FRED DINENAGE: MURDER CASEBOOK

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Upcoming episodes

Nov 17th
500a

Gordon Cummins: Blackout Ripper

Cummins was an RAF pilot of noble birth who went on a rampage killing four women during the Second World War in just six days. Described as Ôa savage sexual maniacÕ it is thought that the women he targeted had questionable morals and that Cummins was on a mission to clear LondonÕs streets. He was hanged on the 25th June 1942 at Wandsworth prison.
Nov 18th
500a

The Richardson Gang

A 1960s group of criminals in South London, England. Less well remembered than their rivals the Krays, they nevertheless had a reputation at their peak as being some of London's most infamous and sadistic gangsters. Also known as the 'Torture Gang', their "speciality" was pinning victims to the floor with 6 inch nails and removing the victims' toes with bolt cutters.
Nov 24th
500a

The A6 murderer

Fred Dinenage investigates the story of the alleged ÔA6 MurdererÕ James Hanratty, and hears the arguments for and against his conviction for murder and rape in an A6 layby.
Nov 25th
500a

Jack the Ripper

In this episode Fred Dinenage examines the legend of ÔJack the RipperÕ. One of LondonÕs most notorious, but still unknown, serial killers.
Dec 1st
500a

Babes in the Wood

This Murder Casebook episode sees Fred Dinenage sensitively investigate the stories behind the victims of serial killer and paedophile Ronald Jebson, speaking to some of those directly affected by his cruel actions against children and hearing criminologist Professor David Wilsons interpretation of his actions.
Dec 2nd
500a

Moors Murders

The coldblooded actions of serial killers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley still continue to shock the nation to this day. Fred Dinenage investigates the reasons why these two people made such an impact, and learns how they managed to capture their young victims.
Dec 8th
500a

Armin Meiwes

Fred Dinenage investigates arguably one of the most shocking cases of international cannibalism, by investigating the case of Armin Meivas in Germany.
Dec 9th
500a

Josef Fritzl

Josef Fritzl shocked the world when it was discovered he had been abusing some of his own children whom heÕd had trapped in his basement for years. Fred Dinenage looks further into the case.
Dec 15th
500a

Monster of Worcester

Fred Dinenage examines this shocking case, in which a motherÕs boyfriend brutally murdered her three children, before displaying their dead bodies on the railings outside their house.
Dec 16th
500a

John Haigh Ð The Acid Bath Murderer

Fred investigates the infamous acid bath murderer John George Haigh who killed at least six people and disposed of their bodies in sulphuric acid during the 1940s. As Fred tells the story of this calculating fraudster he undertakes an experiment with Professor David Wilson where they test the effects of sulphuric acid on a chicken bone. In addition Fred meets a former copyboy for the local paper who recalls the media hype of the time and what the Ôvampire killerÕ was like in the flesh.