True Crime April 2011

True Crime April 2011

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Popular shopkeeper Gurmail Singh was busy in his shop on the Saturday night he was murdered – just two days after an attempted robbery at his premises

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CASES FROM BRITAIN…
MURDER AT THE CORNER SHOP
Popular shopkeeper Gurmail Singh was busy in his shop on the Saturday night he was murdered – just two days after an attempted robbery at his premises

BRITAIN’S MAJOR MURDER CASES: “YOU’RE ENJOYING THIS, AREN’T YOU, MR. SAMS?”
The judge told Michael Sams that he was “an extremely dangerous man.” So when he was led from the dock it was into oblivion – or so everyone thought…

BRIEF ENCOUNTER
Their meeting had been a chance encounter in a Bridgwater, Somerset, cinema. But their first date ended in bloodshed and murder

UNTOLD TALES FROM THE SCAFFOLD PART 9: A HANGMAN REMEMBERS…OR DOES HE?
In 1924 a newspaper published a story purporting to be the memoirs of a hangman. Was it? Or was it just a crime reporter’s vivid imagination?

…AND FROM
THE USA…
A HANGING AT DAWN
“Everyone has to die and I am going to die like a man,” the condemned told the big crowd…The full story of how one ruthless killer ended his days on the scaffold

ALCATRAZ – CONCLUSION: THE TRIO WHO DUG THEIR WAY OUT WITH TABLESPOONS
The trio were determined to escape only this time the escapers had an ally – Alcatraz itself…

ASK TRUE CRIME: “THIS IS THE DAY YOUR HUSBAND DIES”
A reader from Ashford in Kent enquires about a murder case she recalls while on holiday in South Carolina, USA, in 2008

…AND THE
REST OF THE
WORLD

SKYDIVER CUT LOVE RIVAL’S PARACHUTE
Skydiving accidents are now almost unheard of due to built-in safety mechanisms. So it was no surprise when detectives found that the cords of Els Van Doren’s chute had been deliberately cut

ONE WAY TO MAKE LOVE PAY
To most people who knew him Jamel was a man of mystery. But to the women in his life it might be said that it was a bad omen if ever they should be unfortunate enough to fall in love with him