Category Archives: Serial Killing

Police: Up To 7 Girls Could Be Buried In Michigan Woods

MACOMB TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities excavating woods in southeastern Michigan for the remains of a 12-year-old girl last seen in 1979 also could be looking for the bodies of up to half a dozen others who have been reported

Breaking: “Golden State Killer” Suspect Arrested — Ex-Cop Joseph James DeAngelo, 72

VENTURA COUNTY, CA — The Daily Beast is reporting that authorities have arrested Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, on charges connected to the long-elusive case of the Golden State Killer (GSK). Authorities believe DeAngelo is a military veteran and former police

Police Find Remains Of At Least Six People On Property Connected To Serial Killer Suspect Who Worked As Mall Santa Claus

Authorities in Toronto announced on Thursday that remains found on a residential property connected to a serial killer suspect indicate at least six individuals were disposed there. As CrimeOnline previously reported, in late January police found the dismembered remains of

From Black Sabbath To ‘Puff The Magic Dragon’: Here Are The Favorite Bands Of America’s Most Notorious Killers

America’s most notorious, and prolific, murderers enjoyed music, just like the rest of us. However, the bands and artists they chose to like can potentially give us a window inside their heads reveal the methods behind their cold-blooded madness. Here

Crime History: Albert DeSalvo & The Unsolved Grip Of The Boston Strangler

BOSTON, MA — On November 25, 1973, Albert DeSalvo, the man popularly believed to be the serial rapist and murderer known as “The Boston Strangler,” died from stab wounds at the maximum security Massachusetts Correctional Institution then known as Walpole.

Have You Heard These Facts & Claims About “Milwaukee Cannibal” Jeffrey Dahmer?

In the official files of Jeffrey Dahmer’s confession to Milwaukee police, a report from Detective Joseph Nowicki states: “On Mon., 7/22/91, at approximately 11:30PM, officers responded to a call for help from a citizen who directed them to an apartment

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