Foreign Crimes

 
April 9 2015, Martin Baggoley
Hundreds of murder trials have been heard at London’s famous Old Bailey and probably the most unusual of them all was that of Francis Smith in the case of the Hammersmith Ghost.  by Martin...
 
February 12 2015, Martin Baggoley
Four months after his marriage to a beautiful 19-year-old, middle-aged Thomas Ogilvie was dead. His younger brother and the young widow were suspected of conspiring to poison him with arsenic.by...
 
January 29 2015, Deborah Rubin Fields
Fifteen years after the rape and murder of high school senior Noa Eyal, a man was arrested on a charge of domestic violence and was forced to provide a DNA sample. A year later, in 2014, that sample...
 
January 20 2015, Marilyn Z. Tomlins
(Photo AP) While protests in Muslim countries against France are increasing rapidly, the French president, government and people continue to support the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo whose editor...
 
December 26 2014, Marilyn Z. Tomlins
In early September world media splashed the headline that Jack the Ripper had finally been identified by amateur sleuth, Englishman Russell Edwards. The latter, in his book, Naming Jack the Ripper,...
 
January 10 2011, Marilyn Z. Tomlins
Updated April 1, 2012Shrien and Anni Dewani on their wedding day. (Photo was handed out to the media.)Both brilliant and beautiful, Anni Dewani was shot to death on her honeymoon outside Cape Town,...

The Hammersmith Ghost and the Strange Death of Thomas Millwood

April 9 2015, 0 Comments
Hundreds of murder trials have been heard at London’s famous Old Bailey and probably the most unusual of them all was that of Francis Smith in the case of the Hammersmith Ghost.  by Martin...

INCEST, MURDER AND FLIGHT: THE EASTMILN TRAGEDY

February 12 2015, 0 Comments
Four months after his marriage to a beautiful 19-year-old, middle-aged Thomas Ogilvie was dead. His younger brother and the young widow were suspected of conspiring to poison him with arsenic.by...

Searching For A Link To A Broken Lifeline

January 29 2015, 0 Comments
Fifteen years after the rape and murder of high school senior Noa Eyal, a man was arrested on a charge of domestic violence and was forced to provide a DNA sample. A year later, in 2014, that sample...
Jan 10, 2011
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Updated April 1, 2012Shrien and Anni Dewani on their wedding day. (Photo was handed out to the media.)Both brilliant and beautiful, Anni Dewani was shot to death on her honeymoon outside Cape Town, South Africa during a carjacking that her millionaire husband, Shrien Dewani,...
Jun 19, 2010
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The Papin sisters The strange case of the Papin sisters is notable not only for its shocking violence but because the gender of both the perpetrators and victims was female. The case became a media sensation in France with its lurid undertones of lesbianism and incest; the...
Sep 12, 2009
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the Palace of Versailles It took the French government 14 years to bring American expatriate Barrie Taylor to justice for the 1993 murder of her lover's estranged wife. After three trials and three convictions in France for the murder, Taylor continues her fight to be...
Apr 9, 2015
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Hundreds of murder trials have been heard at London’s famous Old Bailey and probably the most unusual of them all was that of Francis Smith in the case of the Hammersmith Ghost.  by Martin Baggoley Superstition continued to play a major part in the lives of many...
Feb 12, 2015
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Four months after his marriage to a beautiful 19-year-old, middle-aged Thomas Ogilvie was dead. His younger brother and the young widow were suspected of conspiring to poison him with arsenic.by Martin BaggoleyThomas Ogilvie, a wealthy bachelor in his late 40s and the eldest of...
Jan 29, 2015
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Fifteen years after the rape and murder of high school senior Noa Eyal, a man was arrested on a charge of domestic violence and was forced to provide a DNA sample. A year later, in 2014, that sample led Israeli investigators not to arrest the man, but to charge his son with...
Jan 20, 2015
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(Photo AP) While protests in Muslim countries against France are increasing rapidly, the French president, government and people continue to support the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo whose editor and several members of its staff were gunned down by two Islamist terrorists...
Dec 26, 2014
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In early September world media splashed the headline that Jack the Ripper had finally been identified by amateur sleuth, Englishman Russell Edwards. The latter, in his book, Naming Jack the Ripper, identified Jack the Ripper as a Polish Jew named Aaron Kosminski. However, our...
Oct 16, 2014
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Kate Webster at the Old Bailey before she was sentenced to be hanged for murder - July 1879 Victorian Britain was horrified by a 30-year-old Irish woman who murdered her employer, dismembered the body, threw bits of it into the river Thames, boiled the head (and other body parts...
Oct 2, 2014
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Her face – and body – were known to millions of men who crawled the Internet for web-sex. Her stage name was Red-Hot Carla and her fans agreed that the name was well chosen. However, the way she looked when the police forced entry into the house she shared with her lover and...

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