BBC Four has acquired Swedish series, The Hunt For A Killer (Jakten på en mördare), based on a real-life crime.
Set to transmit later this summer, the six-part series is set in the Swedish region of Skåne in the late 1980s and revolves around the real-life disappearance and subsequent murder of a 10 year-old girl. It follows the 16-year investigation into the murder and the determination of the local police force to solve the case.
Sue Deeks, Head of Programme Acquisition, BBC, says: “‘The Hunt For A Killer is a chilling, authentic and evocative true crime drama that BBC viewers will find completely absorbing.”
Based on a book by Tobias Barkman, it stars Per-Åke Åkesson.