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  • Real Crime investigative journalist Adam Shand speaks to Australian detectives about the iconic, true crime cases they have worked on, giving a step-by-step insider’s account of how the crimes were solved and the impact that these investigations had on the officers involved. 

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Episodes
  • May 15 2022
    Working a grisly double murder, Tasmanian detective David Plumpton had a story that pointed to one man but he needed evidence to convict his suspect. Real Crime investigative journalist Adam Shand talks with David about forming a rapport with a bikie known to hate the police to get crucial evidence. The retired detective also discusses about the one who got away, the alleged murderer of Hobart woman Lucille Butterworth.   For more episodes download the LiSTNR app now and listen for free See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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    43 mins
  • Apr 11 2022
    March 1986, a car bomb goes off outside the Russell Street Police Headquarters. The two officers involved were Angela Taylor and Carl Donadio. Sadly, Angela passed from her injuries that day, becoming the first Australian policewoman killed in action, but Carl survived and served another 15 years on the force. He speaks with Real Crime investigator Adam Shand about the undercover work he has done and what goes into preparing for those roles, and the moments from the day of the bombing cemented in his mind. Trigger warning: Details of graphic injuries and death. For more episodes download the LiSTNR app now and listen for free See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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    42 mins
  • Mar 20 2022
    In 1997, two young girls from Bega were kidnapped, raped and murdered. Mark Winterflood details the process of receiving the first notifications of the missing girls. He chats with Real Crime investigative journalist Adam Shand on the hard reality of not pursuing clues and following them to the end, how important it was to maintain a good relationship with the perpetrator and having to deliver the hard news to the parents. Trigger warning - this case details the heinous crime of the Bega school girls, and involves abduction, violence, rape and murder. For more episodes download the LiSTNR App now and listen for free. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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    49 mins

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Captivating

Some very interesting guests and stories in this series, absolutely loved it.

Will be looking for more of Adam’s work.

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