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Chilling Crime

Elizabeth Bathory: Vampire or Victim?

The tale of Elizabeth Bathory countess of Transylvania is widely known as one of history’s greatest horror stories. Supposedly obsessed with her own youth, she would kill and drink the blood of young girls who came to work at her… Continue Reading →

The Real Story of Witchhunts

  In the medieval and renaissance eras the world was full of danger and no one had a very good explanation for why some people fell ill with strange diseases. Many turned to superstition to explain these awful ailments, their… Continue Reading →

Chicago’s Horror Hotel

“I was born with the devil in me…” these were the worlds of HH Holmes confession a man so depraved he turned being a serial killer into a profitable business. While Chicago has a sortied history full of its share… Continue Reading →

The History of Execution: A Photo Timeline

3150 BC to now – The ancient Egyptians and other early bronze age civilizations used beheading to dispatch of criminals and prisoners of war. One crime that would land you on the chopping block for certain was grave robbing. The… Continue Reading →

Jack the Ripper the Facts vs the Myth

From the 31st of August to November 9th of 1888 the women of London’s Whitechapel neighborhood were being hunted. Using the cover of night a man with a long knife stalked the cobblestone alleys looking for ladies of evening as… Continue Reading →

The Harpe Brothers America’s First Serial Killer Duo

The land of Tennessee and Kentucky with all its caves and valleys has always been a place where the law has a harder team getting around. With the chaos of a new country called the United States of America busy… Continue Reading →

A Timeline of Forensics With Unsolved Crimes !

The Zodiac’s Code

From 1969 to 1974 the serial killer known as the Zodiac stalked the San Francisco area killing at least 5 people on his rampage Betty Lou Jensen, David Arthur Faraday, Darlene Elizabeth Ferrin, Cecelia Ann Shepard, and Paul Lee Stine as… Continue Reading →

Did Patty Hearst Have Stockholm Syndrome?

Patty Hearst grew up in one of Americas richest families. The Hearst’s made a killing in the news and media business. So imagine the dismay when the story on the front page was one of their own. On February 4th… Continue Reading →

The Rajneeshees and America’s first bioterror attack

In 1981 a mysterious guru from India named Rajneesh Bagwan Shree found him and his many followers practically exiled from India and in need of a new home. They settled on an unlikely place a ranch in Wasco County Oregon…. Continue Reading →

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