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    Master Detective March 2017

    Claim your free book by clicking here Inside the Mind Of The Sex Killer

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    Master Detective February 2017

    How a lucky break helped police finally solve the horrific murder in her own home of schoolgirl Yiannoulla “Lucy” Yianni

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    Master Detective January 2017

    Forty years ago this month double-murderer Gary Gilmore was executed by firing squad

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    Master Detective December 2016

    For the city of Glasgow, Tuesday, July 15th, 1969, was a day like no other.

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    Master Detective November 2016

    It was 1980 when the prison door slammed shut, and Californian Michael Hanline was beginning a life sentence for murder he didn’t commit…

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    Master Detective October 2016

    How on earth did it happen? The Jonestown, Guyana murder-suicide of 918 members of the People’s Temple cult in 1978

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    Master Detective September 2016

    In The Footsteps Of Jack The Ripper, in which we’ll be looking at the other murders to have taken place in “Blood Alley”

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    Master Detective August 2016

    Two Burmese men face execution following the murders of British pair Hannah Witheridge and David Miller on Koh Tao…

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    Master Detective July 2016

    J. Edgar Hoover was still in his twenties when the call came to head up America’s Federal Bureau of Investigation

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    Master Detective June 2016

    In Britain, August 1987 is remembered for the events at Hungerford, Berkshire, when 27-year-old Michael Ryan went on a horrific killing spree

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    Master Detective May 2016

    When a sword-wielding young man, dressed up like the Star Wars character Darth Vader, visited the Kronan School in Sweden

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    Master Detective April 2016

    Twisted Amanda Taylor wanted revenge – and she was determined that her father-in-law was going to pay the price..

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    Master Detective March 2016

    A focus on Manchester Murders this month…

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    Master Detective February 2016

    When four boys bird-nesting in Hagley Wood, near Stourbridge,

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    Master Detective January 2016

    John Wayne Thomson is “the reason why the death penalty is still relevant,”

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    Master Detective December 2015

    Breaking Bad was a hugely successful TV show and Jason Hart copied the practical advice featured in the show…

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    Master Detective November 2015

    It’s 16 years since Gary Heidnik, the subject of this month’s One Life Of Crime, w

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    Master Detective October 2015

    “I wasn’t worried about losing my property or never seeing my girlfriend again. It was just in my mind to go down to Port Arthur and kill a lot of people.”

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    Master Detective September 2015

    "A lot of people are encumbered with a mechanism called guilt. I don’t feel guilty for anything. I feel sorry for people who feel guilt.”

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    Master Detective August 2015

    Is it really possible to commit suicide by strangling yourself to death? I

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    Master Detective July 2015

    How should the law deal with a teenage killer?

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    Master Detective June 2015

    Escaping from the Mecklenburg Correctional Center in Richmond, Virginia, was meant to be impossible

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    Master Detective Summer Special 2015

    Available now from True Crime Library

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    Master Detective May 2015

    Sharon Marshall was a girl without any past or future thanks to the horrific and heartbreaking life she’d to endure with her “daddy.”

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    Master Detective April 2015

    The Serpent. The extraordinary story of serial killer Charles Sobhraj

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    Master Detective March 2015

    Freda Rumbold might not be the most famous British husband-killer but she is, nevertheless,

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    Master Detective February 2015

    Spendthrift Alabama mum Marie Hilley had become bored with her 24-year marriage…

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    Master Detective January 2015

    William Edmunds was one of the British killers sentenced to death in the mid-1950s…

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    Master Detective December 2014

    It’s 50 years since the great soul singer Sam Cooke met his sudden end in a motel in LA

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    Master Detective November 2014

    Should there be a limit on the number of years a case can lie cold before a prosecution is brought?

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    Master Detective October 2014

    Edith Thompson’s execution in 1923 for the murder of her husband may have been one of the greatest miscarriages in the history of British justice

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    Master Detective September 2014

    A crime of passion in Essex, mind-boggling savagery in Yorkshire, one of London’s most enduring prostitute murder mysteries, an extraordinary abduction-jailbreak…

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    Master Detective August 2014

    Some of our most knowledgeable crime buffs may be surprised to learn that the last execution for rape…

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    Master Detective July 2014

    Marc Dutroux has been making headlines again in his native Belgium…

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    Master Detective June 2014

    Born in Italy and brought up in Boston, Massachusetts, trusting Roberto Troyan was a wealthy artistic socialite who,

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    Master Detective Summer Special 2014

    Collection of real life crime

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    Master Detective May 2014

    Marvin Gaye, the golden boy of soul music, the debonair Prince of Motown lay dead in his parents house…

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    Master Detective April 2014

    Lynda Lyon Block harboured a massive grudge against society. Anyone in uniform, any official, any edict or law

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    Master Detective March 2014

    “It was haunting me for twenty years,” the killer admitted.

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    Master Detective February 2014

    “I must have lifted the axe and hit her,” another killer admitted. “I don’t know how many times

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    Master Detective January 2014

    July 8th, 1965, saw one of the most audacious and meticulously-planned prison breaks in British criminal history

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    Master Detective December 2013

    “Calling All Amateur Maigrets – How Good A Detective Are You?”

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    Master Detective November 2013

    Few people can be unaware that November 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy

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    Master Detective October 2013

    February 12th, 1934, was a special day for two decidedly different reasons. Firstly, it was the birthday of former US president Abraham Lincoln

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    Master Detective September 2013

    Family killings seem to dominate this issue of Master Detective

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    Master Detective August 2013

    William Murfitt was a man to be envied. He was a wealthy, enterprising farmer with 1,000 acres near Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk…

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    Master Detective July 2013

    From Wales. No one has yet explained why a serial rapist was allowed to go free…

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    Master Detective June 2013

    As their trial at Norwich Crown Court drew to a close in January 2013, the two accused began blaming each other for the murder

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