True Crime July 2009

True Crime July 2009

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SEAN HODGSON: MY 27 YEARS OF HELL The blunders that kept an innocent man in jail began at his trial and went on through three decades…

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CASES FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

SEAN HODGSON: MY 27 YEARS OF HELL
The blunders that kept an innocent man in jail began at his trial and went on through three decades…

WHY THE PAROLE BOARD SYSTEM IS FLAWED
“Is Britain’s vengeance culture behind the decisions that deny innocent men their right to freedom?” asks author John Sanders

THE CALLOUS KILLING OF GARDA MORRISSEY
The boy watched as the man put a gun to the helpless officer’s head. Then he heard a shot…

VICTORIAN MURDER MYSTERIES: BRADFORD’S JACK THE RIPPER
It was December 1888 when the boy was murdered and terribly mutilated. Was it a copy-cat killing?

FROM DUBLIN: A MURDER AT STEPASIDE
Killer hanged at Kilmainham Prison, 32 years after being born there!

THE BODY UNDER THE MATTRESS
When she went to her sister’s house Mabel had a strange feeling that something terrible had happened

CRIME OF PASSION: HORROR AT HOLY SAVIOUR’S
“Who has done this?” the vicar asked the young girl bleeding to death against his churchyard wall…A tragic case from Tynemouth, North Shields

ASK TRUE CRIME: THE MURDER IN LITTLE HAYFIELD’S NEW INN
A reader’s request regarding the murder of a pub landlady in 1920s Derbyshire

…AND FROM THE USA

DID ERIN PLOT HER FAMILY’S MASSACRE?
Teenage Erin was known for her sweet church solos and voluntary work with the elderly. So could she really have prepared the way for her family’s massacre?

WHY RACHEL SERVED SEVEN YEARS FOR BANK ROBBERY
“I took the book of stamps. But I’m not a bank robber. You must believe me,” housewife Rachel Jernigan pleaded as the police bundled her into their car

CASE OF THE REMODELLED HEAD
An account of pioneering detective work from 1916 and an incredible story compiled from the reminiscences of a dedicated New York cop bent on solving a murder