True Crime March 2019

True Crime March 2019

£3.50

How improvements in DNA technology finally sealed the conviction of remorseless paedophile child-killer Russell Bishop at a double jeopardy trial

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FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: BRIGHTON’S “BABES IN THE WOOD” KILLER…THIS TIME THEY’VE GOT HIM
How improvements in DNA technology finally sealed the conviction of remorseless paedophile child-killer Russell Bishop at a double jeopardy trial

HANGED A HUNDRED YEARS AGO: FOUR DEAD IN FOREST GATE AXE-RAMPAGE
When veteran soldier Henry Perry returned from the First World War he was treated like a hero. But his actions afterwards proved anything but heroic

THEY MET ON THE GALLOWS: THE CHARING CROSS COP-KILLER AND THE WESTMINSTER WIFE-SLAYER
Two tales of high drama and sudden death from the subterranean underworld of late Victorian-era London

MURDER OF A MIDWIFE
How popular Staffordshire midwife Samantha Eastwood tragically lost her life at the hands of her “arrogant and callous” lover

FROM THE USA…

GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL: FROM WIGAN TO THE WEST SIDE – A GANGSTER’S LIFE
Born in Lancashire, Owney “The Killer” Madden rose from leading a mob of young thugs to become the feared duke of New York’s West Side.

ASK TC: THE SCAM THAT NEARLY SANK AMERICAN EXPRESS
In the summer of 1949 counterfeit cheques began appearing in the offices of American Express. Soon, FBI agents were tasked with cracking a vast financial conspiracy

AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD…

THE BEAUTY QUEEN, THE HIT-MAN…AND A FATHER’S 13-YEAR FIGHT FOR JUSTICE
Soon after moving from Canada to Puerto Rico wealthy businessman Adam Anhang started a whirlwind romance with tiny local beauty Aurea Vazquez. Before long they were married but the relationship was doomed. And because Aurea realised Adam was worth more to her dead than alive, so was he?

MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: PREDATORY PRIEST RIPPED FOETUS FROM VICTIM’S WOMB
Handsome Catholic priest Guy Desnoyers eschewed celibacy, and every young woman in the village who caught his eye was at risk. But when teenager Régine Fays fell pregnant by him, she and her unborn baby’s life were suddenly in mortal danger

NEWS & VIEWS
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