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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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The Medical Impostor
11 months ago

The Medical Impostor

On 25 August 1983, 46-year-old Navy veteran Joseph Branda was in the operating theatre at Walson Army Hospital at the Fort Dix base in New Jersey to have a tumor …
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The Hungerford Massacre: 30 Years On
11 months ago

The Hungerford Massacre: 30 Years On

On 19 August 1987, gun fanatic 27-year-old Michael Ryan shot the mother of two small children multiple times before walking through his hometown of Hungerford in Berkshire, England openly firing …
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An Uncle’s Dark Obsession
11 months ago

An Uncle’s Dark Obsession

Michelle Leng moved to Sydney, Australia from her home in China in 2011 to pursue her education with the support of her aunt and uncle who offered her room in …
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Double-Edged Sword of the Genetic Defense
11 months ago

Double-Edged Sword of the Genetic Defense

Introducing evidence at trial that a defendant has a genetic predisposition to violent behaviour is becoming a tactic more commonly used by defense attorneys. Known as the ‘genetic defense’ it …
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The Murder of 12-Year-Old Stephanie Crowe
11 months ago

The Murder of 12-Year-Old Stephanie Crowe

On the morning of 21 January 1998, a family of Escondido, California awoke and discovered the most horrifying and unbelievable scene. 12-year-old Stephanie Crowe, the middle child of three, was …
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The Criminal Forensic Web of Identical Twins
11 months ago

The Criminal Forensic Web of Identical Twins

Identical twins have always fascinated us. We can’t help but be intrigued by two people who look the same, act the same, dress the same. There are tales of cute …
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A Mother’s Murder-Suicide
11 months ago

A Mother’s Murder-Suicide

On 13 July 2017, police discovered an adult female deceased next to her car in Greenville, South Carolina which would become the first in a series of tragic discoveries related …
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The Wrongful Conviction of Gloria Killian
12 months ago

The Wrongful Conviction of Gloria Killian

The case of Gloria Killian is a complex one of tangled relationships, deception and injustice. Being arrested and locked up for a crime you did not commit on the testimony …
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Inside Alcatraz: The Inescapable Prison
12 months ago

Inside Alcatraz: The Inescapable Prison

Alcatraz or ‘The Rock’ was designed to be the ultimate prison. Lock up all the really bad guys in one solid isolated prison, separate them from other prisoners and break …
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Daughter’s Murder Recorded by FBI Surveillance
12 months ago

Daughter’s Murder Recorded by FBI Surveillance

On the morning of 6 November 1989, FBI agents rolled back the covert audio recordings from the family home of espionage suspect Zein Isa in St. Louis, Missouri, to listen …
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