Between 1980 and 1982, a serial killer was terrorizing Minneapolis residents. He became known as the “Weepy-Voiced Killer” due to the emotional phone calls he would make to police following his murders, begging them to catch him.
It’s certainly unheard of for a serial killer to be killed by his intended victim. Nevertheless, that’s exactly what happened to suspected serial killer, Wayne Nance, when he targeted the wrong husband and wife.
Blake Leibel lived a life of luxury, living off his wealthy parents in Los Angeles. In a case of life imitating art, Leibel murdered his girlfriend, Iana Kasian, in a crime which followed a script from his graphic novel, Syndrome.
The Connecticut town of Cheshire has a suburban and homely feel. Residents of this quaint town take care of their homes and keep their lawns well manicured. But then in 2007, a random home invasion took a sinister turn and ended with the murders of two young girls and their mother. The senseless crime struck fear into the hearts of not only Cheshire families, but families across the world.
Nagoro is a quaint village situated in the mountains of Tokushima Prefecture in western Japan. It’s not like a regular, village, however, because the vast majority of the residents are scarecrows.
The day before Jeff Hall was murdered, his 10-year-old son, Joseph Hall, proudly showed a family friend a leather belt emblazoned with an SS emblem. “Look what my dad got me,” he said. Unbeknownst to anybody at the time, Joseph would murder his Nazi father the very next day.
When John Caudle was just 14-years-old, he shot and killed his mother, Joanna Galla Rinebarger, and his stepfather, Tracy Rinebarger. What would drive a teenager to kill those who should be closest to him? Abuse. John had suffered years of abuse and neglect. One day, he snapped.
William Ebeneezer Jones Jr. was just three-years-old when he vanished in Vineland, New Jersey. He had been playing outside with his sister who said that “the bogeyman” had taken him.
Over a 16-month period, beginning in the spring of 1971, an elusive killer targeted young African American girls in Washington, D.C. Seeing as the unidentified killer disposed of the bodies near busy freeways in both the District of Columbia and in Prince, he was dubbed “The Freeway Phantom.”
On the 21st of January, 2003, Beau Maestas, 19, and his sister, Monique Maestas, 16, sought revenge after being sold salt as methamphetamine. The dodgy dealers weren’t in so they turned their attention to their children, Kristyanna, 10, and Brittney, 3.