Month: July 2022

Episode 15 – The Dunblane Massacre 

Many of us have heard about the horrible mass shooting that occurred on May 24 in Uvalde, Texas, United States and left 19 students and two teachers dead. What makes the situation even more tragic is the fact that this year alone, within just six months, there have been 27 school shootings in the US. If we put together all incidents from the last four years, the number is 119—one hundred and nineteen.
Of course, the US is not the only place where shootings happen. In the United Kingdom, the last school shooting was almost as deadly as the one in Texas—it just took place nearly three decades ago.

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Episode 14 – The Killing of PC Harper 

In August 2009, PC Andrew Harper and his colleague Andrew Shaw responded to the call of a burglary in West Berkshire, England, despite the fact they were already
finishing their shift. Going beyond the call of duty was nothing unusual for hardworking professionals—but this time, the decision to do overtime came at a terrible cost. Once the night ended, only one of the officers returned home.

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Episode 13 – Murder At Pencoed Castle 

If you think about a midlife crisis, what comes to mind? The fear of mortality and the desire to be young again are normal things that most of us will face at some point. Everyone reacts to getting older differently, and a midlife crisis may cause some to change their behaviour drastically—wanting to experience new things and being impulsive are very common “symptoms”. But when Peter Morgan was getting into his 50s, he went through a midlife crisis like no other. His impulses did not include just buying expensive things and having extramarital affairs but also murder.

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