True Crime September 2019

True Crime September 2019

£3.50

When a DNA test confirmed his wife’s infidelity and that the girl he had been raising as his own daughter was not his, Michael Barbar took swift and brutal revenge

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FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…

NEW SERIES: TRAITORS AND SPIES…AND HOW THEY DIED
Two were cigar salesmen, another was a sailor, one ran a music business, another was a retired consul. First of a two-part feature recalling the case histories of the 32 traitors and spies executed in the UK since 1914

MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: 

THE MARGATE MADHOUSE MURDER
Margate residents had heard rumours of drug-taking and orgies at one of the seaside town’s guest-houses. But when a teenage girl was found naked and strangled to death in a nearby park, their outrage turned to horror

REPRIEVED! 
PART THREE
William Hammond, Fanny Gilligan and William Philpott were all killers who had been sentenced to death. Find out how they and 11 other condemned murderers avoided their date with the hangman

HANGED A HUNDRED YEARS AGO:
PONTEFRACT’S CASE OF THE HUNG TWO
Yorkshire widow Rhoda Walker was the sole owner of a jeweller’s shop – and keen to get away on holiday. But the day before her departure she was found battered to death in a horrific attack

ASK TC:
CARDIFF’S SHOCKING GRAMOPHONE MURDERS
The musical instrument was at the centre of a double-murder trial when its ownership was disputed. Curious case, requested by a reader

FROM THE USA…
HOW DNA TEST SPARKED DOUBLE-MURDER
When a DNA test confirmed his wife’s infidelity and that the girl he had been raising as his own daughter was not his, Michael Barbar took swift and brutal revenge

GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL:

THE END OF A GANGLAND BIG-SHOT
If New Yorker Waxey Gordon ever made an honest living, no one noticed it. He started on the wrong side of the law and stayed there for the rest of his life. Some called him the smartest guy in the racket

AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD…

MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: 
STRANGE DEATH OF THE WHITE FIAT UNO DRIVER
James Andanson was a leading paparazzi photographer and the owner of a white Fiat Uno identical to the one sought by police after the death of Princess Diana. How did he end up burned to death in the south of France?

NEWS & VIEWS
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