While the teenage killer’s supporters sought justice tempered with mercy, the victim’s family wanted to see justice done
True Crime March 2013
CASES FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…
WOULD THEY HANG THE 18-YEAR-OLD KILLER?
While the teenage killer’s supporters sought justice tempered with mercy, the victim’s family wanted to see justice done. One camp was destined for disappointment
ASK TRUE CRIME: MANCHESTER’S BILLIARDS HALL MURDER
It was like a scene from a gangster movie. On a dismal evening in 1928 a stranger strolled into a billiards hall in the centre of Manchester and opened fire with two guns…
MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: THE FIRST-EVER MURDER SOLVED
For the young scientist peering into his microscope it was a “eureka” moment – a discovery that would revolutionise crime detection
TAXI RIDE WITH HIS GIRLFRIEND’S BODY
Rudo Mawere had travelled from Malawi to study in Dublin.What she wanted now was the money her boyfriend owed her so she could return home
…FROM THE USA…
Every time Anthony Stockelman looks in the mirror or touches his forehead he will recall little Katie Collman. For like the mark of Cain he will always bear the outward scar of what he did to her
WHO KILLED THE KINDLY PRIEST?
The murder of Father Alfred Kunz in 1998 still haunts the public and police alike. However, the latter are ever hopeful that science and more than 10,000 pages of evidence will eventually lead them to his killer
AN ADULTERER, BUT WAS HE A WIFE-KILLER?
The case had all the ingredients of a classic murder mystery: a worried husband and a woman neighbour who finds his wife’s body with blood still trickling from three bullet wounds. However, the husband was still at work when he got the news about his wife so he couldn’t be the murderer…could he?
…AND THE REST OF THE WORLD
DID SOAP STAR KILL ACTRESS BECAUSE HIS LINES WERE CUT?
When a scriptwriter decided to “kill off” one of the stars in a Brazilian soap opera she could never have predicted that life would imitate art
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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On 12 Feb 2013, at 12:22, Jayne wrote:
Oops , just saw it – you haven’t got TC March