Murder & Crime: Leeds

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Discover the darker side of Leeds with this remarkable collection of true-life crimes from across the city. Featuring all factions of the criminal underworld, this macabre selection of tales includes the case of Mary Bateman, known as the Yorkshire Witch, and that tale of a man so determined to kill his wife that he tried five times, before finally succeeding with his sixth attempt. Drawing on a wide variety of historical sources and containing many cases which have never before been published, Murder & Crime: Leeds will fascinate everyone interested in true crime and the history of the city.


Margaret Drinkall is a writer and local historian. Her previous books include Rotherham Workhouse, Murder & Crime in Leeds, and The Sheffield Book of Days.