True Detective Winter Special 2017

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This collection of cases from the pages of True Detective, Master Detective, True Crime and Murder Most Foul brings you a concentrated dose of the best stories from across the world, reporting many aspects of murder. It all adds up to a fascinating cocktail of true crime. Read, enjoy…and let us know what you think.

TD’S CRIME PHOTOS

AMITYVILLE REVISITED
The horrific slaughter at 112 Ocean Avenue…

SOLVED! 20-YEAR MYSTERY OF THE MURDERED MODEL
The NYPD Blue actress who helped solve a real-life murder

SOHO MURDER
Five words that led to a hanging…

THE HURRICANE
Middleweight contender Rubin “Hurricane” Carter’s greatest fight was for justice. Was he innocent or guilty of triple-murder?

HORROR OF THE CAMDEN RIPPER
The case of Anthony Hardy, a brutal man who was let loose by a mental health tribunal despite warnings from the experts

“NO JURY SHOULD HAVE TO GO THROUGH THIS”
Five die in family feud as killer makes war and runs amok – but a little girl survives to testify

POOR LITTLE RICH KID
The couple who died because they had money in the bank!

MURDERED FOR A CIGARETTE…
The murder of a shopkeeper just after the Second World War

SHOCKING CRIMES OF THE BEAST OF THE BASTILLE
France’s most notorious serial killer who terrorised women in Paris in the 1990s

FOURTH VICTIM FOR THE SUNDERLAND STRANGLER
A serial killer convicted of three murders finally confessed to a fourth after 16 years

TWO-TON MURDER WEAPON
A murder in Colorado was videotaped by a horrified passer-by

DUBLIN’S CASE OF THE MONEY AND THE WINE
Tragedy struck when a father was murdered, his daughter was attacked with a razor and his sick wife died from shock

NINA CUT HER HUSBAND INTO TINY PIECES AND WRAPPED THEM UP AS CHRISTMAS PRESENTS
Strangling Charles had been relatively easy. But the dismembering would prove more difficult

SECRET DIARY OF A MURDERED WIFE
The Conservative leader of a Norfolk council shot and killed his wife with her own shotgun before killing himself

HOW MANY VICTIMS FOR THE SERIAL KILLER WHO ENJOYED KILLING?
He confessed to being a serial killer, rapist, arsonist, burglar, and bank robber – but did not go to his final trial

YOUR LETTERS

DEE DEE MURDERED LOTTERY WINNER FOR HIS MILLIONS
Upon hearing of the lottery win Dee Dee cruised in like a circling shark, scenting blood

A MURDERED WIFE, A GRIEVING HUSBAND…AND A VAN DRIVER “POSSESSED BY A DARK SPIRIT”
The murder of a nuclear engineer’s wife was not what it seemed

FATHER CHANGED SEX – AND MURDERED MOM
A couple’s 18-year-old daughter found her mother dead on the kitchen floor while her father, wearing women’s clothing, sat nearby smoking a cigarette

KILLER KEPT VICTIM’S HEAD IN HIS BED
A man waited three decades for the call from the police that would tell him that the man who raped and strangled his daughter had been caught

FAMILY MASSACRE IN SALT LAKE CITY
A bizarre, almost inexplicable massacre in which a whole family died