• 72 Hours: True Crime – HitPlay Productions
  • 72 Hours: True Crime – HitPlay Productions

Every detective knows that the first 72 hours after a crime are crucial to solving it.

72 Hours: True Crime uses first-person accounts and dramatic reconstruction to tell true crime mysteries based on real cases from across Canada and the United States.

Format: 3 x half hour


Angel of Death

When the number of deaths in an Indiana Intensive Care Unit skyrockets, an astute nurse alongside a team of detectives help nail the culprit – and an angel of mercy turns out to be an angel of death.

Who Killed Santa

The brutal murder of a homeless man whom people called Santa Claus is solved due to the determination of police and scientists, putting his killer away for life.

Lock Ness

A sexual predator in Meadowvale, Ontario, is caught thanks to the forensic sciences of Behavioural and Geographic Profiling.


Co-produced by Kensington Communications and Creative Anarchy for CBC, Canal D and TLC
Executive Producers Robert Land and Robert Sandler
Series Producer Richard Meech
Directors Nadine Pequeneza and Howie Wiseman
Writer Rebecca Schechter
Cinematographers Richard Stringer and Robert Fresco
Editor Michael Fuller