A couple's romantic night at the Hudson Palisades ends in a tragic fall, leaving officials questioning whether or not it was an accident. Almost two decades later, the Bergen County prosecutor brings in a world renowned forensic pathologist to open the case and as a result, the husband is taken into custody. Chris Jansing reports as a community and even family members come out with new details on this cold case. Over The Edge airs as part of Dateline Friday, August 12, at 9pm/8c.
In Fayetteville, North Carolina, Major David Shannon was shot while sleeping next to his wife, yet all five people who were in the house that night claimed they did not hear or see anything that might help determine who committed this horrible crime. Keith Morrison tells the story of how investigators were unable to uncover any fingerprints, footprints or useable DNA at the crime scene. But tucked away in the bedroom were several unusual items that detectives never expected to find in a family home like the Shannon's. And they would provide investigators with their first lead in a complex case that involved not one, but two suspects. The Mystery of the Murdered Major airs as part of Dateline Friday, August 12, at 9pm/8c.