The Eastgate Watchtower, where the body of Pamela Werner was discovered in 1937. Picture: courtesy of Paul French

A Death in Peking: ex-police officer sheds new light on grisly 1937 murder of expat woman

  • A 2011 bestselling book threw a salacious spotlight on a long-forgotten killing that occurred in China’s capital in 1937
  • It compelled Graeme Sheppard to turn his cooler, more contemplative gaze onto the case
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The Eastgate Watchtower, where the body of Pamela Werner was discovered in 1937. Picture: courtesy of Paul French
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Gary Jones

Gary Jones

Gary Jones is a freelance writer and editor. Based in Asia since 1991, his work has appeared in publications worldwide, including Time magazine, The Times and The Sunday Times, the Observer, USA Today, Wallpaper, British GQ, Sydney Morning Herald, Globe & Mail and LA Weekly, among others.