19 episodes

Lyn and Chris Dawson appear to have the perfect marriage. He's a star footballer and popular high school teacher. She's a devoted wife and mother. They share a beautiful home above Sydney's northern beaches. But when Lyn goes missing, dark secrets are buried. This is no fairytale, but a sordid story of strangely close twin brothers, teenage student lovers, and probable murder. The Australian's Hedley Thomas digs deep into a cold case which has been unsolved for 36 years, uncovering startling new evidence.

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Lyn and Chris Dawson appear to have the perfect marriage. He's a star footballer and popular high school teacher. She's a devoted wife and mother. They share a beautiful home above Sydney's northern beaches. But when Lyn goes missing, dark secrets are buried. This is no fairytale, but a sordid story of strangely close twin brothers, teenage student lovers, and probable murder. The Australian's Hedley Thomas digs deep into a cold case which has been unsolved for 36 years, uncovering startling new evidence.

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
896 Ratings

896 Ratings

__supervixen__ ,

excellent podcast

fantastic investigative journalism.

gourmetgirl ,

Too long and repetitive

Outrageous that he got away with this for so long and kudos to the journalist for so thoroughly researching this, but could have been condensed to a much shorter podcast. I just couldn’t finish it no matter how hard I tried to stick with it.
I truly hope the family finally gets some long overdue justice.

teathebee ,

frustratingly beautiful

The story being told is heartbreaking and tragic, but the way Headly tells it is so beautiful and respectful towards Lynn. I can’t wait for an update after the trial in August 2019.

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