Tony Robinson takes a look at the fascinating and sometimes bizarre origins of our laws, and what we do to people when they break them.

Tony Robinson's Crime and Punishment - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2008-06-01

Tony Robinson's Crime and Punishment - 2015 Washington, D.C., mass killing - Netflix

On May 14, 2015, three members of the Savopoulos family—Savvas, Amy, and their son Philip—as well as their housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, were killed at the Savopoulos home in Washington, D.C. The victims were held hostage for 19 hours, starting on May 13. Ten-year-old Philip was tortured in order to coerce $40,000 in cash from the family. The perpetrator(s) restrained them with duct tape before killing them, then set the house on fire. They all sustained blunt force trauma, and Philip was also stabbed.

Tony Robinson's Crime and Punishment - Victims - Netflix

The Savopouloses were a prominent, upper-class family in the Woodley Park neighborhood of Northwest Washington. Savvas Savopoulos was the CEO and president of American Iron Works, a construction company that played a role in building the Verizon Center. The slain victims are: Savvas Phillip Savopoulos, age 46, a prominent area businessman Amy Clare Savopoulos (née Martin), age 47, Savvas's wife Philip Savvas Savopoulos, age 10, their son Veralicia Figueroa, age 57, their housekeeper Two teenage daughters, Abigail and Katerina Savopoulos, were not present at the scene when the four were killed.

Tony Robinson's Crime and Punishment - References - Netflix