Robert Walsh

Robert Walsh is a freelance writer based in the UK. Formerly a regular contributor to Real Crime Magazine, he's also been an expert consultant for the BBC. He currently owns and operates Crime Scribe.

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Dr. Buck Ruxton and the Grisly Jigsaw Murders of 1935

The surgeon's brutal deeds earned him a savage nickname.

Cruelly Slain: The Brutal Austin Yogurt Shop Murders of 1991 Remain Unsolved Decades Later

It was a murder scene that could appall the most hardened homicide detective...

Doctor Death: The Decades-Long Killing Spree of Harold Shipman

An inquiry into his sinister activities concluded that he killed at least 215 of his patients.

How the Stratton Brothers Became the First British Killers Busted by a Fingerprint

A thumbprint on a cashbox led police to the murderers—and changed the course of criminal history.

A Perfect Murder: The Impossible Death of Isidor Fink

Who killed Isidor Fink? Most bafflingly of all ... how?

France’s Prolific Executioner: The Life and Death of Charles-Henri Sanson

He was one of France's most prolific executioners, having killed nearly 3,000 souls.

The Lambeth Poisoner: London’s Deadly Doctor

Some allege that he confessed to the Jack the Ripper murders with his dying breath.

Death in the Heartland: The Murder Spree of Charles Starkweather

He was the sadistic killer behind one of the most chilling murder sprees in American history.