True Detective Spring Special 2017

True Detective Spring Special 2017

£4.50

A concentration dose of the best stories from across the world…

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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

ALMOST PERFECT…
A taxi driver first blamed robbers for murdering his wife, before changing his story and telling police she had committed suicide

CASE OF THE RUSSEL CROWE SCIENTIST AND THE DEADLY CLEANING LADY
The burned body of a reclusive, multi-millionaire maths genius was found dumped in a field

WHEN A MARRIED MUM TAKES A LOVER…
Usually it’s men who murder their women – but sometimes the women act first…

BRUTAL CARIBBEAN SLAYING OF A LONDON DEBUTANTE
The model, socialite and daughter of a Tory MP who fell for a charismatic black civil rights leader

A COLD CASE OF DNA FOR SERIAL RAPIST TURNED KILLER
It took police a year to identify a woman found dead in a motel room in Seattle. Her daughter and estranged boyfriend spent the next 20 years wondering who did it.

KILLER COUPLE SKINNED THEIR VICTIM
From South Africa, the case of a man who arranged to meet his internet date at a cemetery

SON HANGED – HIS FATHER GIBBETED
A brutal murder in 1793 led to a grisly discovery…143 years later

“IT’S EASIER TO KILL THE BITCH”
Why would anyone want to shoot a church-going, happily married couple?

KU KLUX KLAN KILLER FACED LIFE BEHIND BARS
It was a crime that so appalled America it became the turning point for the emancipation of black people throughout the southern states

PICTURES FROM A MURDER
Almost a hundred years ago, Northumberland villagers were shocked by a murder in their midst. And a photographer was on hand to give us a fascinating glimpse of the people and places involved

STRANGE CASE OF THE LAUGHING KILLER AND THE IRISH MAID
A hotel porter strangled his victim in “a fit of laughter”

MYSTERY MURDER IN NEWCASTLE’S ROOM 101
The baffling case of John Welch

THE HORROR THAT WAS SON OF SAM
The New York City serial killer who killed because a demon dog told him to do it

DEADLY SECRET OF DERLWYN FARM
Who murdered John and Phoebe Harries?

KRISTINE’S DEADLY SECRETS AND LIES
The battered, strangled body of a music teacher was found in the basement of her California home

WHY ANITA’S NIGHTMARE LED TO THE GALLOWS
A man did not heed his wife’s warning but her intuition was correct

HELL HATH NO FURY LIKE A SCORNED REDHEAD
The cop-killer who was finally bought to justice

MURDER HOW IT IS
For over a decade Gerald Stano tortured, murdered and mutilated women. Then a shrewd detective gained his confidence and drew from him a shocking tale of murder

THE POMEROY MURDER
…and the hanging of Peter Conway

YOUR LETTERS

THE COUPLE WHO SLAYED TOGETHER
A deadly partnership who kept their victims as sex slaves before killing them