True Crime January 2012

True Crime January 2012

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Christmas Eve 2008 was the first 81-year-old grandmother Maire Rankin from the Irish border town of Newry had ever spent alone. Sadly, it would also be her last

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CASES FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

SHE KILLED WITH A CRUCIFIX
Christmas Eve 2008 was the first 81-year-old grandmother Maire Rankin from the Irish border town of Newry had ever spent alone. Sadly, it would also be her last

CARDIFF’S MURDER OF THE SMILING BOOKIE Retired Welsh bookmaker Gomer Charles was accustomed to making headlines. The least welcome came one night in December 1966 when he opened his front door to two gunmen…

ASK TRUE CRIME: DOUBLE-MURDER AT LYONS CORNER HOUSE A famous London case at the end of the Second World War, in response to a reader in Australia

PART 3 – HARRY ALLEN’S CENTENARY CASEBOOK: BRADFORD’S MURDER ON THE DOORSTEP The second case this month where the victim was murdered on his doorstep, this one involving a man who refused to give his lover back to her husband

THE CLUE OF THE BLUE ROPE
Their worst fears were soon confirmed: this was going to be one of the toughest murder cases Wigan CID had ever handled

BRITAIN’S MAJOR MURDER CASES: RELEASED ON BAIL TO SACRIFICE” BOY
Despite police efforts, warnings from psychiatrists and court appearances, Edward Crowley was freed…

WHEN NORTH- EAST JURIES SHOWED MERCY PART 1: SAVAGE KILLING OF A LONG-SUFFERING WIFE
In this short series it is left up to you to decide if the punishment fitted the crime

…AND FROM THE USA…

THE NEWLYWEDS WHO LOST THEIR HEADS
A hatchet, scissors, rope and a claw hammer were found in a storage unit – along with the maggot-infested remains of two young newlyweds

22 LONNIE RICHIE STILL DODGES THE NEEDLE Over 20 years have passed since Laura Launhardt met her death in a wardrobe. But only now has her killer at last been convicted of her murder – after escaping the death sentence…

TRAIL OF TERROR
When John Delling decided to get revenge on those who had made his school years miserable, he couldn’t find them. So he attacked his friends instead

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