Master Detective November 2003

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A CRUEL KILLER’S FAKE MESSAGES TO MUM
Jenna was a promising GCSE student who would not have made basic spelling mistakes in her text messages to her mother

LORD WRONGFORD AND THE DEVIL
A revised edition of Peter Standford’s biography of Lord Longford pieces together the bond between the peer and Myra Hindley using previously unearthed letters

TWO VICTIMS FOR REAL-LIFE TERMINATOR?
Two women who lived in the same city and shared the same name never met, but they would both suffer a violent end

HORROR IN HILLINGDON
Vera Guest the first killed and then the strangler said there are six more I’ve got to kill

DEATH OF AN ACTRESS
Marie Trintignant was heard screaming from her hotel room

THE PLOT THAT BACKFIRED
One was willing to risk his neck for money, the other knew where to get it

FATAL REJECTION
When love turned men’s thoughts to murder

ALL HELL LET LOOSE
The murder of the night-watchman was a senseless slaying. But it was only a portent of what was to come

FROM ESSEX: THE VULNERABLE MR. ERRINGTON
Sensational crimes of their day

“I DON’T WANT TO DIE. DON’T LET ME DIE IN THE GUTTER”
Gail Vasilkioti did her research before visiting Savannah, Georgia, but in 1999 there were 29 murders in the city

POLICEMAN JAILED FOR BRUTAL MURDER OF HIS SECRET LOVER
Two days after Jeffrey Scott Hornoff told his mistress their clandestine affair was over, she was found bludgeoned to death

COULD LAW ENFORCER HAVE STABBED HIS MISTRESS 23 TIMES?
Even if a police officer had killed his lover in a frenzied attack, there was no apparent motive

MYSTERY OF THE KILLER IN THE SNOW
Bedfordshire double murder 1809