Many people would later call him monstrous, deranged, or demonic. But 25-year-old Charles Whitman was an intelligent…
True Detective December 2015
Many people would later call him monstrous, deranged, or demonic. But 25-year-old Charles Whitman was an intelligent and creative young man, loved by family and friends, and in the months before his awful crime he begged for help to fight the violent impulses threatening to engulf him. Tragically, no one listened.
The Callous cruelty of some people never fails to amaze and outrage. Just such people are the subject of this issue’s first report from South Africa: a killer couple who kept their hapless victim befuddled long enough to bleed his bank account dry before disposing of him as though he were rubbish.
On Christmas Eve 1970, Surrey schoolgirl Janet Stevens popped out to take presents to her grandmother. But like Little Red Riding Hood, she was stepping into unknown danger.
- TD’s Crime Photos/ Prize Competition
- Evil Couple Drugged Victim – Then Strangled Him
- Crimes That Made The Headlines: Who Killed Little Red Riding Hood?
- Your Letters–More of your views
- Deadly Sniper In The Texas Tower
- True Detective’s Diary Of Murder – December
- Make A Break: Wordsearch
- Under The Spotlight: Ann Rule – True Crime Writer, 1931–2015
- Ruby And Leslie’s Last Fling
- Execution USA
- Ireland’s Road Map To Murder: Nine Cases From County Tyrone
- Hanged For Murder: Did Sarah Jane’s Killer Go To The Gallows?
- Questions & Answers: Soho Murder Mystery Solved After 69 Years?
- Attack Of The Walking Time Bomb