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Mass Murder

Crucified by Colorado
2 years ago

Crucified by Colorado

“Yes, they are killing me.” – Joe Arridy, when asked by Warden Roy Best if he understood why he was about to step into Colorado’s gas chamber.

It’s rarer than …
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Death Comes Ripping at Lake Bodom
2 years ago

Death Comes Ripping at Lake Bodom

The 1960 murder of three teenagers camped at Lake Bodom, a rural area located just outside of Helsinki, is one of the most famous murder cases in Finnish history. Notable …
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Mexico’s Notorious “Old Lady Killer”
2 years ago

Mexico’s Notorious “Old Lady Killer”

La Mataviejitas (“The Old Lady Killer”) was a Mexican professional wrestler, and sadly the nickname did not indicate a particular prowess with women.

No, Juana Barraza was female herself – …
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The Taming of the Wild Frontier
2 years ago

The Taming of the Wild Frontier

US Army Scout, Lawman, Pinkerton agent, cowboy, rancher, and hitman. Such was the career trajectory of Tom Horn. Immortalised in Wild West history and by Steve McQueen in one of …
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Media Darling, Brutal Killer
2 years ago

Media Darling, Brutal Killer

Crime story writer, television host, playwright, author and poet… Johann Unterweger had quite an impressive resume for a serial killer. And, in a very odd way, in the end he …
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The Ken and Barbie Killers
2 years ago

The Ken and Barbie Killers

On the outside Karla Homolka and Paul Bernardo seemed like a picture perfect couple. Their wealth and good looks were the envy of all their friends and, with a lavish …
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10 Awful Hate Crimes
2 years ago

10 Awful Hate Crimes

10. Michael Griffith

The place is Howard Beach. The date is December 20, 1986. This predominately white neighborhood is located in Queens. Griffith and three other friends, Cedric Sandiford, Timothy …
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Cannibal Killers are More Common Than You Think
2 years ago

Cannibal Killers are More Common Than You Think

The Middle Ages is a time known for werewolves, witches, and vampires. It’s also the height of cannibalism and related crimes in history. Of course, there are a lot more …
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The Santa Claus Massacre
2 years ago

The Santa Claus Massacre

Steven C. Miller’s 2012 Christmas horror flick Silent Night is an updated take on the Charles E. Sellier’s 1984 cult classic Silent Night, Deadly Night. In the film a character …
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Rider on the Storm
2 years ago

Rider on the Storm

“I hate everybody’s guts and everybody hates mine.” – Billy Cook, after his arrest.

If ever a criminal was born to lose it was William Edward ‘Billy’ Cook. Born …
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