In September 2005, Michael Gifford-hull made a public, desperate plea for his wife Kirsi to come home.
But she never would, because he’d strangled her. Then, when Kirsi’s body was discovered in woodland, Gifford-hull said that she’d died accidentally at their Winchester home. Convicted of murder, Gifford-hull was jailed for 17 years.
‘I counted 72 blinks in 26 seconds. We expect the blink rate to increase when a person’s thinking and performing to a camera, but this is highly unusual. You can almost hear the cogs working inside his head, to try to portray a story that’s plausible and credible.’