Gone Fishing
Gone Fishing
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| Winner Best Podcast – NZ Radio Awards 2019 | | Winner Gold Medal – New York Festivals Radio Awards 2019 | | Winner Best Investigative Radio/Audio Series – The AIBs 2019 | Gail Maney was sent to prison on her son’s birthday. The police said she’d put a hit on a man who stole drugs from her. She went to jail for 15 years. She’s consistently denied having anything to do with the disappearance of Deane Fuller-Sandys. In fact, she says, she never even met him. She isn't sure he was murdered at all. She thinks he’d just … gone fishing. In this eight-part series, Amy Maas and Adam Dudding investigate the case against Maney. They unravel the conflicting and shifting accounts of key witnesses. They expose major flaws in the police timeline. And they raise disturbing questions about police conduct in the case.
Gone Fishing – One Year On
2019 update: More stories emerge, another witness recants and Gail Maney finds new allies in her fight to prove she’s innocent. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 28, 2019
31 min
Part eight: Gone fishing
​A key witness comes forward with new information that could vindicate Gail Maney, and the lead detective reflects on where his investigation might have gone wrong. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 29, 2018
1 hr
Part seven: The trials of Gail Maney
​As Gail Maney and three others go on trial for murder, flaws in the prosecution case come to light. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2018
51 min
Part six: The man with the black eyes
​The media called him a “stone cold killer”, but the truth about Stephen Stone is a bit more complicated than that. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 27, 2018
48 min
Part five: Liar, liar
​Two historic murder investigations merge into one. But how can police figure out what actually happened, when their key witnesses keep changing their stories? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 26, 2018
43 min
Part four: The forest
​A terrified witness contacts police. Revelations about a young woman’s murder force detectives to reconsider everything they thought they knew about the Deane Fuller-Sandys case. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 25, 2018
47 min
Part three: Good westie, bad westie
​Gail Maney had a tough West Auckland upbringing, but she wasn’t a bad kid. Then in the 1990s she slid into a life of hard drugs, petty crime and prostitution. But does that really mean she’s a killer? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2018
41 min
Part two: The fisherman
For years, Deane Fuller-Sandys was thought to have drowned while fishing at Whatipu. But did police get it right when they later decided Deane was the Larnoch Road “body in the boot”? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2018
44 min
Part one: The fire
Gail Maney has served 15 years in jail for ordering the 1989 murder of young Auckland tyre-fitter Deane Fuller-Sandys. But she says she never knew him. In fact, she thinks he wasn’t even murdered. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2018
33 min
Gone Fishing - Trailer
Gail Maney was sent to prison on her son’s birthday. The police said she’d put a hit on a man who stole drugs from her. She went to jail for 15 years. She’s consistently denied having anything to do with the disappearance of Deane Fuller-Sandys. In fact, she says, she never even met him. She doesn’t think he was murdered at all. She thinks he’d just … gone fishing. In this series, Amy Maas and Adam Dudding investigate the case against Maney. They unravel the conflicting and shifting accounts of key witnesses. They expose major flaws in the police timeline. And they raise disturbing questions about police conduct in the case. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 22, 2018
3 min