Documentary exploring death of Kirsty Maxwell to air on MTV April 14

A documentary investigating the death of Kirsty Maxwell is set to air in the UK on April 14 on MTV.

Saturday, 27th March 2021, 7:00 am
Updated Saturday, 27th March 2021, 10:29 am

The show will explore new evidence and will raise further questions surrounding the case.

Kirsty’s parents, Denise and Brian Curry, hope the documentary will continue to put pressure on the relevant authorities in Spain and the UK to look at the case again.

The documentary is part of MTV’s launch of a UK version of its investigative series True Life Crime.

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The series will premiere on MTV networks around the world from April 7 and focuses on the deaths of four young people.

They will investigate the cases of Jayden Parkinson, Kirsty Maxwell, Champion Ganda and James Brindley.

Kirsty’s episode will air on April 14 with a time TBC.

Kirsty, 27, from Livingston, West Lothian, had travelled to Benidorm for a hen party where she died in suspicious circumstances shortly before 8am on April 29, 2017.

Kirsty Maxwell and Denise Curry

It is believed that she walked by mistake into a tenth floor room in her accommodation block.

The room however was occupied by five British men from the Nottingham area.

It was reported by Spanish authorities that Kirsty fell to her death from the room's balcony. But a Benidorm judge ruled in September 2019 that the men had nothing to do with what happened to Kirsty.

This led to Kirsty's parents appealing to the Alicante Provincial Court, which declared last July that there was no "strong evidence of criminality" and nothing to indicate the 27-year-old had not jumped to her death.

Brian said: "Our legal representative in Spain submitted an appeal to the High Court in Madrid just before Christmas for the case to be taken off the shelf. We continue to fight for justice and for the Scottish, UK and Spanish authorities to offer more support in properly investigating Kirsty's death.

"We believe that there are several avenues that have not been adequately explored and that the investigation has been flawed from the outset. Unfortunately a lot of the groundwork has been left to Kirsty's family and friends to carry out but we will not stop in our pursuit for justice for Kirsty." The Currys have criticised the way Spanish authorities have investigated Kirsty's case, including the disappearance of possibly vital DNA evidence.”

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