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The Bigfoot Murder

Larry Sanders and his friend Jimmy Knighten were out “noodling” (fishing with bare hands). Sanders strangled Knighten. He claimed Knighten had summoned Bigfoot to kill him.

Simon Sue and the New Year’s Day Murders

On December 31, 2019, 15-year-old Tony Dutcher was very excited. He was spending some time with his grandparents as he had done for years. On January 1st, Carl and Joanna Dutcher’s family were surprised when they didn’t call to say Happy New Year as they always do. So they called the police…

Johnny Frank Garret

On October 31, 1981, Johnny Frank Garret broke into a convent in Texas. The convent was across the street from his house. He raped and murdered seventy-six-year-old Sister Tadea Benz. He was arrested, convicted, and sentenced to death by lethal injection. Garret was seventeen years old when he murdered her.

The Dumbbell Murder

Everyone has said the phrase “I want to kill him/her” at least once. You know it’s true. People don’t mean it, but when you’re angry…the thought just works! Although every once in a while, someone decides to try it. But I’ve never heard of anyone that fucked it up as bad as Ruth Snyder!

The Amityville Horror Part 1 – The DeFeo Murders

Amityville, Long Island. You know the name. But before The Amityville Horror, there was something much more horrific…and 100% real. On November 13, 1974, Ronald Defeo Sr, his wife Louise, and their children Dawn, Allison, Mark, and John were shot and killed in their beds. The oldest child Ron Jr. was the only survivor. He was also the shooter. He was convicted and sentenced to life in prison…

What’s Your Last Meal?

We all have our favorite foods. Maybe it’s some that your mother made when you were a kid or a dish at your favorite restaurant. And of course…a dessert to follow it up with! But what if it was the last thing you were ever going to eat? Now that I think about it – I’m not 100% sure exactly what I’d choose. If you can’t make up your mind either – here’s a list of what some famous killers had for their last meals:

The Kobe School Killer

On the morning of May 27, 1997, in the port city of Kobe located on the Japanese island of Honshu, police got several calls from people passing the town’s junior high school about something that looked like a mannequin’s head laying in front of the gate. When police arrived they quickly realized that this was not a mannequin’s head, but the head of an 11-year-old mentally challenged boy named Jun Hase…