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2. The Burning Man: Chapter Two

Every body leaves a trace. Even a badly burned one. What’s been left behind in the fire that killed Tom Harris?

When the badly burned remains of Tom Harris were found in a nature reserve in East Anglia, initial signs pointed to suicide. His wife was distraught, but not surprised.

But a death like this is always treated as suspicious. Was there more to the story than self-immolation?

Perhaps a wet-nosed, waggy-tailed expert can help. Enter Reqs, a Fire Investigation Dog.

This episode includes references to death, suicide and dissection, which some listeners may find distressing. Our victim is fictional, but the science and the scientists are very real.

A Whistledown production for BBC Sounds.

Presenter: Carla Valentine

George the Pathologist: Matt Addis

The Voice: Jude Akuwudike

Producer: Deborah Dudgeon

Co-Producer and Sound Designer: Steve Bond

Writer: Nina Millns

Script Editor: David K. Barnes

Original Music: Aaron May with vocals by Alyssa

Production Team: Kate Holland, Nina Kruse, Mend Mariwany

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