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March 18, 2021

S02E04 - "The Canal Murderer" John Sweeney

In this episode of British Murders, I tell the story of English murderer John Sweeney.

Sweeney murdered and dismembered two former girlfriends before dumping their remains in canals in both Rotterdam, Netherlands and London, England.

Sweeney was...


In this episode of British Murders, I tell the story of English murderer John Sweeney.

Sweeney murdered and dismembered two former girlfriends before dumping their remains in canals in both Rotterdam, Netherlands and London, England.

Sweeney was already serving a life sentence for attempted murder on a third ex-girlfriend when he was linked to the murders of Melissa Halstead and Paula Fields.

He was subsequently handed a Whole Life Order.

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Intro music:
David John Brady - 'Throw Down the Gauntlet'
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My recording equipment:
Shure SM57 Dynamic Mic
Focusrite Scarlett Solo USB Audio Interface

References:
https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/scalp-hunter-canal-killer-john-14970371
https://murderpedia.org/male.S/s/sweeney-john.htm
https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2011/apr/04/murder-john-sweeney-london-rotterdam
http://www.thewaterwaystrust.org.uk/history-of-canals/
https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us
https://serialkillercalendar.com/John%20SWEENEY.php
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1390709/The-faces-Scalp-Hunter-John-Sweeney-disguises-revealed-police-say-murdered-women.html