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‘A most interesting popular biography of a great Victorian police detective’

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Murder at Reading Gaol

Discover the stories of the Victorian inmates of Reading Prison

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Confession of a Killer

Confession of a Killer

In February 1879, convicted murderer Charlie Peace faced the death sentence for killing his former lover’s husband. Whilst he was waiting for his execution on 25 February, he made an astonishing revelation and committed to a crime for which someone else had already been convicted.