True Crime December 2016

True Crime December 2016

£3.50

What really happened to Claudia Lawrence? Why did Christy gun down her daughters?

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FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

WHAT REALLY HAPPENED TO CLAUDIA LAWRENCE?
In March 2009, 35-year-old York chef Claudia inexplicably vanished – and was soon suspected to have been murdered. Seven-and-a-half years later, her killer remains at large

WOULD THEY HANG HER POLISH LOVER?
When pregnant mother-of-three Molly Price was found strangled to death in a haystack near Moorhouse, South Yorkshire, suspicion quickly fell on her foreign paramour. But with Parliament discussing abolition of the death penalty, the killer’s date with the gallows was less than certain even if he was found guilty

MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: DEVON MURDERER TAKES HIS SECRET TO THE GRAVE
John Allen had already escaped one marriage by faking his own death. When he tired of life with bigamously married wife Pat and their two children Jonathan and Vicky, he cold-bloodedly disposed of them. But it would be years before the long arm of the law brought him to justice

FROM THE USA

WHY CHRISTY GUNNED DOWN HER DAUGHTERS
When Texan mother Christy Sheats called a family meeting with her husband Jason and their daughters on his birthday, he had no idea of the horrible surprise in store for him

ASK TRUE CRIME: CONFESSIONS OF A SERIAL KILLER
In 1984, 48-year-old drifter Henry Lee Lucas guided FBI officers on a gruesome nationwide tour showing where he dumped his victims. He was “credited” with 144 murders, but were his claims actually true?

JULIA HIRED A HIT-MAN TO MURDER HER HUSBAND
When asked how she wanted the murder committed, Julia casually replied, “Whatever is the easiest for you. If you can get him outside that would be great because it would be really messy in the house”

GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL: UNIONE OF DEATH
Whoever controlled the Unione Siciliana had power, wealth and influence. But during Al Capone’s reign, becoming president of the Chicago chapter was practically a death sentence…

…AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD

MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: WHY THE MINISTER’S WIFE SHOT THE EDITOR
Madame Henriette Caillaux caused a national scandal when she shot Gaston Calmette, the editor of Le Figaro. The subsequent courtroom battle was to become a political showdown

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