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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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Rogue Surgeon With a God Complex
4 months ago

Rogue Surgeon With a God Complex

As patients, we place our full trust in doctors. When that doctor is a consultant surgeon with the confidence and reassurance we are desperate for when facing life-changing disease or …
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Mountain Run Turned Fight for Life
4 months ago

Mountain Run Turned Fight for Life

On 15 July 1984, Olympic biathlete 22-year-old Kari Swenson went for a run on a mountain trail near her home in Big Sky, southwest Montana. The beautiful route winding around …
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The Senseless Murder of 14-Year-Old Alice Gross
4 months ago

The Senseless Murder of 14-Year-Old Alice Gross

In 2014 Alice Gross was 14-years-old, living her life as a happy and well-loved teenager in her hometown of Hanwell in West London. A talented musician, she played both piano …
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A Modern Trial for Historic Icelandic Double Murder
4 months ago

A Modern Trial for Historic Icelandic Double Murder

On 12 January 1830, within the beautiful and peaceful backdrop that is Iceland, one after the other 33-year-old Agnes Magnusdottir and 17-year-old Fridrik Sigurdsson were told to go to their …
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The Death-Row Killer Who Duped a Journalist into Release
4 months ago

The Death-Row Killer Who Duped a Journalist into Release

In December 1971, 37-year-old Edgar Smith was released from New Jersey’s death row. Convicted of the first-degree murder of a teenage girl in 1957, Smith, with the help of journalist …
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Tragic Family Murdered by Homeless Man They Helped
4 months ago

Tragic Family Murdered by Homeless Man They Helped

There are few people in this world who would open up their home and their family to a stranger in an act of kindness and generosity when seeing a fellow …
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The Unsolved Murder of Suzanne Jovin
4 months ago

The Unsolved Murder of Suzanne Jovin

On 4 December 1998, 21-year-old Suzanne Jovin, a political science and international-studies senior at Yale University, was found two miles away from her campus bleeding from multiple stab wounds. Lying …
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The Russell Murders and the Conviction of Michael Stone
4 months ago

The Russell Murders and the Conviction of Michael Stone

The murders of Lin and Megan Russell and the attempted murder of Josie Russell on 9 July 1996, in Chillenden in Kent, England, was a crime that truly horrified the …
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Human Remains May be Linked to Missing Skelton Brothers
4 months ago

Human Remains May be Linked to Missing Skelton Brothers

The day after Thanksgiving in 2010, three young brothers were due to return home to their mother after visiting their father for the holidays in Michigan. Instead, the boys, aged …
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After 47 Years, Justice for Child Murdered by His Stepfather
5 months ago

After 47 Years, Justice for Child Murdered by His Stepfather

In 1968, a 3-year-old child watched his stepfather murder his 19-month-old brother by swinging him from the ankles and smashing his head against a fireplace at the family home in …
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