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THE WORLD’S END MURDERS

THE INSIDE STORY 

EVENING LECTURE

With Tom Wood

Monday, 2nd Sept  

19:00 – 20:30


 
 
 
 
 
 

TIME & LOCATION



Date and time: 2nd Sept 2024

Location: The Royal Scots Club
Ticket type
Price

Club Member
£0.00
General Admission
£0.00



 
Dining

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for Supper

The Abercromby Dining Room is open from 5:30 PM prior to each evening lecture. Join fellow members or come with friends and make a night of it. 1-Course supper for £15.

 
 

ABOUT THE EVENT

This is the inside story of The World’s End Murders 

The horrific killing of two Edinburgh teenagers in October 1977 sparked a nationwide manhunt that turned into one of Britain’s longest and most famous murder investigations. Join author and ex-Police Officer Tom Wood whose book tells the story of two innocent young girls, Helen Scott and Christine Eadie, and of the extraordinary police investigation over almost four decades that eventually led to the discovery of links to their deaths with Angus Sinclair, one of Scotland’s most notorious murderers and sex offenders.

This is not a gruesome tale of violent death – the families of Helen and Christine have suffered long enough. It is a story of heroes – of the families of the two girls who, with quiet dignity, have carried an unimaginable burden down the years, and of the police officers, the support staff and the scientists who persisted in their investigations and never gave up.

Please note, a copy of both of Tom’s books will be available to purchase on the night:

Ruxton: The First Modern Murder – £10

The World’s End Murders: The Inside Story – £8

Both books will be available for £16

CASH PREFFERED

 
 

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Tom Wood was one of Scotland’s most senior and experienced police officers. He is an authority on serious and violent crime and the policing of major events. He is a graduate of Edinburgh University and the FBI Academy at Quantico, Virginia. Latterly, he was Deputy Chief Constable and Director of Operations of Lothian and Borders Police. His last role in the police was as Officer in Overall Command of the Linked Murder Investigations into the deaths of numerous young women, including Helen Scott and Christine Eadie (The World’s End Murders).

Since leaving the police, Tom has worked in Alcohol and Drug Strategy, Adult and Child Protection and carried out Independent Serious Case and Homicide Reviews. He is now a regular columnist with “The Scotsman” newspaper and writes extensively on crime and justice matters. His book, Ruxton: The First Modern Murder; was shortlisted for the 2021 Scottish National Book Awards.

 
 

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