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 Betrayal of Nick Yarris: How the wrong man survived Death Row

  You could argue that the troubled 19-year-old, drug-addicted Nick Yarris was on a path to self-destruction anyway, when police stopped him for a simple traffic violation in Pennsylvania, 1981. But who could have predicted the cruel meandering that fate …