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When Melanie Road's body was found on a June morning in 1984, it prompted one of the largest manhunts in Britain. But the schoolgirl's killer wasn't found. How did a team of cold case officers rebuild the inquiry after decades and bring justice to a family still in grief?

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When Melanie Road's body was found on a June morning in 1984, it prompted one of the largest manhunts in Britain. But the schoolgirl's killer wasn't found. How did a team of cold case officers rebuild the inquiry after decades and bring justice to a family still in grief?

    Episode 2: Green Blood on Camden Crescent

    Episode 2: Green Blood on Camden Crescent

    A nationwide manhunt begins for the killer of schoolgirl Melanie Road. In the hours after the murder, a blood trail is discovered by detectives. Cold Case investigator Julie Mackay takes ITV News correspondent Robert Murphy back to the scene to describe how this gave police in 1984 their first clues. Inquiries start to stretch from this small city all over the world.

    • 33 min
    Episode 1: All Hell Let Loose

    Episode 1: All Hell Let Loose

    How do you find a killer from the past? June 9th 1984. 17 year-old schoolgirl Melanie Road is murdered while walking home after a night out in the tourist city of Bath. In ITV News’ True Crime podcast, correspondent Robert Murphy learns how a murderer appeared in the night, killed this popular, bright student and disappeared. Leaving clues which detectives would pore over for decades.

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

JackRebours ,

Excellent

Thrilling from start to finish

tinpotmonkey ,

Heartbreaking, intriguing story - can’t wait for more!

Yet another brilliant podcast from Robert Murphy. This awful, heartbreaking story is sensitively told but will leave you desperate to know the truth.

Makeupnall ,

Excellent

Excellent content clearly narrated , my first podcast thank you, looking forward to the next episodes

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