TLC will screen a three part true crime doco Jodi Arias: An American Murder Mystery on Jodi Arias who was convicted of the 2008 murder of her boyfriend Travis Alexander in a high-profile case spanning 5 years.
In a special presentation, the episodes will premiere over three consecutive nights.
Jealousy, obsession, and sadomasochistic sex gone wrong create a deadly combination in the twisted tale of Jodi Arias: An American Murder Mystery. Airing across three consecutive nights from Saturday 28 July at 7.30pm on TLC the series re-examines the brutal death of Travis Alexander a decade ago. The crime made headlines around the world when his ex-girlfriend, Jodi Arias was tried for first-degree murder. What compelled this woman to fatally attack the popular Mormon salesman?
On June 9, 2008, 30-year-old Travis Alexander is found brutally murdered in his shower. Investigators are left puzzled by the vicious nature of the murder as Travis is a popular, successful, devout Mormon with no known enemies. But not long after his death, police receive a bizarre phone call that changes everything. The caller is Alexander’s mysterious ex-girlfriend – Jodi Arias. What follows is too shocking to be real, but it is.
Incriminating evidence places Jodi at the scene of the crime the night Travis was murdered, despite her initial denials that she could have been anywhere near his Mesa, Arizona home. Over five years, Jodi was tried for this provocative crime, which revealed the story of a whirlwind romance that transformed into fatal attraction. Jodi Arias: An American Murder Mystery is a comprehensive exploration of the death of Travis Alexander and the subsequent legal circus that was Jodi’s trial.
Featuring new and exclusive interviews with key players in the case, this three-part series showcases a stunning look into Jodi’s bizarre, attention-grabbing behaviour that led to her arrest and conviction. Notable interviews include Kirk Nurmi, Arias’ public defender; Juan Martinez, deputy attorney, Maricopa County; and Nathan Mendes, former detective from Siskiyou County, along with legal analysts and reporters who covered the case on the ground.
Begins Saturday 28 July at 7.30pm on TLC.