The Murder Detectives

The Murder Detectives is by far one of the best documentaries I have ever seen, it is a truly groundbreaking three part series which sees Channel 4 gain unprecedented access to an 18 month long murder investigation carried out by the Avon and Somerset Police.

Throughout the course of this series we are taken on a complete journey, a journey which begins the very moment a young man calls 999 (the British emergency services line) and utters the words “Oh fucking hell, I’ve been stabbed really bad”, as this young man breaths his last breaths and ultimately dies it becomes evident that this films approach is unique. We are about to witness this murder investigation in real-time, filmed as the actual events unfolded and in chronological order as if we ourselves were taken on a ride a long.

It was March 5th 2014 that saw Nicholas Robinson, a 19-year old teenager murdered in what initially seemed to be a senseless stabbing, it was this night Robinson sadly became another statistic representing a deeper issue affecting many of Britain’s cities today.

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  • JJ Dillon

    Loved the 3 part series & RESPECT to the family for their bravery AND most importantly, how hard all the police & detectives worked on this case to bring justice & closure to family. Fascinating insight & how close you can come to charging the wrong people. Thank you!

  • Jon Blu

    All the black people on the wrong side of the investigation said
    ‘No comment’
    If the team who defended him had said the same he would be free.

  • t4msync

    One nigger killing another nigger. Who cares. Gave up at 14.03. Timewaster.

    • Hywel Thomas

      You’re, what we in the UK, call a twat

  • Hywel Thomas

    Excellent doco