“I didn’t kill the babies; the voices in my head did.”
He told victims he was helping them flee the Nazis but that they needed an immunization shot first; instead, he murdered them and stole their belongings.
Peering out his apartment window at the happy young couples walking hand-in-hand on the cobblestone streets below, Hansel Sumter had never felt so alone in his life.
He never expected that at this point in his life, the only decision available to him was whether to lose a second leg or have them take one of his arms this time around.
The three survivors who were able to positively identify him—among them a foreign diplomat and a famous entertainer—refused to do so for fear of being outed as gay.
For a few years in the midst of the Great Depression, a criminal syndicate operated out of Philadelphia that combined a toxic mix of black magic, fatal arsenic poisonings, insurance scams, and unhappy marriages.
Stripped to its core, the film is the familiar story of a bullying victim who reaches his limit and becomes violent.
Gerard John “GJ” Schaefer’s wrote horrifying true-crime fiction—and his “fictional” writing helped convict him of murder. He was convicted of two murders, suspected by authorities of more than two dozen, and frequently boasted that his death toll was higher than eighty—all of them women.
Chikatilo laid waste to twenty-one boys, fourteen girls, and seventeen women. Was sexual humiliation at the root of his grisly campaign of murder?
From jumping into a live volcano…to walking into a vat of molten iron…to plunging a power drill into your skull…to calmly lying in the path of an oncoming steamroller…here are 13 of the oddest suicide methods ever.