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That’s because his killing spree, as horrific as that of Jack the Ripper, happened in 1942 when Britain was at war. His trial took place the same week that Singapore fell to the Japanese and two German battleships forced their way down the Straits of Dover, shooting down 15 RAF bombers and 17 fighter aircraft. … [Read more...] about The murders most foul: He was jailed for the callous slaughter of three people… but did the Beast of Belgravia actually butcher ELEVEN victims?
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