"Cold Justice" follows Texas prosecutor Kelly Siegler and Yolanda McClary, a crime-scene investigator for the Las Vegas Police Department, as they help local law-enforcement agencies in small towns across the country solve violent crimes that have sat cold because of lack of funding and proper forensic technology. (Source: TNT)
Pam Shelly was a loving mother of two. Shortly after splitting from her husband, she reconnected with Ronnie Hendrick, an old family friend. They fell in love, and she moved with her kids from Arkansas to Texas to live with him. Ronnie and Pam had a passionate but volatile love affair, which eventually became combative. One day, after a heated argument, Ronnie reportedly pushed Pam’s daughter, Kayla. Pam became enraged and jumped to her daughter’s defense. Pam and Ronnie fought before she finally told him she was leaving him for good. After packing up her and the kids’ things, Pam was putting on make-up in the bathroom when her daughter said she heard a scream and ran to find Pam on the floor with a bullet wound to her head. Pam later died in the hospital, and her case was ruled a suicide. But Pam’s children and Carl Bowen, a detective at the time of the incident, have always believed that Ronnie committed murder.
Eric Baxter grew up in the small town of Dickson, Tennessee. At 32-years-old, he was running a successful chain of grocery stores that he owned with his mother. He was popular with customers and employees alike. On the night of August 20, 1998, Eric’s mother arrived home to find her son lying bloody on the hallway floor with multiple gunshot wounds to the head and chest. She was devastated by Eric’s death, and spent the rest of her life trying to figure out who would commit such a horror on her fun-loving son. The killing also shook the small Dickson community, which had rarely seen any murders. To this day, Eric’s death remains their only unsolved murder case.
Season 3 opens with Kelly and Yolanda landing in a small Idaho town to investigate the 2004 stabbing death of a young woman.
In 1993, a 29-year-old mother and her six-year-old daughter were found strangled to death in their home. In this episode, Kelly and Yolanda head to Fort Wayne, Ind., and put all of their efforts into seeking out the person responsible for this tragic and heartbreaking double murder.
Mary Jane LeFlore of Huntsville, Texas, was last seen alive on July 19, 1991. Her skeletal remains and jewelry were found two years later, near State Highway 30. An attractive correctional officer, she was admired by fellow coworkers and prisoners alike. She had been having an affair with a coworker, to whom she revealed signs of abuse from husband Larry, also a correctional officer. Her husband was questioned at the time of her disappearance, and he admitted seeing her with another person in a car but was unable to follow them. In June 2017, Larry LeFlore was charged with her murder.
Kelly Siegler and Johnny Bonds aid local law enforcement and dig into their freshest case yet, the two-year-old disappearance of a professional photographer. DNA testing and cell phone data analysis could be the key to cracking the case.
Kelly and her team head to Oregon to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a man who vanished from home without a trace. There are seven suspects, missing gold coins and serious questions about what happened to Glenn Pennie.
Facing their oldest case yet, Kelly and team head to Mississippi to find out if the tragic death of a young man was a suicide, accident, or murder. It's a Cold Justice first when local law enforcement exhumes the body of the victim.
In Hope, Arkansas, Kelly and her team investigate the murder of a young mother who was brutally executed in her home. The clues to her killer’s identity may rest in the hands of her 10-year-old son who was in his bedroom at the time.
Kelly and Steve Spingola head to Wisconsin to investigate a homicide; the case becomes personal after they receive a letter from the victim's daughters; their search uncovers a town's dark side, crimes against children and lies within a church.
Kelly and Tonya Rider investigate the strange death of a retired college professor in Tonya's home town, whose cremation was halted by an anonymous tip call hinting at murder; an autopsy proves the tipster's information is accurate.
Kelly and Johnny Bonds look into the 2000 disappearance of a young Texan mother, who some suspect to be a victim of foul play, while others claim to have seen her alive and well and on the run with an unidentified man.
Ruled accidental, Kelly and Johnny Bonds look into the 2011 drowning death of 19-year-old Blayne Davis, whose mother suspects foul play.
Kelly and Abbey Abbondandolo look into a possible love triangle as they investigate the 2006 cold-blooded murder of a fun-loving country boy in Bailey County, Texas.
Kelly and Steve Spingola investigate the brutal 1991 slaying of a beloved mother, who was stabbed 38 times in her Flint, Michigan home.
In Flagler County, Florida, Kelly and Aaron Sam investigate the 2015 disappearance of George Contos, a 58 year old father who vanished just before he could move back home to his family.
Kelly and Johnny Bonds investigate the twisted murder of a new grandmother strangled and set on fire in an abandoned school bus. Things get personal when the primary suspects turn out to be her next door neighbors.
Kelly and Steve Spingola investigate the brutal slaying of an Oklahoma teenager whose night of cruising and partying turned deadly. Could a scandalous town rumor have led to her death? The team searches for justice 22 years later.
Kathy Taylor, 23, was a happy, vibrant young woman with her whole life ahead of her. In October 1973, she married the dashing, gregarious 22-year-old Earl Taylor. The couple had a short courtship, fell in love and quickly wed. On April 2, 1975, Earl reportedly returned home from some errands and called out for Kathy, but got no reply. He told police he found his wife submerged in the bathtub, an electric clock radio sunk beneath her. She was declared dead from an apparent electrocution and drowning, although questions have lingered about how Kathy died and why. To this day, Kathy's 82-year-old mother Maxine and sister Bonnie still are searching for the truth. Last winter, the Cold Justice team helped Vigo County Sheriff's Office Captain John Moats and Detective Eric Fell in the investigation of the 1998 murder of Erika Case, and in January, Clint Mackey, who'd been a prior 'person of interest', was arrested for Erika's murder after giving a detailed confession. Cold Justice and the Vigo County Sheriff's Office are teaming up once again, and Captain Moats hopes they'll be able to resolve what really happened to Kathy. After almost 40 years, this will be the oldest case the Cold Justice team has taken.