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Murder and Crime Northumberland Paul Heslop

Murder and Crime Northumberland By Paul Heslop

Murder and Crime Northumberland by Paul Heslop


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Discover the darker side of Northumberland with this remarkable collection of true-life crimes from across the county. Drawing on a wide variety of historical sources and containing many cases which have never before been published, Murder & Crime: Northumberland will fascinate everyone interested in true crime and the history of the county.

Murder and Crime Northumberland Summary

Murder and Crime Northumberland by Paul Heslop

Northumberland Murder & Crime features twelve historic criminal cases that not only shocked the North East, but made headlines throughout the country. Spanning a period of nearly one hundred years, this book opens with the killing of Thomas Hamilton, whose body was discovered lying at the foot of the town's walls at Berwick-upon-Tweed. We have the wicked conspiracy by police officers at Edlingham, near Alnwick, resulting in two innocent men serving ten years' imprisonment; the case of John Dickman, hanged for shooting a man on the railway; Jocker Amos, who shot three people dead at the Sun Inn, Bedlington; Evelyn Foster, who burnt to death on the Ottercaps; and Albert Edward Matheson, who murdered 15-year-old Gordon Lockhart and buried his remains under the boxing ring at St James's Boxing and Wrestling Hall, Newcastle. Drawing on a wide selection of sources and illustrated with more than fifty images, this collection will appeal to everyone interested in true crime and the shadier side of Northumberland's past.

About Paul Heslop

Paul Heslop was a policeman in the Northumbria force. His expperience of the criminal justice system over thirty years' service gives authority to his critical assessment of the cases in this book, which is sure to captivate everyone interested in the criminal history of England's most northerly county.

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GOR005279194
9780752458724
0752458728
Murder and Crime Northumberland by Paul Heslop
Used - Very Good
Paperback
The History Press Ltd
20111001
128
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