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Smoking Gun
In every murder investigation, there's one key item that could bring a killer to justice. But finding it....and knowing what evidence it contains....well that's the challenge. Because the smoking gun could be anything. A bouquet of flowers...a Chinese meal...a mosquito. In this series we tell the remarkable true stories of how everyday items such as these have been the key to unlocking a criminal case. And we unpack the science - revealing the cutting edge techniques and the disciplines mastered over decades, which allow specialist forensic scientists to find this evidence. Hosted by actor...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 221 ratings
Top Class.
Quality research and excellent presentation. The addition of a knowledgeable forensic scientist with a lovely voice is the cherry on top.
Siggy Burzum via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 09/17/22
Really enjoyed series 1, but series 2 has been a bit slower and I don’t think the cases they explore have been quite as interesting, or really fit the smoking gun theme as well. Like the 2 presenters, they work well.
Saffy Holbrook via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/16/22
Maclilli via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/16/22
Recent Episodes
Our Smoking Gun in this episode could have been a rope swing in Canada. It could have been used on a trawler in the china sea. Or on a building site in France. Instead, it became a crucial piece of evidence – used to convict a serial killer, who was hiding in plain sight. Learn more about your ad...
Published 09/29/22
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