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True Crime May 2023
Highlights this issue include:
CASES FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…
MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: HOW A CHESHIRE SLAYING WAS SOLVED IN PARKHURST PRISON
Jane Taylor, 10, vanished in August 1966 after going out on her bicycle in the village of Mobberley, Cheshire. The case went cold until her unknown killer dropped a vital clue…
KILLERS RELEASED TO KILL AGAIN: THE MURDERS IN HUT 114
Home for Pole Stefan Sterczynski, his wife Irena, and his mother-in-law was a cramped hut in a camp near Little Onn, Staffordshire. It proved a recipe for marital disharmony…
ASK TC: “ONE OF THE MOST SHAMEFUL EPISODES IN SCOTTISH LEGAL HISTORY”
The awful conspiracy that saw innocent Oscar Slater jailed for years for a murder he didn’t commit
LAST MEN ON THE GALLOWS: HANGED FOR SOUTHAMPTON’S KNOBKERRIE KILLING
When a former Boer war cavalry captain was bludgeoned to death with a South African club
FROM THE USA…
SERIAL KILLER COP
The execution-style murders of sex-workers in the Texas border town of Laredo was shocking. Police needed the help of the Border Control Agency. Trouble was, their lead investigator Juan David Ortiz was actually the perpetrator
GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL: SECRETS BEHIND THE SMASHING OF MURDER INC.
Murder Inc. was responsible for hundreds of contract killings between the late 1920s and early 1940s – until the wheels of justice finally brought its bloody work in New York City and beyond to an end
WHO FED OSCAR’S CORPSE TO THE PIGEONS?
Cincinnati pensioner Oscar Calmeise liked to frequent the local bars after cashing his pension cheque. It was a monthly routine for the sociable fellow. But a visit to the Central Cafe proved a fatal mistake…
AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD…
MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: WHY VIOLETTE, 18, LEFT HER PARENTS TO DIE
The cold-blooded poisoning of her parents by teenager Violette Nozière stunned Paris in the 1930s. What was the real motive behind her deadly actions?
NEWS & VIEWS
* Chronicles Of Crime
* Movie Quiz