Archive for the ‘Crime & Policing’ Category

Thai Suicide Scenario

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 14:09 5 Comments

THE severed head of what might be a British tourist has been found hanging in a plastic bag from a bridge in Bangkok. The grim package was accompanied by a clumsily written suicide not hinting the victim was a man who had been jilted in love [...] Police said the stilted English suggested it was [...]

This was posted under category: Crime & Policing, Oddities

120 Years Ago…

Sunday, August 31, 2008 21:34 18 Comments

Mary Ann Nichols, the first canonical victim of Jack the Ripper (as depending on who you believe, earlier murders were ascribed to the same killer) was found brutally murdered in Whitechapel. Unlike the deaths caused by powerful natural forces, the victims of Jack the Ripper were deliberately murdered by a person or persons unknown. I [...]

This was posted under category: Crime & Policing, History