True Crime April 2015

True Crime April 2015

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"Forgive me father, for I have killed" Jonathan Smith made a terrible confession to the priest…

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FROM AMERICA…

DID A MORMON BISHOP MURDER FOR LOVE?
LIke many con-men and sociopaths, Martin MacNeill had charm and panache and was confident he could get away with virtually anything – even the murder of his former beauty queen wife Michele…

“FORGIVE ME FATHER, FOR I HAVE KILLED”
In the St. Francis of Assisi Church in downtown Manhattan, Jonathan Smith made a terrible confession to the priest – and before long he was under arrest. Had the principle of the secrecy of confessions been violated?

TRUE CRIMES OF DAYS GONE BY: INCREDIBLE CASE OF THE MURDERED HUSBAND AND A LOVER IN THE ATTIC
In thrall to “Dolly,” Otto became her live-in lover – hiding in the attic until her husband left the house. But Mrs. Oesterreich’s attachment to her younger employee led to murder…

FROM BRITAIN…

MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: MYSTERY OF THE TEDDINGTON TOWPATH MURDERS
Two teenage girls had been raped, slain and dumped in the river. How could one man have killed the friends almost at the same time? “This is the work of a maniac. He must be as strong as an ape,” a detective said…

ASK TRUE CRIME: SHE BURNED THE BODY IN HER HAMPSTEAD GARDEN
Three pieces of burned material tied together to form a noose were found in the dustbin at the home of Mrs. Styllou Christofi. They were the remains of a scarf. Hella, her daughter-in-law, had been strangled to death…

MURDER IN YORKSHIRE, PART TWO
The concluding part of our collection of lesser-known Yorkshire murders focuses on the horrific killing of Emily Yeomans in Leeds, plus cases from Badsworth, Standedge and Bradford…

FROM THE X-FILES OF MURDER: WOULD THEY HANG THE SLEEPWALKER WHO KILLED HIS BABY?
Simon Fraser’s vivid nightmares were his problem: dreams so vivid that to him they were real. Wild animals took shape, intent on killing him. His 18-month-old baby could become a beast…

TOO YOUNG TO VOTE, OLD ENOUGH TO HANG: THE OLDHAM TEENAGER WHO RAN TO THE GALLOWS
Teenage former soldier Jack Griffiths had fallen in love with pretty Kate Garrity but she didn’t like his fiery temper. And when their romance proved short-lived, a double tragedy was set in motion…

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