When Missing Turns to Murder

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  • 2005
  • 1 Season

250,000 people go missing in the UK every year. Some are found alive, some have taken their own lives and others simply vanish. But there are vast numbers of cases in the UK where missing person investigations suddenly become the worst thing imaginable. This series reveals first-hand the impact on families, the police process, and the emotional and investigative shift.

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Jayden Parkinson
10. Jayden Parkinson
April 4, 2005
17-year-old Jayden Parkinson met Ben Blakley when she was just 15 years old through her friendship with Ben's younger brother. Jayden and Ben started a relationship when she was just 16. She had been living with her mother Sam but moved to a hostel which provided emergency 24-hour accommodation for 20 homeless young people, aged 16-25.
Danielle Jones
9. Danielle Jones
March 28, 2005
School girl, Danielle Jones, aged 15, was last seen on the morning of June 18th, 2001 near her home in East Tilbury, Essex. Like hundreds of thousands of other children that day, she was on her way to catch the school bus. But Danielle never got on the bus and didn't arrive at St Clere's School.
Natalie Hemming
8. Natalie Hemming
March 21, 2005
Young mother of three children, Natalie, was killed by her boyfriend Paul Hemming in their family home whilst her three children slept upstairs. He had a history of coercive control. Their 6-year-old son witnessed Natalie's body wrapped in a rug in the lounge and it was his evidence that was used to charge him.
Shafilea Ahmed
7. Shafilea Ahmed
March 14, 2005
Shafilea Ahmed was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, in July 1986, to Farzana, when her taxi driver father was still married to a Danish woman, with whom he had a baby son. He married Farzana, his cousin, after bowing to pressure from a relative in Pakistan - ironically his own arranged marriage. The family moved to Warrington, a town with a small but well-established Asian community.
Wesley Neailey
6. Wesley Neailey
March 7, 2005
On June 5, 1998, 11 year- old Wesley waved goodbye to his mother Liz and rode off on his bike to go to the local shop to get some sweets, he was a popular lad and well-liked by the community. Liz reported him missing to the police when he failed to return home and it was getting dark.
Janet Muller
5. Janet Muller
February 28, 2016
Janet Muller was a bright and fun loving 21-year-old German exchange student studying at Brighton University. She had no previous history of mental illness but became unwell ahead of her final exams, and in March 2015, she was admitted to Mill View hospital in Hove after being found by the police at a bus stop in her night clothes.
Helen McCourt
4. Helen McCourt
February 21, 2005
22-year-old insurance clerk Helen McCourt was returning home from work in Liverpool before going out on a date with her new boyfriend that evening. She got off the bus on Rainford Road in Billinge - just 500 yards from her home - and went missing.
Carole Packman
3. Carole Packman
February 14, 2005
In June 1985 Carole Packman left a note to say she was leaving the family home for good. Sam Gillingham was 16 when her mother, Carole Packman vanished from the family's suburban home in the seaside resort of Bournemouth. She remembers running up the stairs to check her parents' room, as her father Russell looked on. Gazing at her mother's untouched belongings, he said: "She'll be back."
Lorraine Benson
2. Lorraine Benson
February 7, 2005
In December 1988, 22-year-old Lorraine Benson arrived at Raynes Park tube station after going to a work Christmas party. She'd arranged to meet her friend Peter, but he wasn't there as planned. Peter was due to move to Australia the following day. Lorraine called Peter's mother to ask where he was, and his mother told her that he wasn't back from meeting friends yet.
Evelyn Lund
1. Evelyn Lund
January 31, 2005
Evelyn Lund's first husband Arthur, a successful businessman, had died of cancer, leaving her a wealthy woman. Within 18 months, she had fallen for the charms of Robert Lund, a divorced tree surgeon. Her three daughters disapproved of the match, not least because Lund was living in a caravan when they met, and they thought he was only interested in her money.
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250,000 people go missing in the UK every year. Some are found alive, some have taken their own lives and others simply vanish. But there are vast numbers of cases in the UK where missing person investigations suddenly become the worst thing imaginable. This series reveals first-hand the impact on families, the police process, and the emotional and investigative shift.

When Missing Turns to Murder is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on January 31, 2005.

Where to Watch When Missing Turns to Murder

When Missing Turns to Murder is available for streaming on the Kew Media Group website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch When Missing Turns to Murder on demand at Amazon Prime.

  • Premiere Date
    January 31, 2005