True Crime April 2009

True Crime April 2009

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ALMOST PERFECT… When Ivy fell for Michael he could hardly believe his luck. She was attractive and vivacious and about to come into a lot of money

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CASES FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

ALMOST PERFECT…
When Ivy fell for Michael he could hardly believe his luck. She was attractive and vivacious and about to come into a lot of money. But could the dream life he had always craved finally become a reality?

RESEARCH & WRITE FOR TRUE CRIME: STRANGE CASE OF THE FAR-TRAVELLED HANDKERCHIEF
The murder of Daniel Kerrigan was grim enough, but in this famous case from Scotland one fact was unique. Each of the three major clues was a handkerchief. One had recently been brought in from South Africa, the second was used as a death mask and the third belonged to the prime suspect

THE ORMSKIRK MURDERS
Arthur Allison buttoned up his coat and went home, ignoring a woman’s plaintive cries and the smashing of a milk bottle. Had he not done so he might have helped solve a baffling murder from the north-west of England

CRIMES OF PASSION: “I KILLED HIM WILLINGLY – HE DESERVED IT”
As a London stockbroker Arthur Baker was good at playing the market. But he was not so hot at playing with women’s affections. He was an alcoholic and his love-life was a mess, but one woman was still devoted to him. Even after she killed him…

JOHN ELLIS: THE ROCHDALE BARBER WHO BECAME BRITAIN’S CHIEF EXECUTIONER
Ten more dramatic scenes on the gallows, including, “No man ever more readily deserved his fate,” and a hanging in Ireland. Part 3 in this great series

…FROM THE USA…

THE SECRET IN THE BOX
In 1982 two lawyers knowingly locked away a signed affidavit that could have saved an innocent man from 26 years’ imprisonment

THE HORROR OF ABDUCTION
How a tragic runaway in America and a socially deprived young girl from Dewsbury, England, were abducted and imprisoned against their will

ASK TRUE CRIME: THE STRANGE DEATH OF JULIA WILKINS
An American reader from Buffalo, New York, wrote to ask us about the “American Sherlock Holmes,” William J. Burns, disgraced former chief of the Bureau of Investigation (a forerunner of the FBI) and famed head of the Burns International Detective Agency