Roger Payne Case

By: Jacob, Chris, and Reid


  • February 7th, 1968
  • Home of Claire and Bernard Joseph, Bromley, England
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What Happened

  • Bernard came home
  • Wife found dead; throat slit; defensive wounds on hands from serrated knife


  • Matching fibers (60+) from victim's dress on suspect, Roger Payne's, clothing
  • Matching fibers in Payne's car
  • Blood in his car, same type as victim's
  • No solid alibi for time of murder


Guilty; life in prison