Who killed Lily-Mai?

A ten-week old baby died of severe head injuries just over a week after being discharged from hospital to go home with her parents. What happened? Lily-Mai Hurrell Saint George was born prematurely on 21 November 2017 and spent the first two months of her life in hospital. She was… You must be a paid …

Released to Kill: Colin Hatch and the murder of Sean Williams

Seaman, Dixon, Linighan, Adams, Winterburn, Merson, Davis, Jensen, Parlour, Campbell, Wright… It was the summer of 1993, and seven year-old Sean Williams could name every player in that FA Cup winning football team. He loved the Arsenal, he loved his BMX bike, and he loved life. He was a popular… You must be a paid …

Year of the Ripper: Frank and Bertie Aston

The suspect under arrest was Emma Aston, a 39-year-old factory worker accused of murdering her two young sons. She had suffocated them both, first twelve-month old Frank and then two year-old Bertie. It took a long time for the eldest to die, for he was old enough to put up… You must be a paid …

Year of the Ripper: Clarence Longman Jnr

On 11 October 1889, a young soldier in the 29th Steel Battery of the Royal Artillery at Newbridge Barracks in Ireland made a sudden confession. “I wish to give myself up,” Private Edwin Shuttleworth told his sergeant-major.  ‘What for?’, came the reply. Shuttleworth was in already in trouble for leaving… You must be a paid …