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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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    Dead End in Baton Rouge (2014)

    On March 21, 1994, Gillis murdered his first victim, 81-year-old Ann Bryan, whose residence (an exclusive retirement home) he entered when she left the door unlocked for her nurse. He tried to rape her, but when she started screaming after he touched her, he quickly slashed her throat and then stabbed her repeatedly, nearly […]

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    Prince of Darkness (2014)

    “It’s interesting when people die,” Don Henley, DIRTY LAUNDRY 1982. That phrase sums up America’s obsession with death. Whether its gang violence, serial killing or mass murder; each night we position ourselves in front of the television to receive our nightly fix, fed to us by the media. The focus of “The Darker Side […]

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    Railway Killers (2015)

    As David Mulcahy tightened a tourniquet around his teenaged victim’s neck, he looked into the eyes of his accomplice John Duffy. “We are in this together. Take it, twist it.” Duffy obeyed and within seconds, 19-year-old Alison Day was dead. With that act of depravity a friendship “forged in evil” reached its logical climax. […]

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    Red Light Regular (2014)

    On December 2, 1979, New York City firemen responded to an alarm at a seedy hotel on West 42nd Street, not far from Times Square. They fought their way through smoky corridors to quench a blaze inside one room, discovering two women’s bodies there. Stretched out on separate beds, the headless corpses also had […]

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    Sex Slave Killers (2014)

    We have a few stock images that spring to mind when we think of serial killers. Maybe we see, when we’re inclined to think of such things, a Jeffrey Dahmer-type character-quietly savage, a misfit loner who practices his unspeakable avocation under society’s radar. Or maybe Ted Bundy is our archetype-a conscienceless charmer who leaves […]

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    Tampa Bay Slayer (2015)

    The sexual drive of Bobby Joe Long can be described in one word: unbelievable. But for a number of women in Florida, it became all too believable — and deadly. Bobby Joe Long believes that his troubles began in 1974, when he was involved in a very nasty motorcycle accident. He was speeding down […]

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    The Plumstead Ripper (2014)

    Robert Napper, the man who killed young mother Rachel Nickell, more than 16 years ago, may also be responsible for a string of attacks and murders throughout the 1990s. He faces questioning over the murder of at least three other women whose brutal deaths bear a striking resemblance to the killing of Rachel Nickell. […]

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    Trail of Fears (2015)

    David Carpenter, the “Trailside Killer” and once suspected of being the Zodiac is at 83 years the oldest inhabitant of San Quentin’s Death Row. A severe stutterer with a propensity for violence though, by serial killer standards, he appears to have been a late bloomer. His first serious violent offense ocurred in 1960 when, […]