True Crime May 2020

True Crime May 2020

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FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

AFTER THE SLAUGHTER, HE WENT TO SEE THE SIGHTS
Little did the visitors flocking to Tintagel in Cornwall realise that they had a double-killer walking among them…

MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: JULIE’S KILLER WAS SNARED BY HIS TEETH
Julie Clayton believed she would be working as a crew member sailing to Malta. In fact, she had been lured into the clutches of a dangerous fantasist

MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE?: “THEY GAVE ME THE THIRD DEGREE”
The motiveless murder of Edgbaston newsagent Thomas Bates shocked Birmingham and left the police with many unanswered questions. And when Oswald Grey was convicted of the crime and hanged, the doubts wouldn’t go away

ASK TC: COUNTRY HOUSE DEATH OF A GENERAL’S WIFE
The classic unsolved murder of Caroline Luard, near the village of Ightham in Kent, requested by a reader

CARDIFF’S MURDER OF THE SMILING BOOKIE
One Sunday evening in 1966 bookmaker Gomer Charles opened the door to a shotgun-wielding killer. But which of the three suspects pulled the trigger?

MEMOIRS OF AN EAST END COPPER: THE BOOTLEGGERS WHO COULDN’T GET THEIR STORY STRAIGHT
Detective Sergeant Leeson recalls his battle with the booze traffickers

FROM THE USA…

COULD A SLEEPING KILLER REALLY DO ALL THIS?
Police were called by a neighbour to the Phoenix, Arizona, home of Scott Falater, after he’d seen him throwing a body into the swimming pool. But the suspected killer claimed he knew nothing about it…

GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL: THE “PRIME MINISTER” OF THE UNDERWORLD
How Frank Costello cornered the gambling market, and joined the other infamous Prohibition-spawned racketeers and bootleggers who had a stranglehold on the economic life of America

AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD…

MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: DEADLY FEUD AMONG THE DIAMOND DEALERS
Jeweller Gaston Trupheme set off on a business trip in Paris with pocketfuls of jewels. Soon he was dead, and his body had been dumped on a forest bonfire

NEWS & VIEWS
Competition – Chronicles Of Crime – Comment – Movie Quiz