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The Jigsaw Murders

By Jeremy Craddock

9780750995207

ISBN: 9780750995207

Published: 28-05-2021


The Jigsaw Murders

By Jeremy Craddock

ISBN: 9780750995207

Published: 28-05-2021

About This Book

The true story of the shocking 1930s murder case, and the revolutionary investigation that changed forensics forever.

Lancaster, 1935. In a jealous rage, Dr Buck Ruxton kills his wife, Isabella, and their childrens nanny, Mary, before dismembering the bodies in the bathtub. When walkers discover the remains scattered in a ravine in the Scottish Borders, police are confronted with a gruesome jigsaw puzzle that they must piece together not only to give the women their names back, but also to catch their killer.

Using new research, Jeremy Craddock tells the full story of this landmark case in British criminal history for the first time. The Jigsaw Murders brings to life Dr Ruxton, the investigators, the legal figures, and silent witnesses Isabella and Mary recreating the dramatic scenes that shook the world.

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