Murder and Crime is caused by greed, need, jealousy, desperation and insanity. London, the financial and capital city of england, is no stranger to the excesses of its turbelent citizens – their past misdemeanours enrich the fabric of this great city.
For decades the high walls of Durham Gaol have contained some of the country’s most infamous criminals. Until hanging was abolished in the 1960s it was also the main centre of execution for convicted killers from all over the north east.
True Detective February: A hangman with three assistants and one of the condemned men smoking a cigarette en route to the gallows were all part of an unusual double-execution in London in the summer of 1927…
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.
When wannabe Wiltshire serial killer Christopher Halliwell was arrested in 2011 for killing a woman he actually admitted two murders, but he was only prosecuted for one because of a police error over the second. Intrigued?
Yorkshire lass Linda Cook’s strangled body was found in a local lovers’ lane in September 1963. The case baffled the police and is still unsolved today. So someone out there knows more about the murder than they are saying.
Before her death in August 2012 Winnie Johnson was one of those silent, suffering victims whose life had been dashed to fragments. Who was Winnie Johnson, you may ask? She was yet another victim of Myra Hindley and Ian Brady, two of Britain’s cruellest ki