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A House to Die For: A Look Back at The Blackpool Poisoner

Louisa Merrifield took advantage of her employer by murdering her in cold blood.

By Catherine Townsend

Who Killed Jaclyn Dowaliby?

Despite a conviction, the young girl's murder remains a mystery.

By Mike McPadden

Suspect Arrested in 25-Year-Old Cold Case Murder of Lisa Ziegert

For more than two decades, Massachusetts authorities have been hunting for a killer...

By Catherine Townsend

Little House of Horrors: Laura Ingalls Wilder and the Bloody Benders

"Little House on the Prairie" could have been a lot more twisted.

By Terri Osborne

Sydney Smith: Scotland's Real Sherlock Holmes

The pioneering forensic specialist solved gruesome crimes and created new investigative methods.

By Catherine Townsend

Death on a Country Lane: Were the Chillenden Murders Truly Solved?

New evidence suggests that the murderer may not have been the man convicted.

By Mike McPadden

Vanished from Summer Camp: Where Are Bonnie Bickwit and Mitchel Weiser?

They hit the road for a romantic summer adventure, and were never seen again.

By Mike McPadden

Which State Has the Most Serial Killers—and Why?

It's known for its untouched wilderness and shockingly high rate of murderers.

By Catherine Townsend

Who Massacred 8 Members of Ohio's Rhoden Family?

The local sheriff declared the killings the “most brutal” he had ever seen.

By Mike McPadden

A Mother, Murder, and Munchausen: The Chilling Case of Gypsy Rose and MSBP

Gypsy was a murderer, investigators say, but she was also a victim of Munchausen syndrome by proxy.

By Catherine Townsend

The Body of H.H. Holmes Is Being Exhumed Right Now—Here’s Why

Did the sadistic "Murder Castle" serial killer fake his own death in 1896?

By Catherine Townsend

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