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June 10, 2021

S03E02 - "The Sunderland Strangler" Steven Grieveson

In the second episode of British Murders Season 3, I tell the story of Steven Grieveson aka The Sunderland Strangler.

Grieveson murdered four teenage boys by way of strangulation in Sunderland between May 26, 1990 - February 25, 1994.

He then set...


In the second episode of British Murders Season 3, I tell the story of Steven Grieveson aka The Sunderland Strangler.

Grieveson murdered four teenage boys by way of strangulation in Sunderland between May 26, 1990 - February 25, 1994.

He then set the bodies on fire in derelict allotments and guest houses.

He was handed three life sentences on February 28, 1996, for the first three murders and a further life sentence on October 24, 2013, after the fourth murder came to light.

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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
Audacity

Edited in:
Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019
Audacity

Mastered in:
Auphonic

References:
Foster, J. (1994, October 4). School struggles to make sense of boys’ murders: Jonathan Foster reports from Sunderland on the mood of neighbours and friends as police hunt serial strangler of three youths. Independent. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/school-struggles-to-make-sense-of-boys-murders-jonathan-foster-reports-from-sunderland-on-the-mood-of-neighbours-and-friends-as-police-hunt-serial-strangler-of-three-youths-1440927.html

Man held over three strangled teenagers. (1994, November 4). Evening Standard, 142. Retrieved from Newspapers.com.

Man charged with murdering three youths found after fires. (1994, November 7). The Guardian, 3. Retrieved from Newspapers.com.

Wainwright, M. (1996, January 31). Man “killed youths to keep gay secret.” The Guardian, 4. Retrieved from Newspapers.com.

Gay “confessed killing” to cellmate. (1996, February 17). The Guardian, 6. Retrieved from Newspapers.com.

Wainwright, M. (1996, February 29). Three life terms for “macho” gay who killed boys. The Guardian, 7. Retrieved from Newspapers.com.

Serial killer’s father died in fire - inquest. (2000, August 26). The Northern Echo.