Facts Behind The Fiction

They say truth is stranger than fiction. In these cases, truth is scarier that fiction.

Just so there's no doubt, any individuals named here should be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. And, as we'll see, even then guilt may not be certain.

Disgusting Dixie

Mark Dixie’s own defense attorney admits his client’s conduct may be considered “disgusting.” Dixie has been accused of murdering teen model Sally Anne Bowman, but admits only to having sex with her after finding her dead on the street. Dixie also denies attacking a Thai woman in Australia in 1998. The woman testified that an

Steve Wright isn’t “any random psychopath”

Steve Wright has admitted to having sex with four of the five prostitutes found dead in Ipswich, Suffolk, UK, but denies killing any of them. When Prosecutor Peter Wright (probably no relation) asked Steve Wright how blood from two of the four ended up on his jacket, Steve Wright replied that he has no idea.

A Narrow Escape From The Death Penalty

Doctor Charles Smith, Ontario’s top pediatric forensic pathologist for 20 years, testified in dozens of criminal cases, helping to secure a number of convictions. Unfortunately, not all of those convicted were guilty. One man, William Mullins-Johnson, was later exonerated when it was found that Smith erred in some of his findings. Mullins-Johnson had been convicted

A Bit Of Necrophilia

Mark Dixie admits that while under the influence of drugs and alcohol he had sex with Sally Anne Bowman, a teen model, one night in September 2005, near Croydon, UK. It was pretty violent sex, by the sounds of it. He reportedly left bite marks on her cheek, neck, and nipples. What he denies is

Is He Lying Now Or Was He Lying Then?

Dutch student Joran van der Sloot was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and murdering American student Natalee Holloway in Aruba on May 30, 2005. He was released a few months later because there was insufficient evidence to hold him. He was arrested again in November of 2007 and released a month later, again because there