True Detective Spring Special 2019

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HORROR OF THE DRACULA KILLER
Nobody envisaged that his eccentricity would ever escalate and explode in such horrific violence

WELSH SHOCKER: AFTER 21 YEARS IN PRISON – HE KILLED AGAIN
After being released on licence, how did this man come to be on trial for murder again only two years later?

HANDYMAN AND HIS WIFE WENT OUT TO TORTURE AND KILL
“Perhaps the animals will eat her!” Gary Davis said to his wife after they had raped, sodomised and tortured a woman to death

THE BODY THROUGH THE PORTHOLE
The strange death of an actress aboard a passenger liner

DON’T SLEEP, DON’T EAT…WE’RE COMING AFTER YOU!
Police sent out a chilling warning to the kidnapper of little Samantha Runnion

WHO SHOT “MICHIGAN’S OWN ELVIS?”
Lover boy Lonnie Barron lay dead – a bullet in his head – amongst his own fan mail

FROM IRELAND: WHY THEY HANGED MARY
The execution was carried out despite the jury’s plea for mercy

MONEY-MAD SUE GOES ON MURDER RAMPAGE
A woman murdered four members of her own family

LOVE-STRUCK NURSE STRANGLED IN A SOUTHPORT PARK
A tragic murder in war-time Britain

NO BARS COULD HOLD SUCH EVIL
Kenneth Williams had the dubious title of being the first escapee from an Arkansas prison to kill again – twice

WHO THREW LISA FROM THE 15TH FLOOR?
She had planned to leave her “controlling, intimidating and abusive” boyfriend but never got away

THE BEAUTIFUL AFFAIR SPELT MURDER
A beautiful showgirl, a celebrated architect, a notorious playboy and a large dose of jealousy thrown into the mix produced one of New York’s most scandalous murder trials…

GRANDAD GOES ON SHOOTING SPREE IN NURSING HOME
The 66-year-old told police he had been drinking brandy and couldn’t remember much

MURDER IN THE LAKE DISTRICT: DEATH OF THE ST. BEES MUSIC TEACHER
The battered body was found on the living-room floor – she had suffered an extremely violent death

“I WARN YOU, I SHALL JUMP”
From the open window of the apartment block the raging brother-in-law warned police to keep away. They came too close – and the crowd watched in horror as two figures came hurtling towards them…

SOHO’S PORN SHOP MURDER
A sailor went looking for new material for his pornographic collection but took his gun to avoid paying for it

DOUBLE-KILLER’S 25-YEAR WAIT FOR THE CHAIR
The murderer who evaded execution six times

HOW A TV SHOW SAVED HIS LIFE
Footage from US comedy star Larry David’s Curb Your Enthusiasm prevented a miscarriage of justice in a murder case

NECROPHILIAC PREACHER’S FATAL FANTASY
The case of a pastor who had previous convictions but was still given a position of trust in a church

SERIAL KILLER A DAY AWAY FROM EXECUTION
He made girls watch as he dug their graves!