After Robert Allan’s abduction and torture, the theft of ammunition and grenades from a barracks in Kent, a drugs bust of nearly three-quarters of a million pounds, and a shooting at a family home, police would bring down one of the most sophisticated and brutal crime gangs Scotland has ever seen.Read More
The alien abductions in Scotland have nothing to do with little green men from another planet. In 2009 members of one of Scotland’s most dangerous crime gangs began kidnapping their rivals at gunpoint.Read More
Her dream wedding dress hung on a door in her parent's home. She had spared no expense buying a £2,000 gown. Today, September 6th, 2003, was meant to be her big day, she was supposed to be getting ready.
Instead, Deborah Pemberton was waiting anxiously with plain-clothes police for the phone to ring.Read More
Georgia was an independent teenager and wanted to earn some spending money so got a part-time job at a petrol station.
She was working with a man called Jamie Reynolds.Read More
Peter Morgan, a wealthy Welsh businessman and multi-millionaire in his early fifties, had recently separated from his wife. He was looking to start a new life with his young girlfriend.
This new beginning would come to an untimely end when the body of one of the couple would be found next to a saw in a workshop at the home of Peter’s soon to be ex-wife.Read More
Millions of people worldwide hand over money every week to be in with a chance of winning the lottery. The odds aren't stacked in your favour, but you pay anyway.
Maybe for a minute, your mind drifts to a place where you’ve won. You imagine what you would do with your millions, what you would buy, family and friends you would treat, how much your life would be improved.
Teenage lottery winner Michael Carroll’s fall was almost as fast as his rise after he won ten million pounds. His life spiralled into utter chaos, drugs, violence and murder within his family.Read More
The Jane and John Does of the U.K, the unknown people, walking amongst us, unnoticed on the streets, here one day and gone the next. The unidentified, the unloved, the forgotten, the lonely, the lost, the missed and the loved.Read More
The body of Jimmy Prout had been found in some scrubland only a hundred yards from his home in Percy Main, a small village located in the North East of England. He was the victim of abuse that a prosecutor described as belonging in the dark ages.
Zahid Zaman, Ann Corbett, Kay Rayworth and Myra Wood were charged with his of murder and a trial began at the start of May 2017.Read More
Late March 2016, Northumbria police appealed to the public as they were growing concerned for two missing people in Tyneside.Read More
On January 2nd, 1998, 15-year-old Hannah Deterville left her home in Queens Park, London to meet a friend. She never came home.Read More
The name Boarded Barn didn't really suit the large Tudor house which more closely resembled a manor than a barn. It sat surrounded on three sides by acres of land. The only neighbours lived on a farm nearby, with a road passing the front of the property. Everything was going to plan. The dogs were running loose while Ann and Christine got to the difficult task of sorting through Ann mother’s belongings.
Sometime in the afternoon, their two cars were joined by a third on the gravel driveway. A white Ford Cortina pulled up with three men inside.Read More
A controversial case in British law when a 22-year-old man with the mental capacity of a nine and a half-year-old, and the understanding of right and wrong equal to that of a 6-year old, is sentenced to hang for murder.Read More
The charred remains of 21-year-old Sophie Lionnet were found on a bonfire in the back garden of a property in Southfields, London. Sabrina Kouider and Ouissem Medouni were arrested and charged with murder.
A trial began during March 2018.Read More
Smoke was billowing out of an Edwardian end-of-terrace property on the intersection of Pulborough Road and Wimbledon Park Road, in Southfields, London. Neighbours became concerned when the plumes of smoke grew so the dense a heavy fog covered the street.Read More
‘Hannibal, The Cannibal’, is a fictional character from The Silence of the Lambs. He eats pieces of his victims. After he is caught, he is a kept in a cell, with a glass facade, to be safely observed.
The UK press has its own ‘Hannibal, The Cannibal.’Read More
After Reggie’s Kray wedding in 1965, Ronnie’s mental health continued to decline, and he suffered from both bouts of crippling depression and pathological rages. Ronnie would take medication but over time its effects wore off. He was paranoid and convinced everyone was out to get him.Read More
From their east end beginnings, the Kray twins would go on to run one of the most powerful and feared criminal organisations in London. Their influence wouldn’t only be felt by the nightclubs and casinos of the capital but also some of the highest tiers of government. They were untouchable, and the Krays remain a much-remembered part of sixties culture like the celebrity icons that filled their establishments.
This is the story of Reggie and Ronnie Kray.Read More
On a dark December night, a couple were heading home after an evening out. As they drove towards Alvechurch in Worcestershire, they were stopped on a deserted country lane and the driver was murdered in a brutal attack. But who was this mystery assailant and what connection did they have to the victim?Read More
Basil and Avril Laitner’s day was filled with happiness. They watched their eldest daughter get married, and they spent the early evening at the reception, in a marquee tent in their back garden. When they waved their daughter and new son-in-law off on their honeymoon, they had no idea a stranger was watching too.
The Laitner's dream day was about to turn in to their worst nightmare.Read More
During September 2012 Dale Cregan opened fire on two unarmed police officers. After killing them both, he handed himself in at a local police station. His arrest ended a nationwide manhunt to find him as he was also wanted in connection with the murders of a father and son in Greater Manchester.
Along with Dale Cregan, nine other men would be charged in connection with the murders of PC Nicola Hughes, PC Fiona Bone, and Mark and David Short.Read More