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Murder Mile is a fortnightly true-crime podcast and audio guided walk, featuring 300+ unsolved, untold and long-forgotten murder cases, all within one square mile.

Murder Mile is a fortnightly true-crime podcast and audio guided walk, featuring 300+ unsolved, untold and long-forgotten murder cases, all within one square mile.
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United Kingdom

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Murder Mile is a fortnightly true-crime podcast and audio guided walk, featuring 300+ unsolved, untold and long-forgotten murder cases, all within one square mile.

Twitter:

@mmiletours

Language:

English

Contact:

07799 605701


Episodes

#26 - The Blackout Ripper Part 2

4/19/2018
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The Blackout Ripper Part 2: On 10th February 1942, 34 year old Evelyn Oatley was found strangled, posed and mutilated in her flat at 153 Wardour Street in a murder strangely similar to Evelyn Hamilton, just one night before. Was this coincidence, or was there a sadistic spree-killer on the loose in Soho? Murder Mile is a true-crime podcast and audio-guided walk of 300+ untold, unsolved and long-forgotten murder cases, all set within one square mile of the West End. Each episode is...

Duration:01:34:20

#25 - The Blackout Ripper Part 1

4/12/2018
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The Blackout Ripper Part 1: On 9th February 1942, 41 year old Evelyn Margaret Hamilton was found strangled and posed in an air-raid shelter in Montagu Place (Marylebone). Police had no idea who had murdered her, or that this was the start of a vicious killing spree of The Blackout Ripper. Murder Mile is a true-crime podcast and audio-guided walk of 300+ untold, unsolved and long-forgotten murder cases, all set within one square mile of the West End. Each episode is accompanied by photos,...

Duration:01:57:56

#24 - Canal Killers John Sweeney - Part 2

4/5/2018
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PART 2 OF 2: On 19th February 2001, ten dismembered body-parts of an unidentified woman were found submerged in the Regent's Canal, in a sickening attacked which matched that of a headless torso found in a Rotterdam Canal a decade earlier. But who were they? And what connected them? Murder Mile is a true-crime podcast and audio-guided walk of 300+ untold, unsolved and long-forgotten murder cases, all set within one square mile of the West End. Each episode is accompanied by photos, videos...

Duration:02:06:30

#23 - Canal Killers - John Sweeney Part 1

3/29/2018
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PART 1 OF 2: On 19th February 2001, at Battlebridge Basin, ten dismembered body-parts, belonging to an unidentified woman, wrapped in six separate bags, were found submerged in the Regent's Canal. But who was she? And who had murdered her? Murder Mile is a true-crime podcast and audio-guided walk of 300+ untold, unsolved and long-forgotten murder cases, all set within one square mile of the West End. Each episode is accompanied by photos, videos and an interactive murder map, so that no...

Duration:00:45:14

#22 - Canal Killers - Tomasz Kocik (Marta Ligman)

3/22/2018
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On the afternoon of Sunday 10th May 2015, a suitcase was found floating in the Grand Union Canal in Little Venice containing the folded-up corpse of 23 year old Marta Ligman. But how had she got there, who put her there, and why? Murder Mile is a true-crime podcast and audio-guided walk of 300+ untold, unsolved and long-forgotten murder cases, all set within one square mile of the West End. Each episode is accompanied by photos, videos and an interactive murder map, so that no matter...

Duration:01:06:19

#21 - Canal Killers - Sebastiano Magnanini

3/15/2018
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On the evening of Tuesday 22nd September 2015, Italian tour-guide and English teacher Sebastiano Magnanini was last seen alive walking by King’s Cross Station. Two days later, his decomposing body was found dead in the Regent’s Canal, having been tied to a shopping trolley. But what happened? Murder Mile is a true-crime podcast and audio-guided walk of 300+ untold, unsolved and long-forgotten murder cases, all set within one square mile of the West End. Each episode is accompanied by...

Duration:00:41:06

The Extra Mile Part 2

3/8/2018
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This is part two of The Extra Mile, a special behind-the-scene episode of Murder Mile true-crime podcast, whilst I'm busy researching the next 20 episodes. If you're new to the podcast, listen to Ep1-20 first. The Extra Mile part 2 features an in-depth discussion on how Murder Mile is researched, as well as many thank you's to Murder Mile's most amazing fans / supporters. The Extra Mile part 2 features music by Cult With No Name, a "hello" from Erik Stein, and a promo for Blood on the...

Duration:00:33:48

The Extra Mile Part 1

3/1/2018
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Warning: This is NOT a regular episode of Murder Mile. Whilst I'm at the National Archive, knee-deep in Police investigation files, this week's episode is an informal behind-the-scenes look at the making of Murder Mile. If you're a regular listener, you may enjoy this. If you're new to Murder Mile, you probably won't. Either way, thank you for listening. This episode features tracks by Cult With No Name, it was waffled by Michael J Buchanan-Dunne and contains a promo for true-crime...

Duration:02:32:10

#20 - The Bungled Assassinations of Alexander LItvinenko

2/22/2018
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Photo of Andrey Lugovoy & Dimitri Kovtun. On 1st November 2006, Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko was assassinated in the heart of London’s West End, by two of Russia’s top assassins, using one of the most bizarre and deadliest poisons ever, and yet, from day one, his brutal murder was a textbook case of incompetence. Murder Mile is a true-crime podcast and audio-guided walk of 300+ untold, unsolved and long-forgotten murder cases, all set within one square mile of the West End....

Duration:01:08:15

#19 - Norah Upchurch and her Lonely Death in the Empty Shop Part 2

2/15/2018
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On Tuesday 25th July 1933, 27 year old Frederick Field fully confessed to the murder of West End prostitute Norah Upchurch who was found strangled inside a locked empty shop in Shaftesbury Avenue. And yet – in a bizarre twist of fate - even today, her murder remains unsolved. Murder Mile is a true-crime podcast and audio-guided walk of 300+ untold, unsolved and long-forgotten murder cases, all set within one square mile of the West End. Each episode is accompanied by photos, videos and an...

Duration:00:38:56

#18 - Norah Upchurch and her Lonely Death in the Empty Shop Part 1

2/8/2018
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On Friday 2nd October 1931, West End prostitute Norah Upchurch was found strangled inside a locked empty shop in Shaftesbury Avenue; with no sign of a break-in, no-one knows how she got in or how her killer got out. 87 years since her murder, her killer has never been caught. Or was he? Murder Mile is a true-crime podcast and audio-guided walk of 300+ untold, unsolved and long-forgotten murder cases, all set within one square mile of the West End. Each episode is accompanied by photos,...

Duration:00:47:40

#17 - David Martin and the Baffling Case of the Transgender Houdini

2/1/2018
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On Christmas Eve 1982, 36 year old David Ralph Martin was charged at the Marlborough Street Magistrates Court on twelve counts including armed robbery, theft, fraud and attempted murder, but his bungled arrest would led to one of the Metropolitan Police’s worst miscarriages of justice. Murder Mile is a true-crime podcast and audio-guided walk of 300+ untold, unsolved and long-forgotten murder cases, all set within one square mile of the West End. Each episode is accompanied by photos,...

Duration:01:22:10

#16 - Richard Rhodes Henley - the Seaman, the Semen and the murder of the Porn Peddler

1/25/2018
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On Saturday 27th October 1956, 26 year old Canadian sailor Richard Rhodes Henley committed armed robbery for the first and very last time, but he didn’t steal money, or booze, or drugs to feed his habit, he stole pornography to fuel his addiction to masturbation, and yet, so desperate was his carnal needs that it would drive him to commit murder. Murder Mile is a true-crime podcast and audio-guided walk of 300+ untold, unsolved and long-forgotten murder cases, all set within one square...

Duration:00:33:23

#15 - The Almost Double Deaths of the Disgruntled Dish Washer

1/18/2018
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On Friday 12th May 1933, 31 year old disgruntled dish-washer Varnavros Antorka murdered his overbearing boss, head-chef Boleslaw Pankorski at Bellometti’s restaurant in Soho Square, and yet this brief moment of madness almost lead to him being convicted of double murder. Murder Mile is a true-crime podcast and audio-guided walk of 300+ untold, unsolved and long-forgotten murder cases, all set within one square mile of the West End. Each episode is accompanied by photos, videos and an...

Duration:00:34:12

#14 - William Stoltzer and the stabbing of Peter Keim

1/11/2018
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On Saturday 30th September 1843, 28 year old William Stoltzer stabbed Peter Keim once in the stomach with a boot-maker’s knife, and even though he confessed to the murder; the life, the death and the trail of William Stoltzer is as strange and mysterious as both his past and future. Murder Mile is a true-crime podcast and audio-guided walk of 300+ untold, unsolved and long-forgotten murder cases, all set within one square mile of the West End. Each episode is accompanied by photos,...

Duration:00:30:39

#13 - Margaret Cook and the Long Confession

1/4/2018
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On 10th November 1946, a 26 year old club singer and prostitute Margaret Cook was brutally gunned down outside the Soho nightclub known as the Blue Lagoon, and although the murder remains unsolved, her life is even more mysterious than her death. Murder Mile is a true-crime podcast and audio-guided walk of 300+ untold, unsolved and long-forgotten murder cases, all set within one square mile of the West End. Each episode is accompanied by photos, videos and an interactive murder map, so...

Duration:00:34:53

#12 - Dennis Nilsen and the Sleeping Bag of Death Part Two

12/28/2017
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On 23rd November 1981, 19 year old student Paul Nobbs met a man in The Golden Lion public house on Dean Street; here they drank, laughed and headed back to his place for more drink, a bite to eat, some sex and a sleep… but whether he’d ever wake-up again was not his decision, as he had just spent the night with one of Britain’s most infamous serial killers – Dennis Nilsen. Murder Mile is a true-crime podcast and audio-guided walk of 300+ untold, unsolved and long-forgotten murder cases,...

Duration:01:28:18

#11 - Dennis Nilsen and the Sleeping Bag of Death Part One

12/21/2017
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On 23rd November 1981, 19 year old student Paul Nobbs met a man in The Golden Lion public house on Dean Street; here they drank, laughed and headed back to his place for more drink, a bite to eat, some sex and a sleep… but whether he’d ever wake-up again was not his decision, as he had just spent the night with one of Britain’s most infamous serial killers – Dennis Nilsen. Murder Mile is a true-crime podcast and audio-guided walk of 300+ untold, unsolved and long-forgotten murder cases,...

Duration:00:32:07

#10 - Alfredo Zomparelli and the Golden Goose

12/14/2017
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On 4th September 1974, Soho gangster Alfredo Zomparelli was shot to death as he played on a pinball machine in the Golden Goose amusement arcade on Old Compton Street, by two hitmen in what was supposedly a contract killing. But who ordered him killed? And why? Murder Mile is a true-crime podcast and audio-guided walk of 300+ untold, unsolved and long-forgotten murder cases, all set within one square mile of the West End. Each episode is accompanied by photos, videos and an interactive...

Duration:01:14:55

#9 - Who Killed Ginger Rae?

12/7/2017
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Who killed “Ginger Rae”? A warm, kind and sweet-natured Soho prostitute who didn’t seem to have any drug issues, debts or enemies? Was her death part of a turf-war between two rival pimps, a disagreement between jealous lovers, or was she murdered at the hands of a homicidal maniac? Murder Mile is a true-crime podcast and audio-guided walk of 300+ untold, unsolved and long-forgotten murder cases, all set within one square mile of the West End. Each episode is accompanied by photos, videos...

Duration:00:59:25

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