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The killer of a young woman escapes from jail

August 17th, 2011 § in Murders

In Ashe County, North Carolina, a body was discovered at the bottom of a 200-foot cliff that the locals call “The Jumping Off Place.” Police quickly identified the body as Sherry Lyall Hart, a local woman who had disappeared without a trace eleven months earlier. Sher[...]

Were a series of suicides in a Mississippi jail really murder

August 17th, 2011 § in Bizarre

In the summer of 1992, Andre Jones was 18-years-old and about to start his freshman year of college.  His mother, Esther, was President of the Jackson Mississippi branch of the NAACP.  His stepfather, Charles X. Quinn, was a Nation of Islam minister.  In the early morning hour[...]

Diana Robertson

August 12th, 2011 § in Murders

A serial killer is suspected in the murder of a young mother. On the morning of December 12, 1985, Mike Riemer, his girlfriend Diana and their daughter, Crystal, set out for a day in the mountains near Tacoma, Washington.  Diana had just turned 21 and had known her 36-year-old b[...]

Who is the infamous Green River Killer?

August 11th, 2011 § in Murders

It was one of the largest serial murder cases in U.S. history. Two years, 48 victims, and all young women.  Most of them were prostitutes who operated along the Sea-Tac Strip near the Seattle-Tacoma Airport.  Nearly all of them were strangled and dumped in a remote area. Thousa[...]

Did convicted Son of Sam killer David Berkowitz act alone?

July 28th, 2011 § in Legends

In 1977, the country breathed a sigh of relief when police finally captured the serial killer called “Son of Sam.” David Berkowitz confessed to killing six people in New York City and injuring seven others. But now, reporter Maury Terry has convincing evidence that there may [...]

Eliot Ness hunts a brutal serial killer

July 28th, 2011 § in Legends

Eliot Ness hunts a brutal serial killer in depression-era Cleveland. Chicago, 1929.  Prohibition is “the law of the land.”  Speakeasies, bootlegging, and police corruption are rampant. A young treasury agent is hired to smash the gangland rackets.  His name is Eliot Ness. [...]