Murder Most Foul No. 90

Murder Most Foul No. 90

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The mining community of Abertillery, Monmouth, was horrified when the body of young Freda Burnell was found battered and

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The mining community of Abertillery, Monmouth, was horrified when the body of young Freda Burnell was found battered and sexually abused in a lane. Three months later they were elated when one of their own – a 15-year-old youth – was cleared of her murder. But the villagers’ emotions would not be allowed to rest there, and when another little girl went missing they braced themselves for the awful truth you will discover in The Welsh killer who yearned for celebrity

The two men sitting opposite each other in the Acacias Hotel in Station Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, struck up a conversation. As the two men chatted one kicked the other man’s left leg on three occasions but failed to draw any reaction. It was at this point that Police Sergeant Saunders ordered his companion to accompany him to the police station. For Eugene de Vere, who had a wooden leg, was wanted for murder – read London’s strange case of the one-legged murderer for more details.

Something was wrong and many people in New York knew it. The mayor packed his bags and left in a hurry, and everyone knew why. He and his officials were accused of graft, bribery and frame-ups, and the events that prompted his sudden departure began early one morning in February 1931 when the corpse of Benita Bischoff was found in a roadside gully in the Bronx. You get the inside story when you turn to – Who murdered the Queen of Blackmailers?

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