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When wannabe Wiltshire serial killer Christopher Halliwell was arrested in 2011 for killing a woman he actually admitted two murders, but he was only prosecuted for one because of a police error over the second. Intrigued?
The social services assistant was often on hand to help the old ladies. But when she called on them she always carried an axe behind her back. And over a 10-year period she battered at least 16 of them to death.
Rita had never seen the wing commander and so would not recognise him, but the arrangement seemed simple enough. All she had to do was await the large white car at the appointed time and place. Unsolved Murders Of The 1960s is in this month's Master Detective.
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HOW SWINDON CABBIE GOT AWAY WITH A MURDER
Shocking case from Wiltshire where the killer had no real idea why he committed his crime
THE LITTLE GIRL KEPT IN A CAGE
“I’ve seen a lot of things in thirty years on the force. But I’ll never forget that night”
VIEWPOINT plus COMPETITION
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EUROPEAN CRIME REPORT
More cases from the near Continent, including “Seventeen Victims For Irina The Axe-Slayer”
MIDWINTER MURDER SOLVED AT LAST
We now know how the distinguished colonel died, nine years after his brutal murder
THIRTY YEARS AGO IN CRIME
More headline material from MD’s crime archives
ONE LIFE OF CRIME: FIVE DEATHS BY “NATURAL CAUSES”
The story of Christine Falling, one of America’s first recognised female serial killers
UNSOLVED MURDERS OF THE 1960s PART 2: MYSTERY OF THE LARGE WHITE CAR
Rita had to do was be at the right place at the right time...
THIRTY YEARS AGO IN CRIME – EXTRA
PART 10 OF DRAMA IN THE DEATH HOUSE: TWENTY-FOUR HOURS FROM DEATH IN THE ELECTRIC CHAIR
How a four-time killer paid for his crime
BRITAIN’S ONLY LIGHTHOUSE MURDER
The latest in the series Curious Stories Of Murder
THE STRANGE CASE OF A HURRICANE, A FIRE AXE AND A YOUNG “PORPOISE”
The body wore a colourful shroud. On it was stitched the identity of his murderer
MD FORUM: DEATH FALL FROM OFFICE BLOCK THAT WAS MURDER
A request regarding Australia’s intriguing Susan Oyston