Tag: Murders

H.H. Holmes America’s first serial killer

H.H. Holmes was born Herman Webster Mudgett on May 16, 1861, in Gilmanton, New Hampshire. Sometimes referred as the “Beast of Chicago,” H.H. Holmes killed many of the city’s inhabitants in his specially constructed home, which was later nicknamed the “Murder Castle.” He has also been linked to deaths in other parts of the United […]

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TED BUNDY

Theodore Robert Bundy was born November 24th 1946. His mother, Eleanor Cowell, was 22 and single and back in the 40’s this was not an accepted thing to be. Eleanor gave birth to little baby Ted at a home for unmarried mothers in Burlington, Vermont, but the two quickly moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvia soon in […]

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Hatfield – McCoy Family Feud

When thinking of great family feuds most would think of the Wars of the Roses but for Americans, The Hatfields and Mccoys feud is notorious. The Hatfields of West Virginia were led by William Anderson “Devil Anse” Hatfield while the McCoys of Kentucky were under the leadership of Randolph “Ole Ran’l” McCoy. Those involved in […]

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Amelia Dyer

We are all familiar with Dr Harold Shipman and his reputation of being one of the most prolific serial killers of all time, with an estimated 250 murders to his name. He was not however the UK’s most prolific. Unheard of by most people, is the name Amelia Dyer – Baby farmer. It is estimated […]

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