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Season 3 / Episode 9 and airs on 24 May 2018 13:00
ITV Daytime's resident judge, Robert Rinder, is lifting the lid on some of Britain's worst crimes in a brand new documentary series, Judge Rinder's Crime Stories.Used to ruling the courtroom in his own hit TV series, respected criminal defence barrister, Judge Rinder, is stepping out from behind the bench to take a closer look into a variety of major crimes.
Case 1: In the Spring of 2012, six children lost their lives in a devastating house fire. The subsequent investigation challenged the actions of parents, Mick and Mairead Philpott, quickly making them the prime suspects for the fire that killed their children. In a TV first, Mick's teenage son Michael gives his first TV interview discussing the events of that night.
Case 2: In June 2015, police were called to the house of 67-year-old Rita Stephens. She had been the victim of a frenzied attack which resulted in her death. Police had a 44-year-old man in custody, her own son Mark. In a series of emotionally-charged interviews, Mark's siblings tell their side of this tragedy.
Case 1: During 2014 and 2015 an organised gang of fraudsters were targeting the elderly by pretending to be the police. Asking their victims to withdraw large sums of cash that would be collected by a ‘police courier', the gang set out on a nationwide crime spree in which police forces from around the country joined together to bring the criminals to justice.
Case 2: When Alison Saunders bought a struggling company that helps children and young adults get prepared for the workplace she made sure her nearest and dearest were by her side. However, what Alison didn't account for was the fact that one colleague, Terri Hardman, didn't have her best interests at heart and was working to unravel her efforts.
In the early hours of the morning on the 19th March 2011 Sian O'Callaghan leaves a nightclub and gets into a taxi. She is never seen alive again. Police arrest local taxi driver Christopher Halliwell and he leads them to the body of Sian. Chillingly Christopher Halliwell then asks officers, "Would you like another one?".
Case 1: Leicester, 1986. The body of 15-year-old Dawn Ashworth is found following her disappearance. The murder is almost identical to the killing of Lynda Mann in 1983. Detectives in charge call on the help of Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys who had just discovered the DNA fingerprint. The police obtain the killer's DNA and the hunt is on to catch him before he can kill again.
Case 2: In March 2016 Jess convinces her best friend Laura to join her and members of her running club on a Monday night jog. Little did the girls know that also on the road that same night was a courier transporting a deadly package. The man loses control of his vehicle and hits the girls, leaving them fighting for their lives.
Case 1: In November 2000 a criminal gang attempted the most audacious robbery in British criminal history. The target - the world's most perfect diamond on display in the Millennium Dome. Using never-before-seen police footage, and testimony from the men who were there, this is the inside story of the heist of the millennium and the secret Flying Squad operation to foil it.
Case 2: Billy Stirrat was a happily married father of two that worked as a gamekeeper. His life was turned upside down following a miscarriage of justice involving his wrongful arrest for the possession of £500,000 worth of amphetamine.
Police are called to a brutal stabbing on the M25 that results in the death of 21-year-old Stephen Cameron. Police have a suspect, but what follows becomes an international manhunt. This is the story of one of Britain's most notorious criminals, Kenneth Noye.
Case 1: Jean and Tony Simester's son Darrell went missing in the year 2000. Fearing he was being held against his will, they contacted the police but, because of Darrell's age, were unable to find the help they so desperately needed. It was only after an observant member of the public, who'd read a newspaper article about Darrell, that they got the tip-off they needed. Having spent 13 years as a slave, Darrell was ill – both physically and mentally.
Case 2: In 2012 Shelley Roylance's husband tragically lost his life to cancer. In her grief Shelley turned to her family for support. Her eldest son Paul agreed to manage the £45,000 estate left to her by their father. The decision would have tragic consequences.
In October 1993, Gary Nelson, a man described as one of the most violent and dangerous men to walk the streets of the UK, murdered a bouncer and community police officer. In an investigation spanning 13 years, a determined team of police officers work to ensure Gary Nelson faces justice for his crimes.
Case 1: In February 1997, Roger Andrews is confronted in his home by a man holding a gun. In a split second decision Roger fights back with his own pistol and shoots the man 3 times. The man survives and is arrested by the police. Quickly links between the man arrested and another crime emerge - the murder of a retired town clerk in Ramsgate in 1996.
Case 2: In June 2010, 14-year-old Lillian Groves was killed outside her home in New Addlington in Surrey by speeding motorist John Page, who had been smoking cannabis. This is the story of Lillian's parents' fight to change the legal system that had allowed this man to escape a fitting punishment.
Case 1: The Border Force and the National Crime Agency (NCA) work together to carry out the UK's biggest ever drugs bust.
Case 2: On the morning of February 22nd 2006, the small market town of Tonbridge in Kent made headlines around the world as news broke of the biggest cash robbery in British history. Fifty three million pounds had been stolen.
Robert Rinder(Judge Rinder)
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