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True Crime September 2020
FROM BRITAIN AND IRELAND…
MAJOR BRITISH MURDER CASES: THE CRUEL CASANOVA WHO LIKED TO INFLICT PAIN – AND THEN DEATH
He slipped through society like a shark, circling his prey. Who would believe that the young officer was waiting to tear into his victims until his mania was sated?
MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE?: WAS THE DURHAM FARMER INNOCENT?
The case against farm labourer Robert Hoolhouse seemed strong but was entirely circumstantial. Yet he went to the gallows anyway…
THE CALLOUS KILLING OF GARDA MORRISSEY
A 16-year-old boy, woken by a gunshot, scrambled to his window – just in time to witness a police sergeant, already shot in the legs, being executed with a shot to the head
FROM THE USA…
SALLY’S KILLER CAME BACK FOR HER DAUGHTER
Twenty-three years had passed since the double-murder at Snowden House, the Arkansas mansion of Martha McKay. Now she was shocked to discover an all-too-familiar intruder
MURDER ON PAROLE
How police put a revolutionary food research tool to work in the search for the man who smashed Krystal Beslanowitch’s skull
GANGLAND CONFIDENTIAL: THE SHERIFF WHO BECAME A GANGSTER
He was described as a “hell-hound of homicidal ferocity.” Ultimately he became one of the most feared killers in America’s Midwest. His name was Vernon C. Miller
A PRICE WORTH PAYING?
Would YOU do what Rafael Ruiz did? Wrongly imprisoned for taking part in a gang-rape, he turned down a plea-deal which would have reduced his sentence – and served 25 years in order to clear his name
ASK TC: VENGEANCE IN THE SUN
A legendary case that changed the face of old Hawaii – but not before allegations of gang-rape and a virtual lynching that went all but unpunished
AND FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD…
MURDER THE FRENCH WAY: FROM ANGEL OF MERCY…TO ANGEL OF DEATH
The diligent nurse killed patients who, she said, told her they wanted to die. A French judge cleared her – until relatives complained, starting a debate about assisted dying that engulfed the entire country
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