Two key anniversaries in the history of the British justice system feature…
Master Detective June 2018
Two key anniversaries in the history of the British justice system feature in this month’s MD, we take you back 150 years, to 1868, and the final public hanging in England, we then travel back 60 years – to 1958 – and the case of Vivian Teed, The Last Man Hanged In Wales. Both are extraordinary accounts. On the gallows at Newgate in 1868 was Fenian bomber Michael Barrett, the Irish killer behind the Clerkenwell outrage which claimed the lives of a dozen innocent people and injured many more. Teed, meanwhile, was after cash when he knocked on the door of a sub-post office in a Swansea suburb – but he ended up with more than he’d bargained for…
Finally, don’t miss part two of The Manson Massacres, when justice finally catches up with the deadly Family.
Enjoy the read!
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THE MANSON MASSACRES – PART 2:
The LaBianca killings and the trial of Manson and his murderous disciples
VIEWPOINT plus COMPETITION
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EUROPEAN CRIME REPORT
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MURDER IN YOUR VILLAGE: LAST ORDERS AT THE WHARF INN
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THIRTY YEARS AGO IN CRIME
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THEY CAME TO WATCH THE HANGING: CLERKENWELL BOMBING LED TO FINAL PUBLIC HANGING
The Fenian outrage of 1868 that killed 12
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A horrific day of murder in suburban Oklahoma
SCOTLAND’S CLASSIC CASES: THE ANDREW STEWART TRAGEDY
When an innocent weaver was hanged for being a robber
SHALLOW GRAVE FOR JODIE, 18
How cold-case cops finally nailed wife-killer Steve Fesus
ALISHIA ARRANGED AN ASSASSINATION
New York tale of a wife, a hit-man and a dead husband…
MD FORUM: 60 YEARS ON…THE LAST MAN HANGED IN WALES
Sixty years ago Vivian Teed went to the gallows – but did he deserve to hang?