They say that in the case of a mysterious death the first 48 hours are critical. If investigators don't get a lead in this time - the chances of solving the crime are greatly diminished.
But what if you don't get a lead in in the first 48 hours, or 48 days.
What if you don't get a lead in 48 years?
Welcome to the mysterious case of Fred the Head - One of the UK's most curious, baffling and unsolved crimes
Episode 38 - No Stone Unturned
Jo has been busy uncovering more about Matthew James Jackson, I'm able to speak to someone who knew Frank Kun very well and there are some intriguing questions raised by listeners.
Episode 37 - Another Year
In our end of year review, we try and marshall all of the salient points we have discovered so far, map out the work ahead of us and, in the process, uncover some new and potential important information about Matthew James Jackson.
Episode 36 - The Missing Years
1969 - The Cold War is at its height. The clandestine battle of secrets, spies and espionage is raging on both sides of the Iron Curtain. It sounds glamorous, but in reality espionage was a dirty, sordid, small time business. Was Fred's death related to these activities.
Episode 35 - Down To Us
My request to the senior levels of the Police service about Isotopic Analysis yields results of an unexpected kind and I get to speak with someone who's been working on the Fred case for far longer than me.
Episode 34 - The Confession?
We hear about something that may change everything. A possible link between the body and the killer.
Episode 33 - Dental Fundamentals
We've got work to do in our continuing investigation into whether there was any connection between Bible John and Fred. That starts with a deep dive into the dentistry and that process generates a new idea that I need to get to the bottom of.