True Crime January 2017

True Crime January 2017

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Teenager William Sleath and his older work colleague James Ward were pals…

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FROM BRITAIN…

NEW SERIES: DEATH ON THE RAILWAY: MURDER IN NOTTINGHAM SIDINGS
Teenager William Sleath and his older work colleague James Ward were pals. But when signal lamp-man Ward wanted more from the relationship, the friendship turned nasty

MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: A TICKET TO THE GALLOWS
Patrick Mahon had no intention of eloping with his pregnant mistress Emily Kaye. A weekend stay at a cottage near Eastbourne offered a way out of the relationship…

ASK TRUE CRIME: WHO STRANGLED EDITH BESIDE THE CANAL?
When Edith Vincent was discovered strangled, suspicion fell on William Witherington. He’d been drinking with Edith on the night she died but a mystery man had left the pub at the same time…

FROM THE USA

CARMEN HID DISMEMBERED BOYFRIEND IN FLOWER POTS
The sight of Carmen Montenegro pushing a wheelie-bin down the street aroused the suspicion of neighbours. Then they spotted what looked like a limb protruding from the bin

AUSTIN SIGG’S STORY OF MURDER
“Evil is apparently real,” the judge told the court. “It was present in our community on October 5th, 2012. The defendant told his mother he was a monster, and I’m in complete agreement with him”

GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL: WHAT MADE FLORENCE MARRY INTO THE MOB…TWICE?
Florence Diggs was left a grieving widow when “Big Tim” Murphy was gunned down on his doorstep. Soon she was married to racketeer John “Dingbat” Oberta, but there was more tragedy in store for her

THE WORLD’S GREATEST CON-MEN: COURTNEY JULIAN’S PHONY OIL WELLS
1920s Los Angeles was gripped by oil fever, and super salesman C.C. Julian was happy to exploit the investors

AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD…

MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: DID ELISABETH HIRE A HIT-MAN?
Why had lawyer Jacques Perrot been assassinated? Had he discovered a state secret, or perhaps found out about his mother-in-law’s murky past?

THE PIZZA-MAN DELIVERED DEATH
Nuna had ordered some takeaway food but the order came with horrific extras

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