True Crime September 2011

True Crime September 2011

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A British Airways pilot was apparently so disturbed by an acrimonious divorce that he killed his wealthy wife

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CASES FROM BRITAIN…

PILOT CLEARED OF WIFE’S MURDER GETS 26 YEARS A British Airways pilot was apparently so disturbed by an acrimonious divorce that he killed his wealthy wife and considered committing suicide by crashing his plane full of passengers

THE DOCTOR WAS A MURDER MACHINE:
The case for the prosecution: It was a summer day in 1998 when a well-respected GP in Hyde, Greater Manchester, was questioned regarding the deaths of some 20 women…

FROM SCARBOROUGH: TRAGIC CASE OF THE UNWANTED CHILD Adoption in 1930s Britain was not nearly as formal a business as it is today. Provided there was some paperwork and no problems both sides could go about it without involving anyone else…

LONDON SHOCKER: MURDER IN THE ROYAL HOUSE The tragic story surrounding the murder of housekeeper Elizabeth McLindon is unique in that it is one of the few cases that involve a reigning monarch

FROM CORNWALL: WOULD THEY HANG A “CARING, GENTLE MAN?”
“I knew what they wanted me for but I really didn’t think she was dead. I thought too highly of her to harm her in any way. I only did it to keep her quiet”

THE DOCTOR WAS A MURDER MACHINE: 2
The case for the defence: “Far from being a killer, Dr. Shipman had gone beyond the call of duty in caring for his patients, but his dedication has been given a sinister significance by the prosecution”

…AND FROM THE USA

THE HEADMASTER WHO FAILED HOMICIDE
Wesley had none of the emotional and psychological baggage that leads some people to crime. He was also well-educated. So what drove him to bungle a crime that landed him behind bars for a very long time?

ASK TRUE CRIME: THE COUPLE WHO SLAYED TOGETHER A reader’s enquiry concerning a killing couple who literally brought the worst out in each other

THAT BANK ROBBER ON THE INTERNET…HE’S MY DAD!
A son shopped his father to the police after a picture from a surveillance camera showed a familiar face

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