True Detective June 2016

True Detective June 2016

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Faced with the problem that many killers had faced before him, the plumber panicked – then he remembered…

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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

Execution USA

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