•A TRAIL OF RAPE AND MURDER •VICTORIAN MURDER MYSTERIES: A PRIVATE WEDDING, A WATERY GRAVE •THE KILLER WHO CAME BACK •DID THE MAD AXE-MAN KILL THE SECRETARY?
True Crime September 2009
CASES FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…
A TRAIL OF RAPE AND MURDER
A man with a violent history had already raped a Frenchwoman but, let out on bail, he went on to kill a Swiss student in Galway
VICTORIAN MURDER MYSTERIES: A PRIVATE WEDDING, A WATERY GRAVE
Sarah was expecting her second illegitimate child so was it the baby’s father she was meeting by the canal in Middlesex?
THE KILLER WHO CAME BACK
Gallows for the Newcastle murderer who asked if it was possible to leave fingerprints on a girl’s throat
RESEARCH & WRITE FOR TRUE CRIME: MURDER AT DERRYBEG CHAPEL
In answer to our requests for your crime stories, a reader has submitted a classic case from Donegal, Ireland
DID THE MAD AXE-MAN KILL THE SECRETARY?
The murder of the owner of a secretarial agency was never solved, but one claimant to the killing was the notorious Frank “Mad Axe-Man” Mitchell, a friend of none other than Ronnie Kray
…FROM THE USA…
YOU BE THE DETECTIVE: THE “STORY-BOOK” MURDER
Fancy some armchair sleuthing? Review the facts in this murder case then see if you drew the same conclusions as investigating officers
CRIMES OF PASSION: THE PROFESSOR AND THE PROSTITUTE
William saw as much of Robin as his time and money would allow. Especially his money. For her going rate was $100 an hour, strictly on the meter
…AND THE REST OF THE WORLD
STRANGE DEATH OF THE WHITE FIAT UNO DRIVER
After a leading paparazzo was killed below France’s Millau bridge, masked men raided his office for photographs. Then came the revelation of a link with the murder of a former French premier
MYSTERY DEATH OF A SUPERSTAR
There was no shortage of suspects after a beautiful singer was found brutally murdered, but the detection of the hit-man sparked a murder investigation that led to the top of the political world
ASK TRUE CRIME: WHO MURDERED DORA HUNT ON THE FRENCH RIVIERA?
A reader’s inquiry regarding an 86-year-old murder mystery from Cannes