9:30pm – Wednesday, August 4 on Seven
A mother mysteriously murdered, tonight on THE SUSPECTS: TRUE AUSTRALIAN THRILLERS. Also how a law abiding citizen helps an escaped criminal stay on the run. And a world crime busting first heats up a cold case.
Real Australian crimes and criminals are put under the microscope in this exciting new factual series. Viewers have the chance to play detective as some of Australia’s most intriguing crimes are played out in suspenseful whodunit style. Can you pick the culprit as the clues unfold one by one?
This week’s cases:
THE CASE OF THE HIGH SOCIETY MURDER
A mother-of-three is found brutally murdered inside an elegant terrace in an affluent Sydney suburb. A port mortem reveals shed been severely bashed in a frenzied attack. Married to a prominent orthodontist, she seemed to have it all. Police have precious little in the way of leads. It will be a tough case to crack to find out who murdered her and why.
THE CASE OF THE MISSING MAN
A woman goes to police in search of her brother, whom she hasn’t seen in a year. The last time his family saw him he was heading off to Western Australia to start his new life a mysterious dream job in the outback. Finding him will lead detectives down a sinister path and uncover one of Australia’s most notorious crimes.
THE CASE WITH THE BLOODY CLUE
The peace on a 71-year-old woman’s chicken farm is shattered by a crime that puts Tasmanian police in the world spotlight. She’s been assaulted and badly shaken by a couple of armed intruders. Their faces were covered they left no fingerprints, even the neighbours heard nothing. All police know is the woman’s lost her life savings. Desperate for clues, police take one more sweep of the crime scene. They spot something on the carpet a bizarre clue that might just lead them to her attacker.
THE SUSPECTS: TRUE AUSTRALIAN THRILLERS is hosted by ROY BILLING.