True Crime April 2008

True Crime April 2008

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AT HOME WITH ROSE WEST She’s perhaps Britain’s most notorious female killer. And while the authorities treat her with kid gloves, she remains her old manipulative self

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CASES FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

AT HOME WITH ROSE WEST
She’s perhaps Britain’s most notorious female killer. And while the authorities treat her with kid gloves, she remains her old manipulative self

RELEASED TO KILL AGAIN PART 3: THE FRONT-ROOM MURDER
“For a long time I’ve had the urge inside me to kill someone…” he confessed. And it was true; his brother’s murder was only the beginning

AN URGE TO KILL

QUESTIONABLE EVIDENCE PART 7: “AS YOU KNOW MUM, I’M INNOCENT”
Was Mary Dodsley unintentionally killed after she was raped? And if so, was it murder? The case rested on a single palmprint…

MYSTERIES OF POISON PART 6: SCOTLAND’S ANNIVERSARY DAY MURDERS
As the happy couple celebrated their silver wedding anniversary, it should have been the happiest of occasions. So why were all the guests given arsenic in the coffee?

WOULD THE CHILDREN’S EVIDENCE HANG FARMER SMYTH?
Local folk knew him as “the butterman.” And after he was shot in the head with both barrels of a shotgun, a farmer was on trial for his life

ASK TRUE CRIME: MAD OR BAD? THE INSANITY LAW EXPLAINED AT LAST
Do you know the difference between “guilty by reason of insanity” and “diminished responsibility?” Here’s a quick but fascinating guide

…AND FROM THE USA

THE BODY IN THE FIELD
In February 1987 Tim Masters saw something strange on his way to school. He didn’t tell anyone – and it cost him nine years of his life

CRIMES OF PASSION: ANNA’S AWFUL NIGHT OF MURDER
“God help me,” Anna whispered. “I worshipped that man!” Tears welled in her eyes and she began sobbing. “I have died a thousand deaths since that awful night”

CASE OF THE GENTLE STRANGLER

THE SALESMAN ONLY CALLED ONCE
Fear gripped him as he heard the key turn in the front door lock. He realised there was only one way out…

PROFESSOR OVERKILL
At the end of 2006 the violence in her marriage finally prompted Ellen to find a divorce lawyer. But she was not destined to see in the New Year