Crime

Prime Time: The Graham Dwyer Case

In this RTÉ special we see Prime Time reporter Barry Cummins detail the circumstances and subsequent investigation into the case of Elaine O'Hara, an Irish woman who was originally reported missing but sadly was later found murdered by Graham Dwyer. This Prime Time special reveals just how Graham Dwyer was caught and how his ultimate conviction was by sheer coincidence as several men happened t

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7/7 London Bombings: 10 Years On

On July 7, 2005, a series of coordinated Islamist terrorists carried out several suicide attacks in London, England. They detonated four bombs on London's transport network, directly targeting innocent commuters who were making their way to work during the morning rush hour. The attacks themselves resulted in 52 deaths and the injuring of hundreds more. Explosions went off near Aldgate, Edgware

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Too Young To Die: Sharon Tate

If we held up that mirror to the 1960s, the who is the fairest of them all mirror from the Snow White fairy tale we would probably see Sharon Tate looking back at us. Her own story like that of the decade began as something of a fairy tale but neither had a happy ending. Her professional life was on the up and up, in her private life she was married to the French-Polish film director Roman Pola

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Why Did Andrew Cunanan Kill Gianni Versace?

In 1997 world famous fashion designer Gianni Versace was gunned down in the street. It was the culmination of a three month, two and half thousand mile rampage, and as the clock ticked the body count rose and with it. But one question remained, why had Andrew Cunanan a good looking and popular young man embarked on this devastating killing spree? The spree itself ended with Cunanan committing s

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Killing Jimmy Hoffa

Killing Jimmy Hoffa

The disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa is one of the most famous and enduring American mysteries and it most certainly goes down in the history books as one of the great crimes of the century. Despite a huge Federal investigation which spanned over 4 decades and saw hundreds of suspects being questioned, still to this day only the contours of the crime are known. Hoffa was considered to be both hero

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The Killing of Bruiser Brody

Frank Donald Goodish was an American professional wrestler who grew to fame under the ring name Bruiser Brody, but he also worked under the names King Kong Brody, The Masked Marauder and Red River Jack. Over the years Bruiser Brody became associated with some of the most hardcore wrestling matches in the history of the sport and was known to rough up his opponents, often times leaving them in a

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Body Farms

Body Farms

Since 1980, there have been over 250,000 recorded unsolved homicides in the United States, the number of missing persons and unidentified remains has been described as "the nations's silent mass disaster". There appears to be a lack of funding and support for any forensic research and law enforcement training, without these it seems that the number of unsolved homicides will only continue to grow.

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The Warwick Uni Rape Chat Scandal

Last year (2018), a group of male students made rape threats against their female peers at Warwick University which lies on the outskirts of Coventry between the West-Midlands and Warwickshire, England. These threats were made via a private Facebook group chat, this resulted in several of these men receiving significant bans from the university but later these 10-year bans were reduced to 12 month

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The Man Who Used HIV As a Weapon

In 2018 Daryll Rowe hit the news headlines as the first person in the United Kingdom to be jailed for deliberately infecting men with HIV. It is an extraordinary case but at the time the media attention was all on Daryll Rowe himself, but this powerful documentary focuses on the victims Rowe had abused, giving them an opportunity to tell their shocking accounts of what happened. The men feature

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