The 999 caller had a 25-year history of personality problems relating to irritablity, anger control…
Master Detective April 2009
The 999 caller had a 25-year history of personality problems relating to irritablity, anger control, obsessive compulsive behaviour and heavy drinking. His first marriage ended in divorce. And when his current wife suddenly decided to move his computer table he bashed her head in with an axe.
A wizard’s cave is a feature of Cheshire’s pink sandstone escarpment of Alderley Edge, and in that cave, legend has it, knights on white horses wait to save the country…It’s a nice story, if somewhat fanciful; much nicer than the horrific tale of what actually happened at Finlow Farm at nearby Over Alderley in September 1926 where father of 12 James Leah was another man with a quarrelsome, violent nature.
It is best to use discretion when confronting an emotionally shattered man, especially if he is holding a rifle. Harold Cady, a lieutenant in the US Army, should have heeded that advice one morning in March 1944. If he had, Private Herman Perry would not have become the most wanted man in Asia and the temporary king of his own private paradise.
“TAKE HER STRAIGHT TO THE MORGUE”
When Emrys killed his wife Lillian it was her mother he blamed
MILK AND MOSCONE – THE TRUE STORY
Joan Baez led the singing as they lay in state. The Catholic and the Jew, the family man and the homosexual
THREE WOMEN HAD A PROBLEM –HOW TO ESCAPE FROM FINLOW FARM
A terrible tragedy from Cheshire
VIEWPOINT plus COMPETITION
EUROPEAN CRIME REPORT
More cases from the near Continent
GEORGE WOULD HAVE BEEN EMBARRASSED – SO I SHOT HIM!
Libby went to desperate lengths to hide the fact she was an embezzler
ON THE RUN WITH THE HEADHUNTERS
One soldier’s incredible story while a fugitive from justice
PART 4: FLORENCE MAYBRICK – MY FIFTEEN LOST YEARS
The horror of solitary confinement
MD FORUM: THE BADSWORTH HALL MURDER
The murder of a gamekeeper near Pontefract, Yorkshire
ONE LIFE OF CRIME: “LORD REGGIE”
Continuing the series of stories recalling the deadly deeds of life-long criminals
WANDSWORTH’S DAYS OF HANGING PART 12
The true stories behind the south London prison’s 135 executions
AL CAPONE ON THE SPOT: PART 7
COUPLES WHO KILL PART 9: AGGIE AND THE CROSS-EYED KILLER
A brutal murder in the heat of the night