Ice Cold Killers: Five Military & Veteran Homicide Cases Featured on Investigation Discovery

1. Thomas Richard Bunday, U.S. Air Force

The tiny town of North Pole, Alaska is a quiet, safe haven best known for Santa Claus. But when the bodies of young women begin turning up one by one, investigators slowly piece together the clues and discover the unlikeliest of killers. -North Pole Slay Ride, Ice Cold Killers (S1,E4)

Ice Cold Killers Premiered ‘North Pole Slay Ride’ on ID: Five Victims Found Murdered Near Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska (January 1, 2013)

2. Robert Hansen, Army Reserve Veteran

Robert Hansen was a mild-mannered family man with a passion for hunting. A master at his trade, Hansen sought a more challenging prey – his fellow human. Hansen kidnapped women, set them loose in the Alaskan wilderness, and hunted them down for sport. -Hunting Humans, Ice Cold Killers (S1,E1)

Ice Cold Killers Premiered ‘Hunting Humans’ on ID: After Multiple Disappearances, Alaska Authorities on Hunt for Serial Killer (January 24, 2012)

3. Israel Keyes, Army Veteran

Preview: Israel Keyes stitched his victims eye’s open, so that it appeared as if she was still alive. -The Secrets of Isreal Keyes, Dark Minds (December 11, 2014)

Dark Minds Premiered ‘The Secrets of Isreal Keyes’ on ID: M. William Phelps Investigates One of the Most Prolific Serial Killers in America (April 2, 2014)

4. Michael Silka, Army Veteran

Manley Hot Springs, Alaska is a remote mountain hide-a-way known for simplicity and solitude. But, that innocent existence is shattered when a newcomer goes on rampage and guns down residents one by one, ultimately taking out one tenth of the town. -Frozen Carnage, Ice Cold Killers (S1,E5)

Ice Cold Killers Premiered ‘Frozen Carnage’ on Investigation Discovery: Army Veteran Michael Silka Went on Killing Spree in Alaska (January 8, 2013)

5. Vietnam Veteran Carl ‘Rick’ Beery & Deborah Rehor Murdered

The backwoods brush of Chulitna is the perfect spot for rafting, panning for gold, fishing and murder. When one couple is reported missing, troopers discover theyre the victims of cold-blooded murder and must begin a manhunt for the killer. -Mountain Man, Ice Cold Killers (S1,E3)

Ice Cold Killers Premiered ‘Mountain Man’ on ID: Paul Stavenjord Killed Vietnam Vet Carl Beery & Deborah Rehor in Chulitna, Alaska (April 1, 2012)

Editor’s note: With a cable subscription, you can download the free ID Go app and watch Investigation Discovery programming at your convenience. And for those who do not have cable, you can watch “unlocked” episodes on the ID Go app including the latest premieres. For those who prefer commercial free programming during your binge session, Prime Video has an ID channel: ‘True Crime Files by Investigation Discovery” available for $3.99 a month. It’s a compilation of older seasons but totally worth the cost if you are a true crime addict. Download the ID Go app or purchase ID True Crime Files & binge away.

Related Links:
About the Show | Ice Cold Killers | Investigation Discovery
About the Show | Dark Minds | Investigation Discovery
North Pole Slay Ride | Ice Cold Killers | Investigation Discovery (S1,E4)
North Pole Slay Ride | Ice Cold Killers | Investigation Discovery (website)
North Pole Slay Ride | Ice Cold Killers | Investigation Discovery (Amazon)
Hunting Humans | Ice Cold Killers | Investigation Discovery (S1,E1)
Hunting Humans | Ice Cold Killers | Investigation Discovery (website)
Hunting Humans | Ice Cold Killers | Investigation Discovery (Amazon)
Dark Minds: What Israel Keyes Did To This Woman Will Shock You (Preview)
The Secrets of Israel Keyes Part 1 | Dark Minds | Investigation Discovery (S3,E1)
The Secrets of Israel Keyes Part 1 | Dark Minds | Investigation Discovery (website)
The Secrets of Israel Keyes Part 1 | Dark Minds | Investigation Discovery (Amazon)
The Secrets of Israel Keyes Part 2 | Dark Minds | Investigation Discovery (S3,E2)
The Secrets of Israel Keyes Part 2 | Dark Minds | Investigation Discovery (website)
The Secrets of Israel Keyes Part 2 | Dark Minds | Investigation Discovery (Amazon)
Frozen Carnage | Ice Cold Killers | Investigation Discovery (S1,E5)
Frozen Carnage | Ice Cold Killers | Investigation Discovery (website)
Frozen Carnage | Ice Cold Killers | Investigation Discovery (Amazon)
Mountain Man | Ice Cold Killers | Investigation Discovery (S1,E3)
Mountain Man | Ice Cold Killers | Investigation Discovery (website)
Mountain Man | Ice Cold Killers | Investigation Discovery (Amazon)

Dark Minds Premiered ‘The Secrets of Isreal Keyes’ on ID: M. William Phelps Investigates One of the Most Prolific Serial Killers in America (April 2, 2014)

Preview: Israel Keyes stitched his victims eye’s open, so that it appeared as if she was still alive. -The Secrets of Isreal Keyes, Dark Minds (December 11, 2014)

Israel Keyes may be one of the worst serial killers we’ve ever seen. He took great care in hiding his victims, which means finding them has become a new nightmare. Can the Dark Minds team unearth some of this case’s biggest secrets? -The Secrets of Israel Keyes Part 1, Dark Minds (S3,E1)

The Secrets of Israel Keyes- Part 2 | Dark Minds | Investigation Discovery (S3,E2)

The funeral for Israel Keyes, who says he killed four people in Washington and four others across the country, was held Sunday. Keyes’ family and their pastor drove to the funeral home from east Texas, but no one else attended. -4 News Now (December 12, 2012)

Israel Keyes is believed to have committed multiple kidnappings and murders across the country between 2001 and March 2012. The FBI is seeking assistance in developing more information about his travels in order to identify additional victims. -Federal Bureau of Investigation (August 13, 2013)

In 2012, police arrested a man named Israel Keyes in connection with the death of a barista in Alaska. But this wasn’t an isolated incident in the life of Keyes; It turns out he was a serial killer who may have been responsible for at least 10 additional deaths. Maureen Callahan, author of “American Predator: The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century,” thinks the number may be much higher. “He killed all over the United States.” -Inside Edition (July 20, 2019)

Podcasts:

Israel Keyes is a horror-movie villain come to life: a killer who haunts remote areas in search of random prey, and who kills for no reason other than the fun of it. -Crime Vault Podcast

In this episode Lance Reenstierna & Tim Pilleri are joined by Chloe Canter to talk about serial killer Israel Keyes. And more specifically if he could have been in New Hampshire on February 9th, 2004. -Missing Maura Murray Podcast

Welcome to Crawlspace. Tim Pilleri and Lance Reenstierna chat with Josh Hallmark of True Crime Bullshit about serial killer Israel Keyes. -Crawlspace Podcast

On this episode of the Unresolved Podcast, I take a look at Israel Keyes, a man that many investigators have labelled “one of the most methodical serial killers of all-time.” This is a slight twist on the typical “unsolved mystery,” because the killer is known beforehand, but the victims and the crimes still remain a mystery. -The Unresolved Podcast

Editor’s note: With a cable subscription, you can download the free ID Go app and watch Investigation Discovery programming at your convenience. And for those who do not have cable, you can watch “unlocked” episodes on the ID Go app including the latest premieres. For those who prefer commercial free programming during your binge session, Prime Video has an ID channel: ‘True Crime Files by Investigation Discovery” available for $3.99 a month. It’s a compilation of older seasons but totally worth the cost if you are a true crime addict. Download the ID Go app or purchase ID True Crime Files & binge away.

Related Links:
Dark Minds: What Israel Keyes Did To This Woman Will Shock You (Preview)
The Secrets of Israel Keyes Part 1 | Dark Minds | Investigation Discovery (S3,E1)
The Secrets of Israel Keyes Part 1 | Dark Minds | Investigation Discovery (website)
The Secrets of Israel Keyes Part 1 | Dark Minds | Investigation Discovery (Amazon)
The Secrets of Israel Keyes Part 2 | Dark Minds | Investigation Discovery (S3,E2)
The Secrets of Israel Keyes Part 2 | Dark Minds | Investigation Discovery (website)
The Secrets of Israel Keyes Part 2 | Dark Minds | Investigation Discovery (Amazon)
Funeral held for admitted serial killer | 4 News Now
Seeking Information Regarding Serial Killer Case | FBI
The Most Terrifying Serial Killer You’ve Never Heard Of
Israel Keyes – Crime Documentary | Crime Vault Podcast
Ep 72: Israel Keyes Profile | Missing Maura Murray Podcast
Serial Killer Israel Keyes | Crawlspace Podcast
The Story of Israel Keyes | The Unresolved Podcast
Police Release Detailed Account Of Koenig Murder | Alaska Public Media
How a Vermont couple ended up in a serial killer’s gruesome chain of carnage
Book: American Predator: The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century by Maureen Callahan
Method of a Serial Killer: Authorities Believe Israel Keyes Trained to Kill & Suppressed Desire to Murder While Serving in the Army (October 28, 2018)
Ice Cold Killers: Five Military & Veteran Homicide Cases Featured on Investigation Discovery