Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Renowned crime photographer Arthur Fellig: Murder was his business

Arguably the most famous crime photographer, Arthur Fellig made his bones photographing criminals and crime scenes of the 1930s and 1940s. He competed with press and police to be the first person at a crime scene. He was so good at it; they called him “Weegee “(from Ouija board) for his preternatural ability to regularly beat even police.

Newly updated: The most compelling crime photos OF ALL TIME

The most chilling images from the annals of crime ever made public.

Your Daily Creepout: John Wayne Gacy’s Basement

The flags in this police photo mark the locations of the bodies he haphazardly buried in the crawlspace of Gacy’s Chicago-area home. Called the Killer Clown for the costume he wore to entertain kids and to kill his victims, Gacy confessed he buried only 26 of his victims here because he simply ran out of room.

VIDEO: Inside Ariel Castro’s Prison House

A look inside the prison Ariel Castro created for victims Michele Knight, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus. These photos were shown at Castro’s August 1, 2013, sentencing hearing. Castro was sentenced to life in prison plus 1,000 years, with no chance for parole, and a $100,000 fine.

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