• True Stories episode two (Illustration by Jeremy Lord) (SBS)Source: SBS
The plot thickens in episode two of True Stories as the police become suspects too.
9 Oct 2016 - 5:25 PM  UPDATED 9 Oct 2016 - 5:25 PM

Dr George Duncan’s body was pulled from the River Torrens in 1972. At the time, homosexuality was illegal. Police were the suspects in the murder. It’s a case that’s gone on to become one of South Australia’s most notorious unsolved murders, and altered history for for all gay men in the state. 

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Listed as iTunes Best Podcasts of 2015, True Stories returns with Season Three: a special five-part investigation into the untold true stories of Adelaide's gay-hate murders, told by award-winning Australian journalist, Mark Whittaker. The series is adapted from Mark's true crime long-read which will be published online at the end of the series.

True Stories Season Three is inspired by the SBS network event Deep Water - a drama, documentary and online investigation unearthing gripping true crime stories and a buried chapter of Australia’s recent history.


True Stories is commissioned and produced by Australia's multicultural broadcaster, SBS.

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Journalist: Mark Whittaker
Producer: Gina McKeon
Mix, Music and Sound Design: Martin Peralta
Additional music: Gonzalo Peralta
Illustrator: Jeremy Lord
Additional material: ABC Archives
Commissioned by: Ben Naparstek & Kylie Boltin
Actors: Laurence Coy & Chris Leben

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