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Texarkana Moonlight Unsolved Murders

In 1946, a sadistic killer dressed in a white mask terrorized the small town of Texarkana at night. Texarkana, a small town that straddles the state line between Texas and Arkansas, is also known as The Town That Dreaded Sundown, thanks to the 1976 horror flick of the same name. Set in Texarkana and based loosely on a string of local slayings, the proto-slasher film came out just two [...]

By | 2017-09-11T09:27:43+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Historical Events|0 Comments

Jack the Ripper: Unidentified Serial Killer

Jack the Ripper terrorized London in 1888, killing at least five women and mutilating their bodies in an unusual manner, indicating that the killer had a substantial knowledge of human anatomy. The culprit was never captured—or even identified—and Jack the Ripper remains one of England’s, and the world’s, most infamous criminals. All five killings attributed to Jack the Ripper took place within a mile of each other, in or [...]

By | 2017-08-31T11:09:29+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Public Figures|1 Comment

Dr Shipman: British Serial Killer with over 200 Kills

British serial killer Harold Shipman, who worked in England as a medical doctor, killed over 200 of his patients before his arrest in 1998. Born in England in 1946, serial killer Dr. Shipman attended Leeds School of Medicine and began working as a physician in 1970. Between then and his arrest in 1998, he killed at least 215 and possibly as many as 260 of his patients, injecting them with [...]

By | 2017-09-04T18:16:24+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Public Figures|0 Comments

Serial Killer UK Ian Brady and Myra Hindley

Ian Brady, a serial killer UK of five children whose role in the 1960s "Moors Murders" made him one of Britain's most reviled criminals, died on Monday. He was 79. Health officials said serial killer UK Brady died at a high-security psychiatric hospital in northwestern England. No cause of death was immediately given. At a court hearing in February, lawyers said serial killer UK Brady had been bedridden for [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:07:54+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Public Figures|0 Comments

The Chessmaniac Killer: Alexander Pichushkin

Russian serial killer Alexander Pichushkin, nicknamed "The Chessboard Killer," or the chessmaniac was caught in Moscow and convicted in 2007 of killing 48 people. Synopsis Following his arrest, the police discovered a chessboard with dates on all but two of the squares, apparently connected to the murders he committed. Due to the gruesomeness and number of murders, Russians considered reinstating the death penalty. His First Murder Serial killer Alexander Pichushkin [...]

By | 2017-04-18T09:59:01+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Public Figures|0 Comments

Pedro Alonzo Lopez: The Monster of the Andes

Pedro Alonzo Lopez, known as the "Monster of the Andes,” is a convicted Colombian serial killer who is believed to have murdered more than 300 people. Synopsis Born on October 8, 1948, in Santa Isabel, Colombia, Pedro Alonzo Lopez endured an early life of homelessness, violence and sexual abuse, becoming incarcerated during early adulthood. Upon his release, he eventually embarked on a killing spree where he targeted young girls from [...]

By | 2017-02-18T13:02:09+00:00 February 18th, 2017|Public Figures|0 Comments

Daniel Camargo Barbosa: Colombian Serial Killer

Daniel Camargo Barbosa was a psychopathic serial killer from Colombia, South America. It is believed that he raped and killed over 150 young girls in Colombia and Ecuador during the 1970s and 1980s. Early life Camargo's mother died when he was a little boy and his father was overbearing and emotionally distant. He was raised by an abusive stepmother, who punished him and sometimes dressed him in girls clothing, making [...]

By | 2017-02-17T10:01:48+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Public Figures|0 Comments

The Zodiac Killer: American Serial Killer

The Zodiac Killer was an enigmatic serial killer active in California in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Zodiac Killer as infamous as he was, he only has a confirmed body count of five, though he is suspected of committing as many as 37 murders in total. Background Nothing definitive is known about the Zodiac's background since he was never caught. The most prevalent theories that exist, as profiled by [...]

By | 2016-12-28T16:17:00+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Public Figures|0 Comments

Ted Bundy: American Serial Killer

American serial killer and rapist Ted Bundy was one of the most notorious criminals of the late 20th century. Ted Bundy was born November 24, 1946, in Burlington, Vermont. In the 1970s, he raped and murdered young women in several states. He was connected to at least 36 murders, but some thought he had committed one hundred or more. He was executed in Florida's electric chair in 1989. His charm [...]

By | 2017-04-20T21:36:48+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Public Figures|0 Comments

Soviet serial killer: Andrei Chikatilo

Andrei Chikatilo, in full Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo, byname Rostov Ripper. Soviet serial killer who murdered at least 50 people between 1978 and 1990. His case is noteworthy not only because of the large number of his victims but because efforts by Soviet police to issue warnings to the public during their investigation were hampered by the country’s official ideology, which asserted that serial murder was impossible in a communist society. [...]

By | 2017-04-20T21:39:35+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Historical Events, Public Figures|0 Comments

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