THE DUTROUX AFFAIR
In the 1980’s and 90’s a kidnapper and serial killer terrorized the country of Belgium. His unspeakable crimes had the nation on edge as he preyed on its most vulnerable. After law enforcement proved unable or unwilling to stop him, 400,000 Belgian citizens took to the streets to protest what they believed was a high ranking cover up and government conspiracy. Many of the criminals involved in these horrific acts, known and unknown, have never been brought to justice, and walk freely today. Host Matt Graves takes you on this investigative journey through one of Belgium’s darkest chapters, to unravel the mystery around a man who simply became known as Le Monstre.
Season 4 – Episode 1
On June 24, 1995 two 8-year-old girls, Julie Lejeune and Melissa Russo, went missing in the province of Liege in Belgium. The police are slow to react. However, the parents quickly mobilize a search. At the time, no one knew that this was just the beginning of a series of events that would upend the country.