5 Crime Series on Netflix

Marcella (2016)

Marcella Backland, a former London detective who returns to work to investigate an open case from 11 years earlier involving an unidentified serial killer who appears to have become active again. Marcella also has to deal with a hectic home life, where her husband, Jason, has made the decision to leave her and, at first, send their two children to a boarding school; but later on he uses Marcella's mental disorder as a means to take full custody.

Broadchurch (2013)

Story is focused on the death of local 11-year-old Danny Latimer, who is found bloodied and dirty on a beach. Local Dorset community becomes the focus of a police investigation and media madness. Detective Inspector Alec Hardy gets the point position over Detective Sgt. Ellie Miller and together trey uncover many secrets of the small town community.

The second series follows the dual storylines of bringing killer to justice and a case from the past returning to haunt Hardy.

The third and final series focuses on the rape of a local woman at a birthday party, while the Latimer family goes to extreme lengths to move on from Danny's death.

The Fall (2013)

The psychological thriller examines the lives of two hunters - one is a serial killer who preys on victims in and around Belfast and the other is a female detective drafted from the London Metropolitan Police to catch him.

The local authorities have no suspects and no experience with cases involving sexually motivated serial killers; Stella Gibson has. The killer? He's Paul Spector, a father and a husband leading a double life, as viewers learn from the outset. He's hiding in plain sight, the protagonist in a cat and mouse game that is every police officer's worst nightmare.

The Sinner (2017)

Detective Ambrose investigates various atrocious murder cases and tries to analyze the reasons behind ordinary people committing heinous crimes.

In the first season, Detective Ambrose delves into the past of Cora, a troubled woman, to determine why she stabbed a man to death.

In the second season, Ambrose returns to his hometown after a young boy named Julian Walker confesses to poisoning a couple and learns secrets that the inhabitants are determined to keep buried.

In the third season, Ambrose investigates a fatal car accident in Upstate New York and uncovers a much larger and disturbing case behind it.

Safe (2018)

Widowed surgeon Tom has struggled to raise his two daughters alone following his wife's death a year ago.

Things seem to be on the right track for the family, who live in a gated community, because they have close friends nearby and Tom is in the early stages of a new relationship. But the situation takes a turn for the worse when Jenny, Tom's oldest daughter, goes missing along with her boyfriend. Tom enlists girlfriend Sophie, a police detective, to help locate the teens, but her new partner is working her own agenda. As the investigation intensifies, Tom unearths dark secrets about the people closest to him in his affluent neighborhood.



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