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Detective Caminada and the New Kent Road Murder

Just before Christmas in 1871, Detective Jerome Caminada of the Manchester City Police Force, received instructions to track four thieves wanted in Sheffield for robbery with violence. One member of this notorious gang had garrotted the victim, whilst his accomplices … Continue reading

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Murder of a Ghost

By Paul Emanuelli, reposted with permission from unpublishedwriterblog. In the winter of 1803, everyone in Hammersmith had seen the white ghost, or knew someone who had. It haunted the churchyard and the narrow passage that ran into Black Lion Lane. Many … Continue reading

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