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  • Master Detective December 2018

    Derbyshire’s Peak District has long been a popular destination for tourists seeking fresh air and beautiful countryside…

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  • True Detective December 2018

    Welcome to this special December issue of True Detective in which the distinctive vintage cover

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  • True Crime November 2018

    Why had the Chinese couple been murdered? Police had an idea that the crime was linked…

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  • Master Detective November 2018

    Who raped and murdered four-year-old Betty Alexander? Glasgow’s horrific crime

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  • True Detective November 2018

    Sophie Lionnet was a shy Frenchwoman who had come to London in 2016 to look after a couple’s two young boys…

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  • True Crime October 2018

    He went on TV to beg his missing wife to return home. But 42-year-old Hampshire businessman Mike Gifford-Hull…

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  • Master Detective October 2018

    Policemen across the globe rightly have the reputation for being trustworthy – but the despicable crimes of Russian serial-killing rapist cop…

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  • True Detective October 2018

    Available in the shops September 5th, 2018

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  • True Crime September 2018

    The death of teenage wife Elizabeth Ann Sharpe was horrific but her killer’s demise at the hands of the executioner…

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  • Master Detective September 2018

    This month we look at the controversial case of Huddersfield farmer Alfred Moore…

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  • True Detective September 2018

    In Child’s Hands Cut Off, a troubled marriage leads to horrific events in Accrington…

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  • True Crime August 2018

    “Have you found the body yet? There will be four more…

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  • Master Detective August 2018

    Child-murders from these shores and mysterious child abductions from down under feature prominently…

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  • True Detective August 2018

    “When I was with him, it was as though I was under some sort of spell,”

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  • True Crime July 2018

    Jealous Midlands killers William Meffen and William Cowle had both brutally slain women…

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  • Master Detective July 2018

    A sleepover seemed like a fun idea to Payton Lautner, 12. Trouble was, her two pals were intent on becoming violent proxies for a digital myth called The Slenderman…

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  • Master Detective Summer Special 2018

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  • True Crime Summer Special 2018

    One by one, he methodically strangled all four children…

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  • True Detective July 2018

    “I put the head in a pot, popped the lid on and lit the stove…

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  • Murder Most Foul No.109

    Published July 26th, 2018

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  • True Crime June 2018

    Cornish teenager Caroline Dickinson was on a school trip to Brittany…

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  • Master Detective June 2018

    Two key anniversaries in the history of the British justice system feature…

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  • True Detective June 2018

    Freddie Mills was a sporting hero, TV star and nightclub owner known to millions in 60s Britain…

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  • True Crime May 2018

    How a Sussex child’s nightmare led police to expose her love-cheat father as a brutal killer…

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  • Master Detective May 2018

    This is the first part of the not-to-be-missed definitive story of the notorious 1969 Manson Murders…

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  • True Detective May 2018

    When teenager Conrad Roy was found dead in his pick-up truck as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning…

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  • True Crime April 2018

    A series of horrific mutilation murders of teenage girls shocked the northern city of Manchester…

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  • Master Detective April 2018

    It’s now more than 50 years since 25-year-old Patricia Docker was horrifically murdered by an unknown killer…

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  • True Detective April 2018

    Incredibly, in the case of Texan teacher Irene Garza, more than five decades would pass by before her suspected killer found himself before a jury…

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  • True Crime Spring Special 2018

    Out Now from True Crime Library, in the shops March 8th, 2018

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  • True Detective Spring Special 2018

    Collection of stories from your favourite crime magazines…OUT NOW!!!

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  • True Crime March 2018

    In 2008, Mark Dixie was imprisoned for life for the rape and murder of teenager Sally Anne Bowman…

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  • Master Detective March 2018

    The recent death of Mafia “boss of bosses” Salvatore “Totò” Riina makes our new series…

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  • True Detective March 2018

    Obsessive killer Tracy Kauffman poses with a gun in a remarkable image accompanying Trip To Vegas…

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  • True Crime February 2018

    It was January 1976 when schoolgirl Janet Commins was found raped and suffocated…

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  • Master Detective February 2018

    The gruesome two-year killing spree of Peter Manuel, the Beast of Birkenshaw, will never be forgotten. Nor should it be…

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  • True Detective February 2018

    For nearly two years the death of vulnerable 58-year-old Londoner Peter Fasoli was recorded as an accident…

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  • True Crime January 2018

    A murder investigation was launched when a woman’s body, naked from the waist down, was found in a Dublin street…

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  • Master Detective January 2018

    Lesley Whittle was just 17 when she was abducted from her Shropshire home by Dennis Neilson, the Black Panther…

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  • True Detective January 2018

    The death of brave former Birmingham estate agent and one-time Michael Sams…

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  • Murder Most Foul No. 107

    She was a New Orleans police officer, he was a small-time teenage dope dealer…

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  • True Crime December, 2017

    Christmas is meant to be a time of goodwill to all men. For William Barber – shot dead in his own home in 1930s County Down…

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  • Master Detective December 2017

    In 1995 Britain was shocked by the murder of little Sophie Hook. “You are a fiend and your crimes are every parent’s worst nightmare come to pass…

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  • True Detective December 2017

    To many people Steve Wright was just a quiet, unassuming chap who only became animated…

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  • True Crime November 2017

    Eight-year-old Aberdeen girl Helen Priestly only popped out to the shop for a loaf of bread…

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  • True Detective Winter Special 2017

    We bring you a concentrated dose of the best stories from across the world, reporting many aspects of murder…

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  • Master Detective November 2017

    He led the team of law enforcement agents famously dubbed “the Untouchables” and his tenacious efforts…

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  • True Detective November 2017

    Lifelong criminal and fantasist Sidney Noble was a psychopathic con-man who preyed on the elderly, drugging them to steal their cash…

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  • True Crime October 2017

    A judge described the killings of Lincolnshire mother Elizabeth Edwards and her 13-year-old daughter Katie as a “terrible crime.”

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  • Master Detective October 2017

    Executions are something of a rarity in the US state of Colorado. It’s exactly 20 years ago this month that killer Gary Davis was put to death…

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  • True Detective October 2017

    As war raged in Europe a British subject broadcast Nazi propaganda over the airwaves…

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  • True Crime September 2017

    “I have been murdered,” Evelyn Foster told her mother shortly before her agonising death…

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  • Master Detective September 2017

    A killer who claimed he was possessed by the spirit of notorious Prohibition-era gangster Jack “Legs” Diamond…

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  • True Detective September 2017

    How the Moors Murderers Enjoyed Killing, was prompted by a recent event

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  • True Crime August 2017

    Michael Ryan was a loner and fantasist who brought misery and chaos to the Berkshire town of Hungerford 30 years ago this month

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  • Master Detective August 2017

    The French A6 road, much used by British motorists driving from Paris to the Mediterranean, is generally

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  • True Detective August 2017

    The Cambridge Rapist – How He Terrified The City,

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  • True Crime July 2017

    Mystery of the locked cubicle…

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  • Master Detective July 2017

    Was the late 60s TV playwright Jimmy O’Connor a killer or the victim…

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  • True Detective July 2017

    In 2008, news reports about Austrian father from hell Josef Fritzl stunned all those who read them…

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  • Summer Specials 2017

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  • True Crime Summer Special 2017

    Eight victims for the happy face killer…

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  • Master Detective Summer Special 2017

    In 1969 the Rolling Stones’ guitarist was found dead in his own swimming pool

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  • True Detective Summer Special 2017

    Smiling Karla Faye Tucker – The Pickaxe Killer…

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  • Murder Most Foul No. 105

    Many killers, of course, get away with murder – but those who do, few later then turn confessor and admit the crime to the authorities…

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  • True Crime June 2017

    15-year-old girl murdered on a crowded train…

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  • Master Detective June 2017

    Public executions were major crowd-pulling events in 19th-century Britain and Ireland,

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  • True Detective June 2017

    When her husband drowned while on a luxury holiday in Barbados six years ago, the life of best-selling children’s author Helen Bailey was changed forever.

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  • True Crime May 2017

    12 Die in Cumbria Massacre… 2 Irish Sisters Were Hanged In Public…

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  • Master Detective May 2017

    Teacher Stephanie Scott was about to get married when she fell into the clutches…

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  • True Detective May 2017

    For the past 15 years condemned British passport holder Linda Carty has been incarcerated on Death Row in Texas

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  • True Crime April 2017

    The recent BBC dramatisation Rillington Place brought the ghastly events that went on at No. 10,

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  • Master Detective April 2017

    Scotland’s Classic Cases takes us to Dundee this month as we focus on the still unsolved Templeton Woods murders of 1979 and 1980…

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  • True Detective April 2017

    For many teenagers growing up in the 1970s, a paper round was considered a safe, quick and easy way to earn some cash…

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  • Murder Most Foul No.104

    the American author of The Complete Scarsdale Medical Diet had an enviable lifestyle…

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  • True Crime March 2017

    She grew up to become one of Britain’s best-loved writers having created the Adrian Mole diaries…

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  • Master Detective March 2017

    Claim your free book by clicking here Inside the Mind Of The Sex Killer

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  • True Crime Spring Special 2017

    From Northumbria, the story of Raoul Moat, a violent nightclub bouncer with a grudge against the police

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  • True Detective Spring Special 2017

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

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  • True Detective March 2017

    We venture back to the 80s for Cardiff’s Case Of The Skeleton In The Carpet

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  • True Crime February 2017

    As “cold and calculating” Swindon cabbie Christopher Halliwell’s whole-life sentence gets under way…

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  • Master Detective February 2017

    How a lucky break helped police finally solve the horrific murder in her own home of schoolgirl Yiannoulla “Lucy” Yianni

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  • True Detective February 2017

    When Gloucestershire woman Caroline Roberts died aged 61 last year…

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  • Master Detective January 2017

    Forty years ago this month double-murderer Gary Gilmore was executed by firing squad

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  • True Crime January 2017

    Teenager William Sleath and his older work colleague James Ward were pals…

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  • True Detective January 2017

    We’ve published lists of hangings before, but never on this scale…

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  • Murder Most Foul No. 103

    Who killed Olive Wilkinson? Nearly three-and-a-half decades after the 37-year-old Lincolnshire woman’s untimely demise in June 1983…

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  • True Crime December 2016

    What really happened to Claudia Lawrence? Why did Christy gun down her daughters?

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  • Master Detective December 2016

    For the city of Glasgow, Tuesday, July 15th, 1969, was a day like no other.

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  • True Detective December 2016

    Barbara Graham, dubbed “Bloody Babs” by the press, was just 31 when she was executed in the gas chamber

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  • True Crime November 2016

    Major British murder cases with Bristol’s ‘Mad Impulse’ killer

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  • Master Detective November 2016

    It was 1980 when the prison door slammed shut, and Californian Michael Hanline was beginning a life sentence for murder he didn’t commit…

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  • True Crime Winter Special 2016

    Why did the South African “Blade Runner” shoot his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day??

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  • True Detective Winter Special 2016

    DNA evidence finally nailed the real killer of a 19-year-old whose body was found in undergrowth at Woburn Golf Club

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  • True Detective November 2016

    Continuing our series on The Memorable Trials of Norman Birkett…

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  • True Crime October 2016

    How dedicated police work and a scientific breakthrough solved the 30-year-old murders of two 16-year-old South Wales girls

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  • Master Detective October 2016

    How on earth did it happen? The Jonestown, Guyana murder-suicide of 918 members of the People’s Temple cult in 1978

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  • True Detective October 2016

    James Hanratty, the subject of this month’s Crimes That Made The Headlines

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  • Murder Most Foul No. 101

    For more than 20 years Harry Crawford lived a lie,

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  • Murder Most Foul No. 102

    Classic murders cases from around the world…

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  • True Crime September 2016

    Irishman John Lynch was affectionately known as “Uncle Paddy” by the children in the Edinburgh tenement.

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  • Master Detective September 2016

    In The Footsteps Of Jack The Ripper, in which we’ll be looking at the other murders to have taken place in “Blood Alley”

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  • True Detective September 2016

    When 15-year-old day-school pupil Amelia “Millie” Jeffs  vanished after leaving her West Ham home on a Friday night

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  • True Crime August 2016

    “I can’t live with you, I can’t live without you,” warned John Martin, the musician husband of Natalia Strelchenko, in a text message

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  • Master Detective August 2016

    Two Burmese men face execution following the murders of British pair Hannah Witheridge and David Miller on Koh Tao…

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  • True Detective August 2016

    Norman Birkett’s place in legal history seems assured – and in his long and distinguished career…

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  • Master Detective July 2016

    J. Edgar Hoover was still in his twenties when the call came to head up America’s Federal Bureau of Investigation

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  • True Detective July 2016

    The haunting and enduring Green Bicycle Mystery comes into focus…

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  • Murder Most Foul No.100

    Welcome to the 100th edition…

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  • True Crime July 2016

    When Constable George Gutteridge stopped a pair of car thieves in rural Essex he would have had no idea of the horrific fate about to be dealt him

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  • Master Detective June 2016

    In Britain, August 1987 is remembered for the events at Hungerford, Berkshire, when 27-year-old Michael Ryan went on a horrific killing spree

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  • True Detective June 2016

    Faced with the problem that many killers had faced before him, the plumber panicked – then he remembered…

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  • Master Detective May 2016

    When a sword-wielding young man, dressed up like the Star Wars character Darth Vader, visited the Kronan School in Sweden

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    True Detective May 2016

    It’s nearly 22 years since Nicole Brown, the ex-wife of O.J. Simpson, and her friend Ron Goldman were horrifically slain

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  • True Crime June 2016

    Horror tale from Peterborough of the couple whose relationship ended in a brutal murder – and bloody dismemberment…

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  • True Crime May 2016

    Major British murder trials – Peter became a serial killer…

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    All 3 will be sent out together on June 9th, 2016

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