Slaughtered By Her StepBrother: The Becky Watts Murder

Nathan Matthews claimed the death of his stepsister Becky Watts was a tragic accident. In reality both he and his accomplice, Shauna Hoare, were driven by far darker motives.

On the evening of 9 November 2017, viewers watched as Good Morning Britain presenter Susanna Reid stepped inside the untouched bedroom of teenage murder victim Becky Watts, who was senselessly killed by her step-brother Nathan Matthews and his girlfriend Shauna …

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Ian Brady’s Dead: Where Is Keith Bennett’s Body?

On 15 May 2017, news broke that one of Britain’s most notorious murderers- Ian Brady, had died at the age of 79 of lung cancer. Brady, who was sentenced to three life sentences in 1966, tortured and killed five children …

Where Is Maddie McCann? 10 years today

Today marks a sombre milestone in the Madeleine McCann case. It has been a full decade since the three-year-old was reported missing from the holiday appartment where she, her twin siblings and her parents Kate and Gerry were staying, in Paria De Luz, Portugal. …

Casey Anthony: An American Murder Mystery Premieres In The UK

In the summer of 2008, Cindy Anthony called 911. Her daughter Casey had just informed her that their two-year-old granddaughter Caylee was missing and had been for a month-taken by a mysterious nanny they had never met. In December the …

Executed in cold blood: threats kept their killers from justice

Washington State, USA in 1985 and the day after 83 and 81-year-old Minne and Ed Maurin had been reported missing, witnesses reported that they had seen their car abandoned on Stearns Hill Road near Adna. When the police went to examine it, …

Who Is The Zodiac Killer?

They were spooked. Was it a bored patrolman wanting to bust teens getting frisky? Like a police vehicle, the car, described later as either a light-brown Corvair or Ford Mustang, had rocked up and parked at an angle (to the …

Letters from Serial Killer Richard Ramirez

  The True CRIME Museum welcomed author Ricki Thomas last Sunday to tell the story of her correspondence with serial killer Richard Ramirez. Ramirez terrorised Californians between 1984 and ’85 and was convicted of 13 murders and a series of …

Don’t hitchhike on the Highway of Tears

Highway 16, known officially as the Yellowhead Highway, is part of the Trans-Canada roadways system. It begins in Manitoba and crosses the southern portions of the country, through Saskatchewan and Alberta, before turning northwards into British Columbia, a region roughly …

‘John Travolta’ killer busted after 34 years

Police had in mind an idea of what had happened to 17-year-old Yiannoulla Yianni the day she was murdered, 13 August 1982. Yianni had returned home from working in her family’s shoe-repair shop in north London and begun to prepare …

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11 December 2017

2016 NIBRS Data Released

The FBI has released details on more than 6 million criminal offenses reported by law enforcement agencies around the country to the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) in 2016.

7 December 2017

10 Years of Digital Billboards

For the last decade, the FBI and the outdoor advertising industry have partnered to place public safety and fugitive information on electronic billboards around the country.

30 November 2017

WWII Intel Operations in Argentina

During World War II, Argentina was a hotbed of intrigue and proved to be a tough environment for the FBI’s Special Intelligence Service (SIS), whose mission was to identify and counter Nazi operatives in South America.

27 November 2017

Feeding Program Fraud

An Arkansas couple and several co-conspirators received prison time for stealing $11 million in funds from a program intended to feed children from low-income families.

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