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Dial “C” for Creepy
2 years ago

Dial “C” for Creepy

On May 27, 1980, 32-year-old Dorothy Jane Scott offered to drive a co-worker to the hospital after he suffered a spider bite. Dorothy and another co-worker escorted the man in, …
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Vicious Killer Targets Random Attorney
2 years ago

Vicious Killer Targets Random Attorney

In 2013, Warren Watson had a plan.

For reasons known only to him, he decided to act out his fantasy of killing a female attorney, with a twisted scenario that …
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The Murderous Past of the Canterbury Cathedral
2 years ago

The Murderous Past of the Canterbury Cathedral

“Who will rid me of this turbulent priest?!” – A remark allegedly uttered by England’s King Henry II, said to have unwittingly incited the murder of Thomas Becket, Archbishop of …
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The “Bad Girls” Murder
2 years ago

The “Bad Girls” Murder

On March 29, 2004, the body of Eugene Gorenman, a 26-year-old Russian immigrant, was found on a walking path near a gun battery at San Francisco’s Fort Funston National Park. …
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5 Prison Escapees Who are Still on the Run
2 years ago

5 Prison Escapees Who are Still on the Run

Prisons are home to the most notorious scourges of society. They’re cold, bleak and uncomfortable places, and it should not be too terribly surprising that many of those who are …
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The Human Tiger
2 years ago

The Human Tiger

“The sooner I can cash in my chips, the better, as it will save me a lot of trouble and unhappiness.”

-Jacob Oppenheimer after being condemned …
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Killing Her Softly, With Cyanide
2 years ago

Killing Her Softly, With Cyanide

In March of 2010, Ari Liggett was arrested at a UPS store in Arapahoe County, Colorado, on a warrant for possession of an illegal silencer. While in police custody, he …
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The Bittersweet Murder of Amber Hagerman
2 years ago

The Bittersweet Murder of Amber Hagerman

It’s a parent’s worst nightmare. 9-year-old Amber Hagerman had just gotten out of school for the day and wanted to go ride her bike around an abandoned grocery store parking …
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Mail from Murderers
2 years ago

Mail from Murderers

Have you ever wanted to have a murderer as a penpal? If your answer to that question is, “yes,” then you’re in luck. Several websites have been set up in …
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Crimes that Time Forgot
2 years ago

Crimes that Time Forgot

Thanks to the digital collections available online through New York Public Library, users and historians alike can access thousands of historical photos. It should come to no surprise that within …
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