True Crime August 2020

True Crime August 2020

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Available in UK shops from July 23rd 2020

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FROM THE USA…

TERROR AT THE BEAUTY SALON
The knifeman struck without warning, fatally wounding separated mother-of-two Carmen Santiago in her place of work as horrified colleagues looked on

GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL: WHEN GUN RULE REIGNED ON THE MEAN STREETS OF NEW YORK
In the Big Apple of the 1930s, street shootings, drive-by executions, bank raids and kidnappings were common among the feuding gangs who ruled the city…

FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: HOW SCHOOLGIRL SHARON BECAME ENGLAND’S YOUNGEST MURDERER
Katie Rackliff had been stabbed 29 times after leaving a nightclub in Camberley, Surrey. Although there was no evidence of rape, the police assumed that they were hunting a male sex-killer…

MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE?: WHEN WE HANGED AN INNOCENT MAN
There was no doubt that Shrewsbury widow Adeline Smith had been brutally battered to death in her own home. But the case against 21-year-old local George Riley could not have been weaker

SHOTGUN ENDING TO A LOVE AFFAIR
When residents heard a loud bang they came running to the Cooks’ house. Richard had been shot in the stomach and was on his knees in a pool of blood. But who would want to kill him? The case would end up making legal history

ASK TC: THE WORLD’S GREATEST SWINDLER
He was adored by the rich and famous, and became the master of easy living. Londoner Anthony Parkington enjoyed the hospitality – and then walked away with their money. And he counted the Duchess of Windsor among his many victims

AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD…

MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: FRANCE’S COLD-BLOODED HOLD-UP KILLER
He was the indiscriminate killer who became France’s Public Enemy No.1. “No one is safe from him. He’s in love with murder,” said one contemporary of the diminutive Emile Buisson

DEADLY ASSAULT BY “SLEEPWALKING” MAN
Married with a baby daughter, Canadian Kenneth Parks had a big problem: a gambling addiction that had taken over his life. He planned to tell his in-laws but ended up attacking them. Could be really claim to have been asleep at the time?

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