Crime news links that I’ve found interesting this past week:
Man arrested in Cornwall double-murder investigation (Belfast Telegraph, July 14, 2011)
Two men on holiday in Cornwall are missing and believed to have been murdered. I find this story intriguing, more so because I know the area very well where they are believed to have gone missing.
Television appeal leads to fresh lines on inquiry in 25-year-old unsolved murder (BBC News Glasgow & West Scotland, July 13, 2011)
Elaine Doyle, 16, was killed on 1 June 1986. She had been strangled and sexually assaulted. A reconstruction of the teen’s last movements was shown on BBC’s Crimewatch and police said it generated more than 50 calls.
Killer’s impending release painful for slain girl’s family (Daily News Los Angeles, (July 7, 2011)
This a shocking case – three girls enter the Angeles National Park in 1985 and only two returned. Karen Severson (due for release) and Laura Doyle, friends of Missy, were convicted in 1990 of murder.