Extreme lengths to catch killer
ACCLAIMED screenwriter Jeff Pope tells the true story of how Detective Superintendent
Steve Fulcher (Martin
Freeman, pictured) deliberately breached police procedure and protocol to catch a killer – a decision that ultimately cost him his career and reputation.
Set in Swindon, Wiltshire, A
Confession details the disappearance of 22-year-old Sian O’Callaghan in March, 2011. On a night out with girlfriends, Sian left a nightclub in Swindon Old Town to walk the 15 minutes home to boyfriend Kevin Reape. Worried for her safety, Kevin reports Sian missing when she fails to come home in the early hours or respond to his increasingly frantic texts.
Zeroing in on chief suspect Christopher Halliwell, DS Fulcher takes him to a remote location to question him.