NANTAIS, BARBARA & JAMES ALT & CLAIRE HOUGH murders: Dark Minds TV - People Magazine Investigates TV -
112,200. A taste for teenage girls and an addiction to violence … Torrey Pines state beach southern California … Barbara [Nantes] was 15 … Barbara’s got eyes for one man only: 17 year old James Alt … On August 13 1978 that wold came crashing down. Dark Minds s3e4: Death on a Beach, 2014
116,616. The killer severed the breasts of both victims [Barbara Nantais 1978 & Claire Hough 1984] and both girls had wet sand stuffed into their mouths. People Magazine Investigates s2e9: Blood in the Sand, news
116,617. Developments are made in DNA technology … Investigators have not one but two new suspects … A convicted rapist by the name of Ronald Tatro … He had died a year earlier … [and] Kevin Brown, a retired San Diego police scientist. ibid.
116,618. People no longer believe the two cases are related. ibid.
116,619. Brown admits to detectives he had had sex with her [Hough]. ibid.
116,620. Kevin had hung himself. ibid.
NAPPER, ROBERT: Crimes that Shook Britain TV - David Wilson TV - Roger Cook TV - Real Crime: The Rachel Nickell Story TV - Born to Kill? TV - Rachel Nickell: The Untold Story TV -
15,552. On 15th July 1992 23-year-old Rachel Nickell, a young mother out walking with her son, was savagely murdered on Wimbledon Common. Crimes that Shook Britain: Rachel Nickell s3e1
15,553. An operation that would lead to an innocent man being charged with murder. ibid.
15,554. The profiles, along with a photo-fit of a possible suspect, were featured in a national TV appeal. ibid.
15,555. Stagg had admitted being on the Common on the morning of the murder. ibid.
15,556. All their efforts had been focused on the wrong man. ibid.
15,557. One of the worst killers in British history could have been stopped in his tracks. ibid.
15,558. Napper would attack a woman walking with a child. ibid.
15,559. Police files were littered with clues that pointed to him being a depraved sex offender. ibid.
15,560. Napper was the Green Chain rapist. ibid.
15,561. Serial killer Robert Napper is one of Britain's most dangerous and depraved killers. In 1995 he was sent to join fellow psychopath Peter Sutcliffe in Broadmoor for the horrific slaying of a mother and her four- years-old child. Then twelve years later he was convicted of one of the most high profile murder cases ever seen in the UK. Professor David Wilson, Killers Behind Bars: Robert Napper, Channel 5 2013
15,562. In 2009 the Independent Police Complaints Commission published a verdict on the catalogue of errors that allowed Napper to evade capture for years, during which time he left a trail of victims across the south-east of England. ibid.
15,563. Catastrophic blunders that would leave Napper free to attack women at will. The rape was one of the first of a series so disturbing that they became known as the Green Chain Rapes. ibid.
15,564. 15th July 1992: Rachel Nickell murder: a crime that had laid unsolved for over a decade ... Rachel Nickell was brutally stabbed in a frenzied attack. ibid.
15,565. Stagg had been on the Common at the time, but what no-one realised was, so was Robert Napper. ibid.
15,566. A tiny speck of DNA discovered on Rachel’s body could be analysed. ibid.
15,567. A psychotic sexual predator who would stop at nothing to satisfy his violent hatred of women. ibid.
15,568. He was introduced to violence at an early age through his parents’ abusive relationship. ibid.
15,569. A victim of sexual abuse himself at a young age he became introverted and a recluse ... paranoid schizophrenia. ibid.
15,570. Random frenzied knife attacks with multiple stab wounds carried out in broad daylight. ibid.
101,535. Colin Stagg was the prime suspect in the Rachel Nickell murder case. He was charged after an undercover policewoman enticed him to talk about his fantasies of sex and violence. A judge threw the case out before a jury was even sworn in and condemned the murder squad tactics. (Murder & Miscarriage of Justice) Roger Cook, The Cook Report: Colin Stagg, ITV
106,107. £2,632,000 in used banknotes were stolen: worth about £33 million today. In just forty minutes the Great Train robbers became both immensely rich and the most wanted men in the world. Real Crime [with Mark Austin] s1e2: I Was a Great Train Robber, ITV 2001
106,108. ‘I wanted to be one of the big boys.’ ibid. Bruce Reynolds
106,109. Bruce Reynolds and Gordon Goody knew they had to find a man with the expertise to stop an express train at precisely the right place. ibid.
111,041. In the early 1990s south east London was held in the grip of a serial rapist. The savage stalker was particular about his prey. As the violence intensified his mind would turn to murder. But were these heinous crimes his destiny; was he born to kill? Born to Kill s6e1: Robert Napper, CI 2017
111,042. The 27 year old was a doting mum. ibid.
111,043. ‘… and smothered the daughter in her cot.’ ibid.
111,044. ‘Caught in possession of a firearm.’ ibid.
111,045. This unusual behaviour [at school] would make him an easy target. ibid.
111,046. His life had become increasingly isolated. ibid.
111,047. But one July morning in 1992 the peaceful family-friendly atmosphere was shattered by the discovery of the body of young mother Rachel Nickell. ibid.
111,048. The campaign of terror would become increasingly violent. ibid.
116,657. ‘Police are appealing for witnesses after the brutal murder of a young mother in a south London park.’ Rachel Nickell: The Untold Story, ITV 2018, news
116,658. The murder of Rachel Nickell 25 years ago appalled the nation. ibid.
116,659. While the press hounded Colin [Stagg], serial killer Robert Napper roamed free and murdered again. ibid.
116,660. ‘Police say the terrified son saw his mother being murdered.’ ibid. news
116,661. An astonishingly misguided police honey trap. ibid.
116,662. It would take 14 years before the police would finally identify the real killer and realise he could been stopped from killing again. ibid.
NARDO, ERIKA & MAURO FAVARO: Crime Stories TV -
112,864. February 21 2001: police in Italy investigate the scene of a brutal double murder. Within hours angry protesters demand justice: it soon becomes one of the country’s most infamous crimes. Crime Stories s7e7: The Slaying Sweethearts, Really 2017
112,865. Erika soon gives police a step by step account of the attack … allegedly committed by two Albanian men. ibid.
112,866. Erika’s behaviour since the night of the crime has also aroused suspicion … Erika and her boyfriend are now prime suspects. ibid.
NEILSON, DONALD - the Black Panther: Fred Dinenage: Murder Casebook TV - David Wilson TV - Andy Wright - Great Crimes & Trials TV - Born to Kill? TV -
15,571. In the 1970s ... I vividly recall the name of Donald Neilson also known as the Black Panther and his reign of terror. For ten years he was hunted by the police for robbery, kidnap and murder. Fred Dinenage: Murder Casebook: Black Panther
15,572. In the 1970s the killer Donald Neilson terrified central England: not only did he kill three postal workers but he kidnapped a seventeen-year-old girl from her bedroom – she too would end up dead. ibid.
15,573. The house robberies gave Neilson enough cash to get through the winter. ibid.
15,574. He began breaking into post offices in central and northern England. ibid.
15,575. He targeted a small sub post-office in Harrowgate twenty miles north of his home ... Neilson had no remorse for the man he’d murdered. ibid.
15,576. Donald Neilson had committed his third murder. ibid.
15,577. He is now spending the rest of his life in prison ... He committed over four-hundred robberies, two attempted murders, and carried out four brutal killings. ibid.
15,578. Donald Neilson died in prison in 2011. ibid.
15,579. He was bullied at school. Professor David Wilson
15,580. He really did look a little bit evil. Menacing. Andy Wright, reporter Shropshire Star 1972-1994
15,581. Two weeks after the new year of 1975 in the village in Highley in Shropshire a seventeen-year-old girl named Lesley Whittle was taken from her bed in the middle of the night. Great Crimes & Trials: The Black Panther
15,582. The kidnapper was now demanding a £50,000 ransom. ibid.
15,583. Britain was appalled by the news. Scotland Yard moved in and put the head of its murder squad in overall charge of the two teams. ibid.
15,584. Donald Neilson finally admitted to the kidnapping of Lesley Whittle and the shootings of the sub post-masters. ibid.
110,963. In the 1970s Britain was terrified Britain was terrorised by a serial criminal dubbed the Black Panther. From the infamous kidnap of young heiress Lesley Whittle to a vicious spree of armed robbery and murder the Black Panther would stop at nothing to get what he wanted. The man behind the mask was Donald Neilson but was he driven to a life of crime, or was Donald Neilson born to kill? Born to Kill s5e2: Donald Neilson, Channel 5 2015
110,964. Neilson never lost his love of all things army. ibid.