True Crime Classics: The Tenth Man, Gold Bar Murders (A True Story)
- About the Author
- A fast-paced and sinister story of robbery and gruesome murder
- Ten men involved in the heinous offences of robbery and murder, but only nine are found guilty
- A dramatic tale of stolen gold bars and merciless execution of innocent victims
Ten men were involved in the robbery and the gruesome murder of a gold merchant and his two employees. Stolen from them were 120 bars of pure gold. Nine of them were subsequently found guilty. Seven were hung. Two narrowly escaped the gallows because of their extreme youth. The tenth man, however, escaped death.
A fast-paced account that captures the sinister excitement and drama of the plotting, and merciless and savage execution of the victims, by a twisted bunch of felons. Just who betrayed whom?
Alex Josey (1910–1986) was a British journalist, political writer and commentator, and biographer, best known for his biographies on Singapore’s former Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew. He wrote over twenty political novels and many political articles on Singapore and Malaysia for various Singapore and international newspapers and journals. He was the first foreign correspondent to be kicked out of Singapore (then part of Malaysia) by the Malaysian government, but returned to Singapore after its independence from Malaysia and became Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew's Press Secretary for ten years. He died in 1986 in Singapore, aged 76.
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 176
Year Published: 2020