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 …

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 …

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 …

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FBI Crime Desk

17 April 2018

Child Sex Tourism

A 56-year-old Florida man who frequently traveled to the Philippines to have sex with young girls was sentenced to 330 years in prison for crimes related to child sex tourism.

12 April 2018

New Top Ten Fugitive

Rafael Caro-Quintero, considered a godfather of Mexican drug trafficking and wanted for the 1985 murder of a U.S. federal agent, has been named to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.

12 April 2018

Stolen Art Returned

A 1911 painting by Marc Chagall stolen from an elderly couple’s Manhattan home in 1988 is being returned to the family’s estate after being hidden in a Maryland attic for nearly 30 years.

10 April 2018

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 2018

During National Crime Victims’ Rights Week—and every day—the FBI’s victim specialists work to support federal crime victims and their families during some of the most difficult times in their lives.

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