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Edwin Hopkins

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The tragic true story of 15-year-old Naomi Smith, and how a series of breakthroughs and DNA evidence led police to the boy who ended her life, Edwin Hopkins. After Naomi was found, a local gang of 5 men were arrested and it made nationwide news. After all that the police were unable to find any evidence linking any of the gang to the crime but they found a small piece of DNA evidence linking... Edwin Hopkins. Murdertown puts location centre stage. Each episode tells the compelling, step-by-step story of how one extraordinary murder was solved and how it fit a disturbing wider pattern in one particular city. With interviews from victims, witnesses and police officers, Murdertown tells the story of some of the most shocking murders in the UK and examines the impact they had on local communities around them.