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Catching Melanie's Killer
A True Crime Podcast by ITV News
When Melanie Road's body was found on a June morning in 1984, it prompted one of the largest manhunts in Britain. But the schoolgirl's killer wasn't found. How did a team of cold case officers rebuild the inquiry after decades and bring justice to a family still in grief?
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 684 ratings
Heart breaking and Intriguing
Very good following along with these detectives and what they went through for this family. I don’t want to comment about the outcome. You’ll have to listen for yourself!! Worth the listen!!
khevans via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/29/21
One of the best true crime podcasts I’ve listened to for a very long time. Kudos to all involved!
Rehctelf1958 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 06/17/21
Excellent podcast
Well researched and kept my interest until the end. Highly recommend.
Annie Mac 85 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 06/14/21
Recent Episodes
Melanie Road’s family come face-to-face with her killer for the first time. But the clock is ticking for investigators to build a case with 30-year-old evidence. A trial starts. But what happens when the man in the dock is asked if he murdered the schoolgirl in 1984?
Published 02/02/21
Cold case investigator Gary Mason receives an email which turns the inquiry into the murder of Melanie Road on its head. Arrest teams are drafted in. And a custody time clock runs out, meaning the man police believe to be Melanie’s killer must be released.
Published 02/02/21
Melanie Road’s mother writes a letter to the people of Bath asking them to search their memories and consciences as the 30th anniversary of the killing approaches. Cold case investigator Julie Mackay is told to drop the inquiry. And the team continues to search in the UK and abroad for the...
Published 01/26/21
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