Master Detective September 2009

Master Detective September 2009

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Rumour, hearsay, gossip and conjecture have swirled like a London fog around the infamous Whitechapel murders since the night they began long ago…

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Rumour, hearsay, gossip and conjecture have swirled like a London fog around the infamous Whitechapel murders since the night they began long ago in Buck’s Row on August 31st, 1888. Every element pertaining to this most famous of all murder cases has been disputed, analysed and pored over by police officers, professional specialists and thousands upon thousands of amateur “Ripperologists” ever since. But the true identity of Jack the Ripper – despite having been the subject of intense debate with more than 100 candidates suggested, theories and new physical evidence – has remained elusive.

John Gotti watched the jury foreperson and waited for the words that would determine the rest of his life. They were not long in coming…Guilty on all 13 counts of murder, loansharking, illegal gambling and racketeering. In that instant Gotti, probably the most powerful of all Mafia dons, knew beyond all reasonable doubt that the good times and indeed his very freedom were finally over – forever.

JUSTICE FOR HERO DAVID ROBERTS
“I am bleeding from the inside from the pain of what I have done,” the killer wrote. But did he actually mean it?

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DEATH BEHIND BARS – THE FULL STORY
Jeremy Bamber has been in prison for the past 23 years but he still maintains that he is innocent

KILLER COP AND THE SINGING STAR
It was an unlikely marriage so how would it work out? The horrific answer wasn’t long in coming

BIRMINGHAM’S WARTIME SEX MONSTER
A shocking discovery in a bombed-out house in Edgbaston

A STORY OF IRISH BETRAYAL PART 3
The drama surrounding Dr. Patrick Henry Cronin, a fervent supporter of freedom for Ireland

HORROR IN PARADISE
Wendy and Raymond’s life should have been idyllic after their move to Fiji. And it was – until an argument over money ended in tragedy

ONE LIFE OF CRIME: THE RISE AND FALL OF GODFATHER GOTTI
A truly remarkable life of crime

WAS JAMES MAYBRICK JACK THE RIPPER?
Was James Maybrick poisoned by his wife or was it a tragic accident? But more importantly, did his death rid the world of Jack the Ripper?

EUROPEAN CRIME REPORT
More cases from the near Continent, including “Grim Secret Of The Ancient Mill”

MD FORUM: THE COP WHO “FELL” FOR A MURDERESS
Detective Connelly was a master at extracting confessions. But did he finally go too far?