By Neil R Storey
The Little e-book of homicide is a chilling compendium of fascinating, vague and unusual evidence and minutiae approximately murders and murderers. From notorious circumstances and serial killers, to strange homicide guns and crime scene research, this ebook is bound to make you sit up straight and say. 'I by no means knew that!' A reference booklet and a unusual consultant, this quantity may be dipped in to time and time back to bare anything new concerning the murderers, the sufferers, the folk who write approximately crime, and the advances in medical detection. A remarkably attractive little booklet, this is often crucial analyzing for real crime and crime fiction enthusiasts alike.
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Last Words 12. A Date with Murder Copyright INTRODUCTION The cases of murder spattered across the pages of history provide a dark mirror for so many aspects of the less seemly world of the past. Tales of the ultimate crime often live on in the stories told about a locality or even murders that became notorious to the whole nation, even infamous across the world; they can even be popular in the memory of generations to come after the event. Unfortunately, the re-telling and the frailties of the human memory have often meant the facts of cases – the names of those involved, number of victims, or events surrounding the crime – have been distorted, confused or simply forgotten.
The following June, Ali returned to his work and Dwe was sent to the sanatorium to look after, but not drive, the baby elephants, which resulted in Dwe losing the lucrative tips of the previous job. Dwe was given accommodation above the Tapir House at the zoo, which Ali shared with him. Dwe was jealous of Ali and the pair did not get on well. Matters came to a head on 24 August 1928, when, fuelled by jealousy and the desire to rob his roommate, Dwe confronted Ali. The pair rowed and Ali was discovered dead in his bed, having been badly battered with a pickaxe.
But the killers had got away again. On Monday 23 December, an Irish sailor named Williams was apprehended on suspicion of being involved in the murders. Known to frequent the Williamson’s pub he had been there on the night in question, and a sailor who shared his lodgings at the Pear Tree pub recalled that Williams had complained he was short of money, but when he was arrested he had been found in the possession of £1 and a considerable amount of silver. Williams claimed that he had obtained this money from pawning some of his clothes.