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Gripping crime drama

DCI Banks struggles to cope with the sudden death of his mother, as he investigates the murder of a young Estonian woman and the disappearance of her drug-dependent sister. He must navigate difficult emotional territory when the body of an eminent lawyer is washed up in an underground river and he suspects a member of her grieving family is responsible for her death.

In the third story, the body of a university student is found dumped in a ravine. His friends claim he was a model undergraduate, but officers Annie and Ken soon discover that he had a double life manufacturing ecstasy.

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Episode 1, Series 5

Wednesday February 9 at 9:00am

Dci Banks

When the victim of a frenzied attack is found in woodland, initially the team wonder if it's random or related to the location.

Episode 2, Series 5

Thursday February 10 at 8:50am

Dci Banks

What starts out as a missing person 's case soon escalates into a kidnap and ransom, a nd it soon becomes clear that they are far from average criminals.

Episode 3, Series 5

Friday February 11 at 9:00am

Dci Banks

Banks is pushed into a place he's never been before in order to ensure good triumphs over evil.

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