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6 Twisted British Serial Killers

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6 Twisted British Serial Killers

From the Suffolk Strangler to Jack the Ripper, these British serial killers left a grisly trail of death in their wake.

by Steven Casale

John Billington: The Mayflower Pilgrim Who Was Executed for Murder

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John Billington: The Mayflower Pilgrim Who Was Executed for Murder

In 1620, pilgrim John Billington crossed the Atlantic Ocean to become the first convicted murderer of the Plymouth colony.

by Steven Casale

10 Most Depraved Serial Killers of All Time Ranked by Their Number of Victims

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10 Most Depraved Serial Killers of All Time Ranked by Their Number of Victims

From the Beast of Colombia to the Butcher of Rostov, these real-life nightmares have killed dozens of people.

by Steven Casale

Trick or Treat: 6 Creepy Halloween Urban Legends

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Trick or Treat: 6 Creepy Halloween Urban Legends

These freaky urban legends will have you staying in on All Hallows' Eve.

by Steven Casale

America’s First Mystery: The Lost Colony of Roanoke

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America’s First Mystery: The Lost Colony of Roanoke

In 1587, a group of men, women, and children settled on Roanoke Island ... only to vanish without a trace three years later.

by Steven Casale

A Butcher Stalks the Streets: The Grisly Case of the Cleveland Torso Murderer

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A Butcher Stalks the Streets: The Grisly Case of the Cleveland Torso Murderer

In the 1930s, a brutal killer stalked the streets of Cleveland, gutting and beheading his victims. Decades later, the butcher's identity remains a mystery.

by Steven Casale

The Mysterious Disappearance of the Beaumont Children

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The Mysterious Disappearance of the Beaumont Children

Three children left for a sunny day at a south Australian beach and were never heard from again.

by Steven Casale

Belle Gunness: The Black Widow of the Midwest Who Lured Numerous Victims to Their Deaths

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Belle Gunness: The Black Widow of the Midwest Who Lured Numerous Victims to Their Deaths

Belle Gunness lured numerous suitors to her Indiana murder farm, where she killed them in cold blood and dumped their bodies in a hog pen.

by Steven Casale

Unknown Patient 44170: The Bizarre Case of Bruneri-Canella

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Unknown Patient 44170: The Bizarre Case of Bruneri-Canella

Giulia Canella swore the photo depicted her long lost husband. Was it really him?

by Steven Casale

Dead Man’s Code: The Mysterious Case of the Ricky McCormick Murder Notes

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The Bloody History of Lake Shawnee Amusement Park

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The Bloody History of Lake Shawnee Amusement Park

When the park opened in the 1920s, its owner knew nothing of its bloody past.

by Steven Casale

Bad Voyage: 6 Most Deadly Islands in the World

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Bad Voyage: 6 Most Deadly Islands in the World

Here there be dragons ... and crocs, and snakes, and murderers.

by Steven Casale

Everlasting Slumber: The Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo

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Everlasting Slumber: The Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo

Beneath the bustling streets of Palermo is a massive monument to the dead where over 8,000 corpses line the catacomb walls.

by Steven Casale

The Disappearance of Charley Ross

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The Disappearance of Charley Ross

In 1874, little Charley Ross followed two strangers into a buggy and vanished from the streets of Philadelphia, never to be seen again.

by Steven Casale

5 Urban Legends That Will Terrify You

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5 Urban Legends That Will Terrify You

These creepy urban legends will have you double-locking your doors and sleeping with the lights on.

by Steven Casale

The Ghosts of New York: 5 Boroughs, 5 Hauntings

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The Ghosts of New York: 5 Boroughs, 5 Hauntings

Get to know Gotham’s greatest ghosts, borough by borough.

by Steven Casale

9 Torture Methods of the Ancient World

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9 Torture Methods of the Ancient World

From the heretic's fork to being eaten alive by insects, these grisly old torture methods prove that humans have always been brutal.

by Steven Casale

The Mysterious Faces of Bélmez

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The Mysterious Faces of Bélmez

Deep in the heart of southern Spain, eerie faces have appeared on the kitchen floor of one family’s home.

by Steven Casale

6 Fascinating Death Rituals From Around the World

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6 Fascinating Death Rituals From Around the World

From Madagascar's turning of the bones to the sky burials of the Tibetan plateau, unearth these unique and captivating funeral rites.

by Steven Casale

Kaena Point: Hawaii’s Leaping Point to the Spirit World

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Kaena Point: Hawaii’s Leaping Point to the Spirit World

Journey to Oahu’s westernmost point, where according to Hawaiian legend souls leap into the afterlife leaving only the echo of their voices behind.

by Steven Casale

Eternal Vacancy: 5 Abandoned Resorts From Around the Globe

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Eternal Vacancy: 5 Abandoned Resorts From Around the Globe

From the eerie mountains of northern Italy to the haunted shores of the Black Sea, the only guests of these deserted retreats are the ghosts of the past.

by Steven Casale

9 Incredible Corpses That Never Decomposed

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9 Incredible Corpses That Never Decomposed

From frozen Arctic explorers to incorrupt saints, the eerily preserved bodies of these long-lost souls refuse to leave the physical world.

by Steven Casale

Hart Island: The Big Apple’s Mass Burial Ground of Unknown Dead

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Hart Island: The Big Apple’s Mass Burial Ground of Unknown Dead

Unearth the eerie history of Hart Island, a massive cemetery off the coast of New York City where over one million souls are entombed in unmarked graves.

by Steven Casale

The Uncrackable Mystery of the Voynich Manuscript

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The Uncrackable Mystery of the Voynich Manuscript

This mysterious codex from the 15th century is written in a language no reader has been able to decode. What secrets lie locked within the Voynich Manuscript?

by Steven Casale

6 Murder Mysteries from the Ancient World

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6 Murder Mysteries from the Ancient World

These grisly cases from the ancient world prove that murder runs in our bones.

by Steven Casale

The Cruel and Bloody Reign of Chile’s La Quintrala

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The Cruel and Bloody Reign of Chile’s La Quintrala

The grisly legend of this Chilean noblewoman from the 17th century is one of brutality, lust – and last-minute redemption.

by Steven Casale

Poveglia: Italy’s Island of the Damned

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Poveglia: Italy’s Island of the Damned

Set sail for Italy's most haunted isle, where the wails of restless souls still echo in the night.

by Steven Casale

Panic in the Air: The Toxic Case of the Mad Gasser

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Panic in the Air: The Toxic Case of the Mad Gasser

Frightened citizens sealed their windows when reports of mysterious gas attacks spread from house to house. Could a mad gasser be on the loose?

by Steven Casale

Kiss of Death: The Bloody Case of Béla Kiss

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Kiss of Death: The Bloody Case of Béla Kiss

This Hungarian fiend lured dozens of women to his village home with promises of love – then strangled each victim and pickled their bodies in metal drums.

by Steven Casale

Eternal Beauty: The Death Mask of L’Inconnue de la Seine

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Eternal Beauty: The Death Mask of L’Inconnue de la Seine

The enchanting death mask of an unknown Parisian woman finds life after death as the inspiration to countless writers, painters, and artists.

by Steven Casale

The Acid Bath Murderer of England

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The Acid Bath Murderer of England

John George Haigh took the plunge into murder when he knocked out his old boss and dumped the body into acid – then set out to kill again.

by Steven Casale

Sawney Bean: The Hannibal Lecter of Olde Scotland

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Sawney Bean: The Hannibal Lecter of Olde Scotland

Meet Scotland's legendary cannibal killer, who along with his ravenous cave-dwelling clan dined on the flesh of 1,000 victims.

by Steven Casale

The Werewolf of Bedburg

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The Werewolf of Bedburg

In 16th century Rhineland, something – or someone – was slaughtering villagers by the glow of the full moon.

by Steven Casale

The Couple that Kills Together, Stays Together

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The Couple that Kills Together, Stays Together

Meet Lavinia and John Fisher, the legendary deadly couple who makes Bonnie and Clyde look like rebellious teenagers.

by Steven Casale

Magdalena Solís: The Blood Drinking High Priestess of Mexico

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Magdalena Solís: The Blood Drinking High Priestess of Mexico

Cult leader Magdalena Solís convinced illiterate villagers she was a reincarnated goddess – then slaughtered her dissenters in brutal blood sacrifices.

by Steven Casale

Murder in Paradise: Jamaica’s “Mad Doctor” Lewis Hutchinson

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Murder in Paradise: Jamaica’s “Mad Doctor” Lewis Hutchinson

Jamaica's first recorded serial killer lured his victims into a private castle on the hill, where he dismembered their bodies and even drank their blood.

by Steven Casale

8 Truly Haunted Churches

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8 Truly Haunted Churches

From the headless spirit of a famous actor to the restless ghost of Woodrow Wilson, these sacred sites have a dark side.

by Steven Casale

7 Prisoners Who Found Love Behind Bars

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7 Prisoners Who Found Love Behind Bars

Some relationships defy all logic. These are seven such stories.

by Steven Casale

9 Notorious Female Serial Killers

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9 Notorious Female Serial Killers

The twisted tales of these female serial killers are downright chilling.

by Steven Casale

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