True Crime May 2015

True Crime May 2015

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It was carnage in the master bedroom of the family home in New Hampshire. The Perriello children…

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FROM CANADA…

CANNIBAL KILLER SENT BODY PARTS IN THE POST
The first parcel was delivered to Canada’s Conservative Party HQ. Foul-smelling, it contained a man’s left foot. A note with it said the foot was one of six body parts being distributed, and that the killer would slay again…

FROM AUSTRALIA…

ASK TRUE CRIME: AUSTRALIA’S BETTY SHANKS MURDER
Back in the early 1950s the Australian city of Brisbane still had the atmosphere of a country town. But the brutal and mystifying murder of a popular young woman ended the age of innocence…

FROM BRITAIN…

MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: “GOODBYE, I WILL SEE YOU IN HEAVEN”
Had the Eastbourne doctor John Bodkin Adams murdered many elderly patients with overdoses of drugs? As the physician went on trial for murder, prosecution witness Detective Superintendent Hannam was certain he knew the answer…

TOO YOUNG TO VOTE, OLD ENOUGH TO HANG: BORSTAL BOY IS HANGED
The Glasgow couple had just got back from a night out at the cinema when they found themselves in the middle of their own deadly real-life drama. Last in the series, plus the complete list of the under-21 killers hanged in the 20th century.

FROM THE X-FILES OF MURDER: THE SPIRIT OF IRENE
Spiritualists involved in the investigation of the Bournemouth murder of Irene Wilkins didn’t expect recognition. But the spirit world seemed to play a part behind the scenes…

AND FROM AMERICA…

HUSBAND KILLS WIFE ON NIGHT OF TERROR
It was carnage in the master bedroom of the family home in New Hampshire. The Perriello children cowered together as their father James set about ending the life of wife Natalie…

TRUE CRIMES OF DAYS GONE BY: MURDER BY MAIL
Helmuth Schmidt had identified his market: gullible women seeking a husband. He drew them in by advertising for a wife – then he cruelly murdered them…

A BIBLE READING BEFORE DEATH?
She was slashed around the throat yet Lindsay Wood read the gospels to her attacker and invited him to church. An extraordinary tale from the heart of the Bible Belt…

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