Its Murder Up North

True crime stories from the north of England, from the infamous to the obscure.

Shannon Matthews

Ep. 30
9 year old Shannon Matthews set off for school on February the 19th 2008, and disappeared, what happened to her and why her case shocked the nation will be explored into today's episode.Podcast of the week is Ye Olde True Crime.Episode Sources.,disappear%2C%20never%20to%20be%20found.,in%20England%20and%20Wales%20recorded&text=Offences%20of%20child%20abduction%20recorded,565%20in%202013%2F14). Edge: Shannon Matthews: The Family's Story

The South Yorkshire Shoe Rapist

Ep. 29
in the 1980's a rapist stalked the streets of South Yorkshire, one with a fetish for Stiletto would take 20 years, a minor offence and some stolen garden gnomes to finally bring the sexual predator to justice.Podcast of the week is Death by Champagne.Follow the show on Twitter, and Facebook and help support the show by leaving a 5 star review.You can also join to support the show, and access exclusive content.if you need support , please contact Rape Crisis helpline England and Wales0808 802 9999 | Crisis Scotland08088 01 03 02 | (for men, women and adolescentswho have experiencedsexual abuse)0808 800 5008 | main helpline |0808 800 5005 | male helpline |0808 800 5007 | young people’s helpline| Rowan Sexual Assault Referral Centre for Northern Ireland0800 389 4424|therowan.netNational Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* (LGBT) Domestic Violence Helpline0300 999 5428 OR Freephone 0800 999 5428| adult male survivors of rape or sexual assault)Web chat/Send a textto020 3322 1860|survivorsuk.orgThe ManKind Initiative (for men experiencing domestic violence and abuse)01823 334244 |’s Advice Line(for men experiencing domestic violenceand abuse)0808 801 0327| Counselling(for men who have experienced sexual abuse)01273 911680 | Nirvana(forthose experiencing honor-based abuse and forced marriage)0800 5999 247 | (for legal advice if you are a victim of a crime) Helpline:01708 National Helpline is a telephone helpline provided by Rape Crisis South London.It is open between 12:00-14:30 and 19:00-21:30 every day of the year – call0808 802 9999. for Adult Victims of Child Abuse (HAVOCA)havoca.orgInformation and support for adults affected by childhood abuse, including an online support forum.Lifecentre0808 802 0808(freephone)07717 989 022(textline) for survivors of sexual abuse and anyone supporting them, including a helpline, text support and email counselling.The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)0808 801 charity supporting adult survivors of any form of childhood abuse. Provides a support line and local support services.The Lantern and support for survivors of childhood sexual abuse, including an online forum.One in service, counselling service (available over Skype and in several languages) and information for people who have experienced sexual abuse.The Survivors Trust08088 010 818thesurvivorstrust.orgLists local specialist services for survivors of sexual violence, including advocates and Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVAs).Sexual abuse – support for womenCIS'ters(Childhood Incest Survivors)023 8033 help and support for adult women who suffered incestuous abuse in childhood.Rape Crisis England & Wales0808 802 for women and girls affected by rape, sexual abuse or any form of sexual violence. Provides details of local centres.Sexual abuse – support for menMankindmkcharity.orgProvides one-to-one counselling, therapeutic groups and couple counselling to men (age 18+) who have experienced sexual abuse at any time in their lives.Survivors UK020 3598 3898020 3322 1860(SMS)074 9181 6064(WhatsApp)survivorsuk.orgSupport for men who have experienced rape or sexual abuse.Sexual abuse – support for non-abusive parents and carers of children who have been sexually abusedMosac0800 980, advice and information for non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused.Support to prevent sexual abuse of childrenLucy Faithfull Foundation0808 1000 a range of services for individuals and families looking for help, advice, support and intervention with issues relating to child sexual abuse.Stop It Now!0808 1000 freephone helpline for people who are struggling with sexual thoughts and behaviours towards children, or are concerned about someone else's behaviour. Nowhere to hide: Hunt for the Shoe Rapist,shoe-rapist-case-examined-in-tv-crime-documentary_23815.htm

Wendy Sewell

Ep. 27
Wendy Sewell was found semi conscious in a graveyard in Bakewell, and passed away two days later. Her death would change one mans life forever and her case is filled with conspiracy, rumour, and injustice, yet one question remains, who killed Wendy Sewell?With a special mention to Don Hale and his book, Murder in the Graveyard.The podcast of the week is The True Crime Witch Podcast.If you love the show, please show your support by leaving a 5 star review wherever you listen,Become a patreon member at www/patreon/itsmurderupnothOr join fellow Northerners, on twitter of Facebook.Sources for the episode Mirror-Thursday 14 February 1974With thanks to Trinity Mirror. Digitised by Findmypast Newspaper Archive Limited. All rights reserved.