True Crime February 2012

True Crime February 2012

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Robert Black guilty of Irish child murder. It was a petrol docket from a long-defunct

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BRITAIN’S MAJOR MURDER CASES:

ROBERT BLACK GUILTY OF IRISH CHILD MURDER
It was a petrol docket from a long-defunct company that damned one of the country’s most notorious child-killers to his 11th life sentence

PART 4 – HARRY ALLEN’S CENTENARY CASEBOOK: CATASTROPHE ON THE GALLOWS plus TWENTY-YEAR-OLD HANGED ON CHRISTMAS EVE
“Not so clean,” Allen’s terse summary of his 27th hanging, and a Middlesbrough dock worker executed for the stabbing of a fellow-guest at a party

WAS JACK THE RIPPER AN AMERICAN?
More than a century after Jack the Ripper’s horrific murders yet another candidate – an American quack doctor – emerged as the man most likely to have committed them…

WHEN NORTH- EAST JURIES SHOWED MERCY PART 2: DEATH AT THE BROTHEL
Another instance where a judge and jury confound expectations. But you tell us: did the punishment fit the crime?

RESEARCH & WRITE FOR TRUE CRIME: THE HUSBAND-KILLERS OF HORSHAM
Pauline Hughes recounts one of her home town’s most notorious cases

…AND FROM THE USA…

“WHY DID YOU MURDER MY DAUGHTER?”
Seventeen years after Bonnie Craig’s murder the courtroom in Anchorage, Alaska, erupted with howls and squeals as her killer was finally brought to justice. It also brought to a close a long chapter in the criminal history of the state

SHOCKING CRIMES OF THE CANDY MAN
“It’s wall-to-wall bodies in there,” the detective said, and he wasn’t exaggerating. The death toll would reach at least 27. But the slaughter only came to an end when two members of the sadistic sex and torture gang decided that the murders had gone on long enough…

ASK TRUE CRIME: THE HURRICANE
The film of his life said that middleweight contender Rubin “Hurricane” Carter’s greatest fight was for justice. But more than 45 years later few can agree whether he was innocent or guilty of triple-murder

THE GRANNY FROM HELL
As incredible as it may seem, a grandmother tried to sell her grandson in a caper that outdid the most bizarre plot of any US crime show

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