THE MURDER OF SADIE HARTLEY – ITV
A Broadcast Award 2017 Nominee and RTS Award winner 2017 for Best Documentary,
The Murder of Sadie Hartley dramatic documentary tells the gripping story of how detectives solved a truly vicious and shocking murder – from the first call to the crime scene, through to the convictions of the killers.
Raw Cut follows every step as Lancashire police investigate the violent stabbing of a businesswoman at her home in January 2016, unpicking a murder committed with what prosecutor John McDermott QC described as ‘demonic savagery’.
Cameras follow detectives as the case unfolds from the crime scene to the dawn raid in which key suspect Sarah Williams is arrested, to the moment the murder weapon is discovered. The lies unravel and police discover an accomplice, Katrina Walsh, as the evidence shows the pair had been plotting the murder for 18 months.
With extraordinary access to the operation that brought them to justice, The Murder of Sadie Hartley delves into the anatomy of a murder investigation.