Horrific crimes happen every day. As much as we’d like to think that everyone is inherently good, it’s just not true. There are serial killers who commit gruesome murders and are seriously messed up in the head. Many of these real-life criminals went down in history, such as Ted Bundy and Jack the Ripper, because they were convicted of manslaughter and committed truly heinous crimes. However, some of the worst criminals are talked about for only a brief period and then they are forgotten about. Here are some of the killers everyone forgot and the horrific crimes they committed.
If you have ever read true crime books or watched movies about serial killers, then you probably already know that the 1970s was a golden era of crime. Statistically, crime in the United State peaked in this decade, particularly when it came to violent crime.
This time last year, Pitt student Alina Sheykhet returned home from work, had a chat with her roommate, and went to sleep. The next morning, she did not wake up. She did not go out with her parents like she was supposed to. She did not return to class on Monday. She did not finish her education, get her degree or begin her career. She did not get a chance to see her future. Her ex boyfriend, Matthew Darby, broke into her home in the middle of the night and beat her to death.
This man is straight out of anyone’s worst nightmares. However, movies and books you read on this man our reality. His crimes make even some of the world's scariest criminals cringe. Jeffrey Dahmer was known to many by the nicknames given to him to describe his crimes. Newspapers and new channels would dub this serial killer as the “Milwaukee Cannibal,” an American serial killer and sex offender. Dahmer raped, murdered, and dismembered seventeen men and boys over a thirteen year killing spree. He would begin killing in 1978 and wouldn’t stop until his capture in 1991.
Let's look at some stereotypes and conventional wisdom regarding murderers. How well do certain claims regarding murderers hold up?
It's every parent's worst nightmare—finding out that your child has been a victim of a pedophile. It's something that will traumatize their child for life, and will harm their ability to have a normal relationship.
It's been over three years since the terrible crime committed by Dynel Lane. Michelle Wilkins, the soon-to-be joyous mother, was robbed of her child by the planned sabotage of this seemingly insane woman. Finally after what felt like forever, the case closed with Lane's 100-year verdict, to be locked away until the end of her life. Appropriately.
Welcome to chapter 2 of "The Case of." In this post we will take a look at Mr. Wilder, or more known as The Beauty Queen Killer.
So I saw this movie on Netflix. I was instantly intrigued. Perfect Sisters is about two Canadian sisters who killed their alcoholic mother to end the abuse and neglect. I know that sounds crazy but hear me out. So I will tell you the story first.
Who is he? What did he do? How to identify a serial killer? Continue reading to find out!
Abdullah was a serial killer in Afghanistan. In Kabul, he was found guilty of more than 20 murders including his wife. Shah served Zardad Khan, which earned him the nickname Zardad’s Dog. The pair would rob travelers on the road from Dabul to Jalalabad.
The 1980s saw the rise of a number of the most prolific serial killers in the United States, including Jeffrey Dahmer and Richard Ramirez. The latter, also known as "The Night Stalker," was part of a rising public concern regarding Satanism, the occult, heavy metal music, and other elements of underground culture that many believed to be dangerous and violent. While Satanic worship seems overall to have been a false concern, some combination of factors certainly did lead this decade to be one of the deadliest, with some of the most shocking and infamous crimes of the 80s setting the standard for horrific crimes that have been committed throughout history.