133. The Killing of Julie Ward | Kenya

Transcript

Amateur photographer Julie Ward travelled from her home in England to document wildlife migration in Kenya’s Maasai Mara Reserve. When she disappeared, her father launched a search. Within a day, parts of Julie’s body were found in a burnt-out campfire on the African savanna. Police claimed she was struck by lightning and her remains were destroyed by predators. But predators aren’t necessarily lions and leopards… What happened to Julie?

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Resources

Book

A Death Retold in Truth and Rumour – Grace A. Musila

Video

Special Assignment: Justice for Julie Ward

Julie Ward Trial

Web

Wikipedia

Maasai Mara Migration Guide

Articles

Jonathan Moi murdered Julie Ward

They said she was eaten by lions, but the real story of her disappearance is more grim

Netflix to produce film on unsolved murder mystery involving Jonathan Moi

Julie Ward: New hope for dad of woman murdered in Kenyan game reserve

Daniel arap Moi: How Kenyans learnt to laugh at the president

Pathologist: Outlandish attempts by Kenyan police to hide Julie Ward’s murder

Kenyan and British Social Imaginaries on Julie Ward’s Death in Kenya

Julie Ward Murder

Created & Produced by Sonya Lowe

Narrated by Noel Vinson

Audio editing: Blackwell Post

Music: “Nordic Medieval” by Marcus Bressler

Background track: Doblado Studios: https://www.youtube.com/c/DobladoStudios

This True Crime Podcast was researched using open source or archive materials.