In Britain, August 1987 is remembered for the events at Hungerford, Berkshire, when 27-year-old Michael Ryan went on a horrific killing spree
Master Detective June 2016
In Britain, August 1987 is remembered for the events at Hungerford, Berkshire, when 27-year-old Michael Ryan went on a horrific killing spree. But were his actions inspired by Australian spree killer Julian Knight who had struck in Melbourne just 10 days earlier? Turn to page 22 and Melbourne’s Horrific Hoddle Street Massacre for the full story.
Lord Darling’s place of eminence in British legal history is assured. This month, on page 28, our series of articles about his most famous trials comes to an end with Dirty Work At The Races, focusing on the sensational 1913 Wootton v. Sievier and others case. Don’t miss it.
And Scotland’s Classic Cases: Sex Romps, Porn…And Murder, on page 12, takes us back to the 60s for a tale you really couldn’t make up…
DID WELSH WIFE COMMIT THE PERFECT MURDER?
Larger-than-life Leigh-Ann Sabine hid a grisly secret for 18 years
PAUL DONNELLEY’S MURDER MONTH
More Murder Months on pages 21, 27, 33 and 47
EUROPEAN CRIME REPORT
“Why Student Butchered Sonia In The Woods,” “Mimi Was Murdered On The Altar,” “Ashley’s Last Walk Home”
MD’s CRIME QUIZ
Test your knowledge of crime in our fun quiz
VIEWPOINT plus COMPETITION
More of your views and a chance to win a book
SCOTLAND’S CLASSIC CASES: SEX ROMPS, PORN…AND MURDER
Even for the swinging 60s Sheila and Max Garvie and Brian Tevendale were a strange trio – but their sexual relationship was even stranger
THIRTY YEARS AGO IN CRIME
More headline-making material from MD’s crime archives
MANCHESTER MURDER MYSTERIES: BEN MARSDEN AND THE BELLE VUE ENIGMA
Gorton labourer Ben Marsden was in the mood to celebrate what he thought had been a football pools win. But his night of happiness ended with his own brutal murder
MELBOURNE’S HORRIFIC HODDLE STREET MASSACRE
He had no mental health issues, didn’t take drugs – and had no extreme political views. So what turned Julian Knight into a deadly spree killer?
THE POWER OF LIFE & DEATH: DIRTY WORK AT THE RACES…
The racing world’s most sensational libel case, overseen by Lord Darling
MODEL MELINDA’S MILLION-DOLLAR MURDER
When model wife Melinda Lindsey set up a lofty life insurance policy she had no idea she was making the biggest mistake of her life…
MYSTERY OF THE “WILDCAT” WOMAN AND THE KILLER BANDITS
Who was the blonde-haired woman who took a taxi to a deadly armed robbery?
THE WILLIAM WARBRICK STORIES – PART 15: QUADRUPLE-MURDER IN MANSFIELD
Savage slayings in Nottingham brought killer Henry Wright to the gallows
MD FORUM: ESCAPE FROM SING SING’S DEATH ROW
Oreste Shillitoni’s murderous jailbreak, requested by a reader