- 3 Seasons
"Dark Minds" hosted by noted non fiction crime novel author M. William Phelps who along with criminal profiler John Kelly delve into cases that involve unsolved murders. One unique perspective that both Phelps and Kelly have at their disposal is contact with a convicted killer given the pseudonym Raven by Phelps. Some light has been shed by Raven about the most infamous unsolved murders that have occurred in the forty years. Some of the many dark and twisted thoughts inside the mind of a killer can be readily explained by Raven giving William and John pause for thought while investigating. One case that is truly quite disturbing for law enforcement is the Interstate 70 murders that have been committed in the state of Texas. According to testimony given by Raven that young women that are either hitchhiking or walking the streets have disappeared at the hands of serial killer that has able mobility. According to profiles given by the FBI long distance serial killers is extremely difficult to catch. Other cold cases that have recently been brought to the attention of cold case units of law enforcement agencies are using new perspectives along with new advances in forensic science technology. Cold cases that have been on the shelf for years will often heat up because many witnesses who couldn't come forward during the first criminal investigation will often feel safe enough to give their accounts on what they know about the case or cases. In the rare circumstances where victims have survived an attack by serial killers, law enforcement makes it a priority to interview the survivors to get a first hand account of a serial offender in action. People can decide for themselves whether to watch the show or not, before making a decision would be viewers can log onto the Internet to find articles written about the show. Given the mature subject matter disclaimers will often recomend that viewer discretion is strongly advised.