In this month’s Crime Case Study, Elizabeth is joined by Professor David Wilson and Dr Adam Lynes to discuss the crimes of Joanne Dennehy, a woman who killed Lukasz Slaboszewksi, John Chapman and Kevin Lee and violently attacked Robin Bereza and John Rogers in 2013. In Researcher Profile, Dr Charlotte Barlow talks about her work as a criminologist. BBC One’s crime drama “The Missing” is the focus of this month’s Crime Seen on Screen. Elizabeth talks to criminologists Emma Kelly, Morag Kennedy and Shona Robinson-Edwards about their thoughts on the show.
Links to further information about the topics covered this month…
Sentencing remarks of Mr Justice Spencer in the case of Joanne Dennehy and her co-defendants Gary Stretch, Leslie Layton and Robert Moore https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/JCO/Documents/Judgments/the-queen-v-dennehy-sentencing-remarks-28022014.pdf
Peterborough Telegraph Article, “Peterborough triple murder trial: Victims – the Polish worker, Navy veteran and the landlord” http://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news/crime/peterborough-triple-murder-trial-victims-the-polish-worker-navy-veteran-and-the-landlord-1-5872439
Organisations working with victims of crime – click on the links to find out how you can support them or search for organisations in your country or local area. Victim Support (UK) – https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/. The National Center for Victims of Crime (USA) – https://victimsofcrime.org/home.
Dr Charlotte Barlow’s book, “Coercion and women co-offenders: A gendered pathway into crime” is published by Policy Press. For more information please visit https://policypress.co.uk/coercion-and-women-co-offenders You can follow Charlotte on Twitter @
Charlotte’s co-offending interview project was carried out with Dr Siobhan Weare. For more information about their work, please check out their profiles on the Lancaster University’s Law School website – http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/law/people/
To find out more about coercive control and the changes to the law in England and Wales please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/482528/Controlling_or_coercive_behaviour_-_statutory_guidance.pdf. Further information about domestic abuse can be accessed via several organisations, including Women’s Aid – https://www.womensaid.org.uk/information-support/what-is-domestic-abuse/
Music for Crime Bites is by Lee Rosevere at Happy Puppy Records http://www.happypuppyrecords.ca/