Murder has been a part of Rod Demery’s life for a long as he can remember, according to his biography on the official page of Investigation Discovery, the leading crime and justice network on television. Demery’s mother was murdered when he was 3 years old. His brother Patrick was 5. Decades later, his brother was convicted of a separate murder and sentenced to life in prison. Barbara Sue Demery’s death didn’t get a proper homicide investigation until Rod started looking into things. Demery retired from the Shreveport Police Department in March, 2016, and is now a special homicide investigator for the district attorney’s office. He is also in his second year as a host of Murder Chose Me, which returns on Wednesday, April 4 at 10 p.m.
Murder Chose Me follows lead detective Demery as he “reflects on memorable cases from his 14 years as a homicide detective, where he miraculously achieved a confession and 100% solve rate” in more than 250 homicide cases.
Intimate first-person storytelling meets the gritty Shreveport, La backdrop, as Demery personifies how very impactful and life altering murder is on the victim’s loved ones. Demery “resolved to do everything in his power not to repeat the mistakes of the past and pursued a career in criminal justice” instead of Instead of succumbing to the cycle of violence he lived through.
In each of the 10 all-new episodes of Murder Chose Me the detective “continues to be driven by his one mission in life: to find justice and resolution for the families of murder victims, just like his own. The series promises a uniquely personal connection to the story of each homicide he solved.”
Here are the descriptions for the first three episodes of Murder Chose Me season 2. The episode titles are yet TBD.
Episode 206 Premieres Wednesday, April 4 at 10/9c
The bullet-ridden bodies of three friends are discovered in a car abandoned in Shreveport’s most notorious neighborhood. Demery must venture deep into the city’s seedy underbelly to catch a killer with an inscrutable motive and an evil disposition.
Episode 204 Premieres Wednesday, April 11 at 10/9c
A pair of masked gunmen crash a late-night birthday party, and when guest Noah Randle makes a heroic attempt to intervene, he is shot dead. Detective Rod Demery is called in on his day off to untangle a sinister plot fueled by a bitter grudge.
Episode 207 Premieres Wednesday, April 18 at 10/9c
A pillar of the Korean community is murdered in broad daylight on the doorstep of her popular beauty supply store. When the trail of physical evidence runs cold, Detective Rod Demery must rely on shoe-leather detective work to catch the killer.
Murder Chose Me is produced for Investigation Discovery by Jupiter Entertainment. For Jupiter, Stephen Land, Todd Moss and Erich Sturm are executive producers. For ID, Lorna Thomas is senior executive producer, Elizabeth Stephenson is coordinating producer, Sara Kozak is senior vice president of production, Kevin Bennett is general manager, and Henry Schleiff is Group President of Investigation Discovery, American Heroes Channel and Destination America.
From harrowing crimes to in-depth investigations and heart-breaking mysteries behind these “real people, real stories,” Investigation Discovery challenges its audience’s “understanding of culture, society and the human condition.”
Murder Chose Me returns on Wednesday, April 4 at 10 p.m.