Year of the Ripper: Susannah Barrell

Robert and Susannah Barrell had been happily married for 22 years. They ran the Bancroft Arms Tavern together at 1 Moody Street, Mile End, and lived there with their four children. On Sunday July 1 they went to bed in good spirits. The next morning at a quarter-to-nine the eldest… You must be a paid …

London Gangs and Murder: Haringey and the ‘NPK’

At least four murders since 2018 have been linked to rivalry between groups in the north London borough. The NPK is reputed to be an offshoot of the ‘Tottenham Mandem’ (TMD) gang which dates back to the 1980s. Its name refers to its origins in the Northumberland Park area (and… You must be a paid …

London Gangs and Murder: Waltham Forest and the ‘Mali Boys’

Gang conflict in the London borough of Waltham Forest is believed responsible for at least four murders since 2016. Two recent murder cases – the mistaken shooting of Joseph Williams-Torres and the targeted stabbing of 14-year-old Jaden Moodie – highlighted the impact of gang violence on rising crime in London.… You must be a paid …