When British Businessman, Neil Heywood, is found dead in a hotel room in China’s megacity Chongqing, a series of events began that set in motion political change that would influence the next decade in Chinese politics. A flamboyant politician’s wife was tried for the murder of Neil Heywood, but was she framed by her husband’s political enemies in an attempt to keep him from becoming a member of the uber powerful nine-person Politburo Standing Committee?
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Created and Produced by Sonya Lowe
Narrated by Noel Vinson
Researched & Produced by Two Red Romans Productions
Music: “Nordic Medieval” by Marcus Bressler
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This True Crime Podcast was researched using open source or archive materials.