True Crime January 2014

True Crime January 2014

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Major British Murder Cases: The Life and Crimes of Dennis Nilsen, the monster who killed for company

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CASES FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: THE LIFE AND CRIMES OF DENNIS NILSEN, THE MONSTER WHO KILLED FOR COMPANY
In Kentish Town where he worked at a job centre, Dennis Andrew Nilsen was considered to be good at his work, spending his days fixing young men up with jobs. However, he spent his evenings murdering them…

MYSTERY OF THE MURDERED POLE
Former prisoner of war Jerzsy Strzadala was stabbed 44 times within yards of a row of houses in South Wales. And when the legendary Detective Chief Superintendent Robert Fabian was put in charge of the investigation it seemed odds-on that the case would be solved

COUNTRY HOUSE KILLINGS PART EIGHT: MURDER AT BLENHEIM PALACE
Blenheim Palace near Woodstock, Oxfordshire, dates from 1705 and is home to the dukes of Marlborough. It is also the birthplace of Winston Churchill. But like many other stately homes it has had its ups and downs. Like the one in 1885 when it was the backdrop for a murder that became known as the Blenheim Park Murder

OLD TIME MOVIE QUIZ
Win a pair of cinema tickets – plus £25 – by answering a crime-related movie question

…AND FROM THE USA

“I KILLED MY FRIEND 23 YEARS AGO”
“I want to confess to a murder,” the man told the sergeant manning the police station’s front desk. “I killed a kid 23 years ago.” It was April Fools’ Day and the sergeant suspected the man was winding him up…

AN EXECUTIONER TELLS HIS STORY
“I took the job because at the time I believed people wouldn’t commit murder if they knew they’d die as a punishment,” said the man who helped put to death 62 people in Virginia over a 17-year period. “I thought people who kill should be killed”

ASK TRUE CRIME: THE OKLAHOMA BOMB OUTRAGE
“Could you please publish a story about bomber Timothy McVeigh?” asked a reader from Dartford who has a fascination for crimes that involve the death penalty

TRUE CRIMES OF DAYS GONE BY: WHY TONI JO WENT TO THE CHAIR Toni Jo Henry was iron-nerved to the very end. She smiled as she descended the stairs to the execution chamber and smoothed out her dress as the executioner put the lethal helmet on her shaved head…

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