|PUBLISHER||The History Press|
|TYPE||192 Page Book|
|RATING||3.5 / 5.0 Avg.|
Escape from Broadmoor was written by and Gordon Lowe. The 192 page book was published by The History Press in 2013 with an ISBN 10 of 0752492926. Most books are now available in ebook, pdf and audible formats. If you need more information about this publication, it can be purchased at Amazon.com or Google Books. If the book is older and/or out of print book try to locate a copy on eBay.com. Escape from Broadmoor mentions 1 serial killers including John Straffen. The author Gordon Lowe has 3 book(s) listed on Killer.Cloud used for the purpose of documenting facts about Serial Killers listed in our database.
John Thomas Straffen – England’s longest-serving prisoner – was the first patient to escape from Broadmoor Hospital. He killed within hours. Prior to this, at his home in Bath, he was dismissed as an imbecile, a loner, a ‘child trapped in an adult's body’. On the afternoon of Sunday July 15, 1951, John Straffen strangled 8-year-old Brenda Goddard as she picked flowers. Three weeks later he committed a similar murder before inadvertently confessing to the police. Faced with a serial killer with a mental age of 10, Straffen was admitted to Broadmoor Psychiatric Hospital. But on April 29, 1951, having spent only six months at the institute, he escaped during a meticulously planned bid for freedom that should have been impossible. During his si...
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