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Latest Articles

  • The Truth About The Lynching Of Emmett Till
    (True Detective March 2023)

    The horrific murder of Emmett Till in Mississippi – and the travesty of a trial that followed it – helped spark the civil rights movement in the US. Now a major new film is bringing the true story of the tragic teenager and his activist mother to cinema audiences It seems incredible that it was only in 2017 that Emmett’s murder was in the news when the woman whose evidence caused the lynching finally confessed that she had lied about him groping her. Carolyn Bryant Donham, then 89, revealed how she made up the story that the black teenager molested her in her shop, as a result of which her husband and his half-brother murdered… more »

  • Was Marilyn Murdered?
    (Murder Most Foul No. 127)

    She was the blonde-haired American sex symbol whose fame eclipsed her film-star status and whose life came to a sudden, tragic end at the age of just 36. Marilyn Monroe’s death at her Los Angeles home in August 1962 shocked the world. Today, the iconic actor's life and mysterious death, supposedly of a drug overdose, are still making headlines, the latest following the release on Netflix of the absorbing – and controversial – film Blonde, starring Ana De Armas. But as ever with the screen goddess's life, fact and myth are hard to separate... more »

  • The Sex Beast Of Glasgow
    (True Crime February 2023)

    A number of local women who had been raped and assaulted unhesitatingly identified Thomas Ross Young as their assailant. One of them said that on May 22nd, 1977, she had gone with Young to a secluded spot in Glenboig, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, where he raped her, beat her, and left her for dead. She took police to the place where the alleged crime happened. It was the exact spot where the body of 37-year-old Frances Barker was found. An examination of Young’s work sheets revealed a diligent employee. Over a four-month period he didn’t miss a day’s work, weekends included, except on June 11th. It was around midnight on June 10th that Frances Barker vanished.… more »

  • Dahmer – Inside His Kitchen Mortuary
    (Master Detective February 2023)

    When Milwaukee Police Officer Rolf Mueller went into the kitchen, 31-year-old Jeffrey L. Dahmer jumped up from the settee and began shrieking. When Mueller opened the refrigerator door he knew the reason for Dahmer’s reaction. There, on the bottom shelf next to a box of baking soda, was a severed human head. Officer Mueller didn’t need to see any more. He went back to the living-room and handcuffed Dahmer. Tracy Edwards confirmed he was the person who lived in apartment 213 who had tried to kill him. As the officers led Dahmer out of the apartment, he began meowing like a cat. Over the next several hours a team of police officers wearing oxygen masks… more »

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