True Crime January 2011

True Crime January 2011

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One misfortune after another seemed to befall Sharlene McLeod. So when romance re-entered her life her friends were delighted

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CASES FROM BRITAIN…

FROM SCOTLAND: HUSBAND TEXTED HE WOULD KILL HIS WIFE
One misfortune after another seemed to befall Sharlene McLeod. So when romance re-entered her life her friends were delighted

UNTOLD TALES FROM THE SCAFFOLD PART 6: WHEN A HANGMAN TOOK A FATAL PLUNGE
A Wakefield wife-killer went to the gallows singing a hymn, but his executioner would outlast his “client” by only a few weeks

ASK TRUE CRIME: MURDER AT GATWICK RAILWAY STATION
A reader from Australia wrote to ask about a West Sussex case from 1965 in which she was inadvertently involved…

THE HARLESDEN TRUNK MURDER
Arthur knew a lot about chemistry but he knew less about the chemistry of love. So when he applied his pharmaceutical knowledge to his marriage the result was disastrous

BRITAIN’S MAJOR MURDER CASES: WRONG VICTIM KIDNAP HORROR – THE FULL INCREDIBLE STORY
Was it a publicity stunt? That’s what sceptics suspected when Alick McKay reported his wife missing. But sadly, the case proved to be anything but a stunt…

…AND FROM THE USA…

YVETTE THE TWO-TIME SLAYER
“I know the big question in everyone’s mind is why I did it. But I have no answers. I understood I was shooting them and that’s why I am guilty”

NINE WATCHED HIM DIE
It took 15 minutes to execute William Garner but the witnesses who came to watch proceedings were unmoved. They were all relatives of the children he had murdered during a night of horror

A DETECTIVE’S STORY PART 6: FIVE VICTIMS FOR FAGIN AND THE KID
“I believe no other young man in the entire history of the world to date could have had a criminal record as bad as you,” the judge told one of the defendants

ALCATRAZ PART 7: THE ROCK’S MOST FORMIDABLE CONVICT-“DUTCH” JOE CRETZER
Most killers call it a day after piling up their victims on the outside. But Cretzer did things in reverse – he turned killer after being sent to prison

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