Master Detective November 2022

Master Detective November 2022


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DNA evidence is today a key factor in solving many if not most murder cases. But for most of the 20th century, murder case detectives could only dream of such technology. See this issue for a fascinating, double-length special report on how brilliant forensic detection methods helped solve some of the classic British murder cases back in the day.

Much is said of wartime resistance movements across Europe during the Second World War. Less so, however, about resistance in Germany itself. Cato Bontjes van Beek grew up with a strong sense of what was right and wrong. How could she sit back and do nothing to undermine the Nazi regime? Read this issue’s “Women Executed For Their Crimes – Cato Was Guillotined By The Nazis” for the full story.

Highlights this issue include:

* Forensic Secrets Of The Days Before DNA

* European Crime Report: “Actress Filleted And Frozen By Her Food-Blogger Boyfriend,” “Wife Pushed From Window To Her Death,” “Soccer Victory Ends In Murder,” “Con-Man With A Bit Too Much Confidence”

* Women Executed For Their Crimes: Cato Was Guillotined By The Nazis…And Pardoned In 1999

* Murder Was My Business: The Killer Who Couldn’t Keep Quiet About What He’d Done

* Why He Killed His Pregnant Wife

* MD Forum: How Midlands Monster Twice Escaped Gallows

* US Executions – The “Rock ’N’ Roll Years”: Death Stalks The Back Roads Of Florida

* Scotland’s Classic Cases: 20 Years For Killer Of Radio “Agony Aunt” Nasim

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