True Crime October 2012

True Crime October 2012

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“A perfect holiday, then i killed my children” “Do not disturb. My children are ill,” said the note on the door of room 101 at a hotel on Spain’s Costa Brava only four days after Lianne Smith had checked in with daughter Rebecca, five, and 11-month-old D

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CASES FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

ESCAPE TO DUBLIN
The couple took pity on down-on-his-luck “Michael Barrett” when they saw him weeping in a Dublin pub – unaware that they were taking in a man with a string of convictions for crimes of violence, including the murder of his father…

BRITAIN’S MAJOR MURDER CASES: WHO REALLY KILLED HILDA MURRELL? The state was blamed for the murder of the anti-nuclear protester until a teenager was jailed for the killing. Now, with the publication of a new book, the spotlight is firmly back on the security services again

HARRY ALLEN’S CENTENARY CASEBOOK: “DON’T HANG ME – I’M MAD!”
Dennis Neville’s background contained a history of mental problems, a harsh experience as a prisoner of war and a spate of family tragedies. All of which stood as waymarkers on his one-way trip to the gallows at the age of 22

THE PLOT TO STEAL THE CROWN JEWELS
Ex-Cromwellian soldier Colonel Thomas Blood’s audacious attempt to steal the Royal Regalia from the Jewel House at the Tower of London

…FROM THE USA…

ASK TRUE CRIME: HORROR DOWN ON THE FARM
A request for the story on Archie Lee Billings from North Carolina and the murder of a little girl who died because the law looked the other way once too often

“WE’VE EXECUTED THE WRONG MAN”
When Carlos DeLuna saw his look-alike relative stab a woman to death he ran for his life. Then everything that could go wrong did. The police caught him, charged him with murder and he was executed by lethal injection!

MICKEY’S MURDERER HAD ONE SECRET MORE…
Mickey fought hard against her killer – but when they caught him he had something else to confess

…AND THE REST OF THE WORLD

“A PERFECT HOLIDAY, THEN I KILLED MY CHILDREN”
“Do not disturb. My children are ill,” said the note on the door of room 101 at a hotel on Spain’s Costa Brava only four days after Lianne Smith had checked in with daughter Rebecca, five, and 11-month-old Daniel

RESEARCH & WRITE FOR TRUE CRIME: ONE TOWN – 100 POISONINGS BY WOMEN!
Some 60 years ago Sydney, Australia, was in the middle of a crime wave unlike any other, yet outside Australia it is barely known – until a recent TV documentary reawoke interest…