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oa De Rebus - Proving murder without a body

Volume 1969, Issue 24
  • ISSN : 0250-0329

 

Abstract

""How can you prove murder if there is no body"", John George Haigh, the English acid-bath murderer crowed to a police officer. His mistake was not uncommon, but one which cost him his life. What this self-descriptionbed engineer should have known was that murder can be proved on circumstantial evidence even though a body or portions of it have not been produced and the accused has made no confession of any participation in the crime.

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1969-12-01
2017-04-30

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