This is an email from The True Crime Edition Newsletter, a newsletter by The True Crime Edition.
Spring is officially here and the thought of warm summer evenings is helping me through the intermittent rainy days we’re experiencing at the moment.
Who caught Operation Varsity Blues on Netflix? I didn’t realise the extent of the issue, and I’m now wondering whether it’s happening here in the UK, with some of the older institutions like Oxford, Cambridge and St Andrews.
Here’s what you might have missed this month.
This month’s writer spotlight: S.A. Ozbourne
He Stabbed Her 61 Times Because He Loved Her — The attack on celebrity Mayu Tomita by an obsessed fan. Read more.
He Killed, Dismembered, and Hid his Sister’s Body in his Room — The terrible murder of model and actress Azumi Muto. Read more.
One of Japan’s Youngest Serial Killers — He killed his mother and two girls for pleasure. Read more.
The Story of a Sexual Predator and Serial Rapist Killer — He drugged and raped over 400 women and killed two. Read more.
The Abduction and Torture of Fusako Sano — He kept a 9-year-old girl captive in his room for almost 10 years. Read more.
She Killed Her Friend Then Mailed Her in a Box Labeled “Doll” — The gruesome story of identity theft and murder. Read more.
Bizarre Therapy Technique Resulted in the Death of 10-Year-Old — Candace Newmaker died in 2000 while undergoing treatment, subsequently calling into question the validity of the practice. Read more. Article by Megan Ashley.