Everything seemed perfect in Neil Jackson’s childhood until one day, on a cold January morning in 1976…

…he was awoken by the police knocking on the door to break the shocking news that his mother had become the second victim of a serial killer - soon to become known as the ‘Yorkshire Ripper’.

This evil act exposed a web of secrets and lies that was to devastate Neil and change his life forever.

Jane Carter Woodrow, an experienced criminologist, discovers what happens when the camera and the lurid headlines fade away. Neil's riveting story captures the real nature of the tragedy that murder can visit on a family and shows how incredibly he pieced his life back together after becoming one of the forgotten victims of Britain's most notorious serial killer.