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Following each episode of Katherine Kelly's brand new TV series Murdertown, Benjamin Fitton from They Walk Among Us unpicks a new case from each Murdertown. Watch Murdertown exclusively on Crime+Investigation in the UK every Monday at 9pm from 3rd September and then straight after listen to a brand new story right here with the Murdertown podcast. Get in touch using #Murdertown on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

Following each episode of Katherine Kelly's brand new TV series Murdertown, Benjamin Fitton from They Walk Among Us unpicks a new case from each Murdertown. Watch Murdertown exclusively on Crime+Investigation in the UK every Monday at 9pm from 3rd September and then straight after listen to a brand new story right here with the Murdertown podcast. Get in touch using #Murdertown on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.
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Following each episode of Katherine Kelly's brand new TV series Murdertown, Benjamin Fitton from They Walk Among Us unpicks a new case from each Murdertown. Watch Murdertown exclusively on Crime+Investigation in the UK every Monday at 9pm from 3rd September and then straight after listen to a brand new story right here with the Murdertown podcast. Get in touch using #Murdertown on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

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English


Episodes

Darlington: The Murder of Ann Heron

10/14/2019
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The 3rd of August was the hottest day 1990 and County Durham had seen so far. That Friday would end up being the hottest day ever recorded in England at the time. So, when it came time for Peter Heron to come home for lunch to the fairly rural property on the outskirts of Darlington that he shared with his wife Ann, he was not surprised to find that she has been sunbathing in the yard. He would leave again an hour later, back to the office for meetings as Ann moved her sun lounger around to...

Duration:00:30:19

Bury St Edmunds: The Murder of Christine Dorey

10/7/2019
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Just a few days into the new year of 2002, Bury St Edmunds mother of three Christine Dorey was beaten to death while she rested on her sofa. Christine was murdered in her own home, while her children slept upstairs by the man she had spent almost twenty years of her life with. But was Colin Dorey’s responsibility for the murder diminished by medication? Or was he a cold and calculated killer? Following each episode of Katherine Kelly's true crime TV series Murdertown, Benjamin Fitton from...

Duration:00:33:43

Middlesbrough: The Murder of Jessica Patel

9/30/2019
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At 8:20pm on the evening of May 14th, 2018, thirty-seven-year-old pharmacist Mitesh Patel phoned the Cleveland police in Middlesbrough, panicked and breathless. After returning from collecting a pizza and visiting his pharmacy, he had found his house burgled and his wife Jessica non-responsive on the living room floor, her wrists and ankles bound with duct tape. His voice was shrill as he told the dispatcher that he had put her in the recovery position, but she was cold. Within two minutes,...

Duration:00:31:52

North Wales: The Disappearance of Trevaline Evans

9/23/2019
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On Saturday June 16th 1990, fifty-two-year-old Trevaline Evans locked up the antique shop she owned in Llangollen, North Wales. Like many other days running a local business, she popped out to do a few things, leaving her customers a note on the door that read: “Back in two minutes.” Trevaline then purchased an apple and a banana up the road, and was seen two hours later, walking back towards her store “Attic Antiques.” Only the shop would not reopen that afternoon, and Trevaline would never...

Duration:00:32:46

Portsmouth: The Murder of Linda Cook

9/16/2019
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On the 9th of December 1986, the half naked body of Linda Cook was found in the grass and scrub of a pathway in Buckland, Portsmouth. She had been repeatedly kicked in the face, head and body after being raped. The only clue the Hampshire Constabulary had to go on was a footprint left on her abdomen, a mens trainer with a unique tread — the word “FLASH” imprinted on the sole. The killer would be dubbed ‘The Beast of Buckland”, and the crime became known as “The Cinderella Murder.” Following...

Duration:00:43:41

Season 2: Murdertown returns with Benjamin Fitton (They Walk Among Us)

9/15/2019
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The official Murdertown podcast is returning for season 2 on Monday's with Benjamin Fitton (They Walk Among Us). Are you ready to delve into the dark side of your town? These are the true crime stories from 10 more towns across the UK. Ten stories of people who might appear just like us — but are capable of evil. Get in touch to let us know which cases you'd like us to cover by using #Murdertown on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Visit Murdertown, it's closer than you...

Duration:00:02:55

Season 2 Announcement

8/7/2019
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The official Murdertown podcast is returning for season 2 this September with Benjamin Fitton (They Walk Among Us). Are you ready to delve into the dark side of your town? These are the true crime stories from 10 more towns across the UK. Ten stories of people who might appear just like us — but are capable of evil. Get in touch to let us know which cases you'd like us to cover by using #Murdertown on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Visit Murdertown, it's closer than you...

Duration:00:02:09

Brighton: Clive Olive & the Sussex Mad Dogs

11/5/2018
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On a cool evening in April,1973, a cargo ship came into Shoreham Harbour, near Brighton, West Sussex. Sailors watched the murky water below as the ship got closer to port, and in the water, close to the side of the ship, they noticed something bobbing around on the surface. Hauling it out, they found a bloated body, still wearing a jacket and trousers. There were no feet attached, and sticking out from the collar of the jacket— a skull, stripped of all flesh and hair, no eyes, just...

Duration:00:21:18

Tyne and Wear: The Merry Widow of Windy Nook

10/29/2018
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In 1955, the small Tyne-On-Wear village of Windy Nook was like many other towns trying to build themselves back up to former glory days. The quarries were long closed, and many of the young residents had moved on to nearby cities like Sunderland or Newcastle in search of work. Mary and John Knowles had lived in their cottage in Windy Nook since they first married. When John died of suspected Tuberculosis at 76, no one thought twice. Mary would find comfort in someone close to her, a man who...

Duration:00:23:37

Huddersfield: The Murder of Dorothy Wood

10/22/2018
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In May 1996, ninety-four year old Dorothy Wood said goodnight to her care worker who had come by to get her ready for bed. Profoundly deaf and crippled by arthritis, Dorothy struggled to complete even the most simplest of household tasks, but she was adamant she would keep her independence. The following morning when family friends arrived to help her out of bed and get her breakfast, they found that someone had broken into the house and Dorothy had been murdered. It would not take long for...

Duration:00:26:26

Watford: The Murder Of Gary Bennett

10/15/2018
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Early one February morning in 2010, local Watford refuse worker Gary Bennett was woken up just before 5 am with a nudge from his mum. He put on his work gear and walked out the door. Later that morning two schoolboys found Gary’s savagely beaten body in a local park. But how had Gary gotten there? He had not ridden his bike as he usually did, It wasn’t even on his route to work. Over the next few months, Hertfordshire Police would hone in on one man, but would they ever get all the...

Duration:00:27:18

Burton-on-Trent: The Headmistress

10/8/2018
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In 1951, headmistress of the Burton-On-Trent High School, Winifred Mulley had dismissed six hundred girls for the Summer. Winifred lived in a house on the grounds of the school. She was signing off on a new home she had just purchased in Burton and was preparing to leave for her Summer holiday. She wasn’t feeling very well and so rather than leave that day for her trip; she decided to postpone it and get some rest. The following day when the domestic helper Mrs. Plummer knocked on the door,...

Duration:00:25:10

South Wales: The Llanharry Murders

10/1/2018
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When Harry and Megan Tooze’s neighbours heard two gunshots coming from the couple’s farm in Llanharry, South Wales they didn’t think twice. Harry had always had trouble with rabbits and they assumed he was shooting them out of his cabbages again. That evening when Harry and Megan’s daughter attempted to get a hold of them they were nowhere to be found and soon police were all over the property, trampling across what soon be considered a crime scene. Following each episode of Katherine...

Duration:00:30:41

Barnsley: The Ossett Satan Killing

9/24/2018
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On a quiet Sunday morning in 1974, father of five Michael Taylor was found naked in the street in Ossett, Yorkshire, covered in what was thought to be red paint. As Police Constable Ian Walker approached him, he realised it was not red paint at all— it was blood. When Michael Taylor began screaming that it was the blood of Satan, backup was called in and what unfolded would change the town forever. Following each episode of Katherine Kelly's brand new TV series Murdertown, Benjamin Fitton...

Duration:00:25:07

Dundee: The Good Samaritan

9/17/2018
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Thirty year old Lynda Hunter woke up one Friday in August 1987 with morning sickness and was glad she and her husband Andrew had that day off. They had been married less than a year and she was thrilled about the baby who was six weeks along. Lynda and Andrew went to the pharmacy and then onto the doctor for some relief. When she got home later that morning she packed a bag for her nightshift which wasn’t until the following day and said she had decided to go to her parents— she would tell...

Duration:00:28:53

Kent: The Tunbridge Wells Bedsit Murders

9/10/2018
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In 1987 in Tunbridge Wells, just south of Dartford, two young women were murdered five months apart. Both lived alone in bedsits less than a mile from one another, both worked on Camden Road, both ate lunch at the same cafe. The women didn’t know each other, but they will forever be remembered together for their murderer was never caught. In 2007, with advances in forensics, a full DNA profile was obtained from minute evidence from one of the crime scenes. But would the killer be caught or...

Duration:00:22:56

Hull: The Selby Street Arsonist

9/3/2018
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In December 1979 a fire broke out while four boys and their mother slept in their two story council house in Hull, Yorkshire. Edith Hastie and young Tommy escaped with their lives but three of the brothers would not survive. Police realised quickly that the fire was deliberately lit and chased rumours all over Hull until an unlikely source gave himself away. But this wasn’t the end, it was just the beginning. Following each episode of Katherine Kelly's brand new TV series Murdertown,...

Duration:00:31:40

Visit Murdertown with Benjamin Fitton (They Walk Among Us)

8/20/2018
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Are you ready to delve into the dark side of your town? These are the true crime stories from 10 towns across the UK. Ten stories of people who might appear just like us — but capable of evil. These are the stories of Murdertown. Watch Katherine Kelly's Murdertown exclusively on Crime+Investigation in the UK every Monday at 9pm from 3rd September and then straight after listen to a brand new story right here with the Murdertown podcast. Crime+Investigation's Murdertown podcast is hosted by...

Duration:00:01:05