Murder Casebook

Scope and Content

Whole magazine on Christopher Craig and Derek Bentley, who in 1952 set out to rob a butcher's shop in south London and shot a policeman, PC Miles. Bentley became the scapegoat and was hanged, Craig went to prison because he was too young to hang. He serve

Access Information

Original available for consultation by appointment. Please note that these records contain sensitive and graphic information and photographs about crimes. Articles concerning UK-based cases and notable international cases have been highlighted in some of the descriptions in this catalogue.