Southampton Murder Victims : Vol 2
Much anticipated sequel to 2010's "Southampton Murder Victims". Each case is arranged in chronological order, allowing the reader to dip into the period of their choice. It contains over 200 pictures, some of them official police photographs
"Southampton Murder Victims Vol II" is the result of painstaking research by the author, who had unrivalled access to police and other archive files normally unavailable to the general public.
It has resulted in fascinating accounts of over sixty murders committed in Southampton between 1873 and 2012.
The accounts are arranged in strict chronological order, allowing the reader to dip into the period of their choice, the earlier cases arousing nostalgia for parts of the city that have long since vanished.
The book contains many illustrations, some of them official police photos showing the scene of the crime and published for the first time, making the book a must-read for the bloodthirsty, the historians and the just plain curious.
About the Author
Jim Brown is a local author and researcher with a passion for Southampton's history. A former detective with the Southampton City Police, he has lived and worked in the city all of his life.
In retirement he has devoted himself to investigating the city's past. As a leading member of the Bitterne Local History Society he has written and contributed to several books and booklets.