True Crime December 2021

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Highlights this issue include:

CASES FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…
MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: BROTHERS IN BLOOD – HORROR CRIME THAT SHOCKED JERSEY
Brothers Roderick and Mark Newall were very different characters but they had one thing in common: they both hated their wealthy parents. When the pair met their mother and father for a birthday dinner it looked like a happy family reunion. But the night would end in a brutal double-murder…

THE DEFENCE RESTS, PART 12: DEATH OF THE SPELLBINDER
In the last of the series, Edward Marshall Hall defends accused murderer Alfonso Smith, on trial for the murder of his love rival

MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE?: WAS CORK MAN FITTED UP FOR GLENLARA MURDER?
There was no doubt that “emergency man” Jimmy Donovan was horrifically murdered in front of his own son at the farmhouse in Glenlara. But as to whether John Twiss, the head of the local Republicans, was near the place at the time, considerable doubt remains

“I ONLY MEANT TO KNOCK HIM OUT”
The Lancashire town of Clitheroe was horrified by the brutal murder in his own home of popular, elderly watch-repairer James Littler. There was no sign of a break-in, so did he know the killer?

FROM THE USA…
PREDATOR: TWO DECADES OF RAPE AND MURDER
William Reece had escaped justice for the 1997 abduction-killings of four young women and girls. But after DNA technology nailed him, the horrific truth finally emerged

ASK TC: ON A COLLISION COURSE WITH THE GATES OF HELL
Fort Fairfield in Maine was the last place anyone expected one murder to take place, let alone two. But that’s just what happened in the winter of 1964. And the identify of the killer would remain a mystery for years

GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL: MEET STEPHANIE – THE NUMBERS QUEEN OF NEW YORK
New York’s underworld was peopled almost entirely by tough, white men. So Stephanie St. Clair, a black woman who held her own amongst the worst of them, was quite an exception

AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD…
MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: UPROAR AS CHILD-KILLER RELEASED TO PROFIT FROM HIS CRIME
Infamous Patrick Henry had written a “kill-and-tell” book – and the public were outraged

NEWS & VIEWS
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