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Crime & Investigation

Crime & Investigation Network is a brand of channels shown worldwide mostly owned by A&E Networks. The U.S. version airs mostly off-network reruns of crime dramas such as 24, Nash Bridges, and Hack, and the A&E crime documentary shows SWAT, Uncovered, and The First 48.

Crime & Investigation Network is an Asian television channel which focuses on crime, investigation and mystery programming. It is run by AETN All Asia Networks, a joint-venture between A&E Television Networks and Astro Holdings Sdn Bhd and was launched on June 15, 2007.

It was available initially in Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, Vietnam and Hong Kong. It has recently expanded into the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia in 2008.

Launched: June 15, 2007
Owned by: AETN All Asia Networks (AETN/Astro Overseas Limited)
Picture format 576i (SDTV) HDTV
Slogan: Follow The Lead

Country: Singapore, Malaysia
Broadcast area: Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, South Korea, Philippines, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia. Headquarters: Singapore; Sister channels: History Asia, Bio Asia. Website:


Forensic Investigators: Steven Hooper: When a young policeman pulled a car over for a simple infringement, little did he expect an ensuing car chase and a shootout.

Crime Files


Ted Bundy

Theodore Robert Cowell was born in a Vermont home for unwed mothers on 24th November 1946, to Louise Cowell, and was raised initially by his grandparents. Teddy, as he was known, believed that his grandparents were his parents, and that his mother was his elder sister, a circumstance that was fairly common in illegitimate births at that time. When his mother married Johnnie Bundy in 1951, her son took his stepfather’s name, and was known thereafter as Ted Bundy.

His stepfather’s attempts to integrate the young Bundy into the family were rebuffed, and he became increasingly more isolated as four additional children were added to the Bundy brood, preferring his own company...

Ian Huntley: The Soham Murderer

Ian Kevin Huntley was born into a working class home in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, on 31st January 1974, the first son of Kevin and Linda Huntley. An asthma sufferer, he had a turbulent time at school, often being the target of school bullying, and this problem escalated until, aged 13, he was forced to change schools. He left school in 1990 and declined to continue his studies to A-level, despite reasonable GCSE grades, choosing instead to go directly into employment.

In the years after he left school, Huntley already seemed to have developed an interest in young girls, and he was seen out with 13-year-old girls when he was eighteen. In December 1994, Huntley met 18-year-old Claire Evans, embarked on a whirlwind romance, and married her within weeks...

Graham Young: The Teacup Poisoner

Graham Frederick Young was born in Neasden, North London, on 7th September 1947, to Fred and Bessie Young. Unfortunately, his mother developed pleurisy during pregnancy, and died of tuberculosis three months after her son’s birth. Fred Young was devastated by her death, and the infant was put into the care of his aunt Winnie, while his elder sister, Winifred, was taken in by her grandparents.

The young Graham spent the first two years of his life with his aunt and her husband, Jack, and became very close to them. When his father remarried in 1950, and reunited the family again in St. Albans, with his new wife, Molly, Graham showed visible signs of distress at being separated from his aunt. He went on to become a rather peculiar child, solitary in his habits, and made no effort to socialise with others his own age.

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