Serial Killers Anonymous: Lee ‘Roy’ Hargrave Jr.
Released in 2010 after 35 years in prison.
“Angel of Death” – A type of serial killer, who is employed as caregiver and kills people under their care. —yourdictionary.com Suspicious Deaths In June 1974, administrative supervisors at Petersburg General Hospital in Petersburg, Virginia, were baffled by a sudden increase in patient deaths. During a recent two-week period, twelve heart patients on the […]
Posted: February 27th, 2019 under Serial Killers Anonymous, Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1970s, Serial Killer
Mug Shot Monday: Robert Edward Stansbury, 1963-1982
Lenient Sentences for Serial-Rapist and Molester Lead to More Crimes DNA Connected Stansbury to 1974 Murder Seven Years After He Died in Prison In the summer of 1974, twenty-nine-year old Barbara Hall was found dead near a horse trail in the San Dimas/Claremont area near Pomona, California. Her life was tragically ended at the hands […]
Posted: August 21st, 2017 under Mug Shot Monday, Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1960s, 1970s, California, Murder, Oklahoma, Sex Crimes
Mug Shot Monday! Henry Martinez Porter, 1975, Executed 1985
During the month of November 1975, three armed robberies in the Fort Worth area eventually produced a description of the suspect’s vehicle. On the morning of November 29, a car driven by Henry Martinez Porter was pulled over by Fort Worth Police Officer Henry Paul Mailoux. A confrontation between the two men led to a […]
Posted: October 3rd, 2016 under Mug Shot Monday, Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1970s, cop killer, Execution, Murder, Texas
The Wrath of George Geschwendt and the Abt Family Ambush, Trevose, Pennsylvania, 1976.
When Michael Abt arrived at his family home in Trevose, Pennsylvania, he knew something was wrong. For a family of seven, the two-story house in the suburbs of Philadelphia (in Bensalem Township) had its own current of energy flowing through the walls, the floors, the ceiling and everything in between. But on Friday, March 12, […]
Posted: September 22nd, 2016 under Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1970s, Mass Murders, Pennsylvania
Mug Shot Monday! Michael Wayne Evans, 1977
During the summer of 1977, Elvira Guerrero, 36, and Mario Alvarado Garza, 28, were deeply in love with plans to soon get married. After attending services at the Second Mexican Baptist Church in the Oak Cliff section of Dallas–where Elvira played the piano, and Mario, a Mexican national, had just been baptized earlier that […]
Posted: August 1st, 2016 under Mug Shot Monday, Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1970s, Execution, Murder, Texas
The Seaside Murders: 4 Females from 3 Generations in 1 Family, 1977
UPDATE TO THIS STORY: An important update to this story announced on August 5, 2020, is posted at the end of the article. – – – # # # – – – Four Females Slaughtered to Protect Underage ‘Love’ Affair On the morning of August 11, 1977, a Seaside, California, police officer kicked down […]
Posted: July 7th, 2016 under Feature Stories, Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1970s, California, Family, Mass Murders, Women
New Book, Ted Bundy: A Visual Timeline
Ted Bundy: A Visual Timeline is aimed at students of psychology, criminology and neuroscience who are interested in trying to further their understanding of psychopathy in general and Ted Bundy in particular. The book gathers together all the available important information on Ted’s life and lays it out on a visual timeline in exhaustive detail. […]
Posted: May 21st, 2016 under New Books.
Tags: 1970s, Serial Killer
Steven T. Judy, Indiana’s Most Hated Killer, 1979
Many years after he murdered three young children just so he could rape and kill their mother in 1979, Steven T. Judy, a diagnosed sexual psychopath, was the most hated man in Indiana. Although I kept this feature story short, it could have been five-times longer and still just as fascinating. A book written in […]
Posted: April 19th, 2016 under Short Feature Story.
Tags: 1970s, Execution, Indiana, Murder, Psychopath, Sex Crimes
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 […]
Posted: April 4th, 2016 under Recent News.
Tags: 1970s, California, Murder
New Book: In the Company of Evil:
Thirty Years of California Crime, 1950-1980
Inside Look at Serial Killers, Assassins, Bank Robbers, and More Crime Overviews, Evidence Gathered, and Theories for Solutions California’s picturesque shores have always been a magnet for outcasts and criminals. Read about 64 of the most horrifying crimes ever committed in The Golden State, from the early 1950s into the 1980s. These accounts tell of […]
Posted: March 26th, 2016 under New Books.
Tags: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, California