Crime

Born to Kill: Charles Albright

Charles Albright is a convicted American serial killer, he is a diagnosed psychopath who was found guilty of killing a woman in 1991 by means of shooting her in the head and removing her eyeballs. There was only enough evidence to convict Albright of this one particular crime but it is suspected that he is responsible for having killed a total of three women in the 1990's due to his signature muti

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Stabbed: The Truth About Knife Crime

A first hand examination of the knife crime epidemic which is currently plaguing the United Kingdom. We hear from the police, local councils and relatives of teenagers who have been stabbed to death. The filmmakers also get talking to a mother who is now releasing the CCTV footage of the stabbing which fatally wounded her son in the hope that it raises awareness for knife crime and how anyone can

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Reggie Yates: Teen Gangs

In this film we see British television personality, Reggie Yates, embark on a journey into the murky world teen gang violence. As a child, Yates himself grew up on a council estate with his family receiving benefits from the government, he is well aware of the negative distractions which can present themselves to young people growing up in similar environments but he personally has always believed

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Burke and Hare: Serial Killing for Science

Back in 1828 in Edinburgh, Scotland, there were a number of murders committed over a period of about ten months. 16 people were killed in total and this spree would later become known as the Burke and Hare murders, due to the fact that it was William Burke and William Hare who had committed the crimes. At the time Edinburgh could have been considered to be a leading European centre with regards

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The Murder of Jill Dando

The Murder of Jill Dando

Jill Dando born 1961 was an English journalist, she was one of Britians most well known television presenters having won BBC's Personality of the Year award in 1997. At the time of her death (1999), she was the presenter of the BBC programme Crimewatch. At the pinnacle of her career when she was mercilessly gunned down outside her house in Fulham, London. Her killer left the scene without a tra

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Oxyana

Oxyana

At first glance you could be forgiven for thinking that the town known as Oceana, located in West Virginia is perfect. It is one of the oldest town's in Wyoming County and is surrounded by pure beauty, mountains filled with colour, calm rivers flowing on the outskirts of town with its inhabitance moving at a leisurely pace. All of the above is true but in recent years a more sinister side has evol

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The Secret Life of Elliot Rodger

On May 23, 2014, in Isla Vista, California, a young man named Elliot Rodger took it upon himself to kill 6 people and injure 14 more near the campus of University of California, Santa Barbara, before turning a gun on himself and taking his own life.   In this "20/20" special we take a closer look at how Elliot came to commit such crimes and for the first time we hear his father speak ou

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Louis Theroux: Savile

Louis Theroux: Savile

Over 15 years ago critically acclaimed documentary filmmaker Louis Theroux made Jimmy Savile the subject of one of his When Louis Met... episodes. Theroux spent quite a bit of time with Savile for this project and even kept in touch afterwards, but in light of Savile's unmasking as a sexual predatory Louis felt he had let himself down and his subject off the hook back in 2000 when the original fil

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Interview With A Serial Killer

Serial killer Arthur Shawcross was born on June 6, 1945, and died on November 10, 2008 while serving a life sentence for the murder of 11 women. From his birthplace of Kittery, Maine, his family moved to Watertown, a small town near Lake Ontario in New York State, when he was still a child. Shawcross claims that his adolescence was turbulent, and cites a difficult relationship with both parents, p

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