True Detective Winter Special 2016

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True Detective Winter Special 2016

£4.50

Published September 29th, 2016

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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

AFTER 13 YEARS AND FOUR TRIALS RACHEL’S KILLER GETS LIFE
DNA evidence finally nailed the real killer of a 19-year-old whose body was found in undergrowth at Woburn Golf Club

MURDER IN THE HAMPTONS
The New York financier who was battered to death

THE FULL STORY OF DOOMED MURDERESS BARBARA GRAHAM (TOLD IN TWO PARTS IN THIS ISSUE)
Part 1: The Murder That Put Her In The Gas Chamber

MURDERED FOR A FEW SHIILINGS: HILLINGDON’S NEW YEAR’S EVE KILLING
A widow was beaten to death with a tyre lever after a robbery went wrong

THE KILLER WHO HUNTED HUNTERS
A serial sniper who randomly shot and killed five men

THE SAMARITAN WHO KILLED
A tale of horror in the Hampshire countryside

“THE GARBAGE CAN MURDERER”
A retired paratrooper’s conviction came nearly four years after his wife had been reported missing by her sister

YOUR LETTERS

“I GET CRAZY WHEN THE MOON IS FULL”
He blamed the lunar cycle, he blamed the women – but what really drove Bobby Joe Long, a sadistic rapist and killer unable to slake his thirst for sex and murder?

“WE’LL KILL HIM ON OUR ANNIVERSARY”
A couple were ambushed by a masked gunman as they strolled along a beach on their wedding anniversary

THE BEAST OF CANNOCK CHASE
The abduction, rape and murder of three girls in the Midlands during the 1960s traumatised a region and horrified Britain

AT LAST THEY CONVICT MICHELLE’S HUSBAND
Ten years and two trials have passed since Michelle Young was bludgeoned to death in her home

AN UNREHEARSED TRAGEDY
A murder at the Adelphi theatre … and the case of the mad actor

THE NEWLYWEDS WHO LOST THEIR HEADS
A hatchet, large pair of scissors, diesel, rope and a claw hammer were discovered in the reeking storage unit – along with the maggot-infested remains of two teenage newlyweds…

IRISH GIRLS WHO WITNESSED MURDER
Horror in Cork as two young girls watched their friend being assaulted

BOYFRIEND SHOT THE WRONG SISTER
Why did the lovesick Marine shoot Sarah Jean Young when it was her sister, Isabel, who had spurned him?

LIFE IS JUST LIKE THE MOVIES
The discovery of two corpses could have come straight out of two classic films, proving that truth is at least as strange as fiction

CHRISTMAS EVE MURDER IN MALTA
Detectives had a prime suspect and “witnesses” who were only too willing to swear his life away…

FROM HERO COP TO THE “BIG SLEEP”
The first ex-police officer executed since Texas resumed executions in 1982

“WHY DID THIS HAVE TO HAPPEN TO ME?”
Part 2 of the Barbara Graham story

199-YEAR SENTENCE FOR MARBLE MILDRED
A woman claimed that her estranged husband had shot himself five times, including twice in the back, when she called at his office