The Lagos state police command has arrested a self-acclaimed prophet, Williams Benard, who allegedly specializes in swindling ladies in search of a life partner on social media.
George Moore, Greg “Sparky” Knighten and Richard Goeglein had taken a trip just south of Midlothian, Texas. The three teenagers had just turned off FM875 and into a secluded field. George had driven Knighten and Goeglein to meet an acquaintance to buy some weed. The teenagers put down the back of George’s red pickup truck and sat on the tailgate.
On the evening of March 9, 1963, Los Angeles police officer Karl Hettinger and his partner Ian Campbell pulled over a 1946 Ford automobile occupied by two men in dark clothing and caps. The men were ex-convicts Gregory Ulas Powell and Jimmy Lee Smith. Before Hettinger and Campbell could react, Smith stuck a pistol in Officer Campbell’s back. He then ordered Hettinger to turn over his service pistol.
Hollywood has made Ed Gein quite the source material for a number of films including Psycho (1960), the original The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) and The Silence of the Lambs (1991) to name just a few. What would make writers, directors and producers so interested in this homicidal maniac? One would have to start with the fact that he transitioned.
With their death sentences commuted to life imprisonment, serial killers Henry Lee Lucas and Ottis Toole committed some of the most heinous crimes across three states in just over three decades.
When you’re one of the very few people to be sentenced to life twice, your system of values must’ve been in serious disarray, to say the least. Joseph “Mad Dog” Taborsky plagued the state of Connecticut with his robberies and murders. He even committed a crime with his brother Albert, who had been committed to a psychiatric ward. This action led to Mad Dog’s sentence to be reduced and he exited death row and claimed that he would keep his nose clean.
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Ugandan authorities condemned the poacher who killed Rafiki, a silver-backed male who was one of the country's most symbolic forest species.
Upon the occasion of your execution you say that it would be “the supreme thrill of [your] life,” then that points to a vicious, horrific excuse for a human being. That man who said that was Albert Fish. He liked to abuse young boys and girls. This monster even ate the flesh of several children for the thrill of the meal. This sick person then committed self-harm through flogging, burning himself, and sticking metal pins through his genitals.
A beautiful, quiet neighborhood in Sacramento, California was home to a small boarding house where Dorothea Puente had lived. Not only did she live in this boarding house, she owned it.
Arsenic seems like the go-to crime weapon when it comes to these serial killer cases. And another woman cropped up in the case which happened in Windsor, Connecticut from 1911-1916. Amy Archer-Gilligan poisoned at least ten people a year.