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Billy Dean Battenfield Pleads Guilty

Billy Dean Battenfield, already convicted of three murders, has pleaded guilty to a fourth murder. Retired social worker Clair Owen Pollard was stabbed multiple times and beaten severely before he died last November. Battenfield’s statement indicated that he helped an accomplice, Brandon Reed, in the killing, but denied that he…


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Posted by on September 5th, 2012 - No Comments

This Week on “Very Bad Men”

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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Posted by on September 5th, 2012 - No Comments

New True Crime TV Series: Very Bad Men

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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Posted by on August 30th, 2012 - No Comments

Joseph Naso Fires Legal Advisor – Again

Accused serial killer Joseph Naso has fired he latest legal advisor. He confirmed in court August 15th that he wants a new legal advisor, and complained about delays in the case. Again, Naso demanded a court appointed advisor counsel at county expense, and again Judge Andrew Sweet told Naso that…


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Posted by on August 27th, 2012 - No Comments

Peter Tobin Suffers Suspected Heart Attack

Peter Tobin was rushed from Saughton Prison in Edinburgh to the Royal Infirmary on August 9th, after collapsing with chest pains. The 65-year-old convicted serial killer was treated for a suspected heart attack and returned to his cell. Tobin is serving three life sentences for the murders of Dinah McNicol,…


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Posted by on August 13th, 2012 - No Comments

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

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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Posted by on August 13th, 2012 - 6 Comments

Nathan Burkett Charged With Two Murders

A 65-year-old man has been charged with two murders in Las Vegas. Nathan Burkett was arrested in Mississippi and transferred to Las Vegas. Investigators accuse him of having murdering 22-year-old Barbara Ann Cox in April 1978, and 27-year-old Tina Mitchell in February 1994. They suspect there are more victims. Both…


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Posted by on August 8th, 2012 - 2 Comments

Wesley Shermantine Stops Assisting With Searches

Wesley Shermantine has declared that he will no longer help in the search for his victims. In several letters, Shermantine railed against bounty hunter Leonard Padilla, who has been slow in sending him promised rewards. California Assemblywoman Cathleen Galgiani, D-Stockton, visited with Shermantine in San Quentin State Prison, but did…


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Posted by on August 8th, 2012 - No Comments

Jeffrey Paul Cutlip Admits to Four Murders

Jeffrey Paul Cutlip, a registered sex offended, has confessed to four murders in Oregon in the 1970’s. Police have released details on two of the cold cases. Marlene Claire Carlson, 44, was found dead in her apartment in August 1975. She had been strangled. Julie Marie Bennett disappeared in April…


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Posted by on July 31st, 2012 - 7 Comments

Possible Break in Oakland County Child Killer Case

Earlier this month, a prosecutor in Michigan announced that DNA testing by the FBI has determined that a hair found on two of the victims of the Oakland County Child Killer, came from the same person. The two victims in question are 12-year-old Mark Stebbins and 11-year-old Timothy King. Oakland…


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Posted by on July 31st, 2012 - No Comments