True Crime January 2018

True Crime January 2018

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A murder investigation was launched when a woman’s body, naked from the waist down, was found in a Dublin street…

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FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: 46,000 WERE FINGERPRINTED IN THE SEARCH FOR JUNE’S KILLER
Who was the “white werewolf” who’d snatched a three-year-old girl from a hospital bed, raped her and then battered her to death? Blackburn Police were convinced he was a local man – but still had to go to extraordinary lengths to find the answer

DEATH ON THE RAILWAY: HORROR AT WINCHESTER STATION
Hard times had left troubled ex-soldier William Gregory with much to ponder but no one could have foreseen the devastating events that were to come when he supposedly was leaving the Hampshire city for London…

THE MOST HATED WOMAN IN IRELAND
A murder investigation was launched when a woman’s body, naked from the waist down, was found in a Dublin street. Soon the hunt for the killer was under way but a notorious nurse living just yards away soon became the prime suspect…

FROM THE USA…

THE MURDER THAT SENT A 61-YEAR-OLD WOMAN TO THE DEATH CHAMBER
The first hint police in Gans, Oklahoma, got that the killer of 20-year-old Cindy Baillie might not be a man was the finding of a woman’s blood-spattered tank-top blouse in the bedroom…

GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL: THE MAFIA’S UNLIKELY GODFATHER
How the Russian-born and New York-bred Meyer Lansky became the Mafia’s treasurer – and the most influential figure in American organised crime

...AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD

NEW SERIES – SOUTH AFRICA’S SUPERCOP: THE HUNT FOR THE JOHANNESBURG HAMMER-KILLER
First in a series of cases highlighting the much-heralded detective work of the late South African sleuth Piet Byleveld, who died in May 2017. In the mid-1990s Johannesburg had been hit by a spate of horrific murders with no fixed modus operandi. Traders, taxi drivers and courting couples were all slain. Were these killings linked or were there several killers on the loose?

MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: NINE VICTIMS FOR THE WIDOW OF TOULOUSE
The terrible tale of Françoise Lapierre, which shocked all France and led to calls for the widow’s execution on the guillotine…

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