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The weekly UK True Crime Podcast is the home of UK true crime. We examine lesser known UK cases in depth, talk to true crime authors, review products/shows and interview other experts in the field of UK True Crime to offer you the very best insight and analysis.

The weekly UK True Crime Podcast is the home of UK true crime. We examine lesser known UK cases in depth, talk to true crime authors, review products/shows and interview other experts in the field of UK True Crime to offer you the very best insight and analysis.
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The weekly UK True Crime Podcast is the home of UK true crime. We examine lesser known UK cases in depth, talk to true crime authors, review products/shows and interview other experts in the field of UK True Crime to offer you the very best insight and analysis.

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@uktruecrime

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English

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07944983756


Episodes

A sexual Obsession: Episode 53

11/13/2017
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In Brighton in 2003 a dangerous sexual fantasy becomes a chilling, shocking reality with terrible consequences **Listeners should be aware that this episode contains sexual content** Enjoy the podcast and want more? For just £3 per month listen to nine bonus episodes plus other exclusive content at www.patreon.com/uktruecrime Want to talk about the show or any other aspect of UK True Crime? Join our friendly facebook group today: https://m.facebook.com/groups/1479468325433430...

Duration: 00:29:20


A Fresh Beginning: Episode 52

11/6/2017
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Just how well can we ever know someone? At the turn of the century a man in Louisiana met a woman from Coventry online. Love blossomed, he moved to England but then it became more complicated. In February 2010 as the pressure rose, events reached a violent conclusion. Access bonus episodes at: www.patreon.com/UkTrueCrime Join our Facebook Group to discuss this episode: https://m.facebook.com/groups/1479468325433430

Duration: 00:27:26


An Innocent Girl: Episode 51

10/30/2017
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Scotland, July 2011. A fire at at flat claims the lives of three members of the same family and police find out the blaze was started deliberately. Just who would be capable of murdering innocent children and why? This episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast explores the lives of two of the players in the drugs business of a Scottish town along with the associated feuds and violence.

Duration: 00:32:33


The Three Saddams: Episode 49

10/16/2017
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In the winter of 2003 a gang of armed robbers terrorised communities in Southern England and South Wales, striking on an almost daily basis. They were happy to use sickening levels of violence and even happy to threaten young children. Police knew they had to be stopped before someone was killed, but there was no sign of their luck running out.... www.uktruecrime.com https://m.facebook.com/groups/1479468325433430 www.patreon.com/uktruecrime

Duration: 00:26:56


The Oldham Riots: Episode 48

10/9/2017
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In the summer of 2001 , northern cities in the UK experienced terrifying riots. In this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast, we examine the events in the town of Oldham. What caused the riot and what were the repercussions?

Duration: 00:31:15


A Girl on a Bike: Episode 47

10/2/2017
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It was July 1972 and Leeds United had just beaten Arsenal in the FA Cup final. Near Tamworth, a young girl went for a ride on her back one summers evening never to return. Who was responsible for her disappearance: a local soldier who had experienced vivid dreams about the girl? Or could it even have been the Peter Sutcliffe, TheYorkshire Ripper? This week's episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast examines this case in detail. www.uktruecrime.com...

Duration: 00:27:42


The Leeching Lord: Episode 46

9/25/2017
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In 2009 the UK was rocked by the MP’s expenses scandal. Every day we heard unbelievable stories of our politicians stealing from the taxpayers they were elected to serve and this has had a long-lasting effect on how politicians are perceived. One peer who was also leader of Essex County Council, Lord Hanningfield, was at the centre of the scandal. In this week’s episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast we look in detail at his story. www.uktruecrime.com...

Duration: 00:32:34


The Rented Room: Episode 44

9/12/2017
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Newcastle, 2008. Two Chinese graduates from Newcastle University are brutally murdered in their home and even their cat is drowned in the sink. This episode of the Uk True Crime Weekly Podcast asks who could be responsible for such brutality? And why? www.uktruecrime.com https://m.facebook.com/groups/1479468325433430 www.patreon.com/uktruecrime

Duration: 00:27:42


The Cinderella Killing: Episode 18

3/14/2017
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We head to Portsmouth, on the south coast, to examine the murder of Linda Cook in December 1986. Tracking a pair of shoes worn by the killer looks like it could be the key to solving the crime, leading to it being dubbed the 'cinderella murder'. With a spate of sex attacks in the area, and now a brutal murder, police are under pressure to make a quick arrest. Suspicion falls on an 18 year old sailor from the Royal Navy, Michael Shirley. References: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com...

Duration: 00:29:13


Suicide or Murder? Episode 17

3/7/2017
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This week we return to Scotland to examine a deadly case of deception that spiralled wildly out of control directly leading to two suicides. In this tragic case, we look at how the deception began and why it continued as well as the terrible repercussions suffered by the families of all involved. References http://www.scotland-judiciary.org.uk/8/1497/HMA-v-Linsey-Cotton http://rawnewsnow.com http://www.greenocktelegraph.co.uk http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk http://www.heraldscotland.com...

Duration: 00:26:07


The Bogus Gasman: Episode 16

3/1/2017
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This episode of the weekly UK True Crime Podcast takes us to Bristol, July 1985. A local shopkeeper is brutally murdered and the suspect is an unknown man claiming to be from the gas board. The television programme Crimewatch UK features the reconstruction and following the show, the story shifts to Portsmouth on the south coast where events unfold.. Credit for the research and content to Paul at: truecrimeenthusiast.wordpress.com

Duration: 00:31:31


A Man in a Belfast Bar: Episode 15

2/21/2017
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Belfast, Northern Ireland. A small group of friends go for a drink on a bar on a Sunday evening where an argument leads to violence which spirals out of control, leading to a sequence of events still being felt today. In this episode of the weekly UK True Crime podcast we look at loyalty, tradition and having the courage (or not) to do what is the right thing, whatever the consequences. References: http://sluggerotoole.com/ http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk http://www.irishtimes.com/...

Duration: 00:42:51


The Corrupt Police Officer: Episode 14

2/14/2017
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Integrity is important in every profession, but in the police service it is absolutely vital. In this case, we examine the case of PC Mesut Karakas, a Police Officer working for the Metropolitan Police. Mesut's relationship with integrity was tenuous at best and in this episode of the weekly UK True Crime podcast we examine his career and the choices he made.

Duration: 00:20:24


The Honeytrap: Episode 13

2/7/2017
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This week we are back in London. The money around casinos has always been a draw to criminals and today we look at how a 'honeytrap' gang identified and targeted a professional poker player in Mayfair, with tragic results.

Duration: 00:25:05


A Charmed Life: Episode 12

1/31/2017
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This week we are examine a case spanning five UK police forces over 15 years. This case involves police incompetence, astonishingly inept decisions from the prison service, bizarre inquest verdicts, armed robbery, rape, a drowning, murder and conspiracy theories. What is there not to like? In this edition of the weekly UK True Crime Podcast we look at a deeply disturbing case where a series of unsolved crimes allow the sadistic perpetrator to grow in confidence, resulting in increasingly...

Duration: 00:39:09


A Glasgow Feud: Episode 11

1/23/2017
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Today we head north of the border to Scotland. This episode of the weekly UK True Crime Podcast examines a feud between two Glasgow families over a number of years which have left one man dead and several others injured - so far. We look at the reasons for the escalation of tensions and review the difficulties faced by the Police in dealing with situations where members of a tight-knit community are unwilling to give...

Duration: 00:22:54


A Fatal Love Triangle: Episode 10

1/17/2017
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In September 2009 Christopher Hartley was shot at point-blank range at a layby in South Yorkshire - well known for public sex - in what appeared to be a drug deal that had gone wrong. The reality was much more complex involving love, betrayal, loyalty and greed. We see how cell site analysis helped solve this case and examine in detail how committing murder affected the mind of the killer, including the rather odd way he expressed his introspection about events on social media. Macbeth it...

Duration: 00:33:20


The Female Arsonist Killer: Episode 09

1/10/2017
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We head to Prestatyn, on the north coast of Wales, for this edition of the weekly UK True Crime Podcast. We examine the events of 2012 leading to the deaths of five people - including three young children - in an horrendous arson attack. The culprit was Melanie Smith, their neightbour in the flat downstairs. We look at the troubled history of Melanie Smith and the events that shaped her life leading to her horrendous crime. We also assess the devastation caused to so many people by her...

Duration: 00:25:24


A Valentine's Day Murder: Episode 08

1/3/2017
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Today we head to Wales and examine a frenzied murder which took place on Valentines Day 1988. Lynette White was only 20 when she was stabbed to death in a flat above a bookmakers in the Cardiff Bay area of the City. In this episode of the weekly UK True Crime Podcast we examine events leading up to the murder and how three men, 'The Cardiff Three' were wrongly imprisoned for the crime. We probe how advances in DNA technology allowed police to finally catch Lynette's killer fifteen years...

Duration: 00:45:14


The Travolta Fantasist: Episode 07

12/31/2016
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A brutal murder in 1982 lay unsolved until early 2016. In this episode of the weekly UK True Crime Podcast we examine the rape and murder of 17 year old Yiannoulla Yianni in Hampstead, North London. We look at the police investigation and examine the devastating impact the murder had on Yiannoulla's family. Her killer, James Warnock was arrested for another crime 34 years later and DNA evidence was vital in securing his conviction. We look at the remarkable events surrounding his arrest...

Duration: 00:16:33

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