Hunting Killers

Hunting Killers

Britain’s top crime investigator reveals how he solves the unsolvable


Death has a unique smell. I've been in the presence of people who have killed; I've been in rooms where people have been killed. I've seen the unspeakable things human beings are capable of. None of that puts me off my aim; I want to see those people caught, convicted and sent to jail.

Mark Williams-Thomas is a former police detective and multi-award-winning investigative journalist. He has been at the centre of some of the most high-profile investigations of recent years involving killers and paedophiles.

In this gripping and unflinching book, Mark reveals how he has pieced together these complex cases. Through tireless research and perseverance, Mark takes us on a journey of discovery gathering and pursuing new evidence, earning the trust of silent witnesses and sharing the personal toll this extraordinary job takes on him.

Mark's story is a relentless and inspiring one; it is the story of a life dedicated to justice.

About the author

Mark Williams-Thomas

Mark Williams-Thomas is a multi-award-winning investigative reporter. Amongst his awards he has two Royal Television Society Awards, a Broadcasting Press Guild Award and an International Peabody Award. He is also BAFTA nominated. A former police detective, Mark has reported on nearly all of the biggest crime stories of the last decade. It was Mark's Exposure documentary that finally exposed Jimmy Savile as one of the nation's most prolific paedophiles - as a result of Mark's investigation, the Metropolitan police set up Operation Yewtree. Mark now has his own prime time ITV and Netflix crime show, The Investigator and presents the Unsolved strand on This Morning, looking at undetected crimes.
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