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True Detective Magazine

12 issues per year Write Review From £2.50 per issue True Detective is the world’s number one magazine of non-fiction crime stories – now available in a versatile digital edition you can read anywhere on any device.

Packed full of must-read reports on unspeakable crimes, illustrated with gobsmacking photos, it’s better than the most thrilling whodunit – because it’s 100% TRUE.

Specialising in real-life stories from the US, the UK and around the world, it brings you the most notorious homicide cases from Victorian times right up to the present. In its pages you might find the latest murder case from the UK courts, a fascinating gangster saga from the 1930s, a French crime of passion from the 1970s and a crazed cannibal killer from the former Soviet Union. All this plus regular features such as Execution USA, Crimes That Made The Headlines and Hanged In Australia.

Use this app to try the latest issue or a full year’s subscription (12 issues) and explore the dark world of crime with our expert writers as your guide. We take a lot of care over the way our stories are written – to make them clear, engrossing and above all factually correct. Never less than fascinating, True Detective might just be the best crime read you can bu

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True Detective  |  True Detective April 2019  


In April 1999 two disaffected schoolboys, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, went on a horrific shooting rampage at Columbine High School, Colorado. April 20th, the date of their infamous killing spree, was surely of significance to the 18-year-old “Trenchcoat Mafia” perpetrators, whose actions left the US and the wider world aghast. The pair, who would sometimes wear swastikas on their T-shirts, struck on the date that marked Nazi leader Adolf Hitler’s birthday.

They intended to blow up the school and murder hundreds of their fellow-students. In the end, their plans were thwarted and a smaller-scale massacre ensued which claimed the lives of a dozen students, a teacher and the killers themselves. In “The Curse Of Columbine” in this issue, we look at the events of that terrible day – and the “collateral damage” it left in its wake.

Horrific acts of violence often leave us wondering why the perpetrators acted as they did. In the case of family-killer Chris Watts, the question “Why Did He Do It?” seems particularly apt. To the outside world Watts seemed to have everything. But scratch beneath the surface of the idealised social media posts and all was very far from what it seemed. Read this issue for the full story.


Highlights of this issue include:

* Why Did He Do It?
* Crimes That Made The Headlines: How Many Victims For Sweeney The Scalphunter?
* The Curse Of Columbine
* River Of Blood: Astonishing Tale Of The Thames Killer Who Confessed – In A Newspaper!
* Hanged In Australia: Brisbane Killer’s Shocking Secret
* Execution USA
* Hanged At Liverpool – Part 4
* America’s Most Evil: “I’m Not Asking You To Send Him To Hell – Just Sentence Him To Death”
* Questions & Answers: The Plot To Murder A Loving Wife
True Detective is the world’s number one magazine of non-fiction crime stories – now available in a versatile digital edition you can read anywhere on any device.

Packed full of must-read reports on unspeakable crimes, illustrated with gobsmacking photos, it’s better than the most thrilling whodunit – because it’s 100% TRUE.

Specialising in real-life stories from the US, the UK and around the world, it brings you the most notorious homicide cases from Victorian times right up to the present. In its pages you might find the latest murder case from the UK courts, a fascinating gangster saga from the 1930s, a French crime of passion from the 1970s and a crazed cannibal killer from the former Soviet Union. All this plus regular features such as Execution USA, Crimes That Made The Headlines and Hanged In Australia.

Use this app to try the latest issue or a full year’s subscription (12 issues) and explore the dark world of crime with our expert writers as your guide. We take a lot of care over the way our stories are written – to make them clear, engrossing and above all factually correct. Never less than fascinating, True Detective might just be the best crime read you can buy.

* And if you like True Detective, be sure to check out the other digital magazines in the True Crime Library stable: Master Detective, True Crime and Murder Most Foul.
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   True Detective Reviewed 08 March 2020 SUBSCRIBER
fabulous magazine.
   True Crime Addicts Reviewed 22 November 2018
Great mag for true crime addicts with the bonus of regular competitions to win and investigations to help solve.
   Great Read Reviewed 08 February 2018
Loving the true crime stories, great read would highly recommend!

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