Judge Rinder's Crime Stories

Pearl Black and Janet Scott

Series 4 - Episode 5 Pearl Black and Janet Scott



Barrister Robert Rinder examines the case of Simon Mellors, who murdered his partner Pearl Black in 1999, brutally beating and strangling her. Pearl's family warned that he would strike again if he was ever released by the authorities from prison. Mellors was released - and with tragic consequences in January 2018.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Robert Rinder
Executive Producer Lucy McLennan
Executive Producer Tom McLennan
Series Producer Simon Paintin