True Crime Books by Jason Lucky Morrow

Welcome to HistoricalCrimeDetective.com where you will discover forgotten crimes and criminals lost to history. This blog is the official website for true crime writer Jason Lucky Morrow, author of four books including the popular series: Famous Crimes the World Forgot, Volume I and Volume II. Please follow us on Facebook, for updates. Contact me here for questions or comments.


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Donald Harvey, ‘Angel of Death’ Serial Killer, Killed in Prison

From People Magazine online, March 30, 2017 A former hospital orderly dubbed the “Angel of Death,” who said he killed more than 50 people while insisting he only meant to end their suffering, died Thursday after an attack in an Ohio prison, PEOPLE confirms. Donald Harvey, 64, was found Tuesday beaten in his cell at […]

The HCD Blog is Now Mobile Friendly with New Responsive Design

Today I’m excited to announce that the HistoricalCrimeDetective.com blog is now 100-percent mobile friendly, with a responsive design, and features some new design modifications. These design changes include: 1. An attractive new header and logo. 2. A new menu bar at the top. 3. Slight design changes to the right sidebar. 4. New Share Buttons […]

Famous Crimes the World Forgot Published in Czech Republic

In January of this year, I was contacted by the Omega publishing company in the Czech Republic about acquiring the Czech language rights to my December 2014 book, Famous Crimes the World Forgot: Ten Vintage True Crime Stories Rescued from Obscurity. Since it is an independently published book, I found this to be a great […]

Jack McCullough asks Court for Certificate of Innocence

When Jack McCullough was arrested in 2012 for the 1957 murder of Maria Ridulph, Sycamore, Illinois authorities boasted they had solved the nation’s oldest cold case. Following McCullough’s trial and conviction, the long-running television series 48 Hours profiled the case in an episode, CNN produced a special web feature on it, and author Charles Lachman […]

A Crime Convention for True Crime Fans, 2017

CrimeCon 2017, Indianapolis, Indiana, June 9-11, 2017, at the JW Marriott Hotel. There are lots of different “immersive” programs planned, but from what I can glean, the guest/expert speakers, presenters, and VIP attendees are yet to be announced. See more at: http://www.crimecon.com/ Price for admission, Standard to VIP packages, range from $199 to $575, depending […]

FBI Hunts Serial-Killer in 40 Year-Old Cold Case
12 Killed, 45 Rapes, 3 Nicknames for him

. Do You Recognize this Face as it Looked in the late 1970s? Listen to the Killer’s Voice on Recording (Audio Recording of Victim Statements at Bottom of Post).   Press Release: 06/15/16 Although four decades have passed since a prolific serial rapist and murderer terrorized California communities from Sacramento to Orange County, the FBI […]

Suspect Arrested in 1976 California Cold Case

SAN BERNARDINO, CBSLA.com, April 2, 2016  —   The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office has announced the arrest of a suspect in a murder that took place in 1976. Larry James Allred, now 61, has been charged with the murder of then 19-year-old Cynthia May Hernandez. The DA said that Hernandez left  her home […]