True Crime December 2014

True Crime December 2014

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The story you will hear is one of horror and bestiality such as one would never hope to dream about…

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FROM BRITAIN…

MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: HORROR IN A BIRMINGHAM HOSTEL
“The story you will hear is one of horror and bestiality such as one would never hope to dream about in one’s worst nightmare,” the prosecutor told the jury…

ASK TRUE CRIME: THE MONOCLED MUTINEER
The incredible story, requested by a reader, of the soldier who mocked the British Army during the First World War, inspired a mutiny, ran rackets and who went on the run having been accused of murder…

TOO YOUNG TO VOTE, OLD ENOUGH TO HANG: “I DID IT BECAUSE I HATE WOMEN,” A KILLER WROTE
When two girls received letters at their Norfolk homes from young soldier Cyril Johnson, a murder had taken place. The victim was unknown to them but the killer was the jilted writer who couldn’t bear to be teased. A Kent murder that sent a 20-year-old to the gallows…

NEW SERIES: FROM THE X-FILES OF MURDER: MYSTERY OF THE RAILWAY GHOST CHILDREN
The story of the boy and girl on the doomed night mail train from Leeds to Bristol has intrigued generations of people since the crash in 1928. Were they ever on the train? A. W. Moss delivers his verdict on an enduring puzzle…

AND AMERICA…

THE WIFE WHO ATE HER HUSBAND
After killing and dismembering her new husband Omaima Nelson had worked up an appetite. “I was sitting at the kitchen table and I remember saying to myself ‘It’s so sweet, it’s so deliciious, I like him tender,’” she told a shocked psychiatrist…

CHRISTMAS TRAGEDY
One of Sheriff’s Deputy Dayle Long’s favourite sayings was “a cop is never off duty” – and he carried his .45-calibre police revolver with him wherever he went. “I’m a cop. I can do whatever I want,” he boasted in the middle of a bar-room Yuletide confrontation. And, moments later, his victim lay dead. A shocking case from California…

WOMEN EXECUTED – PART FOUR: DATE WITH DEATH FOR THE LONELY HEARTS
Women who advertised for romance were thrilled at the letters they received from Raymond Fernandez. They didn’t know that his girlfriend Martha Beck was the mastermind behind the love notes – and that she was leading them into a terrible trap…