Episode 002: H. H. Holmes

on November 5, 2010 in Podcast Episodes, Serial Killers by

Dr. Henry Howard Holmes built a hotel in Chicago for the 1893 World’s Fair. Unbeknownst to the public, the hotel was actually a house of horrors, with secret torture chambers. Holmes eventually confessed to 27 murders and had 9 confirmed. Many suspect his true body county was much higher.

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Holmes Sweet Holmes by Liz Spikol in Philadelphia Weekly
Did Dr. Henry Holmes kill 200 people at a bizarre castle in 1890’s Chicago? in The Straight Dope
H. H. Holmes: Master of Illusion by Katherine Ramsland in TruTV.com
Holmes Cool to the End in the New York Times
The Serial Killer Files: The Who, What, Where, How, and Why of the World’s Most Terrifying Murderers by Harold Schechter

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