Between 1964 and 1965 six women were found dead in and around the River Thames. All of them had been strangled and all were naked, leading to their description as the ‘Nude Murders’. The first victim was 30 year-old Hannah Tailford, discovered in the river under a pier at Upper… You must be a paid […]
It seemed like a normal evening at the Beehive pub in St John’s Hill, Battersea. Just a few regulars nursing their drinks while the hits of 1968 played on the jukebox. Then at around 9pm the barmaid Eileen Pooley took a drink out of her half pint of Guinness and… You must be a paid […]
The Waterloo Bridge Mystery retains a preeminent position in the recollection of the public by reason of the horribleness of the details connected with it, the boldness of the scheme adopted for getting rid of the victim, and the success of the murderer in eluding the vigilance of the police.
The first British murder case to be solved using fingerprints took place in Detpford, south London, on 27 March 1905.
As well as covering every new murder in London, we are also trying to expand the database backwards in time to the 19th Century. How do we go about it? Some cases are so famous that vast amounts of information can be found easily online or in countless books, blogs and newspaper articles (Jack the […]