In November 2006 a jury convicted Robert Bruce Spahalski of murder, just as his identical twin brother had been convicted of murder 34 years earlier. The bizarre story of an upstate New York serial killer and his homicidal identical twin.
November 2000 saw the beginning of the trial for the largest serial killing case in Australian history. The victims, who were found dismembered in barrels of acid, were being killed for their “crimes,” alleged pedophiles, drug abusers, homosexuals, or for simple obesity. Evidence showed that they had been extensively tortured with everyday tools such as pincers, pliers and clamps, combined with genital electrocution.
From Kalamazoo, Michigan, the Ranes family produced two brothers who become serial killers at different times and under different circumstances, neither one knowing about the other. On October 18, 1972, a young man named Koster, a former partner in crime with Danny Ranes, made a plea deal, and led police the body of Linda Fearnow, implicating Ranes in the murder.
A man stabs his wife to death while sleepwalking; a girl claims she was held captive inside a box for seven years; a mother stones her children to death on God’s command. These are only some examples of the types of cases into which a forensic psychologist may be brought, for anything from assessment to testimony to treatment.
Writer Denise Noe shares her correspondence with Columbus Stocking Strangler Carlton Michael Gary. The death row inmate has very neat, if unusual, handwriting, and a unique way with sentence structure.
On September 21, 2002, Angelo Buono was found dead in prison. Buono and his psychopathic cousin, Kenneth Bianchi, turned torture into an unspeakable art form as they experimented on their young victims.
Green River Killer Gary Ridgway, the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history, has given a Seattle journalist several interviews in which he claims there are up to 36 more victims that have not been identified.
Lisa Manderach was three weeks short of her thirtieth birthday when she went to the Your Kidz & Mine, children’s clothing store in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, on September 10, 1995. She took her nineteen-month-old daughter, Devon. That was the last time anyone saw either of them alive. A look at this and other stories of blood lust.
Lawrence Bittaker along with prison-buddy psychopath Roy Norris, constructed a van they called Murder Mack used collect pretty teenage girls to rape, torture and kill. In isolated mountain areas, they went to work on their young victims with vice-grip pliers, urging them to scream into a tape recorder before snuffing out their voices forever.
Carol Bundy and Doug Clark entered into a bizarre relationship bent on satisfying their warped sexual fantasies of torture, murder and necrophilia, in this highly unusual case of a couple who committed gruesome serial killings together. On August 13, 1980, Carol Bundy was arraigned for the murder of John Murray, and ordered held without bail.