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Death in the Dorms

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

College true crime stories are violent and disturbing.

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The disturbing true-crime series offers harrowing details about college students whose lives were brutally cut short by fellow college students, romantic partners, and random criminals. It recounts horrifying details about each murder and subsequent events, and points to the way the media coverage at the time often sensationalized details to make the stories more exciting for the public. Granted, Death in the Dorms isn't short on drama, but it also ensures that each of the late students are remembered for who they were prior to becoming murder victims, and refrains from victim blaming.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: January 5, 2023
  • Network: Hulu
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: NR
  • Last updated: February 12, 2024

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