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About Fiona Guy

Fiona is a criminal psychology writer and researcher with a particular focus on the dark side of human nature. She is author and editor at Crime Traveller, a website aiming to gain a better understanding of crime and criminal behaviour concentrating on crime research and the criminal mind and brain.
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Wrongfully Imprisoned For 45 Years
3 months ago

Wrongfully Imprisoned For 45 Years

On 25 October 1972, 27-year-old Richard Phillips stood in front of a judge in Wayne County, Michigan and listened as he was sentenced to spend the rest of his life …
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The Beast of Wombwell: Death of Killer Ends Quest For Justice
3 months ago

The Beast of Wombwell: Death of Killer Ends Quest For Justice

At 80-years-old, convicted killer Peter Pickering has spent the last 46 years of his life locked up in a psychiatric unit with little possibility of release. A violent sexual predator …
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The Role of Social Media in Violent Street Crime
4 months ago

The Role of Social Media in Violent Street Crime

On 4 December 2015 in Hoxton, East London, 18-year-old Macel Addai was murdered by four men who arrived in a convoy of cars with the sole purpose of attacking him. …
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The Ruthless Murder of Garry Newlove
4 months ago

The Ruthless Murder of Garry Newlove

The murder of 49-year-old Garry Newlove on 10 August 2007 in Warrington, Cheshire shocked people across the nation. He was a loving and hard-working man spending the evening at home …
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Police Inspector Found Guilty of Wife’s Murder
4 months ago

Police Inspector Found Guilty of Wife’s Murder

Last week at Chester Crown Court in England, police inspector Darren McKie was found guilty of his wife’s murder. After 21 years of service in the Greater Manchester police force, …
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Silk Road Drug Traffickers Inspired by Breaking Bad
4 months ago

Silk Road Drug Traffickers Inspired by Breaking Bad

Four university students have been convicted at Manchester Crown Court of conspiracy to import, export and supply controlled drugs through the dark web trafficking site Silk Road, before it was …
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Thomas John Ley: The Chalk-Pit Murderer
4 months ago

Thomas John Ley: The Chalk-Pit Murderer

In 1928, with a failed political career trailing behind him in Australia, 48-year-old Englishman Thomas John Ley returned to England with his mistress looking to start again. In the late …
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English Spree Killer Barry Williams
4 months ago

English Spree Killer Barry Williams

On 6 October 2014, 70-year-old Harry Street stood in the dock at Birmingham Crown Court in the West Midlands, England and listened as the judge sentenced him to a secure …
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Alabama Executes Carnival Boss Killer Who Asked to Die
4 months ago

Alabama Executes Carnival Boss Killer Who Asked to Die

On 15 March 2018, 50-year-old Michael Wayne Eggers was executed by lethal injection in Alabama.  Eggers had received word less than two hours earlier that a stay of execution request …
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M25 Rapist Dies While Being Considered for Parole
4 months ago

M25 Rapist Dies While Being Considered for Parole

In March 2004, 49-year-old Antoni Imiela was convicted of a series of shocking sexual attacks on young girls and women across five counties in England, earning him the moniker the …
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