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    Born to Kill ? Class of Evil – Season 1 (2017)

    Not all serial killers are the same – but many share twisted desires and use similarly devious methods to get their perverse kicks. Just as many serial killers have a victim type, so there are types of murderers: from the handsome charmers, who could seduce any woman in the blink of an eye but […]

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    Briley Brothers (2013)

    Linwood Earl Briley was the oldest brother, the calculating leader of the Briley brothers gang. As far as police know, he began his murderous career at age 16 when he shot and killed a 57-year-old neighbor, Orline Christian, on Jan. 28, 1971. She was hanging laundry in her backyard. She had just buried her […]

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    BTK Confession (2005)

    Dennis Rader’s trial on the 10 counts of first degree murder was set for June 27, 2005. As the date approached with no news of a postponement, speculation erupted about what Rader was up to. It became apparent that he would use that appearence to formally plead guilty, and he did so. The event […]

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    Bus Stop Killer (2014)

    Former nightclub bouncer Levi Bellfield has been convicted of bludgeoning Marsha McDonnell and Amelie Delagrange to death, and of another savage attack on a woman in south-west London. But what is known about a man who stalked the streets, attacking lone women near bus stops? Levi Bellfield is by all accounts a charismatic and […]

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    Cape Cod Casanova (2014)

    Antone Charles “Tony” Costa was a Cape Cod, Massachusetts carpenter who achieved notoriety for committing murders in the town of Truro in 1969. The case gained international attention when district attorney Edmund Dinis, in comments to the media, claimed “The hearts of each girl had been removed from the bodies and were not in […]

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    Cease to Exist (2007)

    “Cease To Exist” explores the music motive to the Manson murders and uncovers Charles Manson’s relationship with Beach Boys’ drummer Dennis Wilson and record producer Terry Melcher. Wilson met Charlie through two hitchhikers whom he had picked up, and for the next six months Charlie and his ‘Family’ lived in Wilson’s home. It was […]

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    Charles Manson Superstar – Redux (1989)

    For forty years, Charles Manson has survived most of his life in what he calls ‘the hallways of the all ways,’ the reform schools, jails and prisons that have been his home and tomb. His thought was born in the hole of solitary confinement, apart from time and beyond the grasp of society. In […]

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    Charles Manson Then and Now (1992)

    Charles Milles Manson is an American criminal who led what became known as the Manson Family, a quasi-commune that arose in the California desert in the late 1960s. Manson and his followers committed a series of nine murders at four locations over a period of five weeks in the summer of 1969. In 1971 […]

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    Charles Manson: Journey Into Evil (1995)

    In the late 1960s thousands of young people fueled on drugs and waving flowers invaded California seeking to change society. Among them was a wild eyed, bitter delinquent named Charles Manson. Manson believed that The Beatles’ White Album held a hidden message warning of a forthcoming race war. Determined to trigger this holocaust, survive […]

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    Chasing the Cumbrian Killer (2010)

    The streets were filling up with families enjoying half-term, and Whitehaven was bright with the promise of summer. Then the first shots rang out. Within a few hours, 12 people lay dead, and this quiet Georgian port had joined the ranks of Dunblane, Hungerford and Omagh as geographic shorthand for mass murder. In the […]

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    Classified Ad Rapist: Bobby Joe Long (2015)

    Bobby Joe Long fell on his head one too many times when he was a kid. He had an extra chromosome that gave him breasts and, go figure, he was teased and ridiculed by his peers. His controlling and drama filled mother, who he slept with until he was thirteen, entertained a lot of […]

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    Confessions of a Serial Killer (2012)

    In February 1994, NBC’s Stone Phillips met serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer for his only network television interview. He traveled to the prison with Dahmer’s father, Lionel, and his step-mother, Shari. An innocent Midwestern boy and a withdrawn and peculiar teen, Dahmer lived a ghastly double life as an adult, ultimately becoming known as one […]