True Detective

Horror Of The Body In The Hockey Bag

Glenn van Norstrand would take his two Rhodesian Ridgebacks for a walk each morning on a popular track on Metropolitan Avenue in Forest Hills, New York. It’s in an upmarket part of the borough of Queens, and the morning of April 16th, 2022, was perfect for Glenn and his pooches. He set out at 8

The Mother And Daughter Slayers

While others celebrated Christmas 2011 with their nearest and dearest, the atmosphere was less than festive in the Springfield, Missouri, home of church organist Diane Staudte, 51, who had other things on her mind. The time had come, she decided, to downsize her dysfunctional family. She hated her 61-year-old husband Mark, whose strong political opinions

The Royal Dresser – Wanted For Murder

For 16 months Jane Andrews, 33, had been living with Thomas Cressman, a wealthy 39-year-old businessman. Then on September 18th, 2000, Mr. Cressman was found stabbed to death at the home they shared in Fulham, south-west London. Jane had not been seen since the previous day, Sunday. On the Monday she hadn’t turned up at

How Do You Shoot Yourself In The Head – Twice?

“My wife is shot.” Calls to 911 don’t tend to be dull, and this one was about as dramatic as it could get. The caller was 37-year-old Jason Crawford. It was May 2nd, 2017, and he wanted help at his home in Cullman, Alabama. “My wife is shot, please send police straight away,” he said.

The True Story Of The Great Train Robbery

Sixty years ago, on August 8th, 1963, the largest-ever robbery committed in Britain happened. It quickly became known as the Great Train Robbery – and the names of many of the culprits were subsequently written into the nation’s criminal folklore. Bruce Reynolds, Ronnie Biggs, Buster Edwards, Charlie Wilson: just some of the 15 masked men

Halloween Horror In Manchester

It was at 12.40 in the morning, October 31st, Halloween, when Heather Stephenson-Snell arrived in Radcliffe. She parked her G-registered Ford Escort around the corner from Holland Street, covered her face with the mask and strode up to June Day’s front door and started hammering on it. June was alarmed by the commotion but wisely

Paedophile Monster Kept Girls Locked Up In Dungeon Of Doom

Marc Dutroux. For Belgians his name remains toxic; a reminder of a criminal horror story that unfolded in the 1990s and left the nation collectively traumatised, outraged and deeply troubled. A rapist and killer, Dutroux was dubbed “The Beast of Belgium” by the press as the world looked on, appalled by his depraved, psychopathic actions.

Holli’s Husband Died In His Sleep – But Not Peacefully

When we hear that someone died in their sleep at home, we usually expect to see the word “peacefully” somewhere. But there was nothing peaceful about the way Dr. Christopher Osborn died – he was shot three times in the face... Holli Osborn’s elderly father rubbed his eyes as he struggled to wake up. Why

Cruel Crime That Put Brenda On Oklahoma’s Death Row

Thrown out of the family home by his wife Brenda, Rob Andrew was doing his best to maintain a close relationship with his children. Brenda had agreed he could have them for the Thanksgiving weekend, but she actually had deadly plans for him... It was a week after Rob Andrew filed a complaint to the

Out For A Drive – With Two Dead Women In His Car

It was a little before 4.30 on the afternoon of Saturday, July 21st, 1990. The sun shone down out of a clear blue sky. It was stiflingly hot, but it wasn’t just the weather that was making the man sweat. Responsibility for that lay elsewhere. As the motor purred quietly, the man turned and looked

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