5 things Vigil fans learned from the latest episode of the BBC show

With the third episode of BBC’s new police procedural Vigil hitting our screens tonight, fans were left with even more theories as to who could have killed Craig Burke.

Martin Compston’s character was spectacularly killed-off in the first few minutes of episode one of Vigil prompting a full investigation on HMS Vigil.

DCI Amy Silva, played by former Coronation Street actress Suranne Jones, has joined the Naval crew to investigate the killing helped by DI Kirsten Longacre (Rosa Leslie) on the ground.

And as the investigation rattles on, hot the heals of who killed Jade Antoniak (Lauren Lyle) before she could release Burke’s secrets.

So as episode three finally aired, here’s what we learned so far:

1. Shaun Evans was pictured with Tiffany Docherty

Police uncovered a picture of submarine doctor Tiffany Docherty with a man with a dragon tattoo following an incident in the United States.

Following a message to DCI Silva it was revealed to be Shaun Evans, the helpful on-sub side-kick who had spent the night with the medic.

Despite Docherty rejecting his advances it seems unclear how their relationship was connected to Burke’s death.

2. Craig Burke had files on all of the staff

Part of Silva’s investigation heard that Burke had files on everyone on the Vigil.

Burke’s files have already played a crucial part of the plot with Antoniak preparing to give over the password to police officers prior to her death.

Silva has been left now wondering if Burke’s scrutiny could have led to “scandals” as it was put.

The information was, reportedly, taken to the chief officer but nothing has yet been confirmed.

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3. The Vigil was being followed by an American ship when the trawler went down

The first episode opened with a trawler boat sinking, starting the whole chain of events that saw DCI Silva boarding the boat.

Now the Navy has learned an American crew were pursuing HMS Vigil at the time of the incident – something that was discovered by chance.

Viewers have now been left wondering what exactly the US crews had to do with the events on the submarine.

4. Patrick Cruden was Jade Antoniak’s father

The investigation uncovered questionable payments as well as phone calls between characters on the show.

It led to DI Longacre approaching politician Patrick Cruden to ask what he knew about Jade’s demise and why he’d been in touch with her.

He later revealed he was her father after he had a fling with her mum.

5. MI5 want to speak to Longacre

After the officers discovered the submarine was being followed by an American crew, MI5 were called in to defend what happened.

After a tense police chase through the streets of Scotland, Longacre found she was being pursued by the MI5 officers.

Fans will now be left wondering what they could want with the top cop.

Vigil on BBC continues every Sunday at 9pm. The previous three episodes are also available on BBC iPlayer.