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July 28, 2022

S06E07 | Anthony Arkwright | The Wath upon Dearne Spree Killer


In the seventh episode of British Murders Season 6, I tell the story of Anthony Arkwright.

 

In August 1988, Anthony murdered Stasys Puidokis, Raymond Ford and Marcus Law in 56 hours and was suspected of having killed Elsa Konradite.

 

In the middle of his sadistic killing spree, he was arrested on suspicion of robbery but was released only to go and kill again.

 

He was initially given a life sentence in 1989 with a minimum term of 25 years before his sentence changed to a whole life order in 1990.

 

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Intro music:⁣

David John Brady - 'Throw Down the Gauntlet'⁣

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My recording equipment:⁣

Shure SM7B Vocal Microphone

Cloud Microphone Cloudlifter CL1

Focusrite Scarlett Solo USB Audio Interface

Rode PSA-1 Professional Studio Boom Arm

 

Recorded in:⁣

Hindenberg PRO

 

Edited in:⁣

DaVinci Resolve 17⁣

 

References:⁣

Anthony Arkwright. (n.d.). Murder in the UK. Retrieved 22 July 2022, from http://www.murderuk.com/anthoy-arkwright.html

Anthony Arkwright: Serial Killer Who Idolized Jack the Ripper. (2020, April 16). Anomalien.Com. Retrieved 22 July 2022, from https://anomalien.com/anthony-arkwright-serial-killer-who-idolized-jack-the-ripper/

Appleyard, N. (2009). Life Means Life: Jailed Forever: True Stories of Britain’s Most Evil Killers. John Blake.

By The Newsroom. (2018, April 10). Evil Doncaster serial killer who murdered three people in 56 hours is focus of new TV documentary. The Yorkshire Post. Retrieved 22 July 2022, from https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/evil-doncaster-serial-killer-who-murdered-three-people-in-56-hours-is-focus-of-new-tv-documentary-48350

Christodoulou, H. (2018, April 10). Chilling true story of British serial killer Anthony Arkwright who idolised Jack the Ripper and slaughtered three people – leaving organs scattered around. The Sun. Retrieved 22 July 2022, from https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/5754437/anthony-arkwright-serial-killer-jack-the-ripper-murders/

Fuller, P. (2020, October 17). The ‘evil fantasist’ who gouged out victim’s eyes and stuffed sockets with cigarettes on 56-hour killing spree. YorkshireLive. Retrieved 22 July 2022, from https://www.examinerlive.co.uk/news/local-news/evil-fantasist-who-gouged-out-19119746

Grove, A. (2020, June 20). The twisted Jack the Ripper fantasist who went on a 56-hour killing spree in South Yorkshire. YorkshireLive. Retrieved 22 July 2022, from https://www.examinerlive.co.uk/news/history/twisted-jack-ripper-fantasist-who-18455988

Koncienzcy, R. (2019, December 29). All the prisoners who’ll never be released from jail. Liverpool Echo. Retrieved 22 July 2022, from https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/prisoners-currently-serving-whole-life-17402370

McCahill, E. (2019, March 31). The twisted British killers who’ll never be freed from prison. Mirror. Retrieved 22 July 2022, from https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/twisted-british-killers-wholl-never-14199165

Robinson, M. (2018, April 10). Serial killer Anthony Arkwright who never gained Jack the Ripper notoriety. Mail Online. Retrieved 22 July 2022, from https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5597823/Serial-killer-devil-mask-eviscerated-three-victims.html

The sick killer who lived up to his Ripper boasts. (2002, June 19). The Yorkshire Post. Retrieved 22 July 2022, from https://web.archive.org/web/20180617093008/https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/the-sick-killer-who-lived-up-to-his-ripper-boasts-1-2399397

South Yorkshire killers move a step closer to freedom. (2013, July 10). South Yorkshire Times. Retrieved 22 July 2022, from https://web.archive.org/web/20181005015601/https://www.southyorkshiretimes.co.uk/news/crime/south-yorkshire-killers-move-a-step-closer-to-freedom-1-5838657

Tavner, H. (n.d.). I am all powerful . . . you are my prey; ANTHONY ARKWRIGHT. The Free Library. Retrieved 22 July 2022, from https://www.thefreelibrary.com/I+am+all+powerful+. . .+you+are+my+prey%3B+ANTHONY+ARKWRIGHT.-a0345485698

Wath murderer Arkwright too dangerous for release. (2009, March 2). South Yorkshire Times. Retrieved 22 July 2022, from https://web.archive.org/web/20181103105852/https://www.southyorkshiretimes.co.uk/news/wath-murderer-arkwright-too-dangerous-for-release-1-614989

Wilson, C. (2020, August 16). Seven of the most notorious Yorkshire serial killers and their grisly crimes. YorkshireLive. Retrieved 22 July 2022, from https://www.examinerlive.co.uk/news/local-news/seven-most-notorious-yorkshire-serial-18771610