True Crime May 2017

True Crime May 2017

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12 Die in Cumbria Massacre… 2 Irish Sisters Were Hanged In Public…

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FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: 12 DIE IN CUMBRIA MASSACRE
No one believed Cumbrian Derrick Bird when he warned fellow taxi drivers, “There’s going to be a rampage.” The following morning, Tuesday, June 2nd, 2010, he armed himself with two weapons and set out on a horrific killing spree…

COVENTRY’S DEATH IN THE MURDER CHAIR
The question of who murdered housewife Penelope Mogano has remained a mystery since she was bludgeoned and stabbed to death 63 years ago. A True Crime review of the case suggests that police missed vital clues…

DEATH ON THE RAILWAY: MYSTERY OF THE MURDERED STATIONMASTER
County Durham stationmaster George Wilson was fatally shot by an unknown assassin. Was it a robbery gone wrong, or something more sinister?

TWO IRISH SISTERS WERE HANGED IN PUBLIC
The murder of James Stackpoole was gruesome enough. But the fact that the killers were his own relatives added to the general outrage over the crime…

ASK TRUE CRIME: “I’M READY TO DIE WITH HER”
Fred Reynolds had courted his married mistress for more than a decade, signalling his arrival under her window with a whistled tune. But the romance was to have a sudden ending…

FROM THE USA

17-YEAR SECRET THAT LED COPS TO LAURA’S KILLER
For years cops believed that Laura Thompson was a runaway. Then a bitter divorce led to the awful truth emerging…

GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL: SCOURGE OF THE BOOTLEGGERS…WAS AL CAPONE’S BROTHER
The lawman was known as Richard Hart but that wasn’t his true identity. And while his younger brother Al was becoming infamous across the globe, Vincenzo “James” Capone was risking his life to uphold the law

THE WORLD’S GREATEST CON-WOMEN: THE NOTORIOUS ANNA MILLER
Police were baffled by the mystery woman with a knack for pulling off lucrative fake narcotics and property swindles

…AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD

MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: THE DAY THEY GUNNED DOWN THE JUDGE
The deadly ambush of Lyon judge François Renaud

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