Lynda Lyon Block harboured a massive grudge against society. Anyone in uniform, any official, any edict or law
Master Detective April 2014
Lynda Lyon Block harboured a massive grudge against society. Anyone in uniform, any official, any edict or law, any suggestion that she should toe the line for the benefit of other people made her go ballistic.You meet people who rail against the rules during the journey through life but you wouldn’t meet many who took things as far as Lynda. She was obtuse, difficult, feisty; a perpetually angry middle-aged woman.
Thankfully only two Brits have killed and been released to twice kill again. But in our in-depth report on those two cases we reveal that a European Court judgment could ensure that there may be more to come.
A mentally unstable killer butchered a student because he believed the victim was a supernatural being.
BOURNEMOUTH’S HORROR OF THE BEHEADED FLATMATE
To ensure he was really dead the killer decapitated his victim
VIEWPOINT plus COMPETITION
More of your views and a chance to win a superb new book
EUROPEAN CRIME REPORT
More cases from the near Continent including “A Rich, Beautiful And Deadly Swiss Miss”
THE SHOCKING CRIME THAT SENT LYNDA TO THE ELECTRIC CHAIR
The first woman executed in the state of Alabama in 45 years
15 thirty years ago in crime More headline material from MD’s extensive crime archives
RELEASED TO KILL AGAIIN…AND AGAIN
A British judge was barred from passing a whole-life term on a triple-killer because of a European judgment…
JAILBREAK PART 7: THE JAMES SHERBONDY STORY PART 1 – CANON CITY PRISON BREAK OF ’47
The warden’s account of how a bloody crashout by a dozen desperate men was relentlessly pursued
PARTT 3 OF THE SERIES: IS THERE A SKELETON IN YOUR CUPBOARD?
The conclusion to the series with three more stories from the north-east of England
MD FORUM: WHO COOKED KARINE IN THE SAUNA?
When her son tried to drag her out, Karine’s body simply fell apart
THE WALKING GALLOWS
How an English soldier and a merciless killer became famous in Ireland during the last years of the 18th century
DEADLY TO-DO LIST: KILL KATHIE, KILL KATHIE, KILL KATHIE! Most of the entries on the university lecturer’s home computer were mundane. The last item was in stark contrast
BODIES SEEMED TO FALL FROM THE SKY
He targeted prostitutes, dumping their bodies close to the red light district. There were so many that investigators found it difficult to keep count
MD FORUM 2: MURDER AT THE PRINCE OF WALES
A case from Gorton, Manchester, from the early years of the 19th century