Viewers are on edge after a gripping first episode of Conviction: Murder At The Station

The true crime documentary follows Louise Shorter who is the head of specialist charity Inside Justice.

Press Association
Last updated: 22 September 2016 - 6.43am

Southampton postal worker Roger Kearney is currently serving a life sentence for the 2008 murder of Paula Poolton.

Kearney was having an affair with the 40-year-old, who was found stabbed to death in the boot of her black Peugeot, parked outside Swanwick railway station in Hampshire.

(Hampshire Police/PA)

But Kearney says he is innocent – and Conviction: Murder At The Station, BBC 2′s new true crime documentary, follows a team of experts, including Louise Shorter who is the head of specialist charity Inside Justice, as they investigate alleged miscarriages of justice.

It made for a compelling piece of TV, especially because it reminded everyone of the hugely popular American podcast Serial – which looked at a case of a high school senior who was murdered.

Yep, everyone was gripped by the investigations in the documentary.

People had so many questions about the evidence used in the case – no forensic evidence was ever found linking Kearney to the car where Poolton’s body was found.

And they’re really intrigued for the second part of the show next week…

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