Category: Joe Kenda

HOMICIDE HUNTER Darlene Krashoc’s killer found 32 years later, Joe Kenda testified at the trial

“The most important part of homicide investigations is to never, ever give up,” former police detective Joe Kenda says as part of the lead-in to the Investigation Discovery special, Homicide Hunter: Never Give Up. There may be no better example among Kenda’s 387 cases than the rape and murder of 20-year-old G.I. Darlene Krashoc — a case that saw a conviction and life sentence 32 years later.

   
   

Lt. Joe Kenda looks to Homicide Hunter for relief from the ‘river of death’ in his brain

Homicide Hunter's Joe Kenda is as unassuming and matter-of-fact in real life as he is on television. The former Colorado Springs homicide detective doesn't put on airs in part because, in the man's own words, the effect of his work on his personality has been so profound that he turns to his duties as a narrator in order to unburden himself. Keep reading for more about Kenda's unbelievable track record, the pride he takes in his show, and what he does when the show occasionally gets something wrong.