The Murder of Sadie Hartley: Viewers were completely shocked by the chilling details of the case

ITV aired a true crime documentary on Thursday evening detailing the tragic and horrific murder of Sadie Hartley.

The 60-year-old mum was shot with a 500,000 volt stun-gun, then stabbed with an eight-inch carving knife in the face and neck, at her her home in Helmshore, Lancashire, in January.

And the one-off programme even saw documentary makers catch this shocking moment – the killer’s arrest.

Two women – “bunny boiler” Sarah Williams and her accomplice Katrina Walshwere – were convicted of murdering Hartley and were both jailed for life at Preston Crown Court.

The programme followed lead detective Paul Withers on every step of the case, as he worked with his team in the Lancashire Police to uncover the mystery.

Viewers thought the access ITV and documentary makers Raw Cut TV had been given was amazing – from covering the first 999 call, to interviewing the suspects and following the search for the murder weapon – was such an insight into the work of the detectives.

Everyone was feeling such conflicting emotions while watching the gripping documentary.

We also saw interviews with Sadie’s daughter Charlotte, 23.

She described losing her mother as “numbing” and Twitter found it simply heartbreaking.

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