serial killers’

Police release new evidence in the Long Island Serial Killer (aka Gilgo Beach Killer) case.

// January 17th, 2020 // No Comments » // News

Long Island Gilgo Beach serial killer belt

This week, Long Island police released new evidence in the decade old Long Island Serial Killer case. The case, also known as the Gilgo Beach murders, has left 11 murders unsolved.

The worst psychic medium failure in history captured in a single photograph.

// October 29th, 2019 // No Comments » // Strange

Psychic medium Olof Jonsson with officer Tore Hedin

Swedish medium Olof Jonsson claimed a special connection with people. When near a person, he maintained he could tell their life story. He asserted he could touch an object and establish the identity of people who touched it before him. Thus in 1951, Swedish police sought his help in finding a killer. It was the […]

Police may be close to cracking the decades-old Long Island (Gilgo Beach) Serial Killer case

// September 12th, 2017 // No Comments » // News

Colleen McNamee (left) and Rita Tangredi (right) thumb

In late 1993 and early 1994, the bodies of 31-year-old Rita Tangredi and 20-year-old Colleen McNamee were found nine-miles apart. Both had been strangled and bludgeoned to death. DNA samples were taken from the bodies and the cases remained cold for over ten years – until an uninvolved man’s misdemeanor conviction steered investigators toward the […]

James Maybrick diary – new evidence reveals Maybrick may have been Jack the Ripper

// August 10th, 2017 // No Comments » // News

he journal, dubbed the Maybrick diary, surfaced in 1992 when Michael Barrett, an unemployed former Liverpool scrap metal dealer, said the diary had been given to him by a friend, Tony Devereux. According to Barrett, Devereux refused to reveal where the diary came from or how he got it. The diary was signed, Jack the […]

40 years later, missing boy has been identified as a victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy

// July 20th, 2017 // No Comments » // News

John Wayne Gacy Victim No. 24 - James "Jimmie" Byron Haakenson thumb

John Wayne Gacy (aka The Clown Killer) was one of America’s most prolific serial killers. The number of Gacy victims, young boys he raped and murdered before burying them under his home, is unknown but believed to number thirty-nine or more. This week, a previously unidentified victim has been identified through the persistent efforts of […]

Glen Edward Rogers – the Cross Country Killer and his potential part in the OJ Simpson murders

// February 20th, 2017 // No Comments » // Serial Killers

Glen Edward Rogers arrested for multiple murders in cross-country murder spree thumb

Glen Edward Rogers, known as The Cross Country Killer or The Casanova Killer, was placed on the FBI’s Most Wanted list after a roaming crime spree on September 28, 1995. He was captured, tried, and convicted of two murders. He claims he killed 68 more including the unsolved murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald […]

Sawney Bean and his 48-member backwoods cannibalistic clan terrorize 14th century Scotland.

// October 9th, 2016 // No Comments » // Strange

1896 drawing from book reporting the Sawney Bean murders

Over the years, Sawney’s family grew. Together, he and his wife produced 8 sons, 6 daughters, 18 grandsons, and 14 granddaughters. Most were born of incest. The family shared Sawney’s aversion to manual labor. To meet their needs, they hid along the roads at night and ambushed travelers robbing them of their possessions – and […]

Lainz Angels of Death – four nurses systematically murder hundreds of patients in Vienna hospital

// September 22nd, 2016 // No Comments » // Serial Killers

The crimes took place within the walls of the Lainz General Hospital and would prove so horrifying, the four nurses who committed them would come to be known as The Angels of Death. Together, for seven years between 1983 and 1989, they killed scores of people.

Robert Pickton- pig farm serial killer murdered more than 30 woman then fed them to his pigs

// September 18th, 2016 // No Comments » // Serial Killers

Robert Pickton slaughterhouse on the Pickton pig farm thumb

By all accounts, the owner of the Pickton pig farm, Robert Pickton, was an odd duck – quiet, hard to strike up a conversation with, and nervously fearful of others. As a result, he was marginalized by society, shunned by women, and dominated by his younger brother, David. He is Canada’s most prolific serial killer.

Possible Ohio serial killer revealed – Hidden torture room containing bloody women’s garments found in search of Joughin murder suspect home

// July 29th, 2016 // No Comments » // News

20-year-old Sierah Joughin was riding her bike with her boyfriend on Tuesday, July 19, when the two parted. They continued texting when suddenly, text message from Joughin just stopped. By evening, it was clear that something had happened to Joughin. Law enforcement searched the area and discovered her purple bicycle near where she was last […]

Serial killer in Phoenix – multiple residents dead at hands of Serial Street Shooter

// July 14th, 2016 // No Comments » // News

Police sketch of Phoenix serial street shooter thumb

Authorities in Phoenix today admitted what many have suspected for quite some time – an active serial killer, dubbed the Serial Street Shooter (or Monster of Maryvale), is leaving a bloody trail across Phoenix, Arizona. Thus far, several killings have been tied to the killer.

The Golden State Killer (aka East Area Rapist or Original Night Stalker) – California’s most prolific serial killer eludes police for over 40 years

// June 17th, 2016 // No Comments » // Serial Killers

He was originally known by two names, the East Area Rapist (EAR) and the Original Night Stalker (ONS). Once police realized the two were one and the same person, the Golden State Killer moniker took hold (aka EAR/ONS). Altogether, he is believed to have burglarized more than 120 California homes, raped between 45-50 women, and […]

Croydon Cat Killer – sadistic serial killer murders and mutilates cats, then places pet’s body on owner’s doorstep

// February 27th, 2016 // No Comments » // News

In a murderous episode reminiscent of London’s Jack the Ripper, the Croydon Cat Killer has butchered and mutilated more than 50 animals (mostly cats), taking “trophies” with him before dumping the creature’s disfigured body on or near the owner’s home. Authorities fear the maniac killer may be out of control and evolving toward human prey. […]

H.H. Holmes (Herman Webster Mudgett) – America’s first, and possibly most prolific, serial killer

// September 10th, 2015 // No Comments » // Strange

Herman Webster Mudgett, aka Dr. Henry Howard Holmes or just H.H. Holmes, was one of the first documented serial killers in the modern sense of the word. Holmes gained notoriety as the nation’s first, and possibly most prolific serial killer in history, after he confessed to 27 murders. Authorities believe the actual body count was […]

Cannibal serial killer Albert Fish – the American Boogeyman who butchered and ate up to 15 children (1928)

// August 30th, 2015 // No Comments » // Serial Killers

Albert Fish - serial killer

A visit from “Frank Howard” At 18-years old, Edward Budd refused to accept the desperate poverty of his parents and was determined to make something of himself. Edward was a strapping young lad, eager to work and do his part to ensure the well-being of his impoverished family. Trapped in the stinking, crowded confines of New York City, living in a […]

 

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