Mistaken Identity: The unsolved murder of David Adegbite

An 18-year-old student who was shot dead on a housing estate in Barking was ‘in the wrong place at the wrong time’, an inquest heard. The anonymous 999 call came in from an unregistered pay-as-you-go phone at 7.09pm on 19 March 2017. A man told the operator that his friend… You must be a paid …

‘A History of Violence’: The Killing of Tracey Kidd

Paul Vissers could serve just four years in prison after prosecutors decided to drop a murder charge and accept a plea to manslaughter. Why? At 4.15pm on 17 March 2020 Paul Vissers, a 40-year-old drug user with a criminal record, walked into Stoke Newington to report that he had found… You must be a paid …

Unlocking the evidence: How police try to ‘hack’ phones seized in murder cases

Somewhere within the Metropolitan Police there is a laboratory full of mobile phones gathered during criminal investigations. Some of those phones were taken from murder suspects. Others belonged to murder victims. They all have one thing in common: they might contain crucial information that could help solve a crime. The… You must be a paid …