They Walk Among Us - UK True Crime

They Walk Among Us - UK True Crime

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They Walk Among Us is a bi-weekly UK true crime podcast covering a broad range of cases from the sinister to the surreal.
Season 2 - Episode 1
Jul 11 • 42 min
On May 12th, 1958 31-year-old Peter Manuel went to trial at Glasgow High Court for the murder of eight people. So desperate were people to get a seat on the public benches for the trial of the infamous Beast of Birkenshaw, they queued outside the court…
Season 2 - Trailer
Jun 23 • 10 min
They Walk Among Us returns for Season 2 on Wednesday July 12th, 2017. We’ve started a closed group on Facebook where you can discuss the latest cases featured on the show, your favourite podcasts, or anything in-between. Click here »>…
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May 23 • 40 min
WARNING: THIS IS PART TWO OF A TWO-PART STORY. PLEASE LISTEN TO SEASON 1 - EPISODE 18 FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS CASE. Upon his release in 1987, Michael Peterson had spent almost a decade and a half in prison. He had served the majority of his sentence in…
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May 9 • 36 min
There is only one prisoner who will go down in history as being Britain’s most notoriously violent inmate. This is not a label you get overnight, and despite a couple of short-lived moments of freedom, he has been in prison since 1974, with the majority…
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Apr 28 • 34 min
In 2004, Sydney Blackwell, a retired accountant, and his wife Jacqueline, an antiques dealer, lived in the village of Melling in Merseyside. It’s an affluent area with green fields, old churches and quaint cottages. They shared their home with their…
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Apr 12 • 49 min
WARNING: THIS IS PART TWO OF A TWO-PART STORY. PLEASE LISTEN TO SEASON 1 - EPISODE 15 FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS CASE. Stephen Port was arrested on October 15th, 2015 for the murders of 4 men. They were all found in Barking in East London and had all died…
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Mar 31 • 43 min
St Margaret’s Church is located in Barking, in East London. The church is surrounded by grassland and lies on the same grounds as an abbey which has fallen into ruin. During the summer of 2014, the churchyard would be the location where two young men…
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Mar 14 • 39 min
Canterbury is a Cathedral city located in Kent in the South East of England. The city lies on the River Stour, and within the city walls, the gothic Canterbury Cathedral dominates the skyline. On March 29th, 2016 the emergency services received a phone…
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Mar 1 • 30 min
The Humber bridge nature reserve is in the east ridings of Yorkshire, and is scenic place where families spend the day. It’s also the location of rumour and legend, like that of the headless man that stalks the woodland at night. The legend has a grain of…
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Feb 15 • 39 min
WARNING: THIS IS PART TWO OF A TWO-PART STORY. PLEASE LISTEN TO SEASON 1 - EPISODE 11 FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS CASE. On May 11th, 2012 in the early hours of the morning, a fire raged throughout a semi-detached house in Derby. The fire had spread so…
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Jan 30 • 39 min
May 11th, 2012 in the early hours of the morning, a fire raged throughout a semi-detached house in Derby. Thick smoke escaped through anywhere it could, billowing out onto the street, alerting neighbours who rushed to try and help those trapped inside.…
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Jan 21 • 38 min
At 13 Graham Frederick Young’s knowledge of chemistry was that of university student and he needed subjects that he had unlimited access to. That’s when he turned his attention to experimenting on his family. *** LISTENER CAUTION IS ADVISED AS THIS…
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Jan 4 • 38 min
The Secret intelligence service, or MI6, are a not so secret government agency that collates vast amounts of foreign intelligence and feeds this information back to the British government. The agency has been at forefront of intelligence gathering…
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Dec 22, 2016 • 28 min
In early December 2015 Katie Locke started communicating online with Carl Langdell. Carl painted a picture of the person he wished he was, while corresponding with Katie but looking from the outside in, through the rose tinted lens of social media, Carl’s…
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Dec 11, 2016 • 38 min
The resort town of Morecambe is situated on Morecambe Bay, a popular seaside resort on the north west coast of England. This town is home to the Stud Farm Holiday Park, a simple resort with lines of caravans, tents and mobile homes. Most people visit the…
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Nov 25, 2016 • 45 min
During the afternoon of February 19th 2008 a young school girl was meant to return home after a school trip to a local swimming pool. Her disappearance united the community and ignited a nationwide search to find her. For three and half weeks, the complex…
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Nov 12, 2016 • 40 min
Colchester is said to be the birthplace of some of the most famous nursery rhymes we are told as children to make us feel safe, and lull us to sleep. However, in the spring and summer of 2014, this Essex town would get a sharp wakeup call as two brutal…
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Oct 30, 2016 • 44 min
On the morning of Thursday March 21st 2002 John Darwin took his red canoe, called the Orca, out for a paddle at the seaside of Seaton Carew in Hartlepool. After John didn’t return that evening, an extensive search was undertaken across the coastline to…
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Oct 14, 2016 • 42 min
Halloween 2010 - Joanna Brown was waiting at her home in Ascot, Berkshire expecting the return of her two children after they had been on a half-term visit to their fathers. She was in the middle of a costly divorce and it was taking it’s toll on not only…
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Oct 2, 2016 • 36 min
On the evening of Saturday September 11th in 1971 a robbery was taking place on Baker Street in London. Months of planning had finally come to fruition and Anthony Gavin, Reginald Tucker and Thomas Stephens were just hours away from getting the score of a…
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Sep 18, 2016 • 38 min
On Thursday January 14th 2016 Sadie Hartley, a 60 year old mother of two, had spent the day at work. She arrived home in the early afternoon and then set off to her local stables. Later that evening, after returning home alone, there was a knock at the…