26 April - UK TV crime presenter Jill Dando shot dead on doorstep

Soon to be married Jill Dando, 37, was shot dead with a single bullet to the head at point blank range outside her home in London. The BBC newsreader and entertainment presenter had been returning from her fiancé’s house when a gunman killed her at 11:30am. The motive for her shooting remains unclear... Read the full Jill Dando Murder Crime File

This day in history

Crime + Investigation Podcast

Listen to the brand new Crime + Investigation Podcast.

Listen Now

The First 48

It's a race against time in the acclaimed series.

Weeknights at 11pm

Crimes That Shook Australia

Tragedy down under.

Find out more