The Man Who Took Shannon Matthews

The Man Who Took Shannon Matthews

In 2008, nine-year-old Shannon Matthews went missing. 24 days later she was found safe and well at the house of Michael Donovan. The kidnapping, which provoked a nationwide search, had been a scam. With exclusive access to family members, neighbors and professionals who knew Donovan, this true crime documentary tells the untold story of the man behind the kidnap and why he committed the crime.

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