The search for a missing 22 year-old woman develops into something far more serious.
As detectives begin watching footage from the day she disappeared, they make a worrying discovery. She is seen walking into a container with a 66 year-old man but three hours later he walks out alone.
As forensic examination of the container reveals traces of blood, detectives must now try to discover where her body is.
The search for missing 22 year-old Agnes Akom develops into something far more serious. Agnes was not seen for eight days, and her usually extensive use of social media has stopped completely. Her case is passed from local police to the specialist crime unit who handle the Met’s most complex cases.
Agnes’s last-known sighting was on Cricklewood High Street in north west London. CCTV from the area shows her getting into a silver car registered to a 66-year-old man, Neculai Paizan.
The investigation into Paizan reveal he owns a storage container on an industrial estate. It is immediately searched but Agnes is not there. However, detectives discover a CCTV camera pointing at the entrance to the container. As they begin watching footage from the day she disappeared, they make a worrying discovery. Agnes can be seen walking into the container with Paizan, but three hours later Paizan walks out alone.
When Paizan is brought in for questioning, he admits going into the container with Agnes but claims they came out together 20 minutes later, directly contradicting the evidence from the CCTV. As forensic examination of the container reveals traces of blood, detectives must now try to discover where Agnes’s body is.
Episode two aired on Tuesday 31 October 2023 from 9pm to 10pm on BBC One.