True Crime Summer Special 2016

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This collection of cases from the pages of True Crime, Master Detective, True Detective and Murder Most Foul brings you a concentrated dose of the best stories from across the world, reporting many aspects of crime. It all adds up to a fascinating cocktail of true stories. Read, enjoy…and let us know what you think.

THE MAD THOUGHTS OF A MURDEROUS PSYCHOPATH
Jailed for six months for burglary, Patrick Mackay spent his time in prison planning to avenge himself on society with a reign of terror, which he launched on his release

RUBY’S NOVEL WAY OF KILLING
Standing trial for her husband’s murder, Ruby Ann Ruffolo blamed his affairs and their schizophrenic son’s suicide as her motive to murder

THE RAWMARSH MURDER
From Yorkshire, a married man’s worst fears came true when he discovered his lover was pregnant

MYSTERY OF THE LARGE WHITE CAR
Murder at an RAF station in Buckinghamshire

DEATH ROW FOR MR. GOLDFINGER
A multi-millionaire fell into the trap of believing money can buy anything

MURDEROUS RAKE OR INNOCENT LOVER BOY?
A puzzling case from wartime Folkestone

SHOCKING CRIMES OF THE CINCINNATI STRANGLER
The hunt for the man who terrorised Cincinnati in the 1960s went on for 18 months during which time he raped and murdered at least seven women

THE SHOCKING MURDER OF BERNADETTE CONNOLLY
A murder mystery from Sligo

COMMENT / Your letters

THREE BULLETS IN THE HEAD FOR SISTER HE HATED
Sibling rivalry taken to the extreme…

COVENTRY’S BODY IN THE BATH MYSTERY
Were any of the pub landlady’s customers her killer?

CSI CLASSIC – FLORIDA’S SCREWDRIVER KILLER
“Hope” was the word which led police to Dawnia’s killer – but forensic science proved his guilt…

TEENAGER BLAMED TV SHOW FOR BROTHER’S MURDER
A 17-year-old said he wanted to be like the fictional television serial killer Dexter

“HE GOT AWAY WITH LAURA’S MURDER”
A convicted sex offender admitted killing an aspiring dancer after taking her home from a New York nightclub

MOMMY DEADLIEST
She portrayed herself as the champion of the defenceless and downtrodden, but the reality was vastly different

HOW MANY VICTIMS FOR THE ST. NEOTS POISONER?
The poisoner was brought to justice but there were at least two other mysterious deaths linked to him

MURDER BY ANNOUNCEMENT
A taxi driver was paid to deliver a murder confession to a newspaper

VICAR’s MUTILATOR KILLS AGAIN
Christopher Hunnisett was imprisoned for murder, then freed on appeal after serving eight years. But within four months he had killed again…

MIA’S SONG WAS SILENCED
Singer Mia Zapata was on the verge of fame and fortune when she was raped and strangled in a Seattle back street

MAD KILLER MULLIN
Voices in his head had told him there would be a catastrophic earthquake in California and that it was only through murder that he could avert it

DOROTHEA PLANTED BODIES IN HER GARDEN
The gruesome secrets of Dorothea’s garden uncovered