E78: Kenneth Erskine

This week Beth and Wendy discuss Kenneth Erskine, AKA the Stockwell Strangler, a British serial killer who committed the murders of at least seven people. They were all senior citizens, men and women, in London between April and July 1986. Police also suspected Erskine of four other murders. 

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New Scotland Yard Files-Kenneth Erskine-The Stockwell Strangler

Serial Killer – Kenneth Erskine

First Kill Last Kill- The Stockwell Strangler


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