Two family killings, separated by four decades and thousands of miles, punctuate this month’s issue. In each case, a mother and her young children seem to have died at the hands of a previously loving husband and father
No one can say with any certainty if Richard Brinkley killed more than two people. But one thing is sure – as soon as he got to know a woman she did not have long to live, read this great story from Croydon, Surrey.
Just over seven years ago, in the September 2001 issue, Master Detective described Barry George’s conviction for the murder of Jill Dando as “The Verdict That Shocked The Nation.” From the very beginning there were doubts about the safety of George’s conv
Child-killer Thomas Nicholson regarded his trial and sentence of death as something of a joke and his manner only changed when his execution was imminent and he realised at last that there was to be no reprieve. There had been no petition for mercy – the
Elegant, studious, quietly spoken Jean-Claude Romand was a brilliant doctor, medical researcher and pillar of the local community. He worked on secret projects at the World Health Organisation in Geneva, Switzerland, and was on the verge of a breakthrough
Quite by chance, religion seems to hold sway over this month’s issue. Psychopath Earle Nelson didn’t bother to cover his tracks, but for over a year this feral killer used his inhuman strength to rape and murder at will right across America