The White House Farm Murders

On the 6/7th August 1985, a horrific multiple murder left the small village of Tolleshunt D’Arcy, Essex fearing for what had become of the quaint area they once lived in. That night, while sleeping soundly in their family farmhouse, Nevill and June Bamber were shot dead, along with their adoptive daughter, Sheila Caffell and Sheila’s two six-year-old twin sons, Daniel and Nicolas. The only person to survive this horrific crime which targeted this family was Jeremy, the Bamber’s adopted son but was this just luck or was the reason for this more sinister? … Read More The White House Farm Murders

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The Yorkshire Ripper

Growing up in the West Yorkshire town of Halifax, I have always heard stories and sightings of the infamous Yorkshire Ripper. Everyone you speak to who was of an age to remember events at that time will tell me how they think they saw the Yorkshire ripper at the local bonfire, or drinking a pint in the pub down the road but is this true? The crimes committed, starting in the late 1970’s, terrorised England – mostly terrorising women of West Yorkshire who became too afraid to leave their own homes. Just like his predecessor 90 years earlier, the ‘ripper’ cleverly disguised his crimes from the police until eventually the Yorkshire Ripper was captured. … Read More The Yorkshire Ripper

George Joseph Smith

This murderer did not have the dashing good looks, but he did possess a quality that enabled him to get exactly what he wanted and what he wanted was money. Described as, ‘looking like a mad dog,’ George Joseph Smith would become known as the ‘Brides in the Bath’ killer, who used his charm to wrap any woman he chose around his little finger. George Joseph Smith would befriend women, pulling them into his treacherous web of deceit, before marrying them and as quickly as he married them, he would murder them – taking them for every penny that they had. This case not only offers an insight into bigamy but also highlights the significance of forensic pathology and how cases can be linked between similarities which occur between different cases. … Read More George Joseph Smith