Serial Killers

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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 | 5 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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Derek Percy Takes Secrets to the Grave

on July 25, 2013 at 9:18 am in Alleged Serial Killers by | 5 Comments

Derek Percy, known murderer of one child and suspected murderer of several more, died Wednesday of lung cancer in the secure ward of a Melbourne, Australia hospital. Many investigators believe Percy was responsible for seven year old Linda Stilwell’s death. Linda disappeared from St. Kilda Beach in 1968. Percy denied…

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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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Nassau County Remains may be Linked to Gilgo Beach

on January 24, 2013 at 11:43 am in Unsubs by | 3 Comments

Police said yesterday that the remains of a young woman found near the water on the north shore of Nassau County may be connected to those found on and around Gilgo Beach. Nassau Homicide Squad Detective Lt. John Azzata said: Obviously, we’re near the water, [Gilgo] bodies were found near…

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Rodney Alcala Sentenced in New York

on January 8, 2013 at 10:48 am in Serial Killers by | 5 Comments

Rodney Alcala was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison Monday for the murders of Cornelia Crilley and Ellen Hover in New York in the 1970s. Alcala pleaded guilty to the murders last month. Judge Bonnie Wittner choked up as she read the sentence, describing the murders as “an…

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Derek Percy Could be Forced to Give Testimony

on December 20, 2012 at 4:44 pm in Alleged Serial Killers by | No Comments

The Victorian Court of Appeal ruled earlier today that a certificate of immunity should be offered to suspected serial killer Derek Percy to compel his testimony regarding the 1968 disappearance of seven-year-old Linda Stilwell. Linda’s mother, Jean Priest, has been fighting to have Percy testify for years. Today’s ruling will…

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Rodney Alcala Pleads Guilty

on December 14, 2012 at 5:48 pm in Serial Killers by | No Comments

Rodney Alcala plead to his sixth and seventh murders today in a New York City courtroom. Alcala, who fought extradition from California to New York, admitted to the murder of Cornelia Crilley in 1971 and Ellen Hover in 1977. Investigators believe that Alcala was one of the most prolific serial…

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Israel Keyes Suicide

on December 12, 2012 at 12:01 pm in Serial Killers by | 3 Comments

I’ve been meaning to write about Israel Keyes, who committed suicide early this month in an Anchorage, Alaska prison. He had been arrested for the February 1st rape and murder of Samantha Koenig, but is suspected of having murdered up to eleven people. Keyes was highly organized, and generally planned…

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Manuel Pardo Executed

on December 12, 2012 at 11:35 am in Serial Killers by | No Comments

Former Sweetwater, Florida police officer Manuel Pardo, who killed nine people during a string of robberies in 1986, was executed last night at Florida State Prison. Also a former member of the U.S. Navy, Pardo never showed any remorse for the killings, although he did urge his jury to give…

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Elias Abuelazam’s Cases Suspended Pending Appeal

on October 14, 2012 at 11:09 am in Alleged Serial Killers by | No Comments

The prosecution in Flint, Michigan has suspected all other cases against Elias Abuelazam until the appeal on his first degree murder conviction is resolved. Earlier this year, Abuelazam was convicted of the August 2, 2012 murder of Arnold Minor. He as been charged in two other murders and in six…

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