True Crime November 2010

True Crime November 2010

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Long after his execution for the murder of his wife, Mark Sherwood’s ghost – according to paranormal groups

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CASES FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

OLD TIME MOVIE QUIZ
Win a pair of cinema tickets simply by answering a crime-related question

THE GHOST OF TOWN MOOR
Long after his execution for the murder of his wife, Mark Sherwood’s ghost – according to paranormal groups – is still said to haunt Newcastle’s Black Gate area

THE SHOCKING CRIMES OF ROBERT BLACK
In January this year the final chapter of a 35-year murder case began in Northern Ireland when one of Britain’s most notorious serial killers appeared
in court

UNTOLD TALES FROM THE SCAFFOLD PART 4: HOW THE PIERREPOINTS BEGAN
The letter the young man wrote to the Home Secretary in 1901 would herald some 850 hangings and establish a dynasty of executioners…

…FROM THE USA…

“KEEP THIS RAPIST IN PRISON FOREVER”
Jittery, anxious and often fighting back tears, the women gathered for a parole board hearing. Their aim? To keep a serial rapist behind bars

ALCATRAZ PART 5: AMERICA’S FIRST SINGLE-HANDED KIDNAPPER
The playboy kidnapper decided to “pull off one big, bold caper and retire.” And so he did. Except that his retirement lasted less than two years

THE COP WHO THOUGHT HE’D GOT AWAY WITH MURDER
The men on the force had known for 10 years that they had a killer in their midst, but it took a rookie cop to break the case wide open

ASK TRUE CRIME: AN UNLIKELY STORY OF MURDER
A reader from America emailed to ask about a case from the 1970s with personal connections

A DETECTIVE’S STORY PART 4: THE PETTER PERVERT
“Stalkers, voyeurs, erotomaniacs, call them what you will – to us old-fashioned cops they were just petter perverts. They peeped and molested to satisfy their sick lusts”

“KILL BOBBY WAYNE WOODS FOR ME”
It was a plea from the heart, mumbled through swollen lips. Twelve years on it finally came about

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