Netflix viewers left frustrated after watching Who Killed Jill Dando?
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A new Netflix true crime documentary about the murder of Jill Dando has left some viewers feeling frustrated.
More than 24 years have passed since Dando, a well-known BBC journalist, was murdered in an execution style on her doorstep in a quiet residential street in Fulham.
Who Killed Jill Dando?, a three-part Netflix documentary, will look at Dando's extraordinary work as a popular television presenter, as well as presenting theories surrounding her death in April 1999.
The television personality and host of BBC's Crimewatch was 37-years-old when she was killed by a single bullet on her doorstep.
Dando’s killing is one of the biggest homicide investigations in British history.
The documentary explores the theories surrounding her death, with one suggested motive being that her presenting role on Crimewatch put her in a vulnerable position because the criminals featured on the show may have held a grudge against her.
However a local man named Barry George, who had previous convictions and a history of stalking women, was arrested for Dando’s murder almost a year after her death.
He was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment but after spending seven years behind bars, he was later acquitted due to unreliable forensic evidence.
After watching the three-part docu-series, viewers have taken to social media to air their frustrations.
On X - formerly known as Twitter - one disappointed viewer wrote: "Who killed Jill Dando on Netflix.. They don't know. What a fkin waste of three hours. Utter sh*t."
Another viewer posted: "Who Killed Jill Dando? Was rubbish. Should have been called Who Is Barry George? Because they did not begin to try and answer the question of who actually killed her."
A third commented: "Yo! This Who Killed Jill Dando doc is fishy af, and kinda crazy."
Dando's brother shared his own theory about his sister's death after watching the documentary.
Mr Dando he believes his sister was just ‘at the wrong place at the wrong time’.
In the conversation with Sky News, he said: “My theory before this happened and that's been reinforced since by watching this documentary, is that Jill was just in the wrong place at the wrong time, and that somebody walking down the street, holding a gun for whatever reason, spotted her, either knowing her or not knowing who she was, and shot her dead."
He added that some of the ‘theories would make great stories in fiction, but… There's no line that really holds a huge amount of water apart from you know, a random killing, which I think it was’.
Who Killed Jill Dando? is available on Netflix now.