In Killer in the Family, cutting-edge criminal psychologist Laura Richards explores some of the most shocking and puzzling family murders of recent years. Her mission? To uncover the early warning signs of killers, and help prevent future tragedies.
Each episode sees Laura profiling a different type of family killer. She does this with the help of comprehensive access to surviving family members - the people closest to both victim and murderer. And she speaks to the police charged with investigating these hideous crimes.
All the time Laura is building a profile of the murderer to shed light on not only what happened, but also to identify the warning signs that pointed towards the killer's final dreadful act.