Escape from Broadmoor
The Trials and Strangulations of John Thomas Straffen
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||History Press Limited, The|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $23.95|
| Book Description: |
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 15 July 1951, John Straffen strangled 8-year-old Brenda Goddard ......