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Scottish killer spends late mother's money after her passing he caused - Britain's Darkest Taboos

Lorraine Bristow (Carol's daughter) wiping away a tear

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In December 2014, a young Scottish man, Ross Taggart, calls 999 reporting his mother missing. Two weeks later, Carol Taggart, is found under a caravan. In the days after, her son spends her money on clubbing and alcohol. How could someone do this to the person who brought them into this world? Britain’s Darkest Taboos tells the stories of some of the most shocking and disturbing crimes within families and relationships. Every family’s worst nightmares are relived and re-told in unflinching detail by those left behind – by the families and friends, and by others whose lives have been touched - like the police officers and reporters involved in the cases. Each episode also includes expert analysis from former Detective Superintendent David Swindle and psychologist Emma Kenny. Each series looks into how the ones you trust the most can commit the most disturbing of crimes.