04 June 2019
04 June 2019
With unparalleled access to Police Scotland’s Major Investigations Team, this new observational documentary series goes behind the scenes on some of the most serious and complex and murder investigations in the country.
Filmed over the course of 15 months, Murder Case follows an extraordinary team of detectives as they investigate high profile murder cases, starting with the disappearance of Julie Reilly.
47-year-old Julie vanished from her Govan flat in March 2018. For more than a year, detectives searched for her using cutting edge forensics, phone tracking, helicopter and diver searches, until they finally uncovered the truth Julie’s family so desperately sought.
The series also follows the Major Investigations Team's inquiry in to the violent murder of Stephen Wallace. The 46's year old's body was discovered in his flat in a Paisley tower block in March 2018.
The series has been broadcast on the BBC Scotland channel, BBC One Scotland and BBC TWO, with almost two million views on the BBC iPlayer alone. Murder Case won two 2019 BAFTA Scotland awards for Factual Series and Best Director for Matt Pinder, and three 2020 RTS Scotland awards - for Documentary and Specialist Factual programme, Director for Matt Pinder and Editor for Audrey McColligan.