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Tag: 1960s

Mug Shot Monday! Richard Lee Tingler Jr., 1968

Richard Lee Tingler Jr was a six time murderer who was placed on the FBI’s Most Wanted List on December 20, 1968. He was arrested in Dill City, Oklahoma, on May 19, 1969. The following article is from the FBI’s booklet, Ten Most Wanted 60th Anniversary, 1950-2010.   On the morning of September 16, 1968, […]

Mug Shot Monday! Clyde Edward Laws, 1967

Clyde Edward Laws Clyde Edward Laws was placed on the FBI’s Most Wanted List on February 28, 1967, and was captured on May 20, 1967. The following article is from the FBI’s booklet, Ten Most Wanted 60th Anniversary, 1950-2010. Clyde Edward Laws and an associate, while escaping from the armed robbery of a supermarket in […]

The Acid Doctor: The Most Horrendous Murder in American History, 1962

On the left, Hungarian born Dr. Geza de Kaplany during his trial in January 1963 One of the most painful and horrific murders in American history was committed by Hungarian born Dr. Geza de Kaplany, whose jealousy and insecurities led him to torture his young wife to death by pouring acid on her as she […]

Serial Killer James Turner, Active 1954-1975, New York & Florida

Serial Killer James Turner James Turner is an almost entirely unknown suspected serial killer linked to the murders and ‘accidental deaths’ of seven friends, coworkers, and family members in which he was the beneficiary of their life insurance policies. He was active for a twelve-year period between 1963 and 1975, when he was arrested on […]

Mug Shot Monday! Ruth Eisemann-Schier, 1968

On December 28, 1968, Ruth Eisemann-Schier became the first woman to claim a spot on the notorious FBI Most Wanted list when she and her then boyfriend, Gary Stephen Krist, kidnapped the daughter of a millionaire and demanded a $500,000 ransom. The 26-year-old and her boyfriend buried Barbara Mackle outside of Atlanta in a coffin […]