Through their line of soft toys, Dena and Lee hoped their self-created character ‘Sean the Leprechaun’, on which their toys were based, would earn them a fortune and be developed into a hit animation film for children. Following a holiday in Florida, Dena convinced her husband that, they would be earning £50 million through a deal she had struck with the Walt Disney company.
Over the course of three days at Winchester Crown court the jury decided if the evidence the prosecution presented was sufficient enough to prove that Matthew Hamlen stabbed, robbed and bludgeoned to death 77-year-old Georgina Edmonds on the wet and grey afternoon of January 11, 2008.
Hamlen had been in custody for the past 12 months since he was charged with murder, but always denied his involvement (Part 2 of 2).
Kiln Lane is a narrow road flanked by woodland, crossing the River Itchen, and winding south-east from the village of Otterbourne to the quiet hamlet of Brambridge in the south-east of England. Although isolated, measuring roughly a mile, the road is used a commuter route so a considerable amount of traffic passes through it during peak travel times.
Shortly before 6pm, on Friday, January 11, 2008, police were alerted to an address on the thoroughfare, close to the river bank (Part 1 of 2).
At the end of May 1998, nearly two months after Sylvia Fleming went missing, building developer Patrick Haughey was woken early one morning by the telephone. Police needed access to a four-bedroom detached house he was developing on Circular Road in County Tyrone.
We have recently been looking at the rewards we offer through Patreon and, after some consideration, we’ve decided that we are going to be making a change to the $10 and $25 tiers.
Along with the early ad-free episodes ($10+$25), stickers + badges set ($10+$25), website thank you ($10+$25), and Patreon t-shirt ($25), we’ve decided to add a further reward of receiving a personal thank you on the podcast as part of the $10 and $25 tiers.