Britain's Darkest Taboos Season 3
S03 E01Mar 16, 2014
The Murder of Tia Sharp Mar 16, 2014 In August 2012, 12-year-old Tia Sharp went missing from her grandmother’s home in South London. This sparked a nationwide search for the missing schoolgirl. Unbeknownst to the family and police, Tia had been sexually assaulted and murdered by her step-grandfather, Stuart Hazell. Her body was discovered a week later in the loft.We reveal the extent of Hazell’s perversions, including that he had been secretly filming Tia before her death. And the police reveal the true horror of Hazell’s deviant sexual behaviour for the first time. In the ultimate betrayal he led the search for Tia and comforted her family, whilst knowing exactly where she could be found. Tia's grandmother, Christine and mother, Natalie, talk for the first time since the trial about the impact the murder had on them and their family. With expert analysis from forensic psychologist Dr Keri Nixon and psychologist Emma Kenny, we get an insight into the twisted mind of Stuart Hazell.
S03 E02Mar 23, 2014
Three Generations Murdered in One Night Mar 23, 2014 In September 2012, 27-year-old Carl Mills murdered three generations of the same family in a house fire in Cwmbran, South Wales. Mills set the fire then stood and watched as his 6-month-old daughter Kimberley, her mother and his girlfriend, 17-year-old Kayleigh, and Kayleigh’s mum Kim all perished.In this powerful and emotional episode we hear from Kim's mum, Gwyneth Swain, who lost her daughter, granddaughter and great-grandaughter that night. We also have interviews with Kim’s partner Dai, her best friends and the neighbours who witnessed the fire that night. DSI Peter Jones of Gwent Police describes the investigation that resulted in Mills being convicted of the murders and sentenced to 35 years in prison. With expert analysis from forensic psychologist Dr Keri Nixon and psychologist Emma Kenny, we examine Mill’s behaviour prior to the murders plus we reveal the devastating impact familial homicide has on those left behind.
S03 E03Mar 30, 2014
We Witnessed Our Sister's Murder Mar 30, 2014 On 2 January 2012, 18-year-old Myles Williams broke into the family home of his girlfriend, Kirsty Treloar, and murdered her in front of their 26-day-old baby. He also stabbed Kirsty's sister Gemma twice and brother and brother Dean three times in the chest before dumping Kirsty’s body in an alleyway.The previous night, Williams had sent Kirsty a text with a new year's resolution promising not to hit her again. Twelve hours later, he killed her. For the first time on television, in this incredibly emotional and powerful programme, we hear from all of Kirsty's family who were there that night. With expert analysis from forensic psychologist Dr Keri Nixon and psychologist Emma Kenny, we profile Williams and reveal the horrific impact his actions had on a loving family.
S03 E04Apr 6, 2014
A Holiday Romance Ends in Double Murder Apr 6, 2014 In a horrific story of a holiday romance gone wrong, Kurdish Turk Ensar Gol brutally murdered his 28-year-old wife Michala and his mother-in-law, 50-year-old Julie Sahin, in Thame, Oxfordshire in September 2011. Gol stabbed Michala more than 40 times in front of their two-year-old daughter and then stabbed Julie more than 50 times before heading into Thame town centre armed with the knife. With incredible access to dramatic CCTV footage of Gol’s arrest, we chart the course of events that led to the murders.
S03 E05Apr 13, 2014
My Husband Murdered My Children Apr 13, 2014 On 3 May 2008, Rab Thomson brutally stabbed to death his 7-year-old son Ryan and his 25-year-old daughter Michelle, who had severe learning difficulties, in the family home in Buckhaven, Fife. Thomson murdered the children in revenge after his wife June left him after she had suffered 27 years of abuse. Thomson, laid the children in their beds before cutting his wrists. June found the bodies of her children and Thomson survived.
S03 E06Apr 20, 2014
My Pregnant Sister's Body was Buried Under a House Apr 20, 2014 In April 1998, 17-year-old Sylvia Fleming went missing in Omagh, Northern Ireland. Six weeks later, police discovered Sylvia’s dismembered body under the floorboards of a new build house in the town. She had been murdered by her on/off boyfriend, part-time fireman Stephen Scott. Scott was obsessed with serial killers Ted Bundy and Charles Manson and was a sadomasochist. He tied Sylvia to his bed, killed her, and then showed two teenagers her body.
S03 E07Apr 27, 2014
A Killer Cougar Murdered My Son Apr 27, 2014 On Bonfire night 2012, 30-year-old Michelle Mills murdered her toyboy boyfriend Eddie Miller in their cottage in Scalford, Leicestershire. Mills stabbed Eddie more than 20 times. She had a history of threatening partners with knives and had done so to Eddie previously. This is the story told by Eddie’s mum and those closest to him. And we hear from the neighbour who heard the attack that night.
S03 E08May 4, 2014
A Twins' Story: Our Uncle Raped Us May 4, 2014 Identical twin sisters Rachel and Tracy were raped by their uncle John McCallum when they were just 5-years-old. The abuse lasted over a period of eight years until they were 13. The sisters' lives were ruined by the abuse but in 2012 they broke almost 30 years of silence and told each other what had happened. Courageously, they went to the police and their uncle was convicted and sentenced to ten years in prison. This is the journey of two young girls who had their childhood's stolen, but through the strength of their relationship managed to get justice in the end.