers.
The trailer begins by explaining that around ten thousand murders go unsolved in America every year. While that number is chilling, the trailer highlights how the victim also helps catch their killer by leaving enough evidence for the police to follow. The docuseries will unveil nine true-crime stories, revealing the small details that led to huge breakthroughs in their cases. From apps that count steps to someone’s presence on social media, anything can be used to solve a murder, and How I caught my killer explores the most unexpected clues a victim can leave behind.
In addition to the account of the progression of the nine cases, How I caught my killer also features emotional interviews with the victim’s friends and family. The trailer shows off some of those moments, highlighting how the docuseries will force audiences to come to terms with the horrors of losing a loved one in such a tragic way. The interviews also show how small changes in behavior can trigger our loved ones, leading them to help investigate and ultimately solve a murder.
The synopsis of the series also reveals the chosen cases in the first season of How I caught my killer also serves to expose the flaw in the US legal system. More often than not, police forces pay less attention to crimes that affect certain marginalized groups. As a result, we have a clear demographic pattern of murders that go unsolved. No victim should be responsible for solving their own murder, and the show seems to be aware of that, which is an interesting perspective to explore.
The nine episodes of How I caught my killer come to Hulu on January 12. Check out the new trailer and synopsis for the series below.
How I caught my killer is a true-crime documentary series that sheds light on the real stories behind unique homicide cases with in-depth interviews, authentic archival material, and cinematic recreations, all wrapped up in a new twist on the genre. Whether it’s a loaded letter to a friend, an urgent text message detailing a heated argument, a diary entry describing a horrifying experience, or a disturbing post on social media revealing a motive of murder… these victims all leave a decisive clue that will one day help solve their crime.
Each curated case details a complex portrait of a human being whose life was cut short by a killer who would have escaped justice were it not for the victim’s own actions. Ultimately, the twists and turns of the investigations into these victim-solved crimes reveal a terrible truth in America today: Our systemic failures as a nation too often deprive many citizens of justice. Each episode forces us to confront the stark reality that our system is blind to the many underserved and unseen communities that represent a disproportionate percentage of those who lose their lives to homicide each year.
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