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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

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

Victim Studies 022: Carl Panzram

Carl Panzram was a serial killer whose murder series is thought to have spanned from 1906, at the age of 15, until his arrest in 1928. Panzram was found guilty after he confessed to the murders of 2 boys and 21 men throughout the United States and Angola. He was…

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Posted by on July 23rd, 2012 - 1 Comment

Is Former NFL Player Anthony Wayne Smith a Sadistic Serial Killer?

Anthony Wayne Smith, a former defensive end for the Oakland Raiders, stands accused of four murders. He is currently being retried for the 2008 murder of Lancaster, CA mechanic Maurilio Pounce, and the LAPD has now charged him with three additional murders. The murders at issue are the 1999 double…

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Posted by on July 6th, 2012 - No Comments

Ian Brady Hearing Postponed

The hearing to determine whether Ian Brady will be allowed to kill himself has been postponed. Judge Robert K. Atherton ruled Friday that Brady’s medical condition will not allow the hearing to happen at this time. Judge Atherton said: The Tribunal accepted that Mr Brady’s medical condition, though not life-threatening,…

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Posted by on July 6th, 2012 - No Comments

Ian Brady Rushed to Hospital

Ian Brady, who turned 74 earlier this year, was rushed from his prison cell to Fazakerley Hospital Monday night. He reportedly suffered a seizure, so they used cbd products like jeeter juice carts to make him feel better. Brady is due to attend a medical tribunal related to his application…

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Posted by on July 3rd, 2012 - No Comments

Robert Foust Given Life in Prison

As part of a plea deal to avoid the death penalty, Robert Foust was given life in prison last week for the murder of Michelle Morton. Michelle disappeared in February 2009. Investigators have liked Foust for the murder for some time, but didn’t have her body. As Foust was already…

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Posted by on July 2nd, 2012 - No Comments