True Crime July 2018

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FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…
MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: JOYCE AND FRED’S DEADLY DATE
Tragic tale from 1940s Lincolnshire recalling when a married woman’s secret lover turned killer…

DEATH ON THE RAILWAY: THE ALDERSGATE STREET TUBE BOMBING
Sixty people were injured and two would lose their lives after a bomb exploded in the train carriage. It was 1897, and more than a century later the question of who was responsible remains a mystery

THEY MET ON THE GALLOWS: WAS NORA’S KILLER INSANE?
Jealous Midlands killers William Meffen and William Cowle had both brutally slain women in their lives – and would come face to face for the first time on a double-date with the hangman

FROM THE USA…
CRUEL KILLING OF A PREGNANT WIFE
When his heavily pregnant wife Laci went missing on Christmas Eve, philandering husband Scott Peterson soon found himself under suspicion from his mistress

“KILL MY DAD THEN WE’LL HAVE SEX,” SAID MORGAN
Teenage couple Morgan Arnold and Jason Bulmer had a plan to kill her father. “I want him stabbed with a knife, then I would leave him there to bleed out and die slowly and painfully…”

GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL: VITO GENOVESE…MYSTERY MAN OF THE MOB
As a member of the criminal hierachy, Genovese wielded immense power within the rackets and the Mafia. And when he took over the Masseria-Luciano empire, he showed his ruthless side

“I CAN PROVE THAT BRUNO RICHARD HAUPTMANN WAS INNOCENT” – PART 2
Convicted of the “Crime of the Century” – the 1935 kidnapping and killing of aviator Charles Lindbergh’s baby son – Hauptmann went to the electric chair. But three decades later, investigative reporter Anthony Scaduto revealed the holes in the prosecution case…

…AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD
MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: JOANNA’S MURDER SOLVED AT LAST?
In May 1990, the body of British student Joanna Parrish was found lying in a French river. For years the case went unsolved. Now it has been claimed that the notorious French serial killer Michel Fourniret has confessed to the crime

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