Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths in Hampstead, Holburn & St Pancras by Mark Aston

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Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths in Hampstead, Holburn & St Pancras

Read about crimes over the centuries in this historic area of London—includes photos and illustrations.
 
In this collection of true crime stories, each chapter investigates the darker side of humanity in cases of murder, deceit, and pure malice in this corner of London. From crimes of passion to opportunistic killings and coldly premeditated acts of murder, the full spectrum of criminality is recounted, bringing to life the sinister history of this part of the capital over the last four hundred years.
 
Included are tales of assassination, highway robbery, and duels, as well as the infamous case of Dr. Crippen in 1910 and the story of the last women to be hanged in Britain.
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books ISBN: 9781783408283 Pages: 192