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Former NFL Player,Brian Carpenter Pleads Guilty to Fraud

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A former National Football League (NFL) player pleaded guilty today to orchestrating a conspiracy to defraud the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) of over $300,000.  Brian Carpenter, 59, of Centreville, played for the Washington Redskins, New York Giants, and Buffalo Bills in the early 1980s. According to court documents, Carpenter was…

Masks With A True Crime Theme

Since so many countries are making it obligatory to wear masks in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic and probably that’s the reality we are facing for the next few months, I decided to hunt down some masks with a personality (or a multiple personality disorder.) Take a look and get yours too from an…

Updates on the Long Island Serial Killer Case

The Long Island serial killer (also referred to as LISK, the Gilgo Beach Killer or the Craigslist Ripper) is an unidentified suspected serial killer who is believed to have murdered 10 to 16 people over a period of nearly 20 years, mostly women who were associated with being sex workers, and left their bodies in…

Good Wine, Great Gin, Less Calories?!

Do you ever feel guilty about sipping away a bottle of wine in the evening while reading your favourite true crime book, or when you go out for a few gin and tonics with the girls? I usually even avoid thinking about the number of calories I drank and end up skipping meals to make…

5 Birthday Present Ideas for the True Crime Junkie

One of the girls in our My Favourite Murder Group had her birthday this week and I decided to pick out 5 presents which we (mostly me), true crime junkies, would love to find under the wrapping paper on our birthday. Vintage Police Notebook All true crime junkies dream of the day when they solve…

Beach Reads For Crime Lovers

While the coronavirus is still affecting life and our travel plans cancelled the only real escape is books, films and podcasts. Most of us are finally allowed to enjoy some sunshine on the beach and the parks so here are some books which can distract you. This time I picked some fictional crime and some…

The Zodiac Killer Updates

The Zodiac Killer is an unenditified American serial killer who operated in Northern California from at least the late 1960s to the early 1970s. The killer originated the name in a series of taunting letters and cards sent to the local Bay Area press. The letters included four cryptograms (or ciphers). Of the four cryptograms…

Joseph James DeAngelo, The Golden State Killer Case Updates

I was listening to an old My Favourite Murder episode (Episode 111 – Figure It Out Kevin) where they were discussing the Golden State Killer It’s Not Over documentary and the book “I’ll Be Gone In The Dark” by Michelle McNamara. I remembered to something reading on him being caught a few years back but…

Mother’s Day Gifts for the Mum Who Loves Wine

Mother’s Day is upon us and this year it’s different. So what should you get for your mum, who loves wine if you can’t take her out for a Mother’s Day lunch this year? You might not even get to see her this year, so why not deliver something to her place. Wine Bottle Glass…

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