In Murder Chose Me, homicide detective Rod Demery races against the clock to catch criminals running loose on the streets of Shreveport, Louisiana. With 15 years of experience working homicide and a deeply personal connection to crime, each episode of Murder Chose Me will follow Demery as he solves a twisted murder case in one of the most dangerous cities in America.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Murder Chose Me - Murder of Travis Alexander - Netflix
On June 4, 2008, salesman Travis Victor Alexander (July 28, 1977 – June 4, 2008) was murdered by his ex-girlfriend, Jodi Ann Arias (born July 9, 1980), in Alexander's house in Mesa, Arizona, USA. Arias was convicted of first-degree murder on May 8, 2013 and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on April 13, 2015, almost seven years after the murder. At the time of the killing, Alexander sustained multiple knife wounds and a gunshot to the head. Arias testified that she killed Alexander in self-defense, but did not convince a jury. The murder and trial received widespread media attention in the United States.
Murder Chose Me - Pre-trial - Netflix
On April 6, 2009, a motion to reconsider the defendant's motion to disqualify the Maricopa County District Attorney's Office was denied. On May 18, the court ordered Arias to submit to IQ and competency testing. Later, in January 2011, a defense filing detailed the efforts to which Arias' attorneys went to obtain text messages and emails. The prosecution initially told the defense attorneys that there were no available text messages sent or received by Alexander, and then was ordered to turn over several hundred such messages. Mesa police detective Esteban Flores told defense attorneys that there was nothing “out of the ordinary” among Alexander's emails; about 8,000 were turned over to the defense in June 2009.
Murder Chose Me - References - Netflix