Master Detective June 2015

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Escaping from the Mecklenburg Correctional Center in Richmond, Virginia, was meant to be impossible – like catching the four o’ clock spacecraft to Mars and getting back before candlelight. But on May 31st, 1984, the vast, $20 million complex was breached by six of America’s worst killers – including the notorious Briley brothers James and Linwood.

Lusty landladies and frustrated lodgers? In 1950s Dorset, this cliched coupling led to a shocking murder case.

Al Capone was frequently photographed smiling – and no wonder. The ruthless prohibition-era gangster made millions of dollars out of his criminal operation and enjoyed a lavish lifestyle to boot. Read all about his extraordinary life in this months Master Detective.

EX-WIFE’S MURDERER TRAPPED BY SATNAV
It was a murder planned with precision and violently executed. But the cold-blooded, calculating killer’s alibi was undone by technology…

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

6 EUROPEAN CRIME REPORT
“Papa Pierre’s Torment Is Finally Over,” “A Child’s Cry – And A Dad’s Brutal Revenge,” “British OAP Turned Into Crazed Rapist”…

MD’s CRIME QUIZ
Test your knowledge of crime in our fun quiz…

JAILBREAK PART 21: ESCAPE FROM DEATH ROW
Six of America’s worst killers fooled guards at the “escape-proof” jail into believing a TV on a trolley was a bomb…

MD FORUM: THREE-IN-A-BED SEX LED TO NEW FOREST MURDER
When sex-starved landlady Lydia Leakey slipped into bed with her lodger Albert Goozee, her daughter Norma got under the covers too…

ONE LIFE OF CRIME: THE RISE AND FALL OF AL CAPONE
He was a ruthless thug who became Chicago’s prohibition-era gangster king. Part one of the extraordinary story of the bootlegging mastermind…

Australia’s Shocking Janine balding slaying
Janine Balding had everything to live for. Then she fell into the clutches of a murderous gang of Sydney dropouts…

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

CURIOUS STORIES OF MURDER: HOW MARY ANN CHEATED THE HANGMAN
Mary Ann Milner fed her relatives pancakes – each laced with arsenic…

WHEN THEIR SEX GAMES ENDED IN MURDER
A couple’s torrid sex life was revealed in court during Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” case…

DID LIBBY KILL THE TOBACCO BARON?
She was a Broadway singing sensation, he was the heir to the R. J. Reynolds tobacco empire. But who fired the fatal bullet?

THE WILLIAM WARBRICK STORIES – PART 3: “I EXECUTE THE YARMOUTH BEACH MURDERER”
Hangman’s assistant William Warbrick recalls a shocker from Norfolk…