Murder of Margaret Ashley, The

Murder of Margaret Ashley, The

Broadcast: 2nd March 1952
Starring: Harvey Hays
Added: Nov 06 2011

For the first time, Scotland Yard opens its secret files to bring us the authentic true stories of some of its most famous cases. The title comes from the emergency telephone number in use at the time, and the series was introduced by Chief Superintendent Davidson, curator of the Crime Museum – more commonly known as the Black Museum - at Scotland Yard, London, England.

In 1942, West End Central Police Station telephone in to Scotland Yard a report of a woman found strangled. But the body had been severely beaten afterdeath…