Murder Maps

June 2019
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The Jigsaw Murders (S4E3)

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The case of Dr Ruxton, a physician who lived a quiet, respectable life in Lancaster, until in 1935 he beat, strangled and stabbed his wife and housemaid to death.
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The Black Widow (S4E2)

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Dramatised account of 19th-century serial killer Mary Ann Cotton, aka the Black Widow, who travelled around north-east England and murdered men for their life insurance.
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The Beast of Birkenshaw (S4E1)

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Historic murder cases are reviewed with an emphasis on the locations the killings.
1:00:00

The Jigsaw Murders (S4E3)

4.0 0 x
The case of Dr Ruxton, a physician who lived a quiet, respectable life in Lancaster, until in 1935 he beat, strangled and stabbed his wife and housemaid to death.
1:00:00

The Black Widow (S4E2)

4.0 0 x
Dramatised account of 19th-century serial killer Mary Ann Cotton, aka the Black Widow, who travelled around north-east England and murdered men for their life insurance.
1:00:00

The Beast of Birkenshaw (S4E1)

4.0 0 x
Historic murder cases are reviewed with an emphasis on the locations the killings.
1:00:00

S3 (S3E4)

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Ruth Ellis was the last woman to be executed in the UK, hanged after her murder trial in 1955. Ellis had gunned down her lover outside a pub - but why? Nicholas Day finds out.
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The Towpath Murders (S3E3)

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The body of a teenage girl was found the day before Elizabeth II's coronation in June 1953. Days later, another teen was found dead. Hear how the case unfolded.
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The Acid Bath Murders (S3E2)

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The disappearance of wealthy widow, Olive Durand-Deacon, in 1949 led police to John George Haigh - who had a gruesome confession to make. Tune in to hear more.
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S3 (S3E4)

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Ruth Ellis was the last woman to be executed in the UK, hanged after her murder trial in 1955. Ellis had gunned down her lover outside a pub - but why? Nicholas Day finds out.
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