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Eight Minutes - Who Killed David Breckenridge?

Updated 11 days ago

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At 11.52pm on August 10, 2002, unassuming rugby fan David Breckenridge called his best friend from a phone box and told him he was on his way over to watch an international match on TV. Eight minutes later he was dead. The person, or persons, who stabbed and bashed the Sydney man to death the night after his 28th birthday remain at large. Investigative reporter Nicole Hogan's five-part true crime podcast series on the perplexing and brutal, unsolved murder of an ordinary guy.

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At 11.52pm on August 10, 2002, unassuming rugby fan David Breckenridge called his best friend from a phone box and told him he was on his way over to watch an international match on TV. Eight minutes later he was dead. The person, or persons, who stabbed and bashed the Sydney man to death the night after his 28th birthday remain at large. Investigative reporter Nicole Hogan's five-part true crime podcast series on the perplexing and brutal, unsolved murder of an ordinary guy.

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44 Ratings
Average Ratings
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2

Amazing podcast & storytelling

By Eleanor Ethereal - May 31 2018
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I’m really grateful they did this investigation on David’s death.

Tragic

By shall74 - May 22 2018
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This needs to be solved. Great podcast. Share with your friends... someone must know something.

iTunes Ratings

44 Ratings
Average Ratings
34
7
1
0
2

Amazing podcast & storytelling

By Eleanor Ethereal - May 31 2018
Read more
I’m really grateful they did this investigation on David’s death.

Tragic

By shall74 - May 22 2018
Read more
This needs to be solved. Great podcast. Share with your friends... someone must know something.
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Eight Minutes - Who Killed David Breckenridge?

Updated 11 days ago

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At 11.52pm on August 10, 2002, unassuming rugby fan David Breckenridge called his best friend from a phone box and told him he was on his way over to watch an international match on TV. Eight minutes later he was dead. The person, or persons, who stabbed and bashed the Sydney man to death the night after his 28th birthday remain at large. Investigative reporter Nicole Hogan's five-part true crime podcast series on the perplexing and brutal, unsolved murder of an ordinary guy.

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Rank #1: Part 1 - The crime

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David Breckenridge stopped off to grab a six pack of beer then called his best mate from a phone box to say he was on his way over to watch the rugby. Sometime in the next eight minutes, he was kicked, beaten and hacked to death with a machete in an attack so ferocious if left boot marks stamped on his ribs. In this episode we uncover the hours leading up to 28-year-old David's brutal murder.
Apr 08 2018
21 mins
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Rank #2: Part 2 - An ordinary guy?

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David Breckenridge was intelligent, charismatic and had a wide circle of friends who said he never looked for trouble, and in fact was good at avoiding it. So how did someone with no obvious enemies come to be brutally slain in a Sydney laneway? Chapter Two of this podcast special investigation delves into David’s lifestyle — his friends and his lovers — and questions why would anyone want to murder him?
Apr 09 2018
22 mins
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Rank #3: Part 3 - Killer on the loose

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Moments before David Breckenridge’s body was due to be cremated police incredibly were still collecting forensics from the body at the funeral parlour. In chapter three of this exclusive podcast series, the Daily Telegraph examines the police investigation and the family’s concerns that crucial errors were made.
Apr 10 2018
34 mins
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Rank #4: Part 4 - Love triangle

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Two days before he was brutally murdered, David Breckenridge spent the night with a former flatmate who had a jealous partner who had threatened violence against others. Part four examines the coroner's inquest that unearthed the affair, the girlfriend who refused to attend and reveals a bombshell dropped at the 11th hour. Tune in tomorrow for Part 5.
Apr 11 2018
33 mins
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Rank #5: Part 5 - New evidence

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After a six month cold case investigation Nicole Hogan uncovers a crucial piece of evidence the police missed and which may reveal the identity of the killer. Chapter five of this podcast special investigation looks at the loose threads in the investigation and the pain David’s family and friends continue to endure almost 16 years after his murder. Tune in tomorrow for a bonus episode in the investigation.
Apr 12 2018
25 mins
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Rank #6: Bonus episode: Final witness

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Prompted by our special five-part investigation, the person who found David Breckenridge’s bloodied and battered body in a Sydney alley on August 10, 2002, speaks for the first time about what she saw that night.
Apr 13 2018
17 mins
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Rank #7: Bonus episode: Reaction to the Eight Minutes series

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They have been through hell and back. Now the family and friends of murder victim David Breckenridge speak out about their reaction to Australia’s number one true crime podcast series, Eight Minutes.
Apr 18 2018
16 mins
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Rank #8: Bonus episode: Questions answered

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Eight Minutes series creator Nicole Hogan answers some of the questions listeners have about the investigation into the unsolved murder of David Breckenridge.
May 22 2018
8 mins
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