Author: Maxwell Charles
It was all a sex game with Herb. Or was it? Asphyxiation was just part of the thrill. The second part was the kill....
He'd received every kind of abuse possible before the age of twelve. Now there was no taming the monster within
He would be murdered himself in the exact fashion he killed each of the little children. No appeals. No mercy for this child killer
Whether the two adults buried the kids, or maybe the rats did, has yet to be discovered. But then so do their little bodies....
She told authorities that she "had contemplated taking Jimella's unborn child for quite some time. Finally, she did!
He decided that he got more of a high out of killing than molesting. But he loved both. So both it would be.
Many saw Joe feed helpless kittys to his pet gators. But what about the ladies in his life that suddenly vanished. Gator food too?...
There were voices in his head and six dead bodies in their beds. He called it self defense. The Jury said...not!
He said he could not let things go that night because Debra "kept pushing his buttons." So he slit her throat.
She didn't get caught when she shot her first husband. So she gave it another try with her second. Well, that didn't work!
She plotted to kill her husband for two years. Then, fearing the killer would talk, she had him murdered too. Dumb move!
He was "spoon fed" the intimate details of unsolved homicides. He claimed them all. Was he a killer or a coerced parrot?
Within minutes of his arrest, he began singing like a canary. A jury caged that bird...permanently
Columbine had nothing on this guy. Death was everywhere
He put a bomb in his own mothers suitcase. He wanted revenge for the way she had always treated him. Mission accomplished
He often studied his Bible, using it to keep his victim at ease. But once he gained their trust, it was game over
He was a successful hit man for several Italian-American crime families for better than 30 years.
His pregnant wife and two little daughters were over killed. He, on the other hand, was only wounded slightly. Why?
He was struggling with homosexual desires that both thrilled and chilled him. But, like John Wayne Gacy, he learned to deal with it.
This woman set a goal and went after it with a vengeance! I guess wicked goes way back to when!
He would schmooze his way into the beds of blond or redheaded bar flies. Those who fell for his charm landed in the morgue.
He may not have been the Zodiac but he was working hard to earn himself a name.....And the gas chamber !
The little town of Santa Clause had never seen any crime so horrific. But there it was. 4 dead bodies and the blood
The doctor ran from state to state, then country to country, murdering all along the way.
Detectives were shocked at the savagery of the murders. It was hard to believe the perp was only 15 years old
He possessed the "earmarks of a psychopath in his makeup." But they set him free on society anyway. Not a good move!
In his confession, concerning the rape and murder of Aree Hunt, he told police he wanted 'to hear the sound of a neck breaking.'
When he was finally caught, he jumped off the bridge and plunged to his death into the Hudson River 60 feet below.
He was a torture murderer with a few strange fetishes. And sex with a dead woman was right up there with them.
He told his shrink about feeling the urge to "start shooting people with a deer rifle." He was given a drug. That didn't work!...
He murdered his wife on Tuesday, his two young children on Wednesday and on Thursday things went straight to hell
She tried to hang herself. When that didn't work, she murdered all six of her children.
He stared with his wife and made his way through the whole Fam Damily! And he didn't stop there!
His drug of choice was Paraquat. An herbicide so lethal that its use was banned in the United States.
As she turned 40, Brenda was having a mid-life crisis. So she got a new lover and conspired to murder her husband for money....
He tossed two chemical canisters into the theater and opened fire without discrimination as he moved up and down the corridor.
Rumor had it that the good doctor murdered his cheating wife because she had syphilis. And he had a lover.
He said that on the morning of the shooting, he had argued with his ex-wife. He ended that argument - permanently!
She pleaded domestic violence and self defense. The horrifying pictures told a whole different story
She carved up their bodies, stored their parts in a freezer and buried their remains under the concrete floor of her shop.
The authorities knew he was a serial killer. Problem was proving it. But they did. And they did it without a body
Her twelve year old daughter, the third to be murdered, wrote the suicide letters to her father and her friends
He determined that after killing, undetected and unsuspected, 15 times, it was his right to kill. And so he did!
He saw himself as ridding society of vermin and for this he craved recognition as a superior person.
In 1976, cousins David and Fred put their heads together and decided to combine their favorite 'sports' by hunting women.
He was jailed for life for killing five members of his family. To this day he professes his innocence and blames his sister
He shot his wife in the head and slit his children's throats. He set the house on fire and disappeared. Where did he go?...
How ironic that an all-female jury convicted him and decided his fate. Steve the Gambler gets death. And justifiably so.
He was a diagnosed psychopath, who molested dozens of children and managed to murder three, before he got caught.
He took her body to a family owned tool and die shop where he dismembered it. Then he buried her in a park
Some neighbors said he was a nice guy. Some filed restraining orders and moved away. What was the garbage man doing?
The only lead as to the motive was a note that said he was sick of being poor and watching his family live in...
He went on a wild killing spree in 2006, killing seven people including two little girls ages nine and four.
After raping them, he threw mother and her two daughters, naked and bound with weight into the sea. All very much alive!
They screamed as he raped and strangled their mother in front of them. Then he threw them in the pond to drown.
So he accidentally murdered them then burnt the bodies to remove the evidence. All because he was bisexual. Idiot. No one cares
Her disappearance caused a media sensation and the case remains unsolved to this day. The rest of the story is a mystery
No arrests have ever been made and the strange caller that haunted her parents for years has never been identified.
An 11-minute video titled 1 Lunatic 1 Ice Pick. He stabbed him to death, dismembered him then committed acts of necrophilia.
He was found guilty after a trial lasting less than an hour. His execution took less time than that!
Helle wanted a divorce. Richard feared financial disaster. So he rented a wood-chipper and solved both problems. Sorta.
Richard Crafts was a serial philanderer but he didn't want a divorce. So he rented a wood chipper instead. Problem solved
He was the most prolific serial killer in New Jersey history, murdering 45 patients during the 16 years he worked as a nurse
His was nearly in tears. "I said I was going to tell a joke. Death has set me free. That's the biggest joke."
For some unexplained reason, Eugene wrestled Poppo to the ground, stripped him of his pants and began biting violently at his face.
Darlie Routier testified that an intruder killed her children but police didn't buy her story. Neither did a jury.
He admitted to all of the burglaries and the murders. He also swore he only raped them after they were dead.
He would hang them in the tree and butcher them. Until two got away and blew the whistle. How many hadn't been that lucky?
But when Parnell kidnapped the NEXT little boy, Steven did a little kidnapping of his own and headed straight to the law
He was also a narcissist and a pathological liar who planned the parricide for months and he did it all to gain a fortune...
Some couldn't even believe Cary had committed these horrific acts. Others didn't believe he had done them alone
He has been convicted of killing three young Florida women and sentenced to death — twice. Appeal again...Win again
Something about him set him apart that made him natural prey to all manner of cruelties. So he turned the tables
He was responsible for at least 18 murders and five nonfatal shootings in 11 states. And there was so much more
She shot her three children in order to make herself available for the man she obsessively loved. Too bad he felt differently
He'd beat one kid half to death. The next one, he murdered and ate his heart and brains
He finally gave into the voices in his head. They would tell him when to kill. He could chose the who
He returned to the grave several days later, dug up the body, ripped out her heart and ate it. It tasted like chicken.
“The single worst crime perpetrated against an individual in Indiana’s history.” The story of Sylvia Likens' torture and death
She orchestrated "the single worst crime perpetrated against an individual in Indiana's history." The murder of Sylvia Likens
He disappeared for ten years. When he returned however, bums, drunks and derelicts started dropping like flies
With at least three guys, who would share in his killing adventures, William Bonin was constantly on the prowl to murder boys
So he murdered the entire family on Christmas Day in 1929. All to keep the secret safe. Too bad so many already knew
His victims were practically an invisible class. Derelics right there in his own back yard. Easy prey for a serial killer
He was the father of four daughters and a son. He was also a man who spent his secret hours murdering prostitutes in Spokane...
She says she's been horribly punished for having an affair. The sentence means death, as she will never be eligible for parole.
His daughters were about to expose him for the sexual abuse he put on them. He fixed that little problem. Permanently!
Ayla Reynolds was a 20-month-old toddler from Waterville, Maine, who disappeared on December 16, 2011. But to where?
She didn't want to go to bed. So he punched her three times and put her little dead body in the frig.
She collected nearly $200 thousand in death benefits. Just about the cost of a life sentence in prison. Which she got!
But he was tied to a bed and she used two different knives. How much self defence is too much self defence
Belle began posting notices in lovelorn columns to entice wealthy men to her farm, after which they were never seen again.
Tillie Klimek claimed she dreamed about the demise of those around her. In reality, she was simply scheduling their deaths.
He walked out of the hotel room, his lover in tow. From there, things got really ugly, really fast
When the law got too close for comfort she devised a plan to frame her own daughter for the murders. She failed
She was at the center of "The Murder Mystery Weekend Killing." But had she really paralyzed her husband then set him on fire.
David was a weak man who readily bought into Cindy’s stories of incestuous abuse. And he was willing to kill for her
Both husbands became targets of her greed and died by her hand. But then so did 46 more of her clients.
He was a 14 years old and he'd taken all he could from his sadistic, abusive and perverted father. So he killed them all.
Through tears of fear, she pleaded. " I don't want to die." The Judge was not moved and upheld the sentence of death
He said he sliced portions of flesh from his victims to eat them because it helped him save on his grocery bills.
Nicknamed "the Serpent" and "the Bikini killer" for his skill at deception and evasion. He allegedly committed at least 12 murders.
Sentenced to death for the disembowelment of one of his wives. Not to mention all of the other crimes he commited
Peter Tobin was driven by the menstrual cycle. Something long suspected as the motive behind the Bible John murders.
He walked out to confront the teenagers who were vandalizing his wife's car. They beat him to death.
Because his attorney's wasted time challenging evidence against him when they should have focused on sparing him death.
They are both Tennessee residents and could possibly be charged as adults. As it should be.
Her chosen method of murder was with the use of cyanide poison, a chemical that she kept in a pot planter.
Evelyn Dick murdered her husband and a baby boy. And it made her a star.
And she aimed often. Then, with the help of her son, she hide the evidence and buried the bodies
The Acid King and Dracula were two thugs you just didn't steal drugs from. The results could be more than fatal
The District Attorney contended that Nanette was the "femme fatale" at the center of a love triangle. What she really was, was a murderer.
Robin Gecht was the ring leader of a small band of misfits that followed his satanic lead. Even into Cannibalism
He thought if he drank the blood of dead women, it would transform him into one.
He left the the scene when the disposal unit he was using became clogged with cartilage and bone from her dismembered leg.
Charlie met Leonard Lake in 1983 and the two went on a murder spree for the next two years killing between 11 and 25...
The Skelton boys just vanished. Or did they? What exactly is their father not telling?
He told a friend he'd received a page and had to return the call at once. No one ever saw him again.
She worked to lose the 140 pounds she wanted to be free of. But her husband wasn't thrilled with her happy new self.
Sheriff Casteel said that Brandy Worley did not seem to show any remorse during her confession and she seemed 'matter of fact'.
They found plenty to do in their old age. Like write bad checks, resell sold cattle and bury the body of their latest victim....
He changed the way we protect our young and the way we pursue the villain forever.
He believed a locked door meant he was not welcome. By the same token, an unlocked door meant come on in. And he did!
In those days,being in the wrong place at the wrong time, could have deadly consequences.
Once the law started following his articles on the murders, they knew they had their man
In a hand-written note, the writer declared that three campers would be murdered. The note was dismissed. Three died
He wanted to live out a long time fantasy. He wanted to have sex with a dead woman. So he killed him one!
Life started out rough but Richard turned to the thrill kill. Then his best friend started to talk.
From October 1989 to April 1991, Schmidt murdered five women and an infant. Schmidt is a transsexual.
He walked into the sheriff's station, pulled a severed breast from his pocket and admitted to killing four women.
He dug the graves in advance. That way he could move the corpse quickly into hiding.
He is suspected of murdering a teenage woman, who was eight months pregnant, and decapitating her boyfriend.
He told his followers to dig a pit that would hold a family of five. Then he lured the Avery's to the barn.
Josh Phillips, who is now 32, killed his 8 year old neighbor, Maddie Clifton, in 1998. He got life. Now he wants freed
Vietnam became a wonderful, living fantasy of horror and gore for Arthur Shawcross.
"I've destroyed her with acid. Every trace is gone. How can you prove murder if there's no body?"
She made soap out of her victim. Then gave the soap bars to her friends.
Carl Watts may very well be the most prolific serial killer in America. He is suspected of over 100 murders
Derrick Todd Lee just kept slipping through the cracks. Then DNA started singing like a canary
8-year-old Maddie Clifton disappeared. No one knew where she was. Except Joshua Phillips. And he wasn't talking
She started driving his car and spending his money. She put a stripper pole in the kitchen. Then someone found the body.
“The defendant is a sociopath,” the district attorney told the judge. "He has no remorse or empathy.”
Richard was fascinated with his cousin Mike and the rapes and murders he'd committed.
The Collector, novel and film alike, have inspired many a serial killer. A must read for the morbidly curious
He was brave enough to rape, torture and murder but too scared to face the consequences of his crimes.
Two ex-girlfriends and both of them missing! One unlucky guy or a man who just can't handle being rejected?
He chose to murder the little girls because they were virgins and "because they cried."
He would only eat part of them. The rest of his victim he would save for his dinner parties and guests
For four months The 'Hillside Strangler' (two men) kidnapped, raped, tortured and murdered women for thrills
They believed that all boys born after 1981 were possessed by the devil and had to be dealt with.
Tommy Sells appears to be doomed from the very start. And then things really got ugly and stupid
Christopher Wilder was a serial killer who abducted and raped at least 10 women during a three month murder spree.
John Glover was called the 'Granny Killer' for killing at least 6 elderly women near Sydney, Australia between 1989 and 1990
In 1983 Orange County officers pulled a driver over for weaving. When officers walked to the car they found a dead man.
She had a marked sexual perversion that was expressed in the consumption of her victims blood.
Donald 'Pee Wee' Gaskins believed he had "a special mind" that gave him "permission to kill."
A man who had no problem beating someone half to death. Or just killing them. Whatever fit the need at the time.
John Childs murdered six people in cold blood then cremeted the bodies in his fire place
Two men are in jail while two others, connected with the death of a teenager and human trafficking, are on the run.
Thomas Huskey said his evil alter ego hated him and wanted to destroy his life. I think KYLE won.
Frank Sinatra was buried with a bottle of Bourbon, a pack of smokes, and a roll of dimes in his pocket? Why the dimes?...
I needed to believe I didn't hurt her that it was all your fault.
He told his wife he had committed a terrible sin. And he daydreamed about doing it again
Melissa Moore is the daughter of a serial killer. She learned that horrifying truth when she was just 15 years old.
Her mother was terrified that this time he really would kill them.
Blair said she intended to kill her daughter and she would do it again if she had to.
Chillicothe Ohio is a small Southern city. Nice little place with one big problem! Women keep turning up missing and dead.
Police now believe that Darren Vann may play a role in dozens of other murder cases stretching over the last 20 years
Jose Reyes stabbed her 60 times. Saying it's all good. It's what the devil asked for.
She said she doesn’t want to get out of jail and that she would kill again if she were released. She said she had...
Shawn Grate could now be linked to the deaths of up to five women. The whispered 911 call was just the beginning
Her brother said their parents had killed her and buried her in the back yard.
Molly Hudgens asked if he had a gun. He revealed a loaded 45-caliber handgun and said he planned to kill the teachers
Hoarder mom told the law Michael had died. Louis had moved out quite a while ago and she hadn't heard a peep from him....
Halloween Eve, 1975, in Greenwich, Conn. It started out all fun and pranks. Then someone murdered 15 year old, Martha Moxley. Did a Kennedy...
She had lost custody of her children over a year ago due to substance abuse problems and threatening to harm the children.
He needed money for his wedding and a honeymoon cruise. Two well planned murders and it's all taken care of
Ronald O'Bryan was having financial troubles. But with Halloween, and the new insurance policies in place, not for long.
Two spent cigarettes in the attic suggested that the killer, or killers, patiently waited until the Moore family were all asleep.
When her boyfriend refused to make eye contact with her while engaging in sex, she went off the deep end and cut his 'part'...
Holly Jones says she's innocent. The demons are causing the bruises on her baby and pulling out her hair.
Richard Speck was a mass murderer who systematically tortured, raped and murdered eight student nurses in Chicago, Illinois on July 14, 1966.
He pleaded no contest to second-degree murder in 1992 and served 16 years. He was paroled in 2008. He's done it again.
Black Spider Ear Stud Earrings! When Halloween rolls around the creepy jewelry gets to come out.
COUSINS ARRESTED IN 1973 COLD CASE MURDER OF TWO CALIFORNIA GIRLS
Officer Miller saw a naked woman chained to the wall. She wore a horse harness and she was screaming for her life.
A terminally ill man has volunteered to undergo the 36 hour operation. Doc says 90% chance of survival.
John Cameron, a retired cop, has a theory on who killed Halbach, and it's not Avery
Police have arrested a suspect in the bombing that injured 29 people in New York City on Saturday night.
The murder case that led to comparisons with the movie 'Fatal Attraction.'
One-of-a-kind, made from genuine leather with brass and beads. It's one of those jewels you've just Goth to have!
Her kidnapper, that is sleeping just a few feet away is armed with a tasar and has no intentions of giving her up.
In 1961, North Buffalo seemed like a great place to live. Too bad it had a kidnapper stealing the neighborhood kids
Exacting revenge took on a life of it's own and Pedro Filho was having no problem with the deadly results.
He smashed her brains to smithereens with a rock. The coroner testified that her skull resembled a “bag of ice.”
Everyday tools, from a common toolbox, were the murder weapons of choice by the two men who hated girls.
Many came to believe it was the spirit of Sarah, lighting the candles that never burned at her wake.
Sheborah Thomas picked her two young children up from day care. She drowned them, rolled their bodies under a house, then told a friend....
The world is a beautiful and scary place. Deadly lightning is one of those beautiful horrors.
A Priest performed a routine 'blessing' on the house and the Passetto's believed their troubles were over. Oh, Contraire!
The case has remained unsolved in many a mind. But to a few the explanation was a simple one.
Arsenic was her weapon of choice. Her targets were family and friends.
Maybe this famous father of the 'Willis Clan Band' should have practiced what he preached!
Debra Brown became involved in a master/slave relationship with serial killer and rapist Alton Coleman. And the games was on.
His mother once sold him for a pitcher of beer. No, seriously, She did!
His whole life was just one insane mess after the other!
Ali launched his killing spree in an apparent 'revenge attack' for being bullied. He carried a 9 MM Glock!
She was uncertain if she was in her own car but she knew she had been moving for a very long time.
Barely three weeks into the school year and Texas records the first school shooting.
The FBI keeps digging. Literally!
WWI survivor, Edmund Schreiber, was strangled to death with his own ties, by an American, teenage woman.
Teenager confessed to 'pulling out a knife and stabbing Michael White multiple times and slashing his throat.
Almost 27 years after the fact, it was not an opportunity they could pass up. Danny Heinrich was finally willing to talk.
Her death was presumed natural until her spirit returned to rat out her murderer.