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Book review: Masking Evil by Carol Anne Davis

Occasionally, writers and publishing houses send me books to review. I'm a huge reader so any true crime books I can my hands on I devour. Masking Evil by Carol Anne Davis was definitely no exception. What sets this book... Continue Reading →

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Joyce Mitchell and the Clinton escape

It was an escape of epic proportions. Law enforcement likened the feat to that of Andy Dufresne in Stephen King's The Shawshank Redemption. But this story was to end differently. On the 5th of June 2015, two inmates of the Clinton... Continue Reading →

Ted Bundy: The Man Who Changed the Face of Murder

Theodore Robert Bundy, born in November of 1946, is an infamous serial killer. There aren't many people who don't know the name of this man, or the murders he committed. Before Ted, the public saw serial killers as societal rejects,... Continue Reading →

Murder in a small town: the Sian O’Callaghan case

In 2011, something happened that would make sure a small town in Wiltshire was never the same again. In this town, the crime rate was among the lowest in the UK, and everyone seemed to know everyone. Having lived near... Continue Reading →

Robert Durst: The Jinx Confession

The name Robert Durst is one you may have heard before. Whether through media coverage, or in relation to the hit TV documentary ‘The Jinx’, the property scion has found his name on the lips of millions of people over... Continue Reading →

Which serial killer has the most victims?

I recently published a post looking at the different characteristics of a killer, and what 'criteria' a person has to meet to fit into a certain category of murderer. I wanted to dig deeper into the different categories I covered,... Continue Reading →

The Tinder Murder and Gable Tostee – murder, manslaughter or innocence?

The latest case to stir up discussion on social media is the so-called 'Tinder Murder'. News outlets have created sensational headlines, constantly plastering the internet with pictures of 30-year-old Gable Tostee, the man accused and acquitted of murder. Unfortunately, as... Continue Reading →

Diane Schuler and the Taconic State Parkway Crash

In 2009, on a sunny Sunday just outside New York, Diane Schuler was travelling down the Taconic State Parkway with her son, her daughter and her three nieces. She was driving at around 85 miles per hour, along the wrong... Continue Reading →

Rurik Jutting – can drug fuelled murder be excused through ‘diminished responsibility’?

Some homicide cases remind us that there is a thin line between a high functioning member of society with narcissistic tendencies, and a narcissistic psychopath. In the case of Rurik Jutting, that line was made of cocaine. On November 1st,... Continue Reading →

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