True Crime July 2015

True Crime July 2015

£3.50

The Alice Gross tragedy – when the 14-year-old London schoolgirl vanished…

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FROM BRITAIN…

THE ALICE GROSS TRAGEDY
When 14-year-old London schoolgirl Alice Gross vanished suddenly in August 2014, the Metropolitan Police’s biggest operation since the 2005 London bombings got underway. Could more have been done to prevent the shocking events that unfolded?

MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: HE WANTED TO BE HANGED SO HE WENT OUT AND KILLED
Frederick Cross was suicidal after his wife left him. But after he’d failed to take his own life he came up with a cruel plan that would put his fate in the hands of the authorities…

HANGED AT NEWGATE: THE ROEHAMPTON TORSO MURDER
The police officer had gone to the outskirts of London to investigate a petty theft. But before long there was a far more disturbing case requiring the attention of detectives: the Roehampton Torso Murder…

ASK TRUE CRIME: WHO MURDERED JOAN WOODHOUSE?
Joan was to become part of Arundel history – the innocent victim of a cruel sadist who was to rape and strangle her in the very place she had hoped to find peace and comfort…

A CATALOGUE OF MIDLANDS MURDERS
From Wall Heath to Wolverhampton, horrific homicides have left their deadly mark on the sylvan settings, cities and towns of England’s central region…

FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD…

SON COOKED PARENTS AND PUT THEM IN LUNCHEON BOXES
Henry Chau Hoi-Leung blamed his failures in life on his mother and father. So he decided to invite them round for the deadliest kind of dinner party…

AND AMERICA…

TRUE CRIMES OF DAYS GONE BY: THE SEX BEAST – ALL THAT JAZZ AND MASS MURDER TOO
He earned his living as a music teacher and jazz musician and appeared to be a refined gentleman. But Melvyn Rees was living proof that appearances could be deceptive…

MURDER OF A PREGNANT WIFE
The evidence pointed to Roger Holland being his wife’s killer – but still he protested his innocence. Was he a murderer or could there have been another explanation for Margorie’s death?

FROM THE X-FILES OF MURDER: HOMICIDE AT BEDTIME
When a daughter had a chilling vision of her mother dying a horrific death she rushed to see her. Everything seemed normal but then the dream began to come true…

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