Cornish teenager Caroline Dickinson was on a school trip to Brittany…
True Crime June 2018
FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…
MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: A KENT POLICEMAN TELLS A STORY OF DOUBLE-MURDER
Tragic account of how brother and sister Bob Garrett and Lilian Crane were to meet the same fate – axed to death on a deadly day in the usually peaceful coastal town.
THEY MET ON THE GALLOWS: THE MUTINEER AND THE MURDERER
Greek sailor Christos Bombos and Irish Republican Thomas Crowe had never met – until their date with executioner William Marwood. How two extraordinary murder cases brought them together.
ASK TRUE CRIME: WAS INCEST THE MOTIVE FOR MURDER?
It looked like Edward Black had the perfect marriage and lifestyle in the Cornish village of Tregonissey. But when his wife died suddenly he was nowhere to be seen…
DEATH ON THE RAILWAY: BODY IN A TRUNK AT CHARING CROSS STATION
When the dismembered body of a woman was discovered in the left-luggage office, a murder inquiry was launched. But who was the victim?
FROM THE USA…
DID THE WRONG MAN FRY FOR THE DEATH OF HERO’S BABY? – PART ONE
American aviator Charles Lindbergh was one of the most famous men on the planet when his life was thrown into turmoil and tragedy by the kidnapping from the family home in New Jersey of his baby son, Charles Jnr, in March 1932. Eventually, Bruno Hauptmann would go to the electric chair for the crime. But was he actually guilty? In this in-depth two-part special, we consider the arguments in the “crime of the century.”
…AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD
MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: SCHOOLGIRL CAROLINE SNATCHED AND KILLED IN FRANCE
Cornish teenager Caroline Dickinson was on a school trip to Brittany, lodging in a youth hostel, when she fell into the clutches of a serial sex-monster. Soon after her rape and murder police had named a suspect, but five years would pass by before investigators finally caught up with fleeing Spaniard Francisco Arce Montes.
SOUTH AFRICA’S SUPERCOP: LAZARUS, THE POLITE YOUNG MAN WHO KILLED SIXTEEN
Last in the series of accounts focusing on the cases of Inspector Piet Byleveld. Johannesburg taxi driver Lazarus Mazingane had always impressed people with his good manners. The trouble was, he had a deadly dark side.
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