True Detective Winter Special 2018

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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.

TD’s CRIME PHOTOS

MARVIN GAYE: WHY MOTOWN STAR WAS GUNNED DOWN
Thirty-four years on, the full bizarre story

EX-WIFE’S MURDERER TRAPPED BY SATNAV
“You thought you had committed the perfect murder and got away with it”

THE SEDUCTRESS, THE SPORTS STAR AND THE MURDERED MILLIONAIRE
A love triangle ended with the fatal shooting of an entrepreneur in his own house

MOTHER KILLS HER SON ON CHRISTMAS DAY
An eight-year-old awoke early on Christmas morning to find his mother hovering over him, holding a pillow in her right hand

KILLER’S LAST WORDS ON DEATH ROW: “I REGRET NOTHING”
Arizona executed killer who showed no remorse

A SHOCKING CASE FROM GLASGOW: WHY THEY HANGED SUSAN NEWELL
A woman’s plea of insanity was rejected and she was sentenced to death for the murder of a 13-year-old boy

CHRISTMAS TRAGEDY
An off-duty sheriff’s deputy shot a fellow-drinker four times in a bar

FOUR MURDERS…BUT WAS HE THE ALPHABET KILLER?
Across half a century Joseph Naso recorded his crimes in notebooks, photographing thousands of naked or half-dressed women to accompany his sexually explicit “rape diary”

“A TRAMP LIKE THAT IS CAPABLE OF ANYTHING”
Did Alice Crimmins murder her two children?

VICTIMS OF THE SUBURBAN SERIAL KILLER
When Paul Runge discovered that answering the small ads gave him free access to the homes and women of Chicago, he soon became a serial killer

STRANGEWAYS DEATH OF A SERIAL KILLER
A 21-year-old cross-dressing bisexual with a pathological hatred of old people

THE BODY IN THE BASEMENT WAS JUST THE BEGINNING
San Francisco “witch killers” Michael and Suzan Carson claimed that they had a “moral obligation” to rid the world of witches, homosexuality and abortion

YOUR LETTERS

“ODD COUPLE” STARVED THEIR VICTIM TO DEATH
A charitable gesture proved to be a fatal mistake

SHARON’S DEADLY MARRIAGES
A story of greed, lust and a murderous wife

HOW CHRISTINA’S DEATH WAS “PREVENTABLE”
Schoolgirl aged 16 slain on rush-hour bus by paranoid schizophrenic

HOW BITE-MARKS TRAPPED A GRAVEYARD KILLER
A girl went missing after going to a travelling fair in Lanarkshire

THE BODY ON THE CRICKET PITCH
The murder of a soldier in Tipperary

DAY OF DEATH AT THE OFFICE
When pretty Anna extended a hand of friendship to the new staff member, he misunderstood her intention. Humiliated by her sudden rejection, he set out to exact a terrible revenge

THE ALICE GROSS TRAGEDY
A 14-year-old from Hanwell, west London, vanished shortly after telling her parents she was going out to see a friend

NO SHOWTIME FOR SON WHO KILLED HIS MOTHER
One of Avril Lavigne’s biggest fans launched a violent assault on his mother when she failed to get him a concert ticket