Neighbours suspiciously disappear only to be later found murdered by someone they knew. Premiering Wednesday, June 1 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on Investigation Discovery, NIGHTMARE NEXT DOOR reveals shocking stories from tight-knit communities. Follow the team of detectives who piece together the clues left behind by each offender with photographs, videos and interviews from the actual investigations. Suspects emerge but the final outcome can surprise everyone.
Terrifying cases featured in this 13-part series include the murder of two high-school football stars who were shot to death in their suburban home and a message from beyond that breaks the case wide open; the brutal stabbing of a 16-year-old ballet dancer and the piece of bubble gum that leads to the most unlikely of suspects; and the rape and murder of a 18-year-old girl that unlocks a closet full of skeletons and finds that her family’s home is built on buried secrets.
Highlights from the first episodes of NIGHTMARE NEXT DOOR include:
NIGHTMARE NEXT DOOR – “Death on Lake Lynn Drive”
Wednesday, June 1 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT
Recent college graduate, Stephanie Bennett, can’t wait to begin her adult life in the southern town of Raleigh, North Carolina. Things run smoothly as she lands a great job and settles into a quaint lakeside apartment. But when the dependable young woman doesn’t show up for work one morning, her friends fear the worst. Their worries are confirmed when her lifeless body is discovered in her home. After three years of searching officers finally nab the killer, but what happens next shocks even the most seasoned investigators.
NIGHTMARE NEXT DOOR – “Murder on Hagadom Hill Road”
Wednesday, June 8 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT
In the quiet, picturesque town of Oswego, New York, Michele Harris, a young mother of four, has disappeared without a trace. With a messy divorce in the works, did Harris leave behind her children and walk out on her soured marriage? When investigators find tiny blood spatters in her home, they begin to suspect Harris met a more sinister end. When police learn about a secret life involving drug use and a young lover, the suspect list in Harris’ bizarre disappearance grows longer.
NIGHTMARE NEXT DOOR – “North Main Street Mystery”
Wednesday, June 15 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT
Known as the “Best Town on Earth,” Madisonville, Kentucky, is home to 85-year-old Ann Branson. When the plucky senior citizen with a larger-than-life personality is found violently beaten and stabbed over 90 times in her North Main Street home, the town is rocked to the core. With no clear motive and no forensic evidence, investigators have little to work with. But then a surprising find in Branson’s financial records provides a break in the case that sends the Branson family reeling and the authorities on an international manhunt.