True Crime December 2019

True Crime December 2019

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Jimmy Hoffa worked his way up through the labour movement to lead the biggest trade union in the USA. He had powerful friends and deadly enemies and in the summer of 1975 he disappeared

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FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES:
BLACKPOOL SEX BEAST WAS RELEASED TO KILL

Child-killer John Heeley was aptly described in court as an “out-and-out psychopath.” From the moment police had discovered the burned body of his nine-year-old victim Annette Wade it was clear that the culprit was a remorseless individual

REPRIEVED! PART SIX
Annie Neath and Edith Roberts murdered their own new-born babies, while Howard Woodcroft killed his sweetheart. It seemed that they were destined for the gallows but, like the other killers whose cases are described here, they would not be troubling the hangman

MEMOIRS OF AN EAST END COPPER – PART 2:
WAS THIS JACK THE RIPPER’S FINAL VICTIM?
When Frances Coles was horrifically murdered and mutilated in London’s Whitechapel in the winter of 1890-91, police and locals all came to the same conclusion: Jack the Ripper was back

FROM THE USA…

MURDER WHILE THE BAND PLAYED ON
Fifty years after the murder of a black teenager at the Rolling Stones’ free concert at Altamont, California, the identity of the killer remains a mystery

GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL:
WHO OFFED HOFFA?
Jimmy Hoffa worked his way up through the labour movement to lead the biggest trade union in the USA. He had powerful friends and deadly enemies and in the summer of 1975 he disappeared.

“I’LL ALWAYS REGRET KILLING JULIE”
A case of fatal attraction in North Carolina. Rose Vincent was blindly in love with Mark Bowling who’d promised her the earth. All she had to do was kill his wife Julie and they could be together…

AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD…

MURDER THE FRENCH WAY:
DID NICOLE ORDER HER HUSBAND’S DEATH?
Evil Nicole Zawadzki considered life with her pilot husband Jean-Paul a living hell. Replacing her spouse with naive local doctor Michel Trouillard-Perrot seemed like the perfect solution…

ASK TC: CON-MAN BY ROYAL APPOINTMENT
Abe Sykowski had talent. He was the daring con-man who managed to swindle a king and wealthy businessmen out of thousands of dollars

NEWS & VIEWS
TC Reports – Chronicles Of Crime – Comment