An estimated 250,000 murder cases are currently unsolved in the United States, according to experts. That number, based on FBI UCR data, increases by about 6,000 cases each year.
For many government agencies, cold cases mean drained resources and increased spending with already limited budgets. For the families of those involved with an unsolved murder, it means years upon years of unanswered questions and a desperate longing for justice.
Join the investigation as Court TV takes a closer look at the clues surrounding unsolved cases from around the country and speaks directly to the investigators and family members searching for justice.