An American Murder Mystery: The Staircase

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  • TV-14
  • 2018
  • 1 Season
  • 7.4  (2,503)

Michael Peterson appears to have it all - a doting wife, a loving family and a successful literary career - but, that all changes on December 9, 2001, when Michael's wife, Kathleen, is found dead in a pool of blood at the bottom of a staircase in their home in Durham, North Carolina. Michael claims it was a tragic accident. Investigators, however, fear something far more sinister is at play and direct their attention to him. Did Michael Peterson murder his wife?

An American Murder Mystery: The Staircase
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The Missing Pieces: Staircase
4. The Missing Pieces: Staircase
May 4, 2021
In 2001, Kathleen Peterson's body was found at the foot of a staircase in her home. The Missing Pieces looks at the nagging questions surrounding her death, dissecting a frantic 911 call, a potentially killer owl, and a blood-soaked stairwell.
Reversal of Fortune
3. Reversal of Fortune
April 10, 2018
The defense unveils what they claim is a long sought-after piece of evidence. The prosecution is caught off guard. Then, bombshell revelations about an expert witness threaten to unravel the entire case and give Michael Peterson a shot at freedom.
Lightning Strikes Twice
2. Lightning Strikes Twice
April 9, 2018
Investigators are stunned to discover that sixteen years ago, Michael Peterson's good friend Liz Ratliff also died at the bottom of a staircase, lying in a pool of blood. The trial begins and experts battle over the interpretation of blood spatter.
I Whispered Her Name
1. I Whispered Her Name
April 8, 2018
Investigators discover novelist Michael Peterson clutching his dead wife Kathleen, in a pool of blood at the bottom of their back staircase. Michael insists that her death is the result of a tragic fall, but investigators believe otherwise.
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Michael Peterson appears to have it all - a doting wife, a loving family and a successful literary career - but, that all changes on December 9, 2001, when Michael's wife, Kathleen, is found dead in a pool of blood at the bottom of a staircase in their home in Durham, North Carolina. Michael claims it was a tragic accident. Investigators, however, fear something far more sinister is at play and direct their attention to him. Did Michael Peterson murder his wife?

An American Murder Mystery: The Staircase is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (4 episodes). The series first aired on April 8, 2018.

Where to Watch An American Murder Mystery: The Staircase

An American Murder Mystery: The Staircase is available for streaming on the Investigation Discovery website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch An American Murder Mystery: The Staircase on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Investigation Discovery, FuboTV, Sling, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    April 8, 2018
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (2,503)