'Serial Killer: Devil Unchained': Release, plot, cast and everything you need to know about Discovery Investigation's documentary on Todd Kohlhepp
The documentary is a collaboration between Investigation Discovery channel and investigative journalist Maria Awes to bring out the reality and hidden truth behind Kohlhepp's murderous spree
'Serial Killer: Devil Unchained', a Discovery documentary will take a deeper look into the crimes of Todd Kohlhepp. The extent of the real estate broker's crimes came to light on November 3, 2016, when a young woman was found alive on his property after being held captive for two months in a shipping container. Following her rescue, Kala Brown revealed to authorities that her captor was responsible for more crimes than local police ever knew possible. The documentary will also highlight the reasons behind the offender's life choices of murdering people and how and why he did them.
The documentary is a collaboration between Investigation Discovery channel and investigative journalist Maria Awes to bring out the reality and hidden truth behind Kohlhepp's murderous adventures.
'Serial Killer- Devil Unchained' will premiere on July 22 from 9 to 11 pm on Investigation Discovery.
Kohlhepp had a troubled childhood as a teenager and was labeled "Devil on a chain" by the people who were familiar with his personality and who also described him as unpredictable. The former real estate broker finally pleaded guilty to seven murders and which led to the closing of one of South Carolina's most baffling cold cases - the murder of four people at a Superbike Motor Shop.
However, he is believed to have committed more murders, with further investigation and exclusive access to Kohlhepp in prison with filmmaker and journalist Maria Awes revealing the truth behind all his deceitful crimes -- the ones he has confessed to and the ones no one knows about.
FBI profiler John Douglas and Kohlhepp's biographer, Gary Garrett, helped Awes get in-depth details of his twisted criminals life path along with information from Kohlhepp's family and victims who were rescued.
Awes is an investigative journalist, producer and writer whose work include 'In an Instant' (2015), 'The Secret History of North America' (2009) and 'America Unearthed' (2012).
Garrett is a writer and biographer of Todd Kohlhepp and whose work include Satan's Children (1975), Run Till You Fall (1988).
John Edward Douglas is a retired special agent and unit chief in Federal Bureau of Investigation. He was one of the first criminal profilers and has written books on criminal psychology.
The documentary is produced by Committee Films.
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