True Crime December, 2017

True Crime December, 2017

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Christmas is meant to be a time of goodwill to all men. For William Barber – shot dead in his own home in 1930s County Down…

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FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

DID IRISH WIFE MURDER HUSBAND ON CHRISTMAS EVE?
Christmas is meant to be a time of goodwill to all men. For William Barber – shot dead in his own home in 1930s County Down – it was anything but that

MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: “STILL A DANGER TO THE PUBLIC” – THE MAN WHO KILLED CANDICE, 13
Sex-killer Patrick Hassett was hoping to move to a cushier prison. But before he could have his day in court, the judges made their feelings clear

DEATH ON THE RAILWAY: HORROR AT ANGEL TUBE
Retired bank manager Ralph Usher was in London for a get-together with his old Rotary pals. Tragically, a heartless killer was on the loose, too

FROM THE USA…

BARBECUE KILLER SOLD VICTIMS AS “SPECIAL MEAT”
When serial murderer Joseph Metheny was found dead in his Maryland prison cell few would have mourned him. “If you mix pork with human flesh, who can tell the difference?” he’d boasted

GENENE JONES…THE KILLING NURSE FROM HELL
Texan nurse Genene Jones is suspected of killing as many as 60 infants and children in the late 70s and early 80s before justice finally caught up with her

GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL: HOW I SMASHED THE DROPPER-AUGIE MOBS
In 1920, the bloodiest feud in New York criminal history was being waged between the mobs of Nathan “Kid Dropper” Kaplan and Jacob “Little Augie” Orgen. Captain Cornelius Willemse was up for the challenge

THE PREACHER WAS A TWO-TIME KILLER
The first part of Joseph Miller/Roy Eubanks’s life was a tangle of brutal shootings, the second part a dedicated record of service to the baptist church

…AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD

MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: BLOODBATH ON THE FRENCH RIVIERA
The farmer’s wife had been robbed and raped and her young daughter murdered. Cops were desperate to find the killer before vigilantes got to him

ASK TRUE CRIME: TWO ON THE GALLOWS FOR BERMUDA’S LAST HANGINGS
When the new Governor Sir Richard Sharples and his aide Captain Hugh Sayers were murdered, dark days lay ahead for Britain and Bermuda

 

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