True Crime October 2017

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FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

TEENAGE KILLERS HAD SEX AFTER SLAUGHTERING MOTHER AND DAUGHTER

A judge described the killings of Lincolnshire mother Elizabeth Edwards and her 13-year-old daughter Katie as a “terrible crime.” Only when the killers were unmasked as Britain’s youngest-ever double-murderers did the full horror emerge…

MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: SOHO KILLER’S FINAL MURDER – IN JAIL

Filipino Victor Castigador was already in prison for life for the horrific 1989 “Human-Torch Murders.” But in 2016 the twisted killer decided to play enforcer once again. “Sometimes you have to punish evil,” he told cops

DID AGATHA CHRISTIE PREDICT A REAL-LIFE MURDER?

Sunningdale was the setting of the latest fictional offering from Agatha Christie. Then, two weeks after her story was published, the village hit the headlines for a shocking real-life revenge killing…

DEATH ON THE RAILWAY: TRAGEDY AT THREE BRIDGES

“You deserve the Victoria Cross for getting me,” the man apprehended at the Sussex station shouted. “I hope I’ll be strung up and I deserve it! I did what I did and I’m satisfied”

ASK TRUE CRIME: THE KILLER DENTIST, HIS LOVER AND TWO PERFECT MURDERS

When the bodies of a policeman and a dentist’s wife were found in a fume-filled car in Castlerock, County Londonderry, the authorities were convinced it was suicide. And 18 years would pass before the awful truth finally emerged…

FROM THE USA...

GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL: MURDER INC. – GANGLAND’S EXECUTIONERS

It took its orders from the biggest names in gangland – and  its bloody handiwork accounted for the deaths of more than 1,000 victims, 200 of them in Brooklyn

…AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD

MURDER ON THE HIGH SEAS 

Brits Christopher Farmer and Peta Frampton were on a round-the-world trip in 1978 when they fell into the clutches of American Silas Duane Boston. Did he torture them and dump them overboard to drown?

MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: DYING VICTIM “WROTE KILLER’S NAME IN BLOOD”

Wealthy widow Ghislaine Marchal had been fatally stabbed. But did she really scrawl the note naming Omar Raddad as her killer?