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The five year old Welsh girl that was abducted - Crimes That Shook Britain


Five-year-old April Jones, who had mild cerebral palsy, was abducted ten years ago near her home in Machynlleth. Her story shook the nation and prompted the police to conduct one of the most intense searches in British history. Told through the eyes of those at the heart of the crimes, Crimes That Shook Britain analyses the events that led to such atrocities before examining the devastating effects that they have left in their wake. Using drama reconstructions, witness accounts, police interviews, archive news pieces and intimate access to victims and families; every episode of this compelling series explores the dark depths of some of Britain’s most infamous and disturbing cases.