Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Cruelties / Horror

Marie Fikáčková

Marie Fikáčková – The Woman Who Murdered At Least 10 Newborns

On April 13, 1961, Czechoslovakian maternity ward nurse Marie Fikacková was hanged at Prague’s Pankrac Prison for murdering newborn babies in her care. She was ultimately convicted...

The Hinterkaifeck Murder Mystery

Hinterkaifeck, a small remote farmstead situated between the Bavarian towns of Ingolstadt and Schrobenhausen, about 45 miles north of Munich, was the scene of one of the...
Mary H. Reeser fire

Mary H. Reeser – Spontaneous Human Combustion Victim

Reports of spontaneous human combustion, where a person bursts into flame with no apparent cause, date back to the late 15th century. Of the more recent cases however,...
Jeanne Weber

Jeanne Weber – Serial Child Killer

Jeanne Weber was a French serial killer, who strangled at least 10 children, including her own. She was both convicted of murder and declared insane in 1908...
Babes in the Woods

The Babes in the Woods murders

On November 24, 1934, the bodies of three young girls, 8 year old Cordelia Noakes, Dewilla Noakes, aged 10, and their 12 year old half sister Norma...
Hex Murder House

The Nelson Rehmeyer Hex Murder House

It is difficult to imagine witchcraft trials in the 20th century, however, in 1920s York County, Pennsylvania was still steeped in old Dutch mysticism, a superstition that...
Ronald O'Bryan “The Candy Man”

Ronald Clark O’Bryan – The Man Who Killed Halloween

Ronald Clark O'Bryan, nicknamed The Candy Man and The Man Who Killed Halloween, was an American killer who murdered his own eight-year-old son Timothy on Halloween 1974...
Jesse Pomeroy,

Jesse Pomeroy – 14 Year old Serial Killer

Jesse Harding Pomeroy was the youngest person ever convicted of ‘Murder in the First Degree’ in the history of Massachusetts, having been found guilty by a jury...
Japan Flag

WWII Japan Crimes: The Liver Eaters

The atrocities committed by the Japanese Military during WWII are well-known. Torture and the killing of POWs was commonplace and violated all rules of modern warfare. One...

Karl Denke – The Cannibal of Ziebice

Born August 12th 1870 in Silesia in the Kingdom of Prussia (now Ziębice, Poland), not much of Karl Denke’s early life has been recorded aside from the...