Untold: The Daniel Morgan Murder Exposed

Author(s): Peter Jukes

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The chilling true story of Britain's most investigated murder, told by the team behind the number one hit podcast Untold: The Daniel Morgan Murder, with fresh evidence and new revelations.Private Investigator Daniel Morgan was murdered in cold blood, with an axe to the head, in the pub car park of The Golden Lion, Sydenham, South London, on 10th March 1987. Thirty years on, after five failed police investigations and an ongoing panel inquiry, Daniel's murder has still not been solved and has become the most investigated murder in British history. The phone hacking scandal that closed News of the World was big, but that was just the tip of the iceberg. At the bottom of that iceberg of 'dark arts' hacking, burglary, bugging, and bribing bent cops is the body of Daniel Morgan.Untold will publish to coincide with the 30th Anniversary of a murder described by an Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police as 'one of the most disgraceful episodes in the entire history of the Metropolitan Police Service.'

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The chilling true story of Britain's most investigated murder, told by the team behind the number one hit podcast Untold: The Daniel Morgan Murder, with fresh evidence and new revelations.

Alastair Morgan was born in Singapore in 1948, and he came to the UK in 1950 with his parents and younger brother Daniel. In 1951, his sister Jane was born in Wales, where all three siblings attended the local grammar school. Alastair went on to study Scandinavian Languages at UCL and journalism at West Surrey College of Art and Design, after which he lived in Sweden where he worked as a metalworker and teacher. He returned to the UK in 1983. Currently Alastair works as a translator, but most of the last 30 years have been spent pursuing justice for his younger brother.

Peter Jukes is a British journalist and screenwriter. His television credits include writing on the Emmy award-winning Waking The Dead, BAFTA award-winning Sea of Souls and the Inspector Lynley Mysteries, and devising and writing In Deep. As a journalist he has written regularly for various newspapers and magazines including Newsweek, New Statesman, The Daily Beast, Politico, The New Republic. He has been nominated for numerous awards for his coverage of the phone-hacking trial in London, the longest and most expensive criminal trial in British history, recounted in his book Beyond Contempt: the Inside Story of the Hacking Trial. He also wrote The Fall of the House of Murdoch and A Shout in the Street.

General Fields

  • : 9781911274612
  • : Blink Publishing
  • : Bonnier
  • : 0.513
  • : May 2017
  • : 234mm X 153mm X 27mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Peter Jukes
  • : Paperback
  • : 364.1523
  • : 384