Body On The Beach: What Happened to Annie?

Body On The Beach: What Happened to Annie?

In December 2005, a dog walker discovered the body of a Swedish woman on a beach on Scotland’s west coast. Annie Börjesson’s family were told the 30-year-old died by suicide. But, as Hazel Martin learns in this intriguing true crime documentary, something felt wrong and many questions soon emerged. Why was Annie carrying her passport? And why didn’t she board her flight at Prestwick airport?

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Episode 1: The Body
The mysterious death of a Swedish woman on a Scottish beach arouses suspicion.

December 2005 and a dog walker makes a grisly discovery on a Scottish beach. Within hours of Annie Borjesson’s body being, her family are told it is suicide. But, as Hazel Martin investigates in this gripping true crime documentary, they believe the evidence points to murder. Why were the authorities so quick to decide the cause of death and what could they have to hide?

Episode 2: The Journey
Could Annie Borjesson have been killed by a foreign intelligence agency?

While the police deemed Annie Borjesson’s death to be suicide, many unanswered questions still remain. As Hazel Martin pieces together the mysterious final hours before Annie was found dead in this intriguing true crime documentary, she hears an extraordinary theory that Annie’s death was a state-sponsored hit job. But who would want Annie dead and why was she targeted?

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