murder, mystery and my family
This new weekday series looks at contentious historical crimes to see if they would stand up to appeal in today’s court.
Many convicts were sent to the gallows while protesting their innocence, including this first case – Charlotte Bryant was hanged for poisoning her husband Frederick in 1936.
Barristers Jeremy Dein and Sasha Wass reopen the case, along with Charlotte’s family… and, as they unpick the events that unfolded, it’s an emotional journey for her son William…
Jeremy Dein and Sacha Wass reopen some closed cases