True Crime February 2017

True Crime February 2017

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As “cold and calculating” Swindon cabbie Christopher Halliwell’s whole-life sentence gets under way…

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FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

HOW MANY MORE VICTIMS FOR BECKY’S KILLER?
As “cold and calculating” Swindon cabbie Christopher Halliwell’s whole-life sentence gets under way, speculation is growing that the convicted double-killer might have had more than two victims

POLICE CHASE –WITH A BODY IN THE BOOT
He was known as a “happy-go-lucky” chap in leafy Heywood, Manchester. But 48-year-old drifter Lee Nolan was looking anything but happy the day he killed Katelyn Parker in an unprovoked attack…

MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: THREE DIE IN MARYLEBONE JEWEL ROBBERY
A jeweller and his assistant were dead or dying and their killer was at large. Then the unarmed policeman spotted the gunman and jumped down to face the danger…

DEATH ON THE RAILWAY: HORROR AT ASH VALE STATION
“Come quick! There’s something wrong with Dixie. He’s on the office floor and I could see blood,” shouted the Surrey station’s junior porter. Soon a murder hunt was under way…

FROM THE USA

GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL: THE ANGEL OF DEATH
Murder and mayhem were everyday occurrences for Chicago’s gangsters but they knew you couldn’t love Mary Margaret Collins and live…

THE WORLD’S GREATEST CON-MEN: THE TRICKSTER WITH A THOUSAND NAMES
Master forger, womaniser and con-man Andrew Gibson, aka Dr. Ernest Chadwick – and a host of other monikers – fooled people across three continents in an extraordinary life of crime

BRENDA TORTURED WAR HERO TO DEATH
US Navy veteran Francis Fleming had a passion for collecting coins – and made no secret of the fact. “They can kill me first before they can get my coins,” he said of any would-be assailants…

…AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD

ASK TRUE CRIME: HOW SEX WITH HIS SISTER-IN-LAW HANGED WALTER BOLTON
Did New Zealand farmer Walter Bolton deliberately poison his wife with arsenic?

MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: DARK SECRET OF THE HOLE OF HELL
Andrée Farré recalled what her grandfather had told her about the deep fissure below the clifftop at Les Sabies-d’Olonne: “Throw something down there, and it never comes back to the surface”

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