Category Archives: Serial Killing

6 Little-Known Facts About Ted Bundy That Every Bundyphile Should Know

You think you know Ted Bundy? Think again. The man known as the “Angel Of Decay” and the “Co-Ed Killer” led an exceptionally dark life, never ceasing to confound the public. These little-known facts about the prolific serial killer will leave

Sharon Tate’s Sister Prays For Charles Manson After Learning Of His Death

Sharon Tate’s sister says she prayed for Charles Manson’s soul after learning that the notorious cult leader died on Sunday. Debra Tate, the sister of the rising actress who was brutally murdered when she was eight months pregnant, told the

Charles Manson Is Rotting In Hell

Charles Manson, the ’60s cult leader behind one of the most notorious killings in American history, died Sunday in California after a prolonged illness, officials said. He was 83. Manson – housed at Corcoran State Prison since 1989 – died

The Death Of Jeffrey Dahmer & The Evolution Of Cruising Serial Killers

On November 28, 1994, Jeffrey Dahmer — aka “The Milwaukee Cannibal” — departed his cell in Wisconsin’s Columbia Correctional Institute for his work detail cleaning a bathroom next to the prison’s gym. As Dahmer attended to his duties, Chrisopher Scarver, a

“Death Row Granny” Velma Barfield: The First Woman Executed In The Modern Era

RALEIGH, NC — On November 2, 1984, Velma Barfield, 52, eased back on the kill room gurney in North Carolina’s Central Prison. The woman nicknamed “Death Row Granny,” who was clad for the occasion in pink pajamas, had made peace

Triple Murderer Kills Again After Released On Parole

A convicted murderer is headed back to prison after taking the life of his fourth victim. Torrance C. Epps, 79, pleaded guilty Monday to fatally shooting Tiandra Johnson, 32. He accepted a reduced charge of second-degree murder, two gun charges,

Serial Killer Cinema: 5 Films Inspired By “Killer Clown” John Wayne Gacy

John Wayne Gacy may well have been the original “scary clown.” Throughout the 1970s, the Chicago-area pedophile, sadist, and serial killer notoriously dressed up as a circus-themed character named Pogo the Clown at children’s parties and charity functions. All the

Why Are So Many Serial Killers Born In November? Bundy, Manson & More

Welcome to November, the month when, according to some studies, serial killers and mass murderers are most likely to be born. Is it just a coincidence, or is there something sinister in the stars in the four weeks between Halloween

Fang Fiends Gone Wild: 5 Historic Real-Life “Vampires”

Although the notion of villainous, undead bloodsuckers with evil powers has been around for thousands of years in countless cultures, author Bram Stoker largely invented humanity’s present concept of “the vampire” in 1897 upon the publication of his novel, Dracula.

The Convoluted Inner World & Secret Codes Of Dennis “BTK” Rader

Forensic psychologist Katherine Ramsland’s book Confession of a Serial Killer: The Untold Story of Dennis Rader, The BTK Killer, is very different from most books written about serial killers. Probably 80 percent of the words within its covers are Rader’s own;

LURED TO THEIR DEATHS‘Cannibal Couple Hunted For Victims On Dating Sites Before Drugging, Butchering And Eating Them’

A SUSPECTED cannibal couple lured victims using dating sites before drugging, butchering and eating them, it has been claimed. Dmitry Baksheev, 35, and his wife Natalia, 42, have reportedly confessed to killing at least 30 people in Russia over two

Serial Killers Aren’t All White Males: Debunking 5 Murder Myths

As true crime fans, we all have a picture in our minds when we imagine serial killers: Many of us would picture a real-life version of Buffalo Bill from Silence of the Lambs — a young, dysfunctional white male who

Donald “Pee Wee” Gaskins: Rape, Cannibalism, Serial Killing — & No Regrets

COLUMBIA, SC — In the hours leading up to September 6, 1991, Donald Henry “Pee Wee” Gaskins, 58, slit his wrists with a razor he had smuggled into his death row cell by swallowing it days earlier. Execution loomed just

Lust Murderer Joanna Dennehy: “Better A Serial Killer Than Fat & Ugly”

CAMBRIDGESHIRE, ENGLAND — Over the course of two weeks in March 2013, 31-year-old Joanna Dennehy knifed three men she knew to death in what is best described as “hot blood.” Related: Candice DeLong — 9 Survival Tips From 350 Cases

Killer Couple: “The Sunset Strip Killers” Doug Clark & Carol Bundy Terrorized L.A.

LOS ANGELES, CA — In 1980, “Tinseltown” looked to be transforming into “Murder City, USA,” as more than 1,200 homicides were committed within the city limits of Los Angeles. Many of those L.A. crimes also proved to be particularly bizarre

Killer Couple: Murderous Lesbian Teens Holly Harvey & Sandra Ketchum

FAYETTEVILLE, GA — By summertime 2004, 15-year-old Holly Harvey had unquestionably lived a difficult life. Abused from birth by a multiply addicted single mom who had recently gone to jail, Holly relocated that April to live with her grandparents, Carl

Killer Couple: Serial Killing Seniors Ray & Faye Copeland Made Quilts From Their Victims’ Clothes

While most grandparents take up knitting or fly fishing in their golden years, elderly couple Ray and Faye Copeland had other ideas — the couple became serial killers in their seventies, and were the oldest couple in the United States

Killer Couple: Charlene & Gerald Gallego, “The Sex Slave Killers”

Between 1978 and 1980, married sexual sadists and serial murderers Charlene Adelle Gallego and Gerald Armond Gallego killed a total of 10 victims in and around Nevada and northern California. All but one of those who fell prey to the

Serial Killer Carpenter Tony “Chop Chop” Costa & His Garden Of Horror

PROVINCETOWN, MA — Antone Charles “Tony” Costa, who would grow up to become a serial-killing carpenter whose string of murders attracted international attention, was born in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, on August 2, 1944. Related: Carpenter Found Guilty Of Killing Long

Close Friend Of Serial Killer Ted Bundy Speaks Out For The First Time

For the first time, a woman who was best friends with Ted Bundy’s long-term girlfriend has revealed the details of her close friendship with the serial killer. Related: Meet A Woman Who Helped Stop Ted Bundy And Nearly Died In