True Crime October 2018

True Crime October 2018

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He went on TV to beg his missing wife to return home. But 42-year-old Hampshire businessman Mike Gifford-Hull…

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FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

HEY MET ON THE GALLOWS: SHOOT-OUT AT THE GATESHEAD CO-OP
When a burglar-cum-shoplifter pulled out a revolver and shot it at staff, it seemed like the Wild West had come to the North-East

MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: WINCHESTER KILLER’S CROCODILE TEARS
He went on TV to beg his missing wife to return home. But 42-year-old Hampshire businessman Mike Gifford-Hull was hiding a dark secret from viewers

DEATH ON THE RAILWAY: MURDER ON THE BRIGHTON LINE – AND A TRAGEDY AT EASTBOURNE
Who was the woman whose mutilated corpse was found inside the Merstham railway tunnel? It proved a tricky case for investigators – with an even stranger sequel…

FROM THE USA…

THE STAIRCASE CONUNDRUM: DID THE OWL DO IT?
The case of novelist Michael Peterson, the subject of the hit Netflix documentary The Staircase. Did he murder his wife Kathleen at their opulent home or was she attacked by a nocturnal bird of prey?

GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL: ROSSELLI, THE MAFIA – AND THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
Johnny Rosselli rose to power in the gang wars of 1920s Chicago and after relocating to the West Coast he became one of the most powerful men in the underworld. Was he also involved in the alleged conspiracy to murder JFK in Dallas?

ASK TC: HOLLYWOOD NIGHTMARE AS BROTHERS EXECUTE THEIR PARENTS
Full story of the Menendez brothers Erik and Lyle. When their parents were shot dead in an apparent home invasion, the brothers’ grief and distress seemed convincing to cops…

LEFT TO DIE: TRAGEDY OF TODDLERS “BOILED TO DEATH”
Cooper Harris was only 22 months old when he died after being left in the back of a family car as temperatures rose to 90 degrees. Was it parental negligence or murder?

AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD…

MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: SLAYING OF A GOVERNMENT MINISTER
Pierre Chevallier was a popular and respected politician but his marriage to Yvonne had turned sour. Did he sign his own death warrant when he started an affair?

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