Faced with the problem that many killers had faced before him, the plumber panicked – then he remembered…
True Detective June 2016
Faced with the problem that many killers had faced before him, the plumber panicked – then he remembered the house he’d been working on in Wollaton Vale, Nottingham…. In this month’s Crimes That Made The Headlines, we go back to the 80s for the memorable tale of The Body Under The Floorboards, in which forensic evidence proved crucial in settling the outcome of a gruesome case. Don’t miss it.
Moody Nordic TV murder dramas such as Wallander, The Bridge and The Killing seem ever more popular – but the real-life version is even more absorbing. Into The Barn of Death in which we visit a real Nordic crime scene, following the murder of 17-year-old Swede Lisa Holm.
Gallows For The Boiled Egg Burglar, transports us to 1950s New Zealand for the latest in our Commonwealth Of Killing series. From a modern-day perspective the decision to execute killer Edward Te Whiu seems incredibly harsh. Let us know what you think by writing to us.
And be sure to read Under The Spotlight – Rivals Of The Ripper, in which author Jan Bondeson resurrects a string of unsolved Victorian slayings. It’s truly fascinating stuff.
TD’s Crime Photos/Prize Competition
Couple Hunted Girl To Kidnap, Rape And Murder
Your Letters – More of your views
Crimes That Made The Headlines: The Body Under The Floorboards
Questions & Answers: The Man Who Liked To Bomb Trains
Under The Spotlight Rivals Of The Ripper
Released To Rape And Kill
Sex Murder of A 76-Year-Old
Make A Break: Wordsearch
Commonwealth Of Killing: Gallows For The Boiled Egg Burglar
“Grandad” Was A Child-Killer – And A Cannibal
Hanged For Murder: Was Minnie’s Killing A Crime Of Passion…Or A Murder By Request?
Into The Barn Of Death
Ireland’s Road Map To Murder: Seven Cases From County Westmeath