S8 Ep3: The Kill List.

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Dr David Birkett was an unassuming, quiet man, eminent in his fields of both Dermatology and Paleopathology, and well liked and respected by all who knew him. So when he answered a knock at his Middlesbrough door one night in February 1990, he couldn’t for a second have considered that the figure stood before him meant him harm.

Harm was an understatement. It was the first action of an individual who is one of the strangest – and certainly most dangerous – we have come across on The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast, and whose story I bring here.

The episode contains details and descriptions of crimes and events, including descriptions of injury detail and with reference to animal cruelty, that some listeners may find disturbing, and or distressing, so discretion is advised whilst listening.

Music used in this episode: “The Descent” by Kevin Macleod. All music used is sourced from https://filmmusic.io/ and used under an Attribution Licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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