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In one of the most famous cold cases in British history, the murder of Julia Wallace in Liverpool in 1931 still has people pondering on who was her killer. If William Wallace did not murder his wife on that January evening, then who did?
In 1947 on board the ocean liner Durban Castle, actress Eileen (Gay) Gibson vanished. A search of the ship yielded no sign of the young woman leaving only one conclusion; Gay Gibson had gone overboard into the crashing seas below.
When a dying barrister is told by his doctors he has ingested a rare poison he seems strangely indifferent to his plight. Over a century later debate still rages: was Charles Bravo responsible for his own death or was his life taken by a sinister hand unseen?
The story of Mary Ann Cotton, at first glance, mirrors that of the typical Black Widow; a woman who murders her husbands for financial reward. Known as the ‘Dark Angel’, the case of Mary Ann Cotton is a popular one within historical true crime.
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