A Shot In The Dark (Tony Martin)

It was a burglary that went tragically wrong. Three shots were fired in a remote farmhouse in Norfolk. A 16 year old boy was killed, a burglar wounded and a farmer imprisoned. The crime turned an eccentric and reclusive loner, Tony Martin, into the unlikeliest of tabloid heroes.

In Real Crime: A Shot in the Dark, Mark Austin reveals what happened that night and how the repercussions sparked a national debate on self-defence.

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