Callum Hughes has been labelled a killer and a psycho - by the press, by his classmates and by the family of the boy he stabbed. Roger Gough has been labelled a victim. He is described by everyone as a sporty, funny and popular boy who was brutally murdered by Callum.
But things are rarely so black and white. When Callum is found dead in his cell just two days after his arrest, it is accepted that he simply could not cope. But was such a timid and intelligent boy really capable of murder? Or of taking his own life?
Coroner Martha Gunn dares to dig a bit deeper, unravelling a truth far more disturbing than anything the papers could have made up...