DI Humphrey Goodman (played by Kris Marshall) was tasked with finding the murderer of Saint Marie’s governor Caroline Bamber (Lucy Cohu) in series five of Death in Paradise. However, one eagle-eyed fan has spotted a huge error with the explanation of how the assailant carried out such a carefully thought out attack.
Series five, episode two was titled One For the Road and began with the governor dropping dead at her leaving party.
It later transpired she had been poisoned when traces of cyanide were found in her champagne glass.
This discovery threw the police off the scent as this meant the hunt for the killer centred on those close to her when she died.
However, Humphrey later discovered the poison in her glass had been a red herring and the governor could have been poisoned before giving her speech at the party.
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Death in Paradise plot hole: Fans spotted huge error (Image: BBC)
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Ellery Wallace (Adetomiwa Edun) confessed to killing his boss but his plan to get away with the murder involved an intricate set of circumstances.
Writing in a Death in Paradise forum, one fan pointed out a blunder with the plot.
One said: “The whole plan for the murderer to create a perfect