IRELAND’S LONGEST-SERVING PRISONER As the Portlaoise to Cork train left the platform the man smiled to himself
True Crime December 2007
CASES FROM BRITAIN AND EUROPE…
IRELAND’S LONGEST-SERVING PRISONER
As the Portlaoise to Cork train left the platform the man smiled to himself. Despite having spent years in prison James Ennis was planning his next job.
MOTHER TORTURED HER BABY TO DEATH
Young Leticia had a miserable life and an agonising death when social workers failed to notice that she was being treated with calculated cruelty.
QUESTIONABLE EVIDENCE PART 3:SHEFFIELD SHOP OF HORROR
The Ecclesall Road job involved a brutal murder, the type that outraged the police and made them determined to catch the killer.
MYSTERIES OF POISON PART 2: THE KENDAL AFFAIR
Some thought Elizabeth was a tool in the hands of someone else, while others were not convinced she administered the arsenic at all.
SWINDON’S STRANGE CASE OF THE APPALLING FOOD
At the lodgings the men had become lovers but when one became fed up with the poor meals and left, all hell broke loose.
ASK TRUE CRIME: A VICIOUS THROAT-CUTTING IN WINDSOR
A brutal murder in a Windsor street and a crime and subsequent punishment immortalised in verse.
THE LIVERPOOL SACK MURDER
The accused told an unbelievable tale of how a mystery man and his accomplice had hidden in the warehouse and then carried out the murder.
…AND FROM THE USA…
REVENGE OF A BATTERED WIFE
To Erin he seemed to be the perfect match, but all that changed as the months dragged on.
THREE’S A CROWD
“I didn’t do it alone,” Ruth told detectives in what is probably the ultimate “passion” murder.
“I SAW THEM DIE!”
The execution of Ruth Snyder and her lover, as described by Dr. Howard Neail, medical examiner for Queens County, New York
“He promised me the moon but delivered nothing but lies,” said one of the many victims of a man who made a lucrative career out of lonely women.