|ITV broadcast date|| 9th September 1987|
|Previous episode||The Killing Philosophy|
|Next episode||Cold Blood|
Funeral Rites is an episode in series 3 and first aired Aired 9 September 1987
When a burnt charred corpse is found beneath a bridge Jim Taggart and Michael Jardine are brought onto the case. An investigation is then underway with sinister undertones of black magic and voodoo. The wife of a dentist narrowly escapes a series of murder attempts. How will Taggart and Jardine add up the clues to solve the mystery.