Serial Killers

 
June 20 2010, 0 Comments
Jeffery Dahmer by Laura Schultz, MFT “You feel the last bit of breath leaving their body.  You’re looking into their eyes. A person in this situation is God. Sometimes I feel like a vampire...
 
June 26 2012, 0 Comments
David Berkowitz, “the Son of Sam,” terrorized New Yorkers during a 13-month long killing spree in 1976-1977 before a parking ticket at his last crime scene led to his capture.  Now a born-...
 
October 29 2012, 0 Comments
Jack the Ripper's "From Hell" Letter From Jack the Ripper through B.T.K. in Wichita, Kansas, certain serial killers crave media attention to chronicle their infamous deeds. by Ben Johnson The...
 
January 24 2013, 0 Comments
“Il Monstro” or “The Monster of Florence” killed and mutilated eight couples in the Italian countryside between 1968 and 1985. Although the crimes took place sporadically over 17 years, there were...
 
April 25 2013, 0 Comments
 Steve Wright The murders of five prostitutes by the Suffolk Strangler in 2006 set off one of the largest manhunts in British history. DNA evidence led to the arrest and conviction of a man...
 
August 12 2013, 0 Comments
Colin Ireland Colin Ireland was a nobody who wanted to become a somebody by becoming a serial killer. Like two serial killers before him, he trolled the Coleherne Pub in Earls Court for gay men to...

Adoptees Who Kill: Examining the Psychological, Societal and Criminal Justice Ramifications of Adopted Child Syndrome

April 7 2014, 0 Comments
Although only a small percentage of adoptees commit violent acts, adoptees are far more likely to commit suicide, kill one or both adoptive parents, or become serial killers than people raised by...

The Real Lady Macbeth: Countess Erzsébet Báthory

January 13 2014, 0 Comments
Jan. 13, 2014Countess Erzsébet Báthoryby David RobbLady Macbeth is perhaps the most famous fictional female villainess in all of literature, but in 1606, while William Shakespeare was creating her...

Pro Bono: The 18-Year Defense of Caril Ann Fugate

October 21 2013, 0 Comments
Oct. 21, 2013An excerpt from Pro Bono: The 18-Year Defense of Caril Ann Fugate by Jeff McArthur (Bandwagon Books).  An account of how her trial lawyer – who believed in her innocence – continued...
Mon, 08/01/2011 - 13:49
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Albert Fish was the real life “boogeyman” of every parent’s worst nightmare. He kidnapped young children, viciously murdered them, and ate their flesh. by Mark Pulham There was a knock on the door. Delia Budd opened it and found a stranger standing before her. He was an...
Tue, 06/14/2011 - 12:05
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June 14, 2011Dr. Thomas Neill CreamThe United Kingdom has a long history of doctors who foreswore the Hippocratic Oath and opted instead to commit at least one murder. During the time of Jack the Ripper, Dr. Thomas Neill Cream was both a serial killer and a blackmailer. ...
Mon, 05/23/2011 - 13:54
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May 23, 2011Dorothea Puente (Photo LA Times)Serial killer Dorothea Puente was charming and incorrigible.  by Mark Pulham Charles Willgues, a retired carpenter, had been out that Wednesday afternoon to a hardware store to buy a glass cutter. Now, he sat at the bar of the...
Wed, 04/27/2011 - 14:55
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  An excerpt from Mel Ayton recently published book Dark Soul of the South – The Life and Crimes of Racist Killer Joseph Paul Franklin by Mel Ayton In 2010 the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for executions to start again in Missouri when it refused to hear the...
Mon, 11/22/2010 - 12:00
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November 22, 2010Robert Diaz (photo from San Quentin warden's office)Robert Diaz, the nurse who killed by injecting elderly patients with Lidocaine, evades the lethal injection execution awaiting him by dying at age 72.by Ronnie D. Smith Over the years I had thought how ironic...
Mon, 11/22/2010 - 10:54
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Updated Jan 8, 2013 Rodney Alcala A registered sex-offender, Rodney Alcala got his 15-minutes of fame as a successful contestant on "The Dating Game" in 1978.  Before that appearance, he had already been convicted of raping an 8-year-old girl and had murdered four women...
Mon, 11/01/2010 - 17:31
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Johann "Jack" Unterweger With the help of future Nobel Laureate Elfriede Jelinek and other prominent Austrian literati, Jack Unterweger wrote his way out of a lifetime sentence for murder. Paroled in 1990, and now a famous crime writer himself, he embarked on a wide-ranging...
Thu, 09/23/2010 - 13:55
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Sept. 23, 2010William Hare and William BurkeWilliam Burke and William Hare are the most famous grave robbers of 19th century Scotland, but none of the 16 fresh corpses they turned over for dissection in the anatomy classroom of Dr. Robert Knox at 10 Surgeon Square in Edinburg,...
Thu, 09/23/2010 - 13:31
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Sept. 23, 2010An excerpt from the opening chapters of Marilyn Z. Tomlins’s Die in Paris, published in the United States in September of 2010 by Raider Publishing International. The book is available at amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com and borders.com. by Marilyn Z. Tomlins In the...
Sun, 06/20/2010 - 14:28
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Jeffery Dahmer by Laura Schultz, MFT “You feel the last bit of breath leaving their body.  You’re looking into their eyes. A person in this situation is God. Sometimes I feel like a vampire and I like to kill. I’m the most cold-blooded sonofabitch you will ever meet. We...

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