The former detective was described in court as “a violent and controlling person who was unable to deal with the separation from his wife
True Crime June 2013
CASES FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…
“YOU’RE A DEAD WOMAN WALKING, TICK-TOCK…"
The former detective was described in court as “a violent and controlling person who was unable to deal with the separation from his wife” – nor did he want her to find happiness with anyone else…
HISTORIC IRISH TRAGEDY: MARY WAS THE LAST WOMAN HANGED UNDER BRITISH RULE
“The motive was the satisfaction of a woman’s lust,” headlined the Kilkenny People. But the comment was no exaggeration in a crime that had humble beginnings in the summer of 1902
MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: “WHY I RAN AWAY WITH DR. CRIPPEN”
Ethel Le Neve’s account of her involvement with Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen provides some remarkable insights into a case that proved pivotal in 20th-century history
ASK TRUE CRIME: MURDERED FOR A CIGARETTE
The AWOL soldier was desperate for some cigarettes and cash. And he’d heard that old Miss Massey had several hundred pounds hidden in a bag under her bed…
PART 1 OF A NEW SERIES – COUNTRY HOUSE KILLINGS: INCEST AND MURDER AT PLUMMERS PLAIN HOUSE
James Gillon staggered across the servants’ hall. There was a wound in his throat and blood dripped from his hands and the razor he was holding…a dark affair between two servants that led to a horrific murder
…FROM THE USA…
“I CAME FACE TO FACE WITH A SERIAL KILLER”
What triggered the deadly rampage that eventually cost eight people their lives in a small Ohio town? And could the slaughter have been prevented?
DEATH IN THE SHOWER – WHO MURDERED MR. MEANIE?
The sheer brutality of the crime suggested someone who knew the victim had done it. It was up close and very, very personal
THE MAN WHO DIDN’T KNOW HOW TO DIE
Joseph Tritt apparently had neither friends nor enemies. And since his death was evidently neither homicide nor suicide, what exactly was it?
…AND THE REST OF THE WORLD
THE CANNIBAL WHO ENJOYED BRAIN SOUP
A bizarre, modern-day story of mass murder in India
RESEARCH & WRITE FOR TRUE CRIME: THE SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE
A reader recalls a series of murders that took place in 1960s Poland and wonders whether the right men were hanged
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