True Crime April 2020

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FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

NEW SERIES: MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE: HOW AN INNOCENT MAN WENT TO THE GALLOWS
Timothy Evans was sentenced to hang for the murder of his baby daughter Geraldine, and believed to have killed his wife Beryl, too. He accused his 10 Rillington Place neighbour of the crimes – but at his trial John Christie was the prosecution’s star witness…

MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: PORN-ADDICT NEIGHBOUR STRANGLED JO
Home alone for the weekend, Bristol landscape gardener Jo Yeates had no particular plans for the evening. The last thing she expected was a visit from
the neighbour she barely knew

REPRIEVED! PART TEN
A seaman saved by a petition and a dad who thought he was being merciful: just two of the cases from our final selection of killers who escaped the gallows

FOOTBALLER SHOT DEAD IN A SALFORD STREET
Billy Robinson had no idea he was signing his own death warrant by meeting another man’s estranged wife

FROM THE USA…

A DROP OF THE DEADLY STUFF
When wealthy and popular Steven Clayton died suddenly in the summer of 2018 the community was stunned. It seemed that a cardiac problem was to blame but soon there was even more shocking news…

ASK TC: DOCTOR INJECTED HIS LOVER WITH HIV
When their turbulent 10-year affair ended, Dr. Richard Schmidt kept in touch with Janice Trahan and even called round to give her vitamin injections. But on one night visit the syringe contained a deadly cocktail

GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL: THE MAN WHO BETRAYED AL CAPONE
The story of Scarface Capone’s lawyer Edward J. O’Hare whose association with the gang boss proved a lucrative but ultimately deadly mistake

“WE’LL NEVER BE ABLE TO BURY OUR DAUGHTER”
Adelle Jensen was last seen alive in Minneapolis in November 2015. She had been murdered – but proving it was anything but straightforward

AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD…

MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: CORPSES WERE TRAVELLING KILLER’S CALLING CARDS
Serial killer Francis Heaulme left grieving relatives all over France

NEWS & VIEWS
Competition – Chronicles Of Crime – Comment – Movie Quiz