The Marlborough Sounds hold one of New Zealand’s biggest mysteries: what happened to Ben Smart and Olivia Hope in the early hours of new year’s day 1998? Scott Watson, was behind bars for two counts of murder. He was convicted, even though no bodies were ever recovered, there was no crime scene and no murder weapon. Watson always proclaimed his innocence. Twenty years after that fateful morning, the mystery man might have been identified, as the final piece in this haunting puzzle. Or was it?
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Created & Produced by Sonya Lowe
Narrated by Noel Vinson
Researched 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.