Hobocidal Maniac Lloyd Gomez Killed Nine Men in 15 Months Tap or click on a thumbnail for pop-up image gallery. Hover mouse middle, right side for arrow. October 15, 1953 San Quentin Prison, California Six hundred and thirty days after he confessed to California authorities to murdering nine men between 1950 and 1951, Lloyd […]
In 1961, nineteen-year-old Wilbert Rideau shot and killed Lake Charles bank teller Julia Fergusen, who was twenty-years-old. Rideau’s first trial included an all-white, all-male jury who sentenced him to death. That verdict, and two more which came in 1964 and 1970, were eventually overturned on constitutional grounds. Nevertheless, he remained on death row until 1972. […]
In late October 1948, Hattiesburg, Mississippi house painter Walter Dorman, 42 or 44, was vacationing at a fishing camp near Tallulah, in the northeast corner of the Louisiana (near the Mississippi River, Mississippi Delta, and Lake Providence). The fishing camp was owned and operated by George Dowdy, 68, and his son, J.D. Dowdy, 23, a […]
Mug Shot Monday! Arthur Leroy Antoine, 1928, &
Volume II of ‘Vintage True Crime Stories’ TBR this Saturday!
IN THE 1920s, Arthur Leroy Antoine was an auto-mechanic with a wife and two children. For twelve years, he moved his family from town to town, getting one job after another, always looking for something better and never satisified with what he had. In 1928, he was living in Oakland when he applied that […]
Update: October 3, 2018 I want to offer my sincere appreciation to Ron, Jenn, Larry, Sarah, Mia, Howard, & Steve who all took the time to write an Amazon review after reading HCD’s new book, “Vintage True Crime Stories: An Anthology of Forgotten Tales of Muder & Mayhem, Vol I.” As I promised to them, […]