When James White battered his 67-year-old wife Margaret to death with a poker, one newspaper reported the case under the headline: ‘Warnings for “nagging wives” and brutal husbands!’. This inaccurate summary could never explain why their 41-year marriage ended in murder. The couple had raised a son and a daughter… You must be a paid […]
Mary Newman was 50 when she was stabbed to death by her partner in front of their 13-year-old daughter.
It was Saturday, 26 May 1888, and William Pierrepoint had not paid his rent for six weeks. His landlady Sophia Moon had been sympathetic at first – he had lost his job as a wheelwright and had a wife and two children to look after – but he now owed… You must be a paid […]
Three months before she was beaten to death in her own home, Diane Dyer met her killer while walking her dog. Diane was 61 years of age, with two adult children and two grandchildren. She had spent 41 of those years married to her ex-husband but had recently separated and… You must be a paid […]
Inquest hears Myrtella Williams would have been charged with murder of 69-year-old Chingford accountant if she had survived Brian was a remarkable and amazing person – happy go lucky, talented and hardworking. He never once complained about being disabled in a wheelchair. He was dealt a hard hand but turned… You must be a paid […]