Killers Caught: True Stories of Extraordinary Murder Hunts (Paperback)

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They thought they had gotten away with murder. They were wrong.

Discover the vital clues, the crucial evidence, the lucky breaks, the chases, the painstaking detective work, the unlikely heroes that led to the capture of serial killers such as “The Good Nurse” poisoner Charles Cullen, finally detected by a young colleague; Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe, revealed by false license plates; Night Stalker Richard Ramirez, spotted by a 13-year-old boy; Hotelier of Death H. H. Holmes, apprehended selling his victims’ skeletons…

Killers Caught reveals the downfall of these ruthless individuals, as well as the stories of how many more of crime’s most notorious and prolific murderers were brought to justice.

About the Author


Emily G. Thompson is a true-crime author and freelance writer from Northern Ireland. She has her own website and award-winning podcast, Morbidology, which boasts of over 300k downloads each month. The weekly true-crime show looks at cases from all around the world and highlights systemic failures in various systems. It recently won “Best International Podcast” at the iHeartRadio awards. She is the author of Unsolved Child Murders: Eighteen American Cases, 1956–1998, the co-author of DK’s Unsolved Murders:True Crime Cases Uncovered, and DK’s Cults Uncovered: True Stories of Mind Control and Murder, Mysteries Uncovered: True Stories of the Paranormal and Unexplained.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780744089615
ISBN-10: 0744089611
Publisher: DK
Publication Date: October 17th, 2023
Pages: 272
Language: English