USA True Detective Vol. 1 No. 2

USA True Detective Vol. 1 No. 2

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Was Jack The Ripper an American? A retired British cop says he was, and has produced startling evidence to back his theory – including a letter from Scotland Yard named Francis J. Tumblety as the most likely suspect.

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Was Jack The Ripper an American?
A retired British cop says he was, and has produced startling evidence to back his theory – including a letter from Scotland Yard named Francis J. Tumblety as the most likely suspect.

When Harry Thaw went to London.
During a visit to see his sister, the Countess of Yarmouth, Scotland Yard gave Chief Inspector John Littlechild the job of ensuring Thaw’s safety.

England’s "withcraft trial" of Angela Cannings.

McVeigh.
The first federal prisoner executed for 28 years.

Prescription for murder.
On June 11th, 2001, there were tears, applause and a show of relief from the death chamber witnesses as Oklahoma bomber Timothy McVeigh became the first federal prisoner to be executed since Victor Feguer was hanged at Iowa State Penitentiary in 1963.

Eight went to the electric chair.
Over a period of three days in February, 1951, the State of Virginia executed eight men. One was a white murderer, the others convicted rapists who became known as the Martinsville Seven.

Secrets of the gangster years.
"My invitation to an execution"
The month ace crime writer Al Spiers recalls the saga of the Brady gang and gives an eye-witness account of the extermination of Jimmy Dalhover in Indiana’s electric chair.

From Death Row: Good riddance.
A murderer and torturer of young children breathes his last.

Please note – Many of the cases in the American issue of True Detective have already been published in True Detective, True Crime, Master Detective & Murder Most Foul.