True Crime November 2012

True Crime November 2012

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Although Nellie’s husband had been dead for 17 years she would not be parted from him

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CASES FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

WIDOW LAID DOWN HER LIFE FOR HUSBAND’S ASHES
Although Nellie’s husband had been dead for 17 years she would not be parted from him, even when she was attacked by a mugger

BRITAIN’S MAJOR MURDER CASES: THE JANIE SHEPHERD KILLING
Janie was an attractive young Australian heiress living and working in London when she was suddenly abducted. But why did it take so long to bring her killer to justice?

HARRY ALLEN’S CENTENARY CASEBOOK – FINAL PART: A TEST OF NERVE FOR A FUTURE HANGMAN
It’s November 1940 and the two would-be hangmen set out for Bedford Prison with one more test to pass…

MURDER AT OXFORD UNIVERSITY
Murder at Oxford University? It sounds like a case for fiction’s Inspector Morse, but it was a historic fact – right in the heart of the famous university’s oldest college

…FROM THE USA…

RESEARCH & WRITE FOR TRUE CRIME: THAT’S NOT WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR
Gidget M. Harris from Cretna, Virginia, recalles the night newly-weds Chris and Rosetta Childress met up with friends at a local dance

PART 1: “THE WORLD’S WORST SERIAL KILLER OF ALL TIME” – THE BLOOD-CURDLING CRIMES OF DONALD “PEE WEE” GASKINS
“Some of them I cut, some I burned. I ran a cable in and out of one and hung her up by it. When I finished I usually killed them the same way”

MOTHER FIGHTS FOR RELEASE OF HER DAUGHTER’S CONVICTED KILLER
“All I have ever wanted is the truth and closure,” said the victim’s mother, who now has two cases to solve – her first is to find her daughter’s murderer and the second is to see a convicted killer released

ASK TRUE CRIME: “WHITE-EYED BOY MURDERER OF BOSTON” A reader’s enquiry via True Crime Library Bulletin concerning the exploits of Jesse Pomeroy – who is widely regarded as being the youngest serial killer in history

…AND THE REST OF THE WORLD

WHY AUNT CARRIE’S CARDS SPELT DEATH
Whenever a relative was feeling unwell Aunt Carrie would turn up with a basket of goodies. Trouble was, just as she had a way with cards, she also had a way with deadly thallium sulphate

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