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ID To Debut ‘Serial Thriller’ Miniseries June 7

Investigation Discovery (ID) will debut its first scripted miniseries over three days beginning in June, said network officials.

The three-part series, Serial Thriller, will run over consecutive days beginning June 7, according to network officials.

“We’re truly excited to bring this new form of storytelling, rooted in true crime, that permits viewers to piece together this truth-is-stranger-than-fiction mystery and solve the investigation alongside the detectives who broke open the case,” said Henry Schleiff, Group President at Discovery in a statement. “We think that that our viewers will love this engaging and heart-pounding three-night event that is sure to keep them on the edge of their seats as they join the real life detectives and authorities in trying to stay a step ahead of the killer’s next move.”

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