UnderState; Lucille Butterworth
In our world, there is a layer of official myth-making that obscures the truth. When you get past that you learn how things really are, the secrets that are being defended and the half-truths being peddled. This is the UnderState you don't get to see. A place where justice is sometimes elusive.
1. Lucille
1. Lucille

August 1969, a 20 year old woman Lucille Butterworth disappears from a bus stop in Hobart. Police believe she is a runaway who will return and fail to respond adequately for weeks. Eventually, a suspect is identified but he is not charged and no trace of Lucille is ever found. In 2010, the boss of a suburban station reviews the file and discovers crucial evidence that will embarrass Tasmania Police. Hosted by Adam Shand. 

Duration:
2145
Date:
20 Jun 2018

Episodes

1. Lucille
1. Lucille

August 1969, a 20 year old woman Lucille Butterworth disappears from a bus stop in Hobart. Police believe she is a runaway who will return and fail to respond adequately for weeks. Eventually, a suspect is identified but he is not charged and no trace of Lucille is ever found. In 2010, the boss of a suburban station reviews the file and discovers crucial evidence that will embarrass Tasmania Police. Hosted by Adam Shand. 

Duration:
2145
Date:
20 Jun 2018
Episode 1 - Lucille
Episode 1 - Lucille
August 1969, a 20 year old woman Lucille Butterworth disappears from a bus stop in Hobart. Police believe she is a runaway who will return and fail to respond adequately for weeks. Eventually, a suspect is identified but he is not charged and no trace of Lucille is ever found. In 2010, the boss of a suburban station reviews the file and discovers crucial evidence that will embarrass Tasmania Police.
August 1969, a 20 year old woman Lucille Butterworth disappears from a bus stop in Hobart. Police believe she is a runaway who will return and fail to respond adequately for weeks. Eventually, a suspect is identified but he is not charged...
Duration:
00:35:40
Date:
20 Jun 2018
Episode 2 - The Confession
Episode 2 - The Confession
Police delve into the background of a new suspect and re-interview witnesses from the past. They find new sources who were never interviewed by the original investigators. And a confession that was never acted upon comes to light after more than 40 years.
Police delve into the background of a new suspect and re-interview witnesses from the past. They find new sources who were never interviewed by the original investigators. And a confession that was never acted upon comes to light after...
Duration:
00:39:38
Date:
19 Jun 2018
Episode 3 - The Interview
Episode 3 - The Interview
There is enough bring Geoffrey Hunt in for questioning over the murder of Lucille. Armed with reams of new circumstantial evidence, investigators probe Hunt for four hours. They prove he is a liar but can they pin a murder on him?
There is enough bring Geoffrey Hunt in for questioning over the murder of Lucille. Armed with reams of new circumstantial evidence, investigators probe Hunt for four hours. They prove he is a liar but can they pin a murder on him?
Duration:
00:35:46
Date:
18 Jun 2018
4. The Dig
4. The Dig

July 2015. Amid news of a breakthrough in the case, an excavation begins on a site where Lucille's remains are alleged to have been dumped. Questions are asked when it's discovered that police have known of the location since 1976. The investigation is becoming a damning indictment of police ineptitude. The coroner makes a finding on who he believes killed Lucille. Hosted by Adam Shand. 

Duration:
1929
Date:
17 Jun 2018
Episode 4 - The Dig
Episode 4 - The Dig
July 2015. Amid news of a breakthrough in the case, an excavation begins on a site where Lucille's remains are alleged to have been dumped. Questions are asked when it's discovered that police have known of the location since 1976. The investigation is becoming a damning indictment of police ineptitude. The coroner makes a finding on who he believes killed Lucille.
July 2015. Amid news of a breakthrough in the case, an excavation begins on a site where Lucille's remains are alleged to have been dumped. Questions are asked when it's discovered that police have known of the location since 1976....
Duration:
00:32:06
Date:
17 Jun 2018
5. Whitey
5. Whitey

Tasmania's Director of Public Prosecutions must decide whether to put Geoff Hunt before the Supreme Court for Lucille's murder. A coronial inquiry has blown Hunt's anonymity in a quiet country village amid fears he is a risk to other women. We go in search of the suspect. Compelling new evidence comes to light that demands Tasmania Police must continue to investigate this mystery. Hosted by Adam Shand. 

Duration:
1831
Date:
16 Jun 2018
Episode 5 - Whitey
Episode 5 - Whitey
Tasmania's Director of Public Prosecutions must decide whether to put Geoff Hunt before the Supreme Court for Lucille's murder. A coronial inquiry has blown Hunt's anonymity in a quiet country village amid fears he is a risk to other women. We go in search of the suspect. Compelling new evidence comes to light that demands Tasmania Police must continue to investigate this mystery.
Tasmania's Director of Public Prosecutions must decide whether to put Geoff Hunt before the Supreme Court for Lucille's murder. A coronial inquiry has blown Hunt's anonymity in a quiet country village amid fears he is a risk...
Duration:
00:28:00
Date:
16 Jun 2018
6. Jimmy’s Final Plea
6. Jimmy’s Final Plea

Lucille’s brother Jimmy learns he has terminal cancer and travels to confront his sister’s alleged killer Geoffrey Charles Hunt once and for all. Having learned that Tasmania Police have shelved Lucille’s case, Adam returns to Tasmania to explore new leads, including an alternative murder scene that has never been searched. Hosted by Adam Shand. 

Duration:
2174
Date:
15 Jun 2018
Episode 6 - Jimmy’s Final Plea
Episode 6 - Jimmy’s Final Plea
Lucille’s brother Jimmy learns he has terminal cancer and travels to confront his sister’s alleged killer Geoffrey Charles Hunt once and for all. Having learned that Tasmania Police have shelved Lucille’s case, Adam returns to Tasmania to explore new leads, including an alternative murder scene that has never been searched.
Lucille’s brother Jimmy learns he has terminal cancer and travels to confront his sister’s alleged killer Geoffrey Charles Hunt once and for all. Having learned that Tasmania Police have shelved Lucille’s case, Adam returns to Tasmania...
Duration:
00:36:10
Date:
15 Jun 2018
UnderState: Lucille Butterworth - Trailer
UnderState: Lucille Butterworth - Trailer
In our world, there is a layer of official mythmaking that obscures the truth. When you get past that you learn how things really are, the secrets that are being defended and the half-truths being peddled. This is the UnderState you don't get to see. A place where justice is sometimes elusive.
In our world, there is a layer of official mythmaking that obscures the truth. When you get past that you learn how things really are, the secrets that are being defended and the half-truths being peddled. This is the UnderState you don't...
Duration:
00:01:26
Date:
7 Jun 2018