Silent Witness (1996– )
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River's Edge: Part 2 

As DCI Butcher moves closer to making an arrest, the team continue to pursue their own lines of inquiry. Amy's past begins to catch up with her and converge with the team's investigation.


Ed Whitmore

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Episode credited cast:
Aimee Barrett ... Bella Day
Sally Carman ... DCI Sally Butcher
Liz Carr ... Clarissa Mullery
David Caves ... Jack Hodgson
Paul Marc Davis ... Security Man
Alexandra Evans ... Karen Myers
Danielle Flett ... DC Philippa Rule
Emilia Fox ... Dr. Nikki Alexander
Dean Paul Gibson Dean Paul Gibson ... Erich Strader
Dominik Golding Dominik Golding ... Chris Chandler
Derek Griffiths Derek Griffiths ... DS Malcolm Guillam
Clare Holman ... Claudia Baxter
Richard Lintern ... Dr. Thomas Chamberlain
Julian Miller ... Johan Kranz
Katie Pattinson ... Kate Blair


Nikki realizes the family were not the primary targets but were merely observers to another victim's murder. Discovering Malcolm's body they are pursued by his killer, whom Jack overpowers and delivers to Sally, though he says nothing. Claudia gives the police a story but it becomes clear that she is complicit in some nasty goings on for which her house was used and people killed when things went wrong. Amy comes forward to link the most recent deaths to that of Karen, thus helping Nikki to solve the case. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Crime | Drama | Mystery








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2 February 2016 (UK) See more »

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Tangled Web
10 May 2019 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

This follows the path where there are enough bad guys with a single mission to throw things into a mess. The discovery of two young women in a freezer leads to the twists and turns that conclude this case. Parties at a farm are at the center of the murders committed. Rich, older men are culpable and the women used can't do anything. But one young woman becomes conflicted, though she is being blackmailed. The effort is to get to her and enlist her cooperation. Nikki knows her from a previous case and begs her to be forthright. This is a strong episode because it goes back to really honing in on the forensics. Well done from beginning to end.

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