7: Stephen Port, The Grindr Killer

7: Stephen Port, The Grindr Killer

By Audioboom Studios

Devils in the Dark

Monday, 28 March

Helen Anderson and Danni Howard take a look into the horrible crimes of Stephen Port, The Grindr Killer. After masquerading as a graduate from Oxford University, a member of the armed forces, and even a special needs teacher on online dating site Grindr, Stephen Port evaded police for months, going on a sick killing spree that spread fear and shock throughout the LGBTQ+ community. Expect ridiculous police failings, harrowing tales from the victims' families and the incredible story of how one family's determination to see justice solved the case. Devils in The Dark contains graphic details of sexual assault and violence and is not intended for all audiences. Listener discretion is strongly advised.  
00:00 - Introduction 05:01 - Where Stephen’s story begins 06:20 - Stephen moves into his first flat and meets Ryan Edwards 08:08 - Stephen starts online dating 19:40 - The murder of Anthony Walgate 29:10 - The murder of Gabriel Kovari 32:11 - The murder of Daniel Whitworth 36:32 - Stephen fakes a suicide note 39:40 - Stephen goes to prison 41:61 - The murder of Jack Taylor 43:46 - The Taylor family go to the police 51:22 - The trial of Stephen Port 53:57 - Outro
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Produced by Alexandra Jueno at Audioboom Studios. 
If you have been affected by any of the themes in this week’s episode please consider contacting the following resources:
The Samaritans helpline: 116 123 Rape Crisis Helpline: 0808 802 9999 (help is also available at live chat at https://rapecrisis.org.uk/get-help/live-chat-helpline/ *times apply) Confidential Emotional Support Line: 01708 765200 Switchboard LGBTQ+ Helpline: 0300 330 0630 (help is also available at live chat at https://switchboard.lgbt/ *times apply)
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