True Crime September 2010

True Crime September 2010

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CROSS-DRESSING SEX FIEND CAGED FOR VIKKI’S MURDER Scottish Police wouldn’t reveal how Vikki McGrand died, saying only that, following a post-mortem

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CASES FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

CROSS-DRESSING SEX FIEND CAGED FOR VIKKI’S MURDER
Scottish Police wouldn’t reveal how Vikki McGrand died, saying only that, following a post-mortem, her death was considered suspicious

UNTOLD TALES FROM THE SCAFFOLD PART 2:THE COBBLER WHO REVOLUTIONISED HANGINGS
William Marwood’s fame as an executioner bizarrely helped his business as a Lincoln cobbler

OLD TIME MOVIE QUIZ
Win a pair of cinema tickets simply by answering a crime-related question

ASK TRUE CRIME: EALING MURDER AND THE CLUE OF THE PARALLEL CUTS
A reader from Streatham, London, with a question regarding the famous pathologist Sir Bernard Spilsbury

ANTIMONY OR ARSENIC?
Edward was unhappily married, in debt and in love with another woman. The poison, he hoped, would solve his problems – if only he could get his wife to take it

…AND FROM THE USA

EXECUTION BY FIRING SQUAD
In June 2010, after 25 years on Death Row, Ronnie Lee Gardner finally got his comeuppance for two murders committed in the 1980s. It was the first execution by firing squad in the US for 14 years

EXECUTION REPORT FROM UTAH
It was sudden, it was violent, it was loud – Gardner’s execution shook those who witnessed it

NO HIDING PLACE FOR A HUNTED WIFE
Therese found the strength to leave her husband but only she knew how dangerous he could be. If only the police had taken her word against his…

ALCATRAZ PART 3: THE CAGE IS BUILT
The prison which made every other penitentiary seem like a holiday camp in comparison

A DETECTIVE’S STORY PART 2: A KISS BEFORE DYING
“In the 1930s judges and juries didn’t like married women who ran off with servants. So Bess and her lover couldn’t expect any mercy for what they did to my friend”

KILLER HAUNTS VICTIMS’ FAMILY FROM DEATH ROW
Jailhouse lawyers aren’t usually up to much, but William Deparvine proved to be an exception to the rule