Death Comes Softly
Episode number 16
ITV broadcast date 3rd December 1990
Previous episode Evil Eye
Next episode Rogues Gallery

Death Comes Softly is an episode of series 6 that first aired on 3 December 1990.


When elderly people are found smothered to death in their homes in linked murders, Taggart and Jardine investigate and are helped by a young constable WPC Jackie Reid, featuring her first appearence. More people are found suffocated and the team are left to solve the murder. When one of the victims are found to be blackmailing a Bruce Mackenzie Taggart must question him about his motive.