True Detective January 2009

True Detective January 2009

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Tragedy Ended Their Flight Of Fancy Horror In Accrington: Evil Stepfather’s Vicious Revenge Gail’s Deadly Secret The World’s Worst Killers Part 6 * From Wales: Unique Evidence Of The Signed Stamp * Licked! – By A Postage Stamp * Murder In Th

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Highlights this issue:

He was handsome, charming, articulate and brimming with self-confidence.
Success was his for the choosing, but the vocation Ted Bundy opted for is
not to be found in any careers book. While his fellow-students set their
sights on becoming lawyers, architects, doctors and accountants, Bundy
secretly devoted himself to serial killing. In a four-year orgy of sex
attacks committed right across the United States, police believe he killed
more than 20 women, but the actual figure may be as high as 40.

Ted Bundy: The Full Gut-Wrenching Story is our Crime Collection Pull-Out No.
9 – and it’s absolutely free inside this issue.

In May 1934, Arthur Major, a 44-year-old lorry driver, died after a short,
agonising illness. “My husband has had fits at intervals for a year or two,”
his wife told the doctor who attended him and who subsequently issued a
death certificate giving epilepsy as the cause of death. Then, shortly
before Arthur’s funeral, the Lincolnshire coroner received an anonymous
letter signed “Fairplay” which prompted the police to launch an inquiry. The
outcome of that inquiry and its aftermath form this month’s Notable British
Trial.

Two years had passed since Napoleon’s dream of European supremacy had been
destroyed at Waterloo. But for the English the triumph proved bitter-sweet.
The government imposed fierce taxes in a bid to recoup the cost of war,
taxes often collected at the point of a bayonet. Poverty and starvation were
everywhere. The talk of a workers’ revolution was widespread and young
Jeremiah Brandreth had a cross to bear…See this issue for The Nottingham
Uprising: Double-Cross & Execution.

Detailed contents listing for True Detective magazine – January 2009

* TD’s Crime Photos/Prize Competition
* Tragedy Ended Their Flight Of Fancy
* Horror In Accrington: Evil Stepfather’s Vicious Revenge
* Your Letters
* Gail’s Deadly Secret
* The World’s Worst Killers Part 6
* From Wales: Unique Evidence Of The Signed Stamp
* Licked! – By A Postage Stamp
* Murder In The Village Part 2: The Madness Of The Dark Stranger
* Free Pull-Out: Crime Collection No. 9 – Ted Bundy: The Full Gut-Wrenching
Story
* Under The Spotlight: The Truth About Little Caesar
* Notable British Trials Part 22: The Poison Letter That Sent Ethel To The Gallows
* Execution USA
* Questions & Answers: Georgia Wife-Killer Waited 34 Years To Die
* The Nottingham Uprising: Double-Cross & Execution
* Readers’ Jury
* Crime Observer
* Fatal Affairs Part 15: Murder Was His Alibi