Master Detective July 2017

Master Detective July 2017

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Was the late 60s TV playwright Jimmy O’Connor a killer or the victim…

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Was the late 60s TV playwright Jimmy O’Connor a killer or the victim of a grave miscarriage of justice in which the police colluded? Convicted of the April 1941 murder of coal merchant and police informer George Ambridge, O’Connor spent a decade behind bars – and much of the rest of his life proclaiming he was the innocent victim of a fit-up. Turn to MD Forum 1, The TV Writer Who Nearly Hanged, for the full story.

Notorious Joseph “Mad Dog” Taborsky went to the electric chair in Connecticut in 1960 after a heinous killing spree that shocked the US. But he never should have been free to carry out a series of murderous robberies in the first place. Read US Executions – The Forgotten Decade: Sentenced To Die In The Chair…Twice, to find out why.

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