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24 Hours in Police Custody

  • 2014
  • Documentary and factual
  • News and current affairs

Summary

Documentary series following the work of Bedfordshire Police round-the-clock. Officers are seen investigating a murder, domestic abuse, child abuse, drug use, and assault. "24 Hours in Police Custody" premiered on Channel 4 in 2014.

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Episode 2: 24 Hours in Police Custody: The Murder of Rikki Neave - Part Two

Summary

Concluding the investigation into the 1994 murder of six-year-old Rikki Neave. Fifteen years after Rikki's mother was cleared of his murder following a flawed police investigation, a team of dedicated officers from the Major Crime Unit of Cambridgeshire police were authorised to begin a fresh investigation. Analysis of the evidence put a new suspect, James Watson, who was 13 at the time of the killing, together with Rikki on the day of his disappearance. But despite a forensic breakthrough, Watson presented the officers with a conundrum that made it difficult to prove the case against him

Review

Take a deep breath before committing to tonight’s edition of the real-life crime series. It certainly won’t lift your spirits. Forty-one-year-old Lee turns up at Luton police station one afternoon. “I’ve come to hand myself in,” he says. “I’ve done something really bad.”

It transpires he has been talking to someone on Facebook whom he believed to be a 12-year-old girl. When they arranged to meet he discovered “Sophie” was a cover for a pair of paedophile hunters called Team Fear who posed as children online then filmed their resulting confrontation with him. The trouble is, the vigilantes’ methods may make bringing charges against Lee harder.

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Released on
2016-04-27
Languages
English
Formats
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Credits

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rolename
ProducerDanielle Johnson
DirectorDanielle Johnson
Series editorTess Mawle
Executive producerSimon Ford
Executive producerAmber Ronowicz

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  • Summary

    Concluding the investigation into the 1994 murder of six-year-old Rikki Neave. Fifteen years after Rikki's mother was cleared of his murder following a flawed police investigation, a team of dedicated officers from the Major Crime Unit of Cambridgeshire police were authorised to begin a fresh investigation. Analysis of the evidence put a new suspect, James Watson, who was 13 at the time of the killing, together with Rikki on the day of his disappearance. But despite a forensic breakthrough, Watson presented the officers with a conundrum that made it difficult to prove the case against him

    Review

    Take a deep breath before committing to tonight’s edition of the real-life crime series. It certainly won’t lift your spirits. Forty-one-year-old Lee turns up at Luton police station one afternoon. “I’ve come to hand myself in,” he says. “I’ve done something really bad.”

    It transpires he has been talking to someone on Facebook whom he believed to be a 12-year-old girl. When they arranged to meet he discovered “Sophie” was a cover for a pair of paedophile hunters called Team Fear who posed as children online then filmed their resulting confrontation with him. The trouble is, the vigilantes’ methods may make bringing charges against Lee harder.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    channeltimestatus

    More4

    More4
    -

    More4

    More4
    -

    More4 HD

    More4 HD
    -

    More4 +1

    More4 +1
    -

    More4 HD

    More4 HD
    -

    More4 +1

    More4 +1
    -

    Streaming

    Details

    Released on
    2016-04-27
    Languages
    English
    Formats
    Colour | HD | SUB | AD

    Credits

    Crew

    rolename
    ProducerDanielle Johnson
    DirectorDanielle Johnson
    Series editorTess Mawle
    Executive producerSimon Ford
    Executive producerAmber Ronowicz
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