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In the Footsteps of Killers: The Disappearance of Suzy Lamplugh (S1EP2 Channel 4 Wed 16 Jun 2021)



The Disappearance of Suzy Lamplugh: Emilia Fox and criminologist Professor David Wilson investigate famous unsolved murder cases, continuing with the disappearance of Suzy Lamplugh. The estate agent vanished after making an appointment with a client in July 1986. Despite the high profile of the case, nobody has ever been charged with Lamplugh's abduction and murder. Following a series of tantalising clues, Emilia and David narrow the field of suspects down to just one man. Will he reveal the truth?

Airdate: Wed 16 Jun 2021 at 22:00 on Channel 4

Season 1 Episode 2

Emilia Fox and Britain's top criminologist Professor David Wilson attempt to solve Britain's most heinous murders in this unique true-crime series. Investigated like a documentary and filmed like a drama, In the Footsteps of Killers is a brand-new television hybrid in which an unsolved murder is solved in each episode.

Through research for her role in the hit BBC series, Emilia has become an expert in unsolved murder. David specialises in studying serial killers, their modus operandi and psychology and has assisted many police forces across the globe. In each episode, the pair investigate an unsolved British murder.

They'll travel to and base themselves in the vicinity of the crime, reinvestigate the evidence for themselves, meeting police, victim's relations, witnesses, journalists and experts. Crucially, they will walk the murder scene in the footsteps of the killer. Seeing the scene from the murderer and victim's perspective, no matter how long after the crime, is critically important.

The series follows the two detectives' ups and downs, their setbacks and their breakthroughs before they are able to reveal the name of the killer as a result of their thorough re-investigations. In the Footsteps of Killers takes audiences inside a crime like never before.