As their trial at Norwich Crown Court drew to a close in January 2013, the two accused began blaming each other for the murder
Master Detective June 2013
As their trial at Norwich Crown Court drew to a close in January 2013, the two accused began blaming each other for the murder. Then they screamed and shouted at one another after they were jailed for what the judge called a “grotesque and incomprehensible” murder. Following sentencing they had to be physically removed from the dock by the guards. For the full, in-depth report on this callous murder and its repercussions see this page – it is just one of 12 incredible stories this month.
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EVIL COUPLE TORTURED GRANDAD TO DEATH
A retired Norwich bus conductor was kicked, punched, stamped on, slashed with a knife and left for dead…
VIEWPOINT plus COMPETITION
More of your views and a chance to win a superb new paperback book
“MY WIFE BEGGED ME TO KILL HER”
None of the evidence added up. So was Virginia really as ill as her husband claimed?
THIRTY YEARS AGO IN CRIME
More headline material from MD’s crime archives
UNSOLVED MURDERS OF THE 1960s PART 6: THE TRIANGLE OF DEATH
Someone stabbed the taxi driver and hid his body in a hedge. A curious collection of items were left in his vehicle but none helped identify his killer. Can you?
ONE LIFE OF CRIME: THE CHARMED LIFE OF LEGS DIAMOND
A fascinating insight into the charmed life of this ruthless baron of the New York racketeers
EUROPEAN CRIME REPORT
More cases from the near Continent – including “A Naked Lady In The Surgery”
DOMINO’S PIZZERIA KILLER DIES AFTER TWENTY-TWO YEARS ON DEATH ROW
Two men were responsible for four gruesome, cold-blooded murders, and some brilliant detective work allowed the police to track their escape across neighbouring states
MD FORUM: THE MURDER AT TREDEGAR WORKHOUSE
An enquiry from a reader in Cardiff regarding a distant relative who was an inmate of two workhouses in Wales
PART 14 OF DRAMA IN THE DEATH HOUSE: FACE TO FACE WITH DEATH
Stories from the warden who oversaw 180 executions
CASTLEFORD’S TRAGIC CASE OF THE DEADLY WEDDING PRESENT
The latest in the series Curious Stories Of Murder
GOTHS TURNED CANNIBALS
A besotted teenager ignored the warnings – and met a terrible death