Celebrated for its most famous resident, William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon has a much darker past than many would suspect. This book explores the sinister criminal history of this picturesque Warwickshire town, including cases that made both local and national headlines. This collection of the most notorious crimes in the town's history includes violent attacks, robberies and murders that will both shock and enthral as their terrible details are revealed. Featuring mysteries such as the Gamsenfells murder, crimes of passion and unsolved cases like that of Charles Walton, the suspected victim of witchcraft, this volume shows Stratford-upon-Avon in a new light. Proving that even the most cultured towns can have a wicked side, Stratford-upon-Avon Murder & Crime will fascinate anyone who lives in or has visited the home of the Bard.