The Boy in the Water

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An immersive new podcast from Melanie Reid Investigates and Newsroom.co.nz

  • 51 minutes 41 seconds
    S2 | Episode 23: The Reinvestigation
    On the last day of phase one of the inquest, Detective Inspector Stu Harvey is cross examined about witness statements that weren’t taken, the reliability of eyewitness identifications, and any lessons he gleaned from the reinvestigation. Coroner Ho then wraps up the inquest for now. 

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    30 May 2024, 6:00 pm
  • 45 minutes 46 seconds
    S2 | Episode 22: The Detective Inspector
    The final witness to appear for this first phase of the inquest is the man who was in charge of the reinvestigation into Lachie’s death, Detective Inspector Stu Harvey.

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    29 May 2024, 6:00 pm
  • 29 minutes 13 seconds
    S2 | Episode 21: Finding Lachie
    The police dog handler who found Lachie with his dog Gee gives his evidence in closed court.

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    28 May 2024, 6:00 pm
  • 39 minutes 19 seconds
    S2 | Episode 20: The Mortuary Technician
    Bill Little, who’s been in the job for more than 30 years, sets the record straight about process, protocol and who is responsible for what. 

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    28 May 2024, 8:50 am
  • 57 minutes 53 seconds
    S2 | Episode 19: The Reluctant Pathologist
    The pathologist who conducted the post mortem on Lachie tells the inquest they didn’t even have the right equipment to do pediatric autopsies in Southland. 

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    26 May 2024, 6:00 pm
  • 54 minutes 21 seconds
    S2 | Episode 18: The Former Sergeant
    A former police officer who worked under Senior Sergeant Cynthia Fairley refutes her assertion that he was in charge of the investigation into Lachie’s death.

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    23 May 2024, 6:00 pm
  • 50 minutes 28 seconds
    S2 | Episode 17: Wrong Direction
    The pressure is on to find out who was responsible, who was in charge, and who turned around the autopsy. 

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    22 May 2024, 6:00 pm
  • 43 minutes 42 seconds
    S2 | Episode 16: Cynthia
    Senior Sergeant Cynthia Fairley, the police officer at the centre of the case, is in the witness box. 

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    21 May 2024, 6:00 pm
  • 41 minutes 32 seconds
    S2 | Episode 15: Who's In Charge?
    The first of the police officers scheduled to appear at the inquest takes to the witness stand, and we begin to hear about the confusion over who was in charge of the investigation into Lachie's death.

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    20 May 2024, 6:00 pm
  • 38 minutes 30 seconds
    S2 | Episode 14: The Shirtless Man
    The sighting of a mysterious shirtless man, what one of Lachie's preschool teachers remembers about him, and the two paramedics who worked on the little boy's lifeless body all feature in this collection of shorter witness testimonies.

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    19 May 2024, 6:00 pm
  • 31 minutes 28 seconds
    S2 | Episode 13: What Happened To Him?
    The police’s lawyer tackles Paul about making claims that Michelle and her sons had something to do with Lachie’s death.

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    16 May 2024, 6:00 pm
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