5 Mar 2020

Crimes NZ: Peter Plumley-Walker and the dominatrix

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:26 pm on 5 March 2020

Today on our crime series we are looking back at the case that brought the word "bondage" to dinner tables around the nation. Renee Chignall was a teenage dominatrix who, along with her partner Neville Walker, was tried three times for the murder of Peter Plumley-Walker - a cricket umpire who died during a session at the couple's Remuera townhouse in January 1989.Instead of going to the police, the couple dumped the body over the Huka Falls - raising suspicion about what really happened.Renee Chignall's lawyer, Stuart Grieve discusses the case.

Manon Blackman as Renee Chignell and  and Edwin Wright as Peter Plumley Walker in the TVNZ series, Mistress Mercy

Manon Blackman as Renee Chignell and and Edwin Wright as Peter Plumley Walker in the TVNZ series, Mistress Mercy Photo: Supplied/TVNZ

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