Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda

10 Best Episodes of Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda - Season 7

Homicide Hunter is a non-fiction investigative series of murder cases told through the personal experience of retired detective, Lieutenant Joe Kenda. With his personal interviews and compelling storytelling style, Kenda captivates us with the details of a different investigation each week, beginning from when he got the homicide call to when the case was closed. Unlike many true-crime shows, this series delivers the realities of the emotional and psychological effects of a murder on the investigator. Set in Colorado, a state known for its suburban lifestyle, these murders are all the more compelling because they are stories of homicide that can happen to anybody.

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Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda - S7E16

#15 - Eyes of a Child (Season 7 - Episode 16)

A churchgoing grandmother is found stabbed to death in her apartment, leaving Lt. Joe Kenda to wonder what sort of monster could do such a thing; then Kenda investigates the mysterious death of a successful dentist, and the case gets personal.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 43 votes.

Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda - S7E19

#14 - Joker In the Pack (Season 7 - Episode 19)


A card game is interrupted by gunfire, leaving a young man dead; Lt. Joe Kenda soon learns the seeds of his destruction were sewn earlier the same day; later, Kenda responds to a double shooting, taking him and his team down memory lane.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 45 votes.

Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda - S7E18

#13 - Gut Instinct (Season 7 - Episode 18)

When a soon-to-be grandmother fails to come home from work, her daughter knows something terrible must have happened and reports her missing; as the investigation unfolds, Lt. Joe Kenda realizes he could be dealing with a fledgling serial killer.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 51 votes.

Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda - S7E12

#12 - Time Bomb (Season 7 - Episode 12)


Rookie detective Joe Kenda investigates an explosion at the Pikes Peak National Bank; he must figure out if the bombing is an isolated robbery or the opening move in a wave of terror and destruction about to descend upon Colorado Springs, Colo.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 52 votes.

Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda - S7E5

#11 - Rearview Mirror (Season 7 - Episode 5)

When a retired military man runs over a pedestrian, it's up to Lt. Joe Kenda to determine if it was bad brakes or bad intent. Also: A shooting in a dive bar leads to a quick arrest, but Kenda can't quite shake the feeling that something is amiss.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 87 votes.

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#10 - Knock Knock (Season 7 - Episode 4)


A gathering of friends turns deadly when two gunmen shoot William Davis in the head. When the witnesses are unable to provide any solid leads, Kenda and his team dig into his past and start to suspect someone in William's circle is lying.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 93 votes.

Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda - S7E11

#9 - Lockdown (Season 7 - Episode 11)

When a crazed gunman terrorizes his neighborhood, officers put themselves in the line of fire to restore order; a man discovers his elderly father has been stabbed in the back, and the knife itself turns out to be Lt. Joe Kenda's biggest clue.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 60 votes.

Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda - S7E20

#8 - Bring My Baby Home (Season 7 - Episode 20)


A newborn girl is kidnapped, leaving her mother in anguish and police scrambling to find her; as days go by with no sign of the baby or demands for ransom, Sgts. Joe Kenda and Robert Sapp fear she's been sold on the black market or worse.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 43 votes.

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#7 - Body in the Freezer (Season 7 - Episode 15)

A meeting between two businessmen leaves one shot in the face; Lt. Kenda realizes the victim could actually be the aggressor, shot struggling over his own gun.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 52 votes.

Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda - S7E2

#6 - Written in Blood (Season 7 - Episode 2)


A community is shocked when Antoine McKenzie is brazenly shot outside an auto parts store in broad daylight. But when no witnesses can identify the killer, the only lead left for Lt. Joe Kenda is a final message written in the victim's own blood.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 94 votes.

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#5 - Jekyll & Hyde (Season 7 - Episode 6)

Lt. Joe Kenda looks for answers in the death of Calvin Blair, a young man stabbed and left for dead on the roadside; after Alexandra Drake is shot in the face, she manages to tell police it was an accident, but Kenda isn't so sure he believes her.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 80 votes.

Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda - S7E1

#4 - Bad Moon Rising (Season 7 - Episode 1)


On the night before Halloween, a real-life nightmare unfolds when a young man is found clinging to life. The case takes a dark turn when Kenda learns there is a second victim somewhere in the woods. He sets out to find him before it's too late.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 118 votes.

Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda - S7E14

#3 - Timothy Peart's Last Dance (Season 7 - Episode 14)

After a teenager is killed at a party, police question the guests and wonder if they're all part of a cover-up; then a reported suicide leaves Lt. Joe Kenda with doubts.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 44 votes.

Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda - S7E9

#2 - Manifesto (Season 7 - Episode 9)


A young sheriff's deputy is posted to guard the scene of a charred cabin on the slopes of Pikes Peak overnight, then he's found dead in his patrol car the next morning, and his fellow lawmen must set aside their grief to hunt down his killer.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 50 votes.

Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda - S7E10

#1 - Where Is Claudia Jane? (Season 7 - Episode 10)

After a 15-year old girl goes missing, Lt. Joe Kenda investigates the mysterious circumstances surrounding her disappearance; a family man is shot dead on his neighbor's doorstep.

The episode was rated 8.08 from 48 votes.

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