Wexford finds suspect who burgled the house of the murdered unemployment worker and believes he has discovered the body of Dr. Akande's missing daughter.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Ravenscroft ...
Louie Ramsay ...
Diane Keen ...
Dr. Raymond Akande
Robin Kermode ...
Paul Trussell ...
Market trader
Barrie Shore ...
Mrs. Stowlap
Guy Oliver-Watts ...
Zack Nelson
Pest Controller
Daniel Ilsley ...
David Doyle ...
Sasha Mitchell ...


Chief Inspector Wexford and Insp. Burden continue the investigation of Melanie Akande's disappearance and the death of the last person to have seen her alive, employment counselor, Annette Bystock. While they find the man who broke into Bystock's house, he claims that the door was unlocked - and she was dead - when he got there. When they find the body of a young black woman, they believe they have found Melanie but have in fact made a terrible mistake leading Dr. and Mrs. Akande to accuse the police of racism. The young woman, only 17 years old, was beaten to death but yet another murder of a black woman deepens the mystery. Written by garykmcd

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Crime | Drama | Mystery



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2 February 1996 (UK)  »

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Robin: I've decided that all European languages are really, really boring.
Det. Chief Insp. Reg Wexford: [Tongue in cheek] Oh, I'll inform Tolstoy, Balzac, and Shakespeare immediately.
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