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Netflix shares first trailer for Jill Dando true crime documentary

The documentary takes an in-depth look at the murder of the celebrated BBC star.

By Nick Reilly

Jill Dando (Picture: Netflix)

Netflix have released the first look trailer for their new true crime documentary Who Killed Jill Dando?

The three-part series, which is set for release on September 26, takes an in-depth look at the unsolved murder of the celebrated BBC journalist, who was shot dead outside her London home in April 1999 at the age of 37.

In the brief teaser, Dando is described as a “TV Diana”, with prominent commentators discussing her glittering career and the impact of her murder.

It also features interviews with Barry George, the man who was wrongly convicted of Dando’s murder in September 2001. George, who lived locally to Dando in West London, was eventually acquitted in August 2008 after discrepancies with original evidence came to light.

An official synopsis states: ” British broadcasting legend, Jill Dando, was killed by a single bullet on her doorstep in 1999 in broad daylight. Despite one of the biggest homicide investigations in British history, the murder remains unsolved. This three-part series takes viewers through the twists and the turns of a true crime mystery as her family, friends, journalists, investigators and lawyers wrestle with the question: Who Killed Jill Dando?”