FRED DINENAGE: MURDER CASEBOOK
2019 11 17 5 00
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.
2019 11 18 5 00
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.
2019 11 24 5 00
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.
2019 11 25 5 00
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.
2019 12 01 5 00
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.
2019 12 02 5 00
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.
2019 12 08 5 00
Fred Dinenage investigates arguably one of the most shocking cases of international cannibalism, by investigating the case of Armin Meivas in Germany.
2019 12 09 5 00
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.
2019 12 15 5 00
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.
2019 12 16 5 00
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.