Untold: the Daniel Morgan murder podcast

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Since the success of Serial and its altogether more comprehensive successor Undisclosed, both podcasts in general and true crime podcasts in particular have become incredibly popular. Many of them cover unsolved murders and miscarriage of justice because, as might be expected, they make for better stories than open and shut cases. Some of them cover well-known cases, some of them cover obscure, barely-covered cases.

One of the best of the post-Serial batch is a UK production called “Untold: The Daniel Morgan Murder”. Daniel Morgan was private investigator who was killed in the car park of the  Golden Lion pub in Sydenham, with an axe wound in the back of his head. It’s believed that Daniel was very close to exposing previously unheard of levels of corruption within the Metropolitan Police and collusion between the Met and News International. The murder is now the most-investigated crime in British history, costing the taxpayer…

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