ITV’s This Morning; Unsolved and True Crimes
Mark has his own crime strand on ITV’s This Morning , called ‘Unsolved’, which takes a closer look at undetected crimes.
Some of the cases featured: murder’s of Jill Dando, Claudia Lawrence, the disappearance of the Malaysian flight MH370. The tragic fire at Grenfell Tower and the case of missing Milton Keynes teenager Leah Croucher.
Watch: Puppy Farm Murders
Police failings contributed to the murder of a mother and daughter shot dead by a puppy farmer. Christine Lee, 66, and Lucy Lee, 40, were killed by John Lowe, then 82, in Farnham in February 2014. It was found that Surrey Police had “more than minimally contributed” to the women’s deaths.
Watch: Maids Moreton Murder
Benjamin Field aged 28, manipulated 69 year old Peter Farquhar for financial gain and tried to make his death look like an accident due to alcoholism, but it wasn’t. Field killed Peter and then turned his attention to a new victim.
Watch: Who killed Jill Dando
On 26 April 1999, Jill was shot dead and killed by a single bullet on the doorstep of her home in Fulham, London. At the time of her murder, Jill she was the presenter of the BBC programme Crimewatch.
Watch: Where is Claudia Lawrence
Claudia was a chef at the University of York, she disappeared on 18 March 2009. Although the police have treated her disappearance as a case of murder, with various people arrested, nobody has been charged with her murder and her whereabouts is unknown.
Watch: Where is Madeleine McCann
Madeleine McCann was aged 3 when she disappeared on the evening of 3rd May 2007 from her bed in a parents holiday apartment at a resort in Praia da Luz, in the Algarve region of Portugal. The case has attracted worldwide attention, her whereabouts remain unknown.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was a scheduled international passenger flight operated by Malaysia Airlines that disappeared on 8th March 2014 while flying from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to its destination, Beijing Capital International Airport. Parts of the plane have been found, but total mystery surrounds what happened to the plane and where it crashed.
Watch : Grenfell Tower
Grenfell Tower was a 24-storey residential tower block in North Kensington, London, England, tin the early hours of the 14th June 2017 a fire broke out leading to it engulfing the whole tower.The fire caused 72 deaths, including those of two victims who later died in hospital, more than 70 others were injured. A total of 223 people escaped.
Watch : Where is Leah Croucher
Leach lived with her parents in Milton Keynes, on the morning of 15th February 2019 she was caught on CCTV walking to work. Th evening before she left the house between 1800 and 19.15, she said she was visiting friends but this was not true, where did she go? No trace of Leah has been found and Police are mystified as to what has happened to her.
True Crimes – Started 2019
In July 2019 Mark started a new strand called, ‘True Crimes’, His first case featured the murder of nine-year-olds Nicola Fellows and Karen Hadaway in 1986 in Brighton, Sussex.
Watch : Babes in the Wood