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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 Black Widows of Death Row
6 months ago

The Black Widows of Death Row

While females generally show less violence than males, when they do decide to kill and do so repeatedly, they can be especially deceptive, cunning and manipulative to achieve their aims.  …
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The Smirking Wife Killer Who Almost Got Away With Murder
7 months ago

The Smirking Wife Killer Who Almost Got Away With Murder

The seaside town of Southport is located in Merseyside, North West England and in 1999 it became the location of an extraordinary story of murder, manipulation and deceit.  24-year-old Mitchell …
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Killers Who Claimed Insanity
7 months ago

Killers Who Claimed Insanity

Despite the popular perception that those who kill must be insane, it is pretty rare for a killer to actually mount a successful insanity defense. A plea of not guilty …
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Steven Stayner: Kidnapped and Held For 7 Years
7 months ago

Steven Stayner: Kidnapped and Held For 7 Years

In a complicated tale of tragedy the Steven Stayner story is one you are unlikely to forget. Steven was just 7-years-old when he was abducted in Central California by a …
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The Murder Trials of Andrea Yates
7 months ago

The Murder Trials of Andrea Yates

In June 2001, Texas was rocked by an unfolding news story that few could believe.  37-year-old mother Andrea Yates had systematically drowned each of her five young children in the …
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To Murder Your Child in the Name of ‘Honour’
8 months ago

To Murder Your Child in the Name of ‘Honour’

Shafilea Ahmed was just 17 years old when she was murdered by her parents. Witnessed by her younger siblings, this was a case of familial murder in the name of …
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The Murder of Becky Watts: A Case of Shared Psychotic Disorder?
8 months ago

The Murder of Becky Watts: A Case of Shared Psychotic Disorder?

On 20 February 2015, teenager Becky Watts went missing from her home in Bristol, south-west England.  While her father and stepmother issued appeals on Facebook and carried out press-conferences appealing …
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The Unsolved School-Girl Murder That Haunts Hastings
9 months ago

The Unsolved School-Girl Murder That Haunts Hastings

The murder of 13-year-old Billie-Jo Jenkins in 1997 in Hastings, England has been an ongoing case of accusation and speculation. A young girl innocently painting patio doors at her home …
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Britain’s Most Evil Foster Mother
9 months ago

Britain’s Most Evil Foster Mother

By  • Torture

Eunice Spry, a devout Jehovah’s Witness, had two children living with her in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire when she was approved as a foster carer in 1984. Judith Spry, her biological daughter …
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