True Crime Summer Special 2017

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EIGHT VICTIMS FOR THE HAPPY FACE KILLER
His method was by slow torture and when he finished his gruesome work he signed himself off with a picture of a smiling face

ONE-EYE MANIAC DRESSED UP TO KILL
A hoax emergency call to the police ended in tragedy for two officers

MELISSA’S WAY OUT
A woman admitted shooting her husband but claimed she had no choice

“THERE’S A BODY IN THE CABBAGE PATCH”
The tragic affair of the cripple and his girlfriend

ELSA’S BLIND DATE WITH A KILLER
The first date that ended in a frenzied assault in a Melbourne hotel room

TORTURE KILLER JAILED FOR 34 YEARS
Two women were attacked in their York flat and subjected to a nine-hour ordeal

WHY ETHEL THE RUSSIAN SPY WAS EXECUTED
An American woman and her husband were executed after being charged with espionage for the Soviet Union

RAPIST, MURDERER AND MILLIONAIRE
The convicted murderer who became a millionaire whilst in prison

BRENDA IS THE ONLY WOMAN ON OKLAHOMA’S DEATH ROW
Two former Sunday school teachers conspired to kill a man for his life insurance money

THE LOVER WHO LOST HIS HEAD
A woman hid in the bathroom and listened to the sounds of her lover being decapitated with a machete

“I DID IT BECAUSE I HATE WOMEN,” A KILLER WROTE
Kent murder that sent a 20-year-old to the gallows

THE MADNESS OF INSPECTOR MONTGOMERY
Murder shocker from County Tyrone

DR. GREINEDER & “MR YOUNG”
Horror on Hallowe’en

LONDON’S STRANGE CASE OF THE ONE-LEGGED MURDERER
He was a one-legged beggar by day and a dandy by night

REVENGE OF THE BLACK WIDOW
Barbara Kogan was devastated when her millionaire husband George tossed her aside for a younger woman

“THERE’S SIX MORE I HAVE TO KILL”
After he murdered his girlfriend a lorry driver wrote to his employers saying that he intended to kill six others before committing suicide

THE SIOUX FALLS CHAINSAW MASSACRE
Murderess escaped the death penalty because she was deaf

THE SWEDISH BEAUTY AND THE NAKED TAXI DRIVER
A young Swedish girl studying in Paris at the Sorbonne got into an illegal taxi after a night out but never arrived home

SCOTLAND’S INCREDIBLE CHAIN OF 10 KILLINGS
How the lives of two killers overlapped and ended in one of the their deaths

WHO MURDERED THE MISSING MP?
The mysterious disappearance of former MP Victor Grayson in 1920

 

A collection of cases from the pages of True Crime, Master Detective, True Detective and Murder Most Foul