True Detective

Scope and Content

John Shaw and Jeffrey Evans went to Dublin in summer 1976 after they were wanted by police in Lancashire about sex attacks and robberies. There they raped and murdered Elizabeth Plunkett and Mary Duffy. Both were sentenced to life.

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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.