True Crime February 2011

True Crime February 2011

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Neighbourhood Watch is a community’s way of combating crime, right? Well, yes. But…

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CASES FROM BRITAIN…

HOW VILLAGE SLEUTHS UNRAVELLED MURDER
Neighbourhood Watch is a community’s way of combating crime, right? Well, yes. But in a Buckinghamshire village in 2009 it became something else altogether…

BRITAIN’S MAJOR MURDER CASES: WHEN MOTHER DIED IT WAS TIME FOR MURDER
Peter Moore led a double life. By day he was a respectable businessman; by night a black leather-clad serial killer

UNTOLD TALES FROM THE SCAFFOLD PART 8: EVANS THE ECCENTRIC HANGMAN
Robert Evans was Britain’s first and last gentleman executioner. But it was his peculiar foibles that marked him out from the crowd…

“GOD KNOWS THAT I’M INNOCENT”
You decide: was Desmond Hooper a child-killer? Or did we hang an innocent man?

FROM SUNDERLAND DOCKS: MURDER ABOARD THE WILLIAM LECKIE
The defendant didn’t know why he’d stabbed the victim, only that he’d known for many years that he would someday end up on the end of a rope…

…AND FROM THE USA

TEACHER’S DIARY OF DEATH
Schoolteacher John Kastner knew there would be no next week for him – for his incredible world of make-believe was about to implode…with terrible consequences

CSI SPECIAL: 18 YEARS TO CATCH A RAPE-KILLER
They were the heroes; the detectives who simply refused to give up on a long-dormant case

ALCATRAZ PART 8: WHY MANY PRISONERS RISKED DEATH TO BREAK OUT
As America came out of the Depression, Alcatraz could only recruit staff for the wrong reasons – the “little gods” who made life a living hell for the inmates

ASK TRUE CRIME: SAN FRANCISCO’S STRANGE SOCIETY MURDER
A reader from Hemel Hempstead wrote regarding the mysterious murder of a well known actress from California in 1930

PLUMBER COMES OUT – AND POISONS HIS WIFE
Maureen tried to hold her marriage together, but finally she had had enough. She moved out of the house and filed for divorce. But despite his change in sexual orientation her husband wasn’t going to let her go that easily…

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