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 …

‘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 …

Inside The Mind Of Ted Bundy, World’s Sickest Serial Killer

    TED BUNDY Born: 24 November 1946 First crime: 4 January 1974 Executed: 24 January 1989 Victims: 26-35   We’ll never know exactly how many women Ted Bundy murdered. His shocking crimes spread across the United States, from Seattle …

Was Justice Served Against Oscar Pistorius?

Today was D-Day for Oscar Pistorius after a long and gruelling legal battle lasting more than three years, over the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. On 14 February 2013, Pistorius killed his model girlfriend Steenkamp by fatally blasting her through his bathroom door …

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 …

Mary Money: The Mutilation in the Merstham Tunnel #RealCrimeFriday

Sunday 24 September 1905. A Sub-Inspector is walking through Merstham Tunnel on the Brighton line, when he discovers the badly mutilated body of a woman. The Sub-Inspector immediately reports the discovery to the station master, who informs the local police. …

Lizzie Borden and America’s most infamous axe murders #RealCrimeFriday

In Fall River, Massachusetts, on August 4, 1892, Lizzie Borden calls the maid, Bridget into the downstairs sitting room. “Come quick!” she shouts “Father’s dead. Somebody came in and killed him!” Her father, wealthy business owner Andrew Jackson Borden has …