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The Lambeth Poisoner: London’s Deadly Doctor

Some allege that he confessed to the Jack the Ripper murders with his dying breath.

By Robert Walsh

A Killer in London: The Camden Town Murder

When Emily Dimmock's family finally entered her apartment, they discovered a gruesome sight.

By Elisabeth Tilstra

Howard Unruh and the Walk of Death

In his own twisted mind, Howard Unruh's killing spree was "justified."

By Gary Sweeney

The Unsolved Mystery of Australia’s Grisly Gatton Murders

He thought they were sleeping ... until he saw the ants crawling across their bodies.

By Orrin Grey

The Chilling, Unsolved Murder of the Grimes Sisters

Barbara and Patricia Grimes were murdered in 1956. New clues have raised hopes the killer might still be caught.

By Gary Sweeney

Prison Pen Pals: Amanda Howard on Her Collection of Letters from Serial Killers

One cannibal killer even sent her a meaty recipe—and suggested she use herself as the main ingredient.

By Christine Colby

Joseph Vacher: The Killer of Little Shepherds

This demented ripper cut a trail of death across the French countryside in 1897, leaving 11 known victims in his wake.

By Orrin Grey

The Seal Chart Murder: Who Killed Caroline Luard?

In 1908, Charles Luard found his wife Caroline shot dead at a neighbor's country house.

By Elisabeth Tilstra

The 3 Most Common Types of Murderers You’ll Find on Facebook

Are you Facebook friends with someone who fits one of these descriptions?

By Emily Kaiser

Raymond Fernandez and Martha Beck: The Lonely Hearts Killers

In the late 1940s, women answered personal ads thinking they would meet the man of their dreams. Instead, they met Raymond Fernandez and Martha Beck.

By Orrin Grey

Stranger with Candy: The Kidnapping Spree of Teen Chyrel Jolls

Teen kidnapper Chyrel Jolls grabbed her 5-year-old victim by the wrist: "If you don't come with me, I'll drown you."

By Catherine Pelonero

The Shocking Murder of William Desmond Taylor in Hollywood’s Silent Era

He was one of the most prolific directors in Hollywood—until he was fatally shot by an unknown killer in his Westlake home.

By Orrin Grey

Gary Ridgway: The Green River Killer

Chillingly, he referred to killing young women as his "career."

By Orrin Grey

5 Devastating Small Town Crimes

In a town of 80 people, one horrible, criminal act can send the entire population reeling.

By Amelia McDonell-Parry

Blanche Monnier: The Woman Who Was Held Prisoner by Her Mother for 25 Years

When daylight finally spilled into the musty chamber, a shocking sight came into focus...

By Gary Sweeney

Who Killed Tammy Jo Alexander More Than 30 Years Ago?

She was only 16 years old when she was murdered and dumped in a cornfield.

By Michelle Sigona

Death in the Heartland: The Murder Spree of Charles Starkweather

He was the sadistic killer behind one of the most chilling murder sprees in American history.

By Robert Walsh

Fritz Haarmann: The Vampire of Hanover

He claimed more than 24 victims ... but it was his method of murder that earned Haarmann his ghoulish moniker.

By Orrin Grey

Who was the Boston Strangler?

They called him "America's first serial killer of the modern era," but the case of the Boston Strangler is full of contradictions.

By Orrin Grey

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