Imagine being so empty inside that you would do anything—ANYTHING—for attention. Luka Magnotta was determined to get attention if he had to kill for it.
Estimates of the death toll from experiments performed on prisoners at Unit 731 range from 3,000 to 12,000. One thing is for certain—no prisoner, whether man, woman, or child, got out alive.
Nearly ten years ago, ten corpses were found buried in marshlands along Long Island’s South Shore. Nearly all of the victims were female escorts who’d advertised their services through Craigslist. Although the murders stretch back to the mid-90s, no one has ever been arrested for these slayings.
Belden K. Bok sat at his kitchen table, eating a sandwich and reading a newspaper. Then he woke up.
“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.