Aired Wednesday July 28, 1:15am - 2:00amon BBC Two

Murder, Mystery and My Family

Series 5 Episode 7: McLachlan

Prominent criminal barristers Sasha Wass QC and Jeremy Dein QC investigate an infamous Scottish murder case from 1862. A former domestic servant was sentenced to death for killing one of her friends, despite there being a compelling alternative suspect. Glasgow, 1862. On a summer's afternoon, members of the affluent Fleming family returned home from holiday to discover that their housemaid Jess McPherson was missing. They eventually unlocked her bedroom door to find her dead body.

Documentary / History
Original air date
Cast and crew
  • James PearsonDirector
  • Sasha WassHost
  • Jeremy DeinHost