This collection of cases from the pages of True Detective, Master Detective, True Crime and Murder Most Foul
True Detective Spring Special 2012
This collection of cases from the pages of True Detective, Master Detective, True Crime and Murder Most Foul brings you a concentrated dose of the best stories from across the world, reporting many aspects of murder. It all adds up to a fascinating cocktail of true crime.
Read, enjoy…and let us know what you think.
TD’S CRIME PHOTOS
WHY MARY SHOT THE PREACHER
What made a wife shoot her church minister husband as he lay sleeping?
REVENGE OF FATHER NIKLAUS
Crete’s code of vendetta meant the death of a favourite son had to be avenged
THE UNTHINKABLE CRIMES OF CHRISTOPHER BERNARD
After murdering a mother and her two small children the killer attempted suicide on a motorway
BLOODBATH AT THE PUBLIC SCHOOL
William Jaggs launched a horrific attack on a neighbour after she returned a kitten he had given her
“HE’S A GOOD BOY AT HEART”
From Canada, the 17-year-old who killed his mother
34 YEARS TO WIN JUSTICE
The Luton post office murder and a conspiracy to convict
THE BODY AT ROYAL ASCOT
The remains of a missing man were discovered by a dog at the famous racecourse
THEY DID NOT NEED CHRISTIE’S CORPSE
Rapist who got probation caged at last
LESBIAN LUST DROVE BERTHA TO KILL
From Cornwall, a tragic doorstep murder
THERE’S A KILLER AT THE DOOR
A top Californian lawyer returned home to find his wife had been battered to death
WICKED THERESA BURNED HER DAUGHTER ALIVE!
The horrific story of an abusive mother
WHO MURDERED THE FINNISH AU PAIR?
An unsolved murder from Jersey
CAROL, ANGELA & THE LETTER OF REGRET
Double horror in Newport
HE SHOULD BE DEAD BY NOW
A six-year-old girl abducted as she walked home alone after roller- skating with her friends
“I KILLED VICKIE BARTON”
The jury had to decide who to believe after hearing the evidence of an audio tape. A conviction hinged on whether it contained one or two syllables
“I HELPED A MASS KILLER BUILD HIS TORTURE CHAMBER”
A young man unwittingly helped his mother’s boyfriend, a mass murderer
VICTIM HOOKED LIKE A FISH OUT OF WATER
Ireland’s “most extraordinary” murder
SUSANNE’S SPIRIT HELPED ME FIND HER KILLER
In Mannheim, Germany, a man was finally arrested after a mother was given a detailed description of her daughter’s killer by a psychic during a seance
AMBUSH IN RICHMOND PARK
After numerous failed attempts by his girlfriend to get him detained under the Mental Health Act, a former soul singer fatally stabbed an innocent man in London’s Richmond Park
BAND OF BROTHERS?
One man’s struggle to find the truth about his son’s death at the hands of fellow-soldiers