Master Detective January 2019

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Cannibal killers. They’re a twisted bunch. And in this month’s MD we’re exploring what turns these murderers into flesh-eaters. In our special, full-length report, we feature some of the most fascinating yet horrific examples of the type. Readers, let us know if you’d like to see us tackle other crime-related subjects in a similar fashion.

Elsewhere, MD Forum, features an intriguing, unsolved murder from Kent, The Curious Case Of The Dog That Didn’t Bark, requested by a reader, and Scotland’s Classic Cases, highlights the deadly work – and extraordinary correspondence – of Robert Smith, the last man to be publicly hanged north of the border.

Finally, don’t miss the second part of Meet Benny And Stella Mae, in which the law finally catches up with the bank-robber couple…

INSIDE THE MIND OF A CANNIBAL
From Fish to Dahmer, what turns killers into flesh-eaters?

PAUL DONNELLEY’S MURDER MONTH
More Murder Months on pages

VIEWPOINT plus COMPETITION
More of your views and a chance to win a book

EUROPEAN CRIME REPORT
“Son’s Deadly Revenge At Father’s Tomb,” “Boar Hunter Lures Friend To His Death,” “TV Journalist Raped And Murdered,” “Psychopath Tortured Frenchman To Death”

MD FORUM: THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE DOG THAT DIDN’T BARK
Kent villagers were stunned by the horrific killing of Margaret “Carrots” Jackson on the eve of the Second World War

LIZ WAS GROOMED, MARRIED…AND MURDERED
How cold case cops finally nailed a predatory killer who met his victim when she was a teenage babysitter

SCOTLAND’S CLASSIC CASES: “DEAR JANE, SORRY I SHOT YOU, CHOKED YOU AND SLIT YOUR THROAT”
The letter written by a condemned child-killer to a surviving victim had to be seen to be believed

MURDER IN YOUR VILLAGE:BLASTED TO DEATH BY HIS DAUGHTER’S YOUNG LOVER
How a scandalous affair led to murder in County Antrim

US EXECUTIONS – THE FORGOTTEN DECADE: “THEY CAN ONLY EXECUTE ME ONCE”
The victims had one thing in common: they had all done killer David Nelson a favour…

THIRTY YEARS AGO IN CRIME
More headline-making material from MD’s crime archives

MEET BENNY AND STELLA MAE – PART TWO
Just like Bonnie and Clyde, they were young, in love, and being hunted by the cops

BEDROOM CARNAGE AS MISTRESS’S HUSBAND CARRIES OUT MURDER PLOT…
When an odd and evil married couple conspired to kill