New and shocking truths about the Pottery Cottage Murders

Pottery Cottage Murders

Local journalist Alan Hurndall has written a book about one of the most horrifying stories he ever covered – The Pottery Cottage Murders at Eastmoor in January 1977. Here he summarises the tragic events – and the shocking truths he uncovered in his research.

MOST of us have travelled that route numerous times – the M1 motorway to Chesterfield from the south. At Junction 29 we turn off, enter the slip road and take the second exit, the A617, for the 12-mile drive into town. But every time I make that journey, I get a shiver down the spine – from memories of a day more than 42 years ago…