Season 3, Episode 04
Trish returns to the scene of the crime – will she remember anything more about the attack? DC Katie Harford discovers a strong lead – a new suspect who doesn’t have an alibi. Questioned by Ellie and Hardy, Cath reveals interesting new information about the night of her party. Finally, a breakthrough – Hardy and Ellie get a match on the male DNA found on Trish. An unknown woman walks into the police station. Interviewed by Ellie and Hardy, she delivers some devastating new information.
The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart. Leading the investigation are two detectives – the strong yet compassionate local Detective Sergeant, Ellie Miller (Olivia Colman), and the by-the-book Detective Inspector Alec Hardy (David Tennant), Ellie’s newly appointed boss. By circumstance they are partnered to solve the murder, keeping the newspapers from derailing the investigation and trying to prevent the crime from impacting tourism at the beach where the boy was murdered.