True Detective

Scope and Content

Case solved by Chief Inspector Robert Chapman who was to become one of the Big Five at the Yard, murder and cutting up of his wife's body by Bertie Manton. Painstaking examinations of cloth and bins and door to door enquiries, methodical criminal inquiry

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.