True Crime January 2022

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Highlights this issue include:

CASES FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…
MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: HORROR AT THE BOARDED BARN
Lifelong friends Ann Carryer and Christine Blood had met up at the picturesque Cheshire home of Ann’s late mother. Little did they know that they were about to fall victim to a group of ruthless, bungling robbers in one of the most shocking crimes of the 1970s

NEW SERIES: MURDER UNDER COVER OF WAR: WHAT THE SOLDIERS DID TO MABEL
When the battered body of maid Mabel Bundy was found in the grounds of a Surrey hotel in July 1939, a murder investigation got under way. Could any of the personnel at the nearby army camp help police with their inquiries?

ASK TC: CAROL, ANGELA AND THE LETTER OF REGRET
Once a killer, always a killer? Colin Murdoch was just 19 when he murdered his 16-year-old girlfriend Carol Brend in Newport. Years later, following his release from prison, another partner would suffer a horrific end at his hands too

MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE?: HOW AN INJURED THUMB SENT A MAN TO THE GALLOWS
The heinous rape-murder of 15-year-old Liverpool schoolgirl Mary Hagan was shocking enough. But was justice served in the murder conviction that followed?

FROM THE USA…
SMALL-TOWN SLAYING: WHO STRANGLED MAYOR MELVIN – AND WHY?
Lawyer and community stalwart Melvin Roberts was the last person anyone expected to be murdered. And the fact that it happened on his birthday left the town of York, South Carolina, shocked and appalled

GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL: “HIT THE FLOOR AND START SHOOTING!”
The full story of the notorious St. Louis bank robbery of 1953, which later became the subject of a film starring Steve McQueen

CHRISTMAS EVE MURDER THAT CHANGED THE LAW
A yuletide robbery-killing that shocked the city of Atlanta, Georgia, and put a baby-faced bandit in the dock for murder

AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD…
MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: “SEND ME TO THE GUILLOTINE,” FRANÇOISE’S KILLER TOLD ASTONISHED COURT
Killer Claude Buffet had no intention of spending the rest of his life behind bars for the murder in Paris of beautiful Françoise Bésimenski

NEWS & VIEWS
Comment, Chronicles Of Crime, Movie Quiz

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