Master Detective September 2022

Master Detective September 2022


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The kidnapping and murder of a divorce attorney led to a unique event in Kentucky criminal history. Francis McCormack had been out shopping for groceries when he was attacked by two men in an alley in Louisville. It was the last time he was seen alive. What happened to him and why? Read this issue’s “US Executions: The Rock ’N’ Roll Years – Father And Son Executed Together” for the full story.

It’s 30 years since Britain’s last executioner Harry Allen passed away. To mark the anniversary we take a look at his life and career in “30 Years On – The Death Of Britain’s Last Hangman”. The unassuming Yorkshireman also features in the final part of our Hanged At Strangeways series in this issue. Don’t miss it.

Highlights this issue include:

• Deadly Daughter’s Murder-Suicide Hoax

* European Crime Report: “Who Put Killer Pills In The Tiramisu?”

“Doctor Was Stabbed More Than 100 Times,” “The Sad End Of Eglantina,” “The Schoolboy’s Revenge – 30 Years Later”

* Scotland’s Classic Cases: Shocking Crimes Of Edinburgh’s “Uncle Paddy”

* 30 Years On…The Death Of Britain’s Last Hangman

* Hanged At Strangeways: Part Ten

* Murder In A Graveyard

* Women On The Gallows: Nora’s Revenge Cost Her Dear

* US Executions – The “Rock ’N’ Roll Years”: Father And Son Executed Together

* MD Forum: Justice At Last For Brave Lynn

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