Category: True Crime

By Alison Bruce

James Billington, previously a pub entertainer after which a barber, have been single-minded in his selection to safe the publish of executioner for London and the house Counties. yet did he feel he was once basically a gain to society and justice, or have been his purposes for in need of this place extra own? 3 of his sons, Thomas, William and John, in his footsteps and jointly the relations have been liable for 235 executions in nice Britain among 1884 and 1905. Billington: Victorian Executioner offers a whole account of the tales at the back of James Billington's 151 executions, in addition to introducing the reader to the genuine guy at the back of the rope. This attention-grabbing biography is a thrilling addition to any real crime bookshelf.

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By Jeffrey Abracen, Jan Looman

"Treatment of High-Risk Sexual Offenders addresses concrete administration recommendations, from preliminary consumption to neighborhood therapy courses, and describes an in depth application for prime probability offenders which has been constructed, verified and subtle for over 15 years. offers an intensive evaluate of latest idea and examine in relation to advanced, tough populations, and interprets it right into a finished approach of

"This ebook is a mirrored image on the place we've got arrived as either researchers and clinicians operating with excessive probability, high-need sexual offenders for plenty of years"-- Read more...

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By Sheila Johnson

Murder by means of Medicine

In the small southern city of Ider, Alabama, everybody knew Karri Willoughby as a faithful nurse, loving spouse, and mom of 2 young children. whilst she used to be accused of killing her stepfather Billy Junior Shaw with a deadly injection of the anesthetic Propofol, outraged family and friends rallied to her defense.

Overnight Karrie turned a media sensation, portrayed as an blameless younger lady stuck up in a negative tragedy—until 4 years later, while she walked into courtroom and pleaded in charge as charged. basically then did the complete scope of her crimes emerge.  Nurse Karri used to be unmasked as cold-blooded, conniving murderer.

Investigative journalist Sheila Johnson attracts on enormous quantities of pages of formerly unseen police documents, interviews, recordings and videotapes, to create a haunting real-life mystery of drugs, kinfolk, and betrayal.

Includes Dramatic Photos

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By Corey Mitchell

A musical prodigy who by no means learned his power, Shore stumbled on the way to outsmart society - via getting away with homicide. And he sought after the total international to understand it. After brutally killing a 16-year-old woman, he referred to as the neighborhood NBC associate and advised an editor accurately the place to discover the body.Eight years handed earlier than DNA facts stuck up with Shore. next police investigations published a violent megalomaniac who had sexually abused his personal daughters. He quick confessed to murdering 3 adult females, one in simple terms 9 years previous. And he hinted at many, many extra - top professionals to think that Anthony Allen Shore might also be the infamous "I-45 Serial Killer," whose bloody legacy had earned for one Texas road the grisly moniker "Corridor of Blood."

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By Frank Mußhoff, Cornelius Heß

Eine kaltblütige Serienmörderin vergiftet ihre ganze Familie. Ein Mann wird tot in seinem Wagen gefunden - weder ist er äußerlich verletzt noch sein Fahrzeug beschädigt. Ein bulgarischer Journalist wird scheinbar zufällig angerempelt - 24 Stunden später ist er tot. Arsen, Blausäure, Zyankali, Polonium - das Töten mit reward ist ebenso nonetheless wie heimtückisch. Frank Mußhoff ist forensischer Toxikologe und jagt mithilfe moderner wissenschaftlicher Methoden Giftmörder. Er schildert seine kniffligsten Fälle und beleuchtet spektakuläre Verbrechen der Kriminalgeschichte neu.

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By Linda Wolfe

In this ny instances impressive publication, acclaimed true-crime journalist Linda Wolfe offers a riveting, finished account of the Preppie homicide, a criminal offense that stunned a urban and a kingdom
It was once known as the Preppie Murder—a killer and a sufferer who have been appealing, shrewdpermanent, privileged youngsters. On an August evening in 1986 Jennifer Levin left a new york bar with Robert Chambers. the following morning, her strangled, battered physique used to be present in imperative Park.

Linda Wolfe, hailed via critic John Leonard as "one of our greatest reporters," is going past the headlines and media hype to re-create a narrative of privilege and extra, intercourse and partying—of whose immigrant mom was resolute to make a greater existence for her son, a petty thief and drug person who'd been expelled from the easiest colleges. it is all right here, from the preliminary police research, in which Chambers claimed Levin died unintentionally in the course of tough intercourse, to the media frenzy of the courtroom,...

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By Cyril Dixon

A significant seek and restoration operation begun while a tender woman's is still have been recovered within the River Aire in may possibly 2010. Police have been investigating the disappearance of Shelley Armitage and Susan Rushworth who had long past lacking in 2009; however the continues to be belonged to Suzanne Blamires and have been to resolve a grotesque and scary chain of occasions. 40-year-old PhD scholar Stephen Griffiths used to be arrested via West Yorkshire Police after CCTV pictures of him attacking Ms Blamires at his block of apartments was once chanced on through a caretaker on the complicated. She used to be shot with a crossbow. as soon as arrested Griffiths advised Police: "I've killed much more than Suzanne Blamires - i have killed loads." including gruesomely that he had "eaten a few of her". Griffiths possessed tense video recordings and photographs in his flat and police came across blood from either Ms Armitage and Ms Rushworth linking them to Griffiths. Having admitted to murdering Suzanne Blamires, 36, Shelley Armitage, 31, and 43-year-old Susan Rushworth,...

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By Lydia Benecke

Wie dunkel ist die menschliche Seele? Lydia Benecke beweist mit ihrem Buch "Sadisten: Tödliche Liebe - Geschichten aus dem wahren Leben", dass so mancher Abgrund darin lauert. Wo fantasievolle Gedankenspielereien in völliger Grausamkeit umgesetzt werden, entsteht eine kriminelle Energie, die sich kaum vergleichen lässt. Die junge Kriminalpsychologin schafft es in ihrem neuesten Werk, den Leser zwar mit einem faktischen Sachbuch zu konfrontieren, dabei aber zeitgleich eine Spannung entstehen zu lassen, die nicht allein durch die grausamen realen Fallbeispiele zustande kommt. Als Kennerin der Szene und Expertin auf dem Gebiet der Verbrechenspsychologie kann Lydia Benecke zudem mit überraschend neuen Einblicken in die verborgenen Seiten des menschlichen Geistes auftrumpfen. Ein Lesevergnügen der anderen Art.

Lydia Benecke wurde 1982 im polnischen Bytom geboren. Sie studierte Psychologie und arbeitete anschließend als Straftätertherapeutin und Beraterin in Kriminalfällen. Heute arbeitet sie selbstständig als Kriminalpsychologin und beschäftigt sich vor allem mit Fällen im Bereich von Sexual- und Gewaltverbrechen und Persönlichkeitsstörungen.

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