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Sun, 18 Apr 2021 21:00:00 +0100
Last week's episode of Line of Duty ended on a major cliffhanger, with the discovery that Jo Davidson shared DNA with a person who was known to AC-12
After last week’s cliffhanger, we got our answer to who Jo’s relative wasNever miss a thing from Belfast and beyond – sign up for FREE newsletter direct to your inboxLast week's episode of Line of Duty ended on a major cliffhanger, with the discovery that Jo Davidson shared DNA with a person who was known to AC-12.In this week's episode, it's revealed that the person in question was Tommy Hunter.Fans will remember that, back in season 1, Scottish man Tommy Hunter was the leader of a crime gang which had plenty of corrupt officers in tow.
He employed Matthew Cottan to work for him as a golf caddy, and encouraged him to become a police officer, in order to act as his man on the inside.Tommy was then murdered in season 2, having been set up while being transferred from witness protection.
It was revealed that he was murdered by officers Prasad and Cole, at the instruction of Cottan, in order for Cottan to cover up his role in organised crime.In flashbacks, it's revealed that even while in witness protection, Tommy Hunter continued to carry out criminal and gang-related activities, including trying to corrupt police officers.In series 3, it is revealed through Danny Waldron's list that Tommy Hunter was one of a number of people who played a role in the sexual abuse which took place at Sands View, alongside the likes of Councillor Dale Roach and Chief Superintendent Patrick Fairbank.Tommy's name is also mentioned in season 5.
Lisa McQueen tells John Corbett that Hunter ran the OCG "before [Corbett's] time, but that he was killed for becoming a police informant.Despite the revelation in Sunday night's episode, it has not yet been revealed what relation Hunter is to Jo.It's also not yet been revealed why their relationship would mean Davidson being blackmailed by the OCG.We've two episodes left for those questions to be answered….
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Sun, 18 Apr 2021 21:00:00 +0100
Gangland boss Tommy Hunter was revealed to be Jo Davidson's father in tonight's stunning episode of Line Of Duty
But who is Tommy?
Line Of Duty fans were sensationally told that deceased gangland boss Tommy Hunter was Jo Davidson’s blood relative in tonight’s breathtaking fifth episode (Sunday April 18).But who was Tommy Hunter and what shadow does he still cast over the series?Fans were on tenterhooks after episode five’s jaw-dropping cliffhanger.After retrieving DS Davidson’s DNA from her ex, Farida Jatri’s house, forensics bods compared it to records across police databases.Read more: Amazon’s Alexa device is telling Line of Duty fans she knows who Jo Davidson is related toTed was shocked when he saw the name of the match – a blood relative of Davidson’s was on the database.So who did she match with?It was gangland boss Tommy Hunter, who fans last saw alive in series two.Played by Brian McCardie, Hunter operated as a gang overlord in the unnamed fictional Midlands city Line Of Duty is set in.He first appeared in series one, with a number of policemen and women, as well as other high-profile names, under his command.One of his projects was money laundering via a hairdressing salon.Also in on the con was high-flying property developer, Jackie Laverty – who just happened to be the secret lover of supercop, DCI Tony Gates.When Laverty was murdered by Hunter’s OCG, he came into direct contact with Gates, who was trying to piece together what had happened to his mistress.With AC-12 and Steve Arnott sniffing around the case, Hunter demanded Gates take action.Arnott was captured and tortured by Hunter’s men, but survived thanks to a daring rescue mission by Gates.One of Hunter’s specialities was blackmail.He did it to Gates in series one, and he’s done it others, too.Take Matthew ‘Dot’ Cottan.DI Cottan was a member of AC-12 but by the end of series three was revealed to be the mysterious ‘Caddie’ figure – an OCG man on the inside who routinely scuppered the anti-corruption unit’s investigations.The fan favourite’s link to Hunter was this – he used to literally caddie for Hunter at the Edge Park Golf Club.And then there’s series six bad boy, Ryan Pilkington.The young PC has been constant during the whole Line Of Duty story.He first appeared as a teenager in series one, employed by Hunter as an errand boy on the Borogrove Estate.Now, he’s a fully-fledged murderer.At the end of series one, it was revealed that evidence found by Gates in his investigation into Hunter was never used because he was a police informant.At the start of series two, DI Lindsay Denton was tasked with escorting Hunter from his safe house to a police station after a threat to his life emerged.However, en route to the station the convoy was ambushed and Hunter was critically injured.And, in hospital he was finished off by one of the ambushers.Why? It emerged that Dot Cottan himself ordered the hit in order to cover his own tracks.Tommy Hunter’s death might have seen the end of him, but his presence still looms large over the whole series.We got a hint of Hunter’s predilection for young teenage girls with the Carly Kirk case, but more revelations were made in series three.Read more: Line Of Duty star Martin Compston warns fans may ‘need therapy’ after explosive twistHunter was revealed to have been part of the sexual abuse scandal at Sands View boys home, along with Councillor Dale Roach and CS Patrick Fairbank.And, in addition to being named as Jo Davidson’s father in episode five, there was more…His son was implicated in the murder of young black man Lawrence Christopher.Leave us a comment on our Facebook page @EntertainmentDailyFix and let us know what you think of this story..
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