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Highlights this issue include:

CASES FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…
MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: SLAYING OF A SPECIAL CONSTABLE
Nisha Patel couldn’t have been happier when she married Fadi Nasri. Three years later, when she should have been celebrating her wedding anniversary, her debt-ridden husband had other plans for her…

MURDER UNDER COVER OF WAR: “OH GOD, I’M GOING TO DIE”
How a night of rape and murder in Savernake Forest brought an American soldier to a grim reality: death at the gallows

MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE?: DESPERATE FIGHT ON THE GALLOWS
When widowed Ann Harris was strangled in her Walcote, Leicestershire, home “gentleman of the road” William Palmer found himself the prime suspect. But was he really the killer?

ASK TC: STOCKPORT KILLING OF LITTLE GEORGE
The 1993 murder in Liverpool of toddler James Bulger by two boys shocked the nation. But the 19th century had a remarkable parallel…

AXE-MURDER HORROR AT EAST END CINEMA
Working as manager at the Palace Cinema seemed like a steady job for former aspiring actor Dudley Hoard. In fact, it made him a target for a desperate criminal…

FROM THE USA…
42 YEARS TO CLEAR HIS NAME
In 1978, a triple-homicide took place in Kansas City, Missouri. Kevin Strickland had nothing to do with it, but in a shocking miscarriage of justice he would spend the next four decades behind bars convicted of murder

“FORGIVE HIM” – FATHER’S PLEA TO SAVE A KILLER FROM DEATH
The brutal murder of his Texas estate agent daughter Sarah horrified Joe Walker. But he still forgave her cold-blooded killer

GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL: TRUTH BEHIND THE HIT ON CAPONE’S FAVOURITE POLITICIAN
State Representative Albert Prignano’s death was quick and bloody – gunned down in front of his wife outside his Chicago home. The dead man was a friend to Al Capone, but had he incurred the enmity of a Capone lieutenant?

AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD…
MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: THE CORPSE IN THE PORTABLE TOMB
When the remains of Guido Marchetti were found in a steel drum, his hands and feet tied behind his back, a memorable murder investigation got under way

NEWS & VIEWS
Comment and Chronicles Of Crime

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