Death of an Expert Witness (1983)
Genre: Crime | Drama | Mystery
Release: 08 April 1983
IMDB link: IMDB
Synopsis: When Dr. Edwin Lorimer, a forensic scientist working at a private laboratory is found killed, Detective Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh is sent to investigate. Dalgliesh had been in the area a few months previously investigating the murder of a young woman found in an abandoned car. There are several suspects Lorimer's subordinate, Clifford Bradley, who despises him the new head of the laboratory, Maxim Howarth, who is jealous of his sister's relationship with him a colleague, Paul Middlemass, who had a fight with Lorimer. There is also a gruff and likely unethical policeman who was on the grounds of the laboratory at the time of the killing and a local pathologist who is raising his two young children after his wife leaves him for another man. When one of the suspects is also murdered, Dalgliesh learns a key piece of information.