Untold: The Daniel Morgan Murder

Untold: The Daniel Morgan Murder

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The phone hacking scandal that closed News of the World was big, that was just the tip of the iceberg. At the bottom of that iceberg of 'dark arts' - hacking, burglary, bugging, and bribing bent cops - is the body of Daniel Morgan. It’s been described by an Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police as “one of the most disgraceful episodes in the entire history of the Metropolitan Police Service.” Over the three decades since Daniel was killed, five failed police investigations and an ongoing panel inquiry, his has become the most investigated murder in British history. The story moves from back streets of London, through the highest echelons of Scotland Yard, to the offices of Rupert Murdoch's best selling newspapers, to the doors of Number Ten Downing Street. If you haven't heard this story, ask yourself, why?


10. Carrying the Burden  

The longest pre trial hearings in British history are soon followed by one of the biggest scandals. But how are Daniel Morgan and phone hacking connected?

9. The Golden Thread  

While News of the World try to derail the fifth murder inquiry, a series of protected witnesses provide a detailed picture of the conspiracy to kill Daniel.

8. Watching the Detectives  

The Guardian newspaper is targeted by senior officers, while the lead detective in the fourth murder inquiry finds his family is in the firing line.

7. Cover Stories  

Going undercover into the Number One Corrupt Detective Agency during its heyday as the centre of the dark arts.

6. Serpico Haslam  

Are the violent deaths of DC Alan Holmes and Daniel Morgan in 1987 connected? The senior police officers briefing Derek Haslam to go undercover against Rees and Fillery surely thought they were...

5. Stationary  

A round table discussion about the evidence available to the second Morgan inquiry. While the investigation is on hold, Alastair makes an important connection.

4. Unlawful Killing  

In one of the most explosive inquests in British history, the Morgan family are told the details of Daniel's murder and the conspiracy behind it.

3. The Broken Harp  

Another violent death of a police officer associated with Daniel, while the suspects use TV and press contacts to derail the first Morgan Murder inquiry.

2. One True Detective  

In the immediate aftermath of Daniel's death, Alastair becomes the one true detective into his brother's brutal axe killing. But who else can he trust?

1. Luckiest Mugging in the World  

Exploring Daniel Morgan's background, and the murky world of private detectives and police in South London in the 1980s after an £18,000 heist.

Untold: The Daniel Morgan Murder - Trailer  

A trailer for the 2 June release of the 10 part podcast on the most investigated murder in British history

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