8 TV Shows That Helped Solve Real Mysteries, From ‘The Jinx’ to ‘Who Killed Malcolm X?’ (Photos)

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8 TV Shows That Helped Solve Real Mysteries, From ‘The Jinx’ to ‘Who Killed Malcolm X?’ (Photos)

The true crime genre is alive and well, and the rise in popularity of true crime documentary series has also had real-world consequences. Most recently, a Netflix documentary about Malcolm X led to the vacating of sentences for two individuals who had been convicted of killing the civil rights leader, and that’s not to mention shows like “The Jinx” that led to the arrest and conviction of Robert Durst and “Extinct or Alive,” which found a living animal thought to have died out over a hundred years ago.

Below, we round up TV shows that have cracked real cases.

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