The Killer Nanny
The murder trial of Louise Woodward was televised live in the UK. Twenty-five years later, evidence is reexamined with unprecedented access to witnesses, the defense team, the prosecution, and members of the jury who decided her fate.
- S1 E1 - Did She Do It?On February 4th, 1997, Louise Woodward, an 18-year-old au pair from Cheshire, dials 911 in Boston. She tells them she’s trying to revive 8-month-old Matthew Eappen, who is unresponsive. Within days authorities arrest her and charge her with his murder.Subscribe to discovery+ or Max or purchase
- S1 E2 - Reasonable DoubtLouise's legal team sets out to prove that she didn't shake Matthew to death and that his injuries occurred earlier. Two jurors explain why they came to the verdict they did and whether they believed the defense's claim that it was a witch hunt.Subscribe to discovery+ or Max or purchase
- S1 E3 - The FalloutThe shock and horror of the trial continues after the verdict. Those caught up in it reveal how the case still impacts them today. Dr. Patrick Barnes explains why he’s changed his mind about the science. Was the victim forgotten in all the hysteria?Subscribe to discovery+ or Max or purchase