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Why do men harass women?
There are many shades of harassment and abuse men can inflict upon women, but at heart, psychologists say, abuse is about control.
Bath: Crime profile
In the genteel, picturesque city of Bath, Anita Rani focuses on the tragic story of Melanie Road
Oxford: Crime Profile
In Oxfordshire, the focus falls on the murder of Vikki Thompson, a 30-year-old married mum of two who was savagely beaten to death while walking her dog
Animals involved in murder plots: From Tiger King to the shark that solved a homicide
Here are five ways that violent folk have plotted to kill and some poor ol’ critters have got caught up in the murderous scheme...
How do celebrity prisoners survive in jail?
Let’s investigate how celebrity prisoners survive in jail by taking a look at the stretches of some rather famous faces that have spent time in the clink…
Anita Rani: Murdertown 3 interview
Crime+Investigation spoke to Anita Rani, the new host of Murdertown
The Disappearance of Etan Patz
A search for the 6-year-old was launched with close to 100 police officers and a pack of bloodhounds canvassing the lower Manhattan area
The trial of Louise Woodward: What really happened to baby Matthew?
February 1997 and 19-year-old au pair, Louise Woodward, called 911 to report that the eight-month-old boy she was caring for had stopped breathing
Wrexham: crime profile
Damned by evil' - Wrexham's murderous past
Middlesbrough: crime profile
One of the foulest crimes that has ever defiled the annals of our local history'
Croydon: crime profile
From Tia Sharp to Sally Anne Bowman, Croydon has been the location of some high-profile murder cases
Portsmouth: crime profile
A serial sex killer, a Ripper connection and a famous miscarriage of justice
Nuneaton: Crime Profile
From killers high on crack to a faked kidnapping and bank robbery, this Warwickshire town has a dark history
Southampton: Crime Profile
Just outside Southampton, Anita Rani focuses on the murder of Pennie Davis
Murdertown 3 now available on Crime+Investigation PLAY
Murdertown 3 is now available on Crime+Investigation PLAY
Vanished after leaving a Swindon nightclub: The murder of Sian O’Callaghan
Christopher Halliwell's taxi was seized by police after being spotted in the area where Sian O’Callaghan disappeared
13 horrifying Halloween homicides
Trick or treat. Here are 13 of the most horrendous Halloween homicides:
Convicted of two murders, is Christopher Halliwell in fact a prolific serial killer?
Following Halliwell’s sentencing, Detective Superintendent Sean Memory stated that Halliwell had spoken of a desire he had to become a serial killer in 1985
Darlington: crime profile
While David Harker is perhaps the most depraved murderer ever to emerge from Darlington, there’s a grotesque runner-up in the shape of Peter Chapman
Unbelievable crimes blamed on Jack the Ripper
Here are three plausible, fanciful, and downright absurd murders that conspiracies blame on Jack the Ripper.
Milton Keynes: Crime profile
In Murdertown episode 1, Anita Rani visits Milton Keynes to find out more about the dreadful killing of Rachel Manning,
Wishaw: Crime profile
In the North Lanarkshire town of Wishaw, located 15 miles from Glasgow, Anita looks at the case of Zoe Nelson
Wakefield: Crime profile
In Wakefield, Anita chronicles the tragic story of 51-year-old Wendy Speakes
Wigan: Crime profile
In Wigan, Anita investigates what happened to Louise Sellars, who vanished in 1995
What are the common mental disorders in prison? An expert explains...
Forensic Psychiatrist Dr Sohom Das shares stories and insights from his experience working at the crossroads of mental illness and offending
Capital punishment in the UK and the criminals executed for their crimes
Capital punishment was outlawed in 1964 but before that time many criminals faced the ultimate price for their crime
The criminology student turned killer: Stephen Griffiths 'The crossbow cannibal'
Wanting to revel in his grisly actions, Griffiths would make a full confession to the three murders, telling police he had ‘killed loads.’
Starved of love: How 'attachment theory' may explain why some people become killers
In the context of violent crime and - specifically - serial killers, we know that ‘nature’ can play a role in their ‘creation’
The hunt for the Night Stalker
In 1998, police would link a number of burglaries and sexual assaults in the area and would dub the unidentified attacker: ‘The Night Stalker.1
The detective who caught the Night stalker: Who is Colin Sutton?
During his stint, which ended in 2011, Sutton led more than 30 successful murder investigations
The link between serial killers and head trauma
Head trauma, autism and childhood abuse more common in killers, study finds
Adam: the boy whose torso was found in the Thames
'Until his family is identified we will act as his family,'
The 9/11 Imposter
She said she was on the 78th floor, when the plane hit – making her one of 19 people at or above the point of impact, who survived. But that was a lie
Torso in the Thames: Fresh appeal
It's the longest unsolved child murder in the history of the Metropolitan police
Interview with Colin Sutton
Ex-Senior Investigating Officer for the Met Police Murder Squad who led the investigations to convict Levi Bellfield and the Nightstalker
The senseless misogynistic violence of Levi Bellfield
He was lovely at first, charming, then completely controlling and evil.'