former teacher and prison officer John Darwin decided to fake his own death in a canoeing accident in the North Sea.
He asked his wife Anne to cement the lie and claim £250,000 in life insurance. Then John lived in secret for years in a bedsit that adjoined the couple's home near Hartlepool
Soon after she got out of jail, Anne co-authored a book called Out of My Depth. In an interview with The Guardian at the time of the book’s release