The Kevin McLeod Mystery

Episode Summary

In 1997, 24 year old Kevin McLeod was found dead in Wick Harbour having suffered massive internal injuries. 25 years later the McLeod family are about to find out whether Kevin’s death would be ruled a murder or a tragic accident.

Please Be Advised – This episode may contain content that some may find distressing. As always, we advise listener discretion. This episode it not suitable for anyone under the age of 13.

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Kevin Mcleod death: Merseyside Police review 1997 death – BBC News

Kevin Mcleod death: ‘We have to put our trust in someone’ – BBC News

Kevin Mcleod death: Independent review of unsolved case – BBC News

Police issue fresh apology over harbour death case ‘failings’ – BBC News

Wick harbour death man Kevin McLeod’s case probed – BBC News

Wick man Kevin McLeod’s family in new police complaint – BBC News

Kevin Mcleod death: Police probe ‘new evidence’ – BBC News

Kevin Mcleod death: New review of police handling of case – BBC News

BBC NEWS | Scotland | Highlands and Islands | Police chief apologises to family

BBC NEWS | Scotland | Highlands and Islands | Force criticised in secret report

BBC NEWS | Scotland | Harbour death family press PM

BBC NEWS | Scotland | Highlands and Islands | Watchdog to review harbour death

Kevin Mcleod death: Police review team issues appeal – BBC News

Possible new detail on Wick man’s death in 1997 – BBC News

Kevin Mcleod death: New ‘witness’ interviewed by police – BBC News

Kevin Mcleod death: Family’s fresh frustration with authorities – BBC News

Kevin Mcleod death: Complaint about police probe upheld – BBC News

Police assessing Kevin Mcleod’s death in Wick in 1997 – BBC News – Digital Newspaper & Magazine Subscriptions

Kevin Mcleod death: Bizarre delay in cold case investigation as cassette player needed for old tapes

Kevin Mcleod death report clears police and says he wasn’t murdered

Police Authority ordered to explain Wick man’s 1997 death | The Scotsman

It is time for the truth, say McLeod family as Merseyside officers conclude 15-month investigation into Wick death

Investigation into death of young Wick man due to be discussed by Scotland’s top legal officers

EXCLUSIVE | WATCH: Wick death witness revealed 20 years later | News – MFR

Grieving family’s 24-year fight for justice exposes a shameful abuse of power – Russell Findlay – Scottish Daily Express

Kevin McLeod: an unsolved death and police incompetence [Unexplained Death] : UnresolvedMysteries

Cops to re-examine case of Kevin McLeod whose body was found in Wick harbour 20yrs ago – and whose family says was murdered | The Scottish Sun

Family’s fury as police chief U-turns after telling them son was murdered – Daily Record

Family of Kevin McLeod demand probe into police failings 23 years after his death – Daily Record

Parents of man found dead in Wick in 1997 get personal apology from top cop | The Scottish Sun

Wikimedia-Creels Ballywalter harbour – Attribution Ross

Wick, Caithness – Wikipedia

John o’ Groats – Wikipedia

Castle of Old Wick | Historic Environment Scotland | History

Police Scotland – Wikipedia

Lord Advocate – Wikipedia

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