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Nobody’s Women The Crimes and Victims of Anthony Sowell, the Cleveland Serial Killer by Steve Miller

on August 13, 2013 at 2:07 pm in Book Reviews, Serial Killers, Victimology by | 6 Comments

Anthony Sowell was a former Marine, an alcoholic and a crack addict. His youth had not been an easy one; he was one of seven children in a household with little love and lots of abuse amongst his siblings as well as his cousins (his half-sister and her seven children…

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Book Review “How a Colonel Became a Killer” by Cal Millar and Ian Robertson

on February 21, 2013 at 9:37 am in Book Reviews, Serial Killers by | No Comments

Russell Williams. The former Canadian Air Force Colonel who, in 2007, began an 873 day crime spree during which he broke in to over eighty houses, stole hundreds of articles of women’s clothing and lingerie, photographed and catalogued his ‘trophies’, culminating in the rape and murder of two women. The…

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This Week on “Very Bad Men”

on October 3, 2012 at 7:30 am in Pop Culture, Serial Killers by | No Comments

“Very Bad Men” on Information Discovery this week has one new episode and one repeat. The 10pm episode is new, and focuses on Jeremy Bryan Jones: Episode 9 “Like a Hurricane” In the wake of Hurricane Ivan, two daughters discover their mother’s body in the charred remains of her home….

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This Week on “Very Bad Men”

on September 27, 2012 at 10:51 am in Pop Culture, Serial Killers by | No Comments

Tonight’s 10pm episode of “Very Bad Men” features serial killer David Parker Ray: A 21 year old woman claims she has barely escaped the clutches of a sadistic attacker after 3 days of sexual torture. When police hear her tale, they arrest a local couple in Elephant Butte NM. The…

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This Week on “Very Bad Men”

on September 11, 2012 at 4:08 pm in Pop Culture, Serial Killers by | No Comments

Two new episodes of “Very Bad Men” are coming out this week. The first looks at Ernie Christie: EPISODE 2: “Haunted” For 22 years, Sam Christie has lived with a horrible secret. After he starts seeing ghosts, he decides to confront the past and calls police. When he was young,…

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This Week on “Very Bad Men”

on September 5, 2012 at 1:47 pm in Pop Culture, Serial Killers by | No Comments

Two new episodes of Very Bad Men are coming out this Thursday. The first deals with a lesser known serial killer, John Eric Armstrong. As a serial strangler preys on women in Michigan, a task force forms to catch the predator. But the police realize the killer may be closer…

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New True Crime TV Series: Very Bad Men

on August 30, 2012 at 5:01 pm in Pop Culture, Serial Killers by | No Comments

Investigation Discovery has a new true crime series starting tonight called “Very Bad Men”. Here’s the synopsis: Starting August 30th, the new spine-tingling true crime series Very Bad Men will air on Investigation Discovery every Thursday at 10pm. This fast-paced, stylish documentary series of 20 x 30 minute episodes unravels…

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Book Review: “Camouflaged Killer” by David A. Gibb

on August 13, 2012 at 12:40 pm in Book Reviews, Serial Killers by | 6 Comments

On the outside, Russell Williams was a “normal” man. There was nothing particularly unusual about him. He was a colonel in the Canadian Forces, having held high level positions throughout his military career. He had a wife, a cat, a few houses and a secret so dark it was nearly…

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Wesley Shermantine Endores Mayoral Candidate

on May 16, 2012 at 10:10 am in Pop Culture, Serial Killers by | 1 Comment

The Wesley Shermantine story just gets more and more bizarre. Bounty hunter Leonard Padilla has paid Shermantine for information leader to the recovery of the remains of Shermantine’s victims. He is also running for mayor of Sacramento. Shermantine has publicly endorsed his campaign. And Padilla is accepting the endorsement: If…

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Book Review: “The Devil in the White City” by Erik Larson

on April 30, 2012 at 2:21 pm in Book Reviews, Serial Killers by | No Comments

In late 1800s Chicago, two men set the city on its ear: Daniel Burnham, architect and planner, and HH Holmes, the first American serial killer. Burnham was responsible for orchestrating the Chicago World’s Fair; Holmes built what was billed as “The World’s Fair Hotel”. Holmes’ hotel was anything but. Described…

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