Season 7 - Episode 31

Henrietta Sutherland rushed into the dining room at 31 Buckingham Terrace in Edinburgh. The maid to the Merrett family found 55-year-old Bertha unconscious on the floor, with a pool of blood around her head. Bertha’s 17-year-old son, Donald, was standing next to her when Henrietta entered the room. It was shortly after 9 AM on March 17th, 1926. The maid had been alerted by the sound of a single gunshot. When asked what had happened, Donald explained that he had been arguing with his mother, and she shot herself. However, not everything was as it seemed…



This episode was researched and written by Eileen Macfarlane.

Script editing, additional writing, illustrations and production direction by Rosanna Fitton

Narration, editing, additional writing, and production direction by Benjamin Fitton.

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