THE LAST MAN HANGED IN WALES Fifty years ago this month Vivian Teed was hanged for the murder at the Fforestfach post office near Swansea.
True Crime May 2008
CASES FROM BRITAIN AND EUROPE…
THE LAST MAN HANGED IN WALES
Fifty years ago this month Vivian Teed was hanged for the murder at the Fforestfach post office near Swansea. Did he deserve to hang, considering the jury could not at first agree?
RELEASED TO KILL AGAIN: THE MURDERS IN HUT 14
“Nobody is better at producing the appearance of a reformed character than someone who is desperate to get out of confinement.” That was certainly true of Stefan Sterczynski…
A CARBON COPY CRIME
Many years after the double-murder Sterczynski was deemed no longer dangerous and released. But would history repeat itself?
WHEN 20,000 CAME TO WATCH SWANSEA’S FIRST EXECUTIONS
The story of two Greek murderers, their capture by the police and a treat for the locals – a public execution
QUESTIONABLE EVIDENCE PART 8: REQUEST DENIED
The jury wanted tracings of the incriminating thumbprint, but their request was denied.“You have to deal with this case on the evidence you have heard,” the judge told them
ESCAPE TO NEWCASTLE
The not guilty verdict prompted demonstrations in North Sunderland with a burning effigy on a pole paraded through the streets. An angry mob then descended on the doctor’s house
…AND FROM THE USA…
ANOTHER NIGHT, ANOTHER MURDER
An exclusive report from the mean streets of New Orleans, homicide capital of America
CRIMES OF PASSION: TWO HUSBANDS AND A HIT-MAN
As Heather lay paralysed in hospital she wondered: had the man she once loved set up her shooting – and would he try again?
SLAUGHTER ON SHIP STREET
“This is the most brutal murder I have ever encountered,” the doctor said after a few moments. “It is the work of a fiend”
ASK TRUE CRIME: THE LEGEND OF STAGGER LEE
The amazing story behind the blues song Stagger Lee
…AND FROM AROUND THE WORLD…
THE WIFE IN THE WHEELIE BIN…WELSHMAN KEPT HER BODY FOR 23 YEARS
When his wife disappeared from their home in Melbourne, Australia, Frederick said she had run off with a trucker. It’s lucky her sister didn’t believe him