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Richie Diener: The Troubled Son Killed By His Own Father

Young Richie Diener showed signs of trouble. Then, on the night of February 27, 1972, those troubles came to a tragic end.

By Sarah Mangiola

22 Paranormal Books You Haven’t Read Yet (But Should)

Journey to the dark side of demonic possessions, haunted houses, and restless spirits.

By The Lineup Staff

21 Bone-Chilling Books Recommended by Stephen King

These terrifying tales all managed to get the horror master’s seal of approval.

By Jessica Ferri

What Really Happened to Elizabeth Canning?

As the investigation into her New Year's Day kidnapping unfolded, some details just didn’t add up…

By Sarah Mangiola

Claus Von Bülow: The Danish-British Socialite Who Was Convicted and then Cleared of Trying to Murder His Wife

Bad tidings bring the holidays to a halt when a Danish-British socialite is suspected of attempting to murder his wife. Twice.

By DeAnna Janes

Holiday Horror: Frozen and Buried in Wisconsin

On December 25, 1977, a man confessed to burying a naked body in a Madison snowbank.

By The Lineup Staff

Murder in Little Egypt: John Cavaness, the Small-Town Doctor Who Killed His Son in Cold Blood

Behind Dr. Cavaness's friendly facade lurked an abusive husband and father who was capable of true evil.

By Matthew Thompson & Julia Tabas

When Murder Runs in the Family: Frances Schreuder and the Killing of Franklin Bradshaw  

Frances needed cash, so she hatched a plan to kill her father. The secret weapon? Her teenage son.

By The Lineup Staff

The Copycat Killing Spree of Peter Sutcliffe, the Yorkshire Ripper

This copycat ripper claimed nearly three times as many victims as his Victorian predecessor—but he made one crucial mistake. 

By Sarah Janet

Judith Ann Neelley: The Teen Bride Turned Cold-Blooded Murderer

Judith Ann was just 15 years old when she married known criminal Alvin Neelley. Together, they soon set out on a depraved crime spree.

By Paola Crespo & Shabana Bachu

Gaslight Murder: 12 Gripping Victorian True Crime Books

The truth is grislier than fiction in these real-life accounts of mystery and murder from the Victorian era.

By Elisabeth Tilstra & Shabana Bachu

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