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I Will Find You: Solving Killer Cases from My Life Fighting Crime

I Will Find You: Solving Killer Cases from My Life Fighting Crime

by Joe Kenda


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Detective Lt. Joe Kenda, star of Homicide Hunter, shares his deepest, darkest, and never before revealed case files from his 19 years as a homicide detective.

Are you horrified yet fascinated by abhorrent murders? Do you crave to know the gory details of these crimes, and do you seek comfort in the solving of the most gruesome?

In I Will Find You, the star of Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda shares his deepest, darkest, and never-before-revealed case files from his two decades as a homicide detective and reminds us that crimes like these are very real and can happen even in our own backyards.

Gruesome, macabre, and complex cases.

Joe Kenda investigated 387 murder cases during his 23 years with the Colorado Springs Police Department and solved almost all of them. And he is ready to detail the cases that are too gruesome to air on television, cases that still haunt him, and the few cases where the killer got away. These cases are horrifyingly real, and the detail is so mesmerizing you won't be able to look away.

The tales in I Will Find You will shock you like the best horror stories-divulging insights into the actions, motivations, and proclivities of nature's most dangerous species.

Don't mind the blood.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781478922414
Publisher: Center Street
Publication date: 09/04/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 41,263
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Joe Kenda is retired at the rank of lieutenant from the Colorado Springs Police Department. He conducted criminal investigations involving violent crime for more than twenty of his twenty-five years of service.

He served as a detective, detective sergeant, detective lieutenant, and finally commander of the Major Crimes Unit. Joe achieved a solution rate of ninety-two percent of the 387 homicide cases assigned to him and his unit. He is a certified instructor in the state of Colorado for Criminal Investigations, Advanced Criminal Investigations, Multi-Jurisdictional Investigations, Patrol Operations, and Specialized Patrol Operations. Kenda is a member of the executive board of the American Investigative Society of Cold Cases and actively participates in offering advice to agencies with cold cases involving murder.

Since 2011, he has starred in Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda on Investigation Discovery network. The first three seasons are currently being broadcast in more than 183 countries and in more than one hundred languages. Joe is married with two adult children. He and his wife, Kathy, reside in the Tidewater area of Virginia.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I Earning My Stripes, My Lumps, and My Nightmares

1 Shit Magnet 9

2 A Case for the College Boy 25

3 Too Real for Reality TV 43

Part II Motives For Murder

4 A Nickel-and-Dimed to Death 67

5 Killer Sex 77

6 A Thirst for Vengeance 97

7 Drugs and Depravity 109

Part III Catching Killers

8 I Talk to Dead People 127

9 Gun Play 149

10 You Have the Right to Confess, Dirtbag 173

11 My Murder Trials and Tribulations 195

Part IV Retirement and Recovery

12 Honey, I'm Home, Don't Mind the Blood 225


Retirement Was Murder Until My Second Life of Crime 251

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