What drove a well-educated, middle-class woman to add strychnine to chocolate fancies? Was she mad, bad or both?
Friendly sweet seller William Hardaker found himself in a very sticky situation when he sold arsenic laced mint humbugs to his customers.
The cutting off of Captain Robert Jenkins' ear became an international incident during the reign of King George II.
Who was Sweet Fanny Adams? How was this young, innocent girl lured to her death?
Martha Sheward was brutally murdered in 1851. The events that followed were somewhat bizarre.