True Crime December 2010

True Crime December 2010

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Christopher switched on the wireless and sat listening

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CASES FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…
FROM SUNDERLAND: NEPHEW “NEVER SO HAPPY” AFTER AUNT’S MURDER
Christopher switched on the wireless and sat listening for a few minutes before offering to show the company some card tricks. Looking back later, one of those present had never seen him so happy…

UNTOLD TALES FROM THE SCAFFOLD PART 5: WHEN THE HANGMEN HAD A PUNCH-UP
For 99 years the events surrounding the end of Henry Pierrepoint’s career were shrouded in mystery – until the definitive account was released by the Home Office

ASK TRUE CRIME: WHEN A BRAVE GRANDMOTHER SOLVED A MURDER
A query from a regular reader regarding a ground-breaking case from Derby that had its beginning way back in 1978

SECRET SEX LIFE OF A WIFE KILLER
Jonathan Palmer’s life in the Worcestershire village of Wadborough was said to be “dull and boring,” but police were soon to find otherwise

…FROM THE USA…
THE FORTUNE TELLER WHO DID NOT FORESEE MURDER
The wrath of a disappointed customer left the clairvoyant’s dog as the only survivor in a bloody slaughterhouse

A DETECTIVE’S STORY PART 5: ROBERT BLAKE’S LAST MILE
The incredible story of a handsome young man who finally won fame as a writer – on Death Row!

THE WICCAN BLOOD OATH MURDER
Killing someone because they’re a warlock must rank as one of the most bizarre defences in modern legal history. Eric Christensen used it this year to justify murdering his girlfriend…

ALCATRAZ PART 6: THE HIGH PRICE OF LIFE ON THE ROCK
It took more than just a good physique to endure the rigours of Alcatraz. It wasn’t the harshness of the prison regime that got to many. It was the boredom. Simply being there was more than some could stand

THE SHERIFF HAD LOCAL CRIME UNDER CONTROL
Within a few hours a police chief, his wife and the town mayor all found themselves under arrest