Master Detective July 2018

Master Detective July 2018

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A sleepover seemed like a fun idea to Payton Lautner, 12. Trouble was, her two pals were intent on becoming violent proxies for a digital myth called The Slenderman…

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Jailed in 1943 for a horrific murder, notorious New York State criminal Frederick Wood had already killed twice before. Unfortunately, he’d got away with those slayings – neither police nor the parole board knew anything about them – and in June 1960 he was let loose. Three weeks later, Wood was killing again – and this time he would never taste freedom again. Turn to  US Executions – The Forgotten Decade: Three-Time Killer Paroled…To Murder Again, for the full story.

A sleepover seemed like a fun idea to Payton Lautner, 12. Trouble was, her two pals were intent on becoming violent proxies for a digital myth called The Slenderman.  Young Girls In Murderous Attack.

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CHERISH, 8, LURED AWAY FOR A HAPPY MEAL
Sex offender Donald Smith had posed as a kindly Good Samaritan…
PAUL DONNELLEY’S MURDER MONTH
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EUROPEAN CRIME REPORT
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SCOTLAND’S CLASSIC CASES: A SCOTTISH FIRST – HANGED BEHIND CLOSED DOORS
Tollhouse keeper John Miller had been battered to death – but the killer had left behind his bloodstained clothes…
MD FORUM: KILLER GRAN WIPED OUT HER ENTIRE FAMILY
Horrors of the Georgian Black Widow Janie Lou Gibbs
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MURDER IN YOUR VILLAGE: THE CAME TO SEE WILLY HANG
Cornish murder that led to the final execution at Bodmin
US EXECUTIONS – THE FORGOTTEN DECADE: THREE-TIME KILLER PAROLED TO MURDER AGAIN
Killer Frederick Wood’s long journey to the electric chair
THEY CAME TO WATCH THE HANGING: HORROR HANGING OF PEPPERMINT BILLY
Ex-convict William Brown was out for revenge…
THIRTY YEARS AGO IN CRIME
More headline-making material from MD’s crime archives
YOUNG GIRLS IN MURDEROUS ATTACK
Shocking “Slenderman-inspired” knife attack on fellow-sleepover friend and victim Payton “Bella” Lautner
JOYCE’S KILLER COULDN’T STOP CONFESSING
Thirty-eight years after the 1980 murder of Joyce McLain, 16, her killer was finally brought to justice
MATRON MURDERED IN BORSTAL CHAPEL
Sex-killing case from 1940s Nottinghamshire