Derbyshire’s Peak District has long been a popular destination for tourists seeking fresh air and beautiful countryside…
Master Detective December 2018
He was unbelievably brutal and equally careless – police hunting the satanic Night Stalker soon realised that. But catching the curly-haired Hispanic killer whose heinous crime spree in mid-80s California destroyed so many lives was a different matter. Neighbourhoods in California were horrified by the killings and terrified by the prospect of becoming victims themselves. When Richard Ramirez was finally captured, his trial proved a sensation.
Derbyshire’s Peak District has long been a popular destination for tourists seeking fresh air and beautiful countryside. In 1945 the historic village of Castleton made headlines for very different reasons. See Murder In Your Village – Double Death At The Tourist Café to find out how.
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WHEN A PASTOR LOST PATIENCE
Thanksgiving should have been a time to celebrate, but Christopher Gattis had other things on his mind…
More Murder Months on pages 11, 19, 40 and 45
VIEWPOINT plus COMPETITION
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EUROPEAN CRIME REPORT
“Who Was The Murdered Girl On The Motorway?” “Hit-man Shoots Two Dead At Bastia Airport,” “Dangerous Bandit In Helicopter Escape”
MD’S CRIME QUIZ
Test your knowledge of crime in our fun quiz
HORRORS OF THE NIGHT STALKER
How ruthless killer and rapist Richard Ramirez spread terror in mid-80s California
MEET BENNY AND STELLA MAE…
The “Bonnie & Clyde” couple you’ve never heard of
WOULD THEY HANG THE DURHAM TEENAGER?
A shame-faced teen found himself in the dock after a blind relative became the victim of a grisly murder
THIRTY YEARS AGO IN CRIME
More headline-making material from MD’s crime archives
DAD TRIED TO KILL HIS TODDLER SON
Nathan Weitzel wanted his young son dead. And a faked car smash seemed like the way to make it happen…
MURDER IN YOUR VILLAGE: DOUBLE DEATH AT THE TOURIST CAFÉ
Two savage murders in the Peak District village of Castleton
US EXECUTIONS – THE FORGOTTEN DECADE: “WE WERE GETTING FRIENDLY…THEN I SHOT HIM”
Service station attendant Larry Waters made the ultimate sacrifice when he was taken hostage by a robber
MD FORUM: MURDER MYSTERY AT ROSE COTTAGE
A curious case from the Abergavenny of 1920. Why did Auntie Sarah have to die?