Netflix true-crime series Sophie: A Murder in West Cork explores ‘one of Ireland’s most famous murders’

‘Brutal’ killing became a ‘national obsession’ in the late 1990s

Jacob Stolworthy
Thursday 17 June 2021 10:22
Sophie: A Murder in West Cork trailer

Netflix has released the trailer for a true-crime series about “one of Ireland’s most famous murders”.

The streaming service will release a three-part look at the 1996 killing of French documentary producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier in West Cork.

Titled Sophie: A Murder in West Cork, the docu-series follows the investigation into the “brutal” killing, which lasted for more than 25 years.

The truth behind Sophie’s killing became a “national obsession” in both Ireland and France.

Netflix’s new documentary will feature commentary from Sophie’s family, including her son Pierre-Louis Baudey, as well as those involved in the investigation.

Find a full list of everything coming to Netflix this month here.

Sophie: A Murder in West Cork will be released on 30 June.

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