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Homicide: New York Review – Netflix Knocks It Out of the Park with An Above Average True Crime Docuseries

Homicide: New York Review

Netflix has released Homicide: New York on its platform and this docuseries deserves a binge as soon as possible, not just from true crime fans, but viewers in general. True crime has become a popular genre over the last decade, and while it all started with Ted Bundy and went on to John Wayne Gacy, there were several stories untold somewhere in the middle, and Homicide: New York attempts to tell a few such stories.

True crime docuseries or documentaries on streaming platforms can be a hit or miss, but there is something about Homicide: New York that will keep you hooked from start to finish, and we’re here to tell you all about it. So, make sure you read this article until the end, and let us know in the comments what you about Netflix’s latest docuseries.

A Careful Attempt at Intricate Storytelling

Homicide: New York isn’t just a crime docuseries streaming on Netflix, but it is the weaving of stories that deserve to be told. Should these stories have come to light to a larger audience sooner? Possibly. But as they say, better late than never. There’s something about Homicide: New York that will strike a chord with the viewers, whether or not they are true crime buffs. This is why, it is safe to say that this docuseries truly is for anyone and everyone.

One of the most important things about Homicide: New York is the fact that each of the episodes is handled with care, and so are the stories of the people told.

There are a grand total of five episodes – Carnegie Deli Massacre, Central Park Slaying, Vanished on Wall Street, Midtown Slasher, and East Harlem Serial Killer, As you can see, each title of Homicide: New York gets darker and darker, and while that most certainly is the case in these grisly true crime stories, they are told seamlessly in a way to honor the victims, whilst also doing justice to the entire case.

Homicide: New York
Credit: Netflix

In every episode of Homicide: New York, several people are interviewed, from the victims’ friends and family to the police departments involved at the time of the same, each one of them contributing to the detailed events to help the viewers have a better understanding of everything that had happened.

While Homicide: New York isn’t an easy watch and also gets emotional and frustrating at several points, it most certainly deserves a watch.


There is everything you need to know about the crime, criminals, prosecutors, and victims of the cases that have been picked up for Homicide: New York, and as the title suggests, this docuseries truly serves the essence of New York, no matter the decade it was being set in.

As aforementioned, this is a quick binge and can be added to your March watchlist as soon as possible, and we highly recommend doing so right away!

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