Real Murders of Atlanta brings viewers into the dark and scary true crime stories from the Peach State. In this clip from the new Oxygen series, a victim’s past relationship becomes a prime factor in his death.
The episode, “Blunt Instrument,” finds a wealthy entrepreneur killed, leaving detectives a huge list of suspects to narrow down. According to the episode synopsis, “When a tech mogul (Lance Herndon0 is found bludgeoned to death in his lavish Roswell bedroom, detectives quickly compile a long list of potential suspects. Police ultimately zero in on one scorned lover who wouldn’t take no for an answer.”
Real Murders of Atlanta will follow various homicide cases and their eventual conclusions. Viewers will learn more about the class and race boundaries that affect the cases, as well as how far people will go to secure the bag. As the series description states:
“Real Murders of Atlanta” portrays the unbelievable cases of homicide that highlight the boundaries between gentrified Southern dynasties, hip hop hustlers and the flashy nouveau riche of this metropolitan mecca of music, entertainment and tech. Told by the investigators, witnesses, reporters and loved ones who have direct connections to the cases, each hour-long story brings Atlanta’s hustle and deadly decadence into sharp focus. It’s the dark side of the New South, where deadly battles for status and affluence emerge between those who are willing to kill for the good life and those willing to kill to keep it.
Real Murders of Atlanta premieres Jan. 16 at 8/7c on Oxygen.