True Crime November 2018

True Crime November 2018

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Why had the Chinese couple been murdered? Police had an idea that the crime was linked…

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FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: COUPLE’S KILLING “WAS REVENGE FOR BETTING SCAM”
Why had the Chinese couple been murdered? Police had an idea that the crime was linked to the shady business dealings of “Kevin.” He ran a football betting scam, forged passports, visas and academic qualifications…

DEATH ON THE RAILWAY: MANCHESTER BUTCHER’S KISS MEANT MURDER
Fred Ballington only wanted a bit of cash to buy a train ticket to Blackpool. But his wife held the purse strings – and she wasn’t giving him another penny…

THEY MET ON THE GALLOWS: DEATH SENTENCE FOR COP-KILLING BROTHERS
PC John Kew had befriended the wild Backhouse brothers in their South Yorkshire village but paid the ultimate price for doing so

MANCHESTER’S DEJA-VU MURDERS
Albert Flint had a history of alcohol addiction and petty crime. Jailed for manslaughter, when he got out he fell back into a familiar life, with an eerily similar outcome…

FROM THE USA…

GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL: FROM YORKSHIRE TO CHICAGO…THE RISE OF JAKE THE BARBER
His elder half-brother Max was a founder of the modern cosmetics industry, but Jake “The Barber” Factor was “the greatest con artist of all time”

AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD…

TRANSGENDER SEX WORKER CHOKED TO DEATH BY “HUMILIATED” MARINE
US Marine Joseph Pemberton thought he was in for a good time – until he saw that his “girl” had male genitals

SHOULD HUSBAND-KILLER CARA SERVE 18 YEARS?
Cara Lee Hall did stab her husband to death in Perth, Australia. But was she acting in self-defence after suffering years of physical and mental abuse?

THE WIFE IN THE WHEELIE-BIN
When his wife Edwina vanished from their Melbourne home in 1983, Frederick Boyle said she had left him. More than 20 years would pass by before the grisly truth emerged

MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: FOUR FOR THE GUILLOTINE AFTER MURDER RAMPAGE
The Pollet gang didn’t just break in and steal, they killed for fun – until the guillotine caught up with them

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