Tag: Serial Killer
Serial Killer’s Anonymous: Chapter 4 ‒ The Mystery of the Hobo Jungles, 1950-51
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 […]
Posted: May 5th, 2020 under Feature Stories, Serial Killers Anonymous.
Tags: 1950s, California, Execution, Murder, Serial Killer
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
Serial Killers Anonymous: Stanley Everett Rice, 1963-1968
Serial Killers Anonymous is a new series by HistoricalCrimeDetective that will present information and photographs of lesser known American serial killers. Stanley Everett Rice, 1942-2007 Summary Known as the “stuttering drifter,” Stanley Everett Rice was a pedophile and serial killer who murdered three to five young boys between 1963 and 1968. He is […]
Posted: April 14th, 2017 under Serial Killers Anonymous.
Tags: 1960s, Florida, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pedophile, Serial Killer
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 […]
Posted: March 30th, 2017 under Recent News.
Tags: Ohio, Serial Killer
New Book: Famous Crimes the World Forgot Volume II
My new book, Famous Crimes the World Forgot Volume II: More Vintage True Crime Stories Rescued from Obscurity, is now available for download to your Amazon Kindle. The book will be available for free for five days (the maximum they allow) from Tuesday, March 21, to Saturday, March 25, 2017. The paperback version will be […]
Posted: March 20th, 2017 under New Books.
Tags: Murder, Serial Killer
New Book: Terror in Ypsilanti : John Norman Collins Unmasked
Terror in Ypsilanti:John Norman Collins Unmasked (TIY) is a true crime account of the sex-slayings of seven young women in Washtenaw County, Michigan. Between the summers of 1967 through 1969, a predatory killer stalked the campuses of Eastern Michigan University and the University of Michigan looking for prey, until he made the arrogant mistake of […]
Posted: August 3rd, 2016 under New Books.
Tags: 1960s, Michigan, Serial Killer
The Golden State Killer: FBI Hunts Serial-Killer in 40 Year-Old Cold Case: 12 Killed, 45 Rapes, 120 Burglaries
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 and […]
Posted: June 16th, 2016 under Recent News.
Tags: California, Psychopath, Serial Killer, unsolved, 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
New Book: Murder & Mayhem in Boston
“Murder & Mayhem in Boston: Historic Crimes in the Hub,” a new book by Christopher Daley, contains nine riveting chapters exposing the dark underbelly of Boston. Daley chronicles the history of murder in Boston from the mid-nineteenth century up until the 1970’s. Most of the cases are unknown today but in their time, they were […]
Posted: May 14th, 2016 under New Books.
Tags: Massachusetts, Murder, Serial Killer
New Book: The Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the Hunt for America’s First Serial Killer, by Skip Hollandsworth
HCD Review: This is the best historical true crime book of 2016. Some authors crank out books, some of them write books, and an elite few craft a great book over years of unimaginable diligence and Skip Hollandsworth has produced a new American classic. I read it this weekend and I can tell you that […]
Posted: April 5th, 2016 under New Books.
Tags: 1800s, Serial Killer, Texas