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, …

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 …

3 Christmas Family Massacres to Kill Your Festive Spirit

Christmas is traditionally a time when people escape the trials and tribulations of every day life, put aside familial tensions and relax in the warm, safe environment of their own homes. But the season of goodwill to all men can …

She was sacrificed to the Slenderman

“Don’t be afraid, I’m only a little kitty cat.” These were the words from 12-year-old Morgan Geyser before she pounced on her friend, Payton Leutner, and plunged a 12-centimetre-long blade into her body 19 times. The knife punctured her stomach, …

Women Who Kill: Snapped S10 review

Creators: Stephen Land, Deborah Alllen. Distributor: Jupiter Entertainment. Snapped: Women who kill is a credible, if rather generic true crime show. The first series aired back in 2004 and, while the production values are fine, these first three episodes of …

Pedro Alonso López: Stare into the eyes of pure evil

The terror of true evil is that it doesn’t have a recognisable face. It is nondescript; one of us. You won’t necessarily know it when you meet it. One example is of a dark-haired, bearded man staring out from a …

Win ‘Houdini & Doyle’ on DVD

ITV Studios’ paranormal crime thriller is now available on DVD, and Realcrimedaily.com has got 3 copies to give away. To be in with a chance of winning, simply head over to @RealCrimeMag Twitter and follow the instructions! Houdini & Doyle …

Win ‘Rectify’ season 3 on DVD

The third season of ITV Studios Global Entertainment’s acclaimed crime thriller series, ‘Rectify’ is now available on DVD – and realcrimedaily.com has copies to give away to three lucky readers. Rectify tells the story of Daniel Holden, who emerges into …

The Truth Behind Making a Murderer: “Steven Avery is GUILTY”

Real Crime spoke with Assisstant District Attorney Michael Griesbach, who was seen at the beginning of hit Netflix TV series Making a Murderer defending Avery as DNA exonerated him from the 1985 conviction. His book, The Innocent Killer is Griesbach’s …

Win ‘Murder’ on DVD

The one-off drama Murder: Joint Enterprise received a BAFTA in 2013 for its unusual story telling for ‘Best Single Drama’. Following its preliminary success writer Robert Jones and co-creator Kath Mattock, produced a new three-part series, which returned to BBC …

Win Tom Hardy’s Legend on Blu-Ray

An epic perfomance by Tom Hardy in Kray Twins crime thriller Legend comes to DVD and Blu-Ray this month, 25 January – and we’ve got five Blue-Ray copies to give away to our readers, courtesy of StudioCanal. One lucky reader …

Serial Killers book free preview

Real Crime’s Serial Killers bookazine is now on sale at the Imagine Shop for just £9.99. Over 160 pages packed with interviews with the killers, crime scene photos, case histories, court testimonies and much more. From American psychos such as …