A Killing In My Family - Cutting Edge Documentary on Winston's Wish by Channel 4

A Killing In My Family

Airing Wednesday, 8th March at 10pm on Channel 4.

A Killing In My Family - Cutting Edge Documentary on Winston's Wish by Channel 4

Every day a child in England and Wales loses a family member through murder or manslaughter.

Winston’s Wish is the only specialist provider of support for children bereaved by murder or manslaughter. A Killing In My Family, a Channel 4 Cutting Edge documentary, gains unprecedented access to the support received by children and families on the UK’s only homicide residential weekend.

Get Support

If you, or someone you know, has been affected by the issue within A Killing In My Family and would like support or guidance, we’re here to help. The Winston’s Wish Helpline is free-to-call, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm on 08088 020 021, with extended hours on the 8th of March (10pm – 12am), 9th & 10th of March (9am – 6pm).

Death Through Homicide

A death through homicide delivers a double blow to families – not only do they have to cope with a sudden, unexpected death, they also have to deal with the way their relative has died. We have plenty of information available on dealing with death through homicide, including this briefing.


We cannot continue to support children and families like the ones in A Killing In My Family without the support of people like you. Please donate so that we can continue to support children after a traumatic loss.Text ‘WWTV10 £10’ to 70070 to donate now.

Winston’s Wish was founded in 1992 and offers a range of support for different causes of death, including homicide.

Our Murder and Manslaughter support programme, like the one seen in A Killing In My Family, is funded and supported by Victim Support and the Ministry of Justice.

We still can’t support all of the children and families that need us and need your help. Please click here for more ways to support Winston’s Wish and bereaved children.

A Killing In My Family - Cutting Edge Documentary on Winston's Wish by Channel 4
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FAQs About A Killing In My Family
Some frequently asked questions

These responses to some frequently asked questions have been complied to provide some background to the documentary ‘A Killing in the Family’ being broadcast on March 8th 2017 at 22.00 by Channel 4.


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FAQs About Death Through Homicide
Some frequently asked questions

Some frequently asked questions about talking to children about death through murder or manslaughter.