Here are 10 of the city’s most notorious murders from the past. You can find out more about each case in your Star’s retro section.
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1. Charlie Peace
Perhaps one of Sheffield's most notorious killers, Charlie Peace was hanged in 1879 for killing a police officer and the husband of a woman he was trying to seduce. This image depicts a waxwork at Madame Tussauds detailing his execution.
2. Lawrence and Wilfred Fowler
This pair of gangster brothers were executed in 1925 for their part in the murder of former soldier and boxer William Plummer.
3. Michaela Hague
The murderer of Michaela Hague, who was found fatally stabbed in Sheffield on Bonfire Night, 2001, has never been caught.
4. The 'bread and jam murder'
It is believed the case was given the name because the victim, 39-year-old Margaret Widdison, was ill through drink and only fed her children bread and jam. She was found slumped in a chair and with red marks around her neck at her home in Cross Macro Street in May, 1959. Her father, David Stewart, was eventually found guilty of her manslaughter and sentenced to life imprisonment.