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West Cork
In West Cork, it’s simply known as ‘the murder’. In 1996 French film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier is found dead near her holiday home. There are no witnesses and no known motive. The police suspect one man in this community but they can’t make a charge stick and he refuses to leave, living under the glare of suspicion ever since. This series brings together an incredible cast of characters, many of whom have never spoken publicly before. The family of the victim bring to life a woman lost; the suspect puts forward his defence; and local people explain what it’s...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 1,240 ratings
Mystery unsolved
The mishandling of the case sadly means justice won’t be done
Travis748 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 04/18/21
A very well told story. An in-depth look into something the Irish people only had a glance at from a media perspective. Good to get a broad prospective of the story. Ian Bailey is a crazy, vivacious character. However, the Irish Gardai are a disgrace and have a lot to answer for in the ‘handling’...Read full review »
Kittenshire via Apple Podcasts · Ireland · 04/17/21
Very interesting
This podcast was great listening.
MmYy3 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 04/16/21
Recent Episodes
While the case has reached a stalemate in Ireland, a parallel investigation in France--pushed along by Sophie’s family--is moving forward. The suspect finds himself confronted with new charges, the community grapples with the case, and Sophie’s son, just 15 when his mother was murdered, shares a...
Published 03/25/21
So if the guards’ chief suspect didn’t kill Sophie, who did? Theories abound: a ‘French Connection,’ a murderous horse, a misidentified man in a long black coat. There are promising leads that seem to have gone unpursued by the police, and the distinct impression that the case wasn’t nearly as...
Published 03/25/21
After the defamation trial, no one understands why the suspect is still a free man. But the case against him is quickly unraveling; there’s a new, seasoned lawyer, trouble with a key witnesses’ story, and questions about the legitimacy of the guards’ investigation.    See for...
Published 03/25/21
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