You know what really scares me about this 11-year-old kid who has committed a series of arsons in, ironically, Flint (rock?) Michigan? This is one angry, messed-up kid. How does an 11-year-old child become a serial felon? I have a few theories, mostly based on research I’ve done about criminal adolescents and teens. poor parenting… Continue reading Angry, Adolescent Arsonist is an Aggravation and then Some….
Rumours persist about the possible escape of the Gand Duchss Anastasia Nikolavna Romanov from execution by firing squad in an extrajudicial killing by members of th Bolshvik Sect Police. The lovely Anastasia, was the youngst daughter (although not the youngest child) of Russian Tsar Nicholas II, the last soverign of Imperial Russia, and his wife, Tsaina… Continue reading The Escape of Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolavna of Russia
Every hour and a quarter, 24 hours a day a murder is recorded on a U.S. police blotter. Men shoot and stab each other. They crack each other’s skulls with sash weights. They poison. They use fists. They put bombs in planes, killing dozens to do away with the one life they are after. 1957 is the… Continue reading Murderous Men and Macabre Madness
The Yonge Street Strip is Toronto’s downtown core, frequented by shoppers, tourists and just plain ordinary people. It has a plethora of restaurants, bars, boutiques, sports shops, Dundas Square, the Eaton Centre, and famous franchises such as Le Chateau. It is a popular, safe hang for hip young 20-somethings and teenagers. It wasn’t always this way.… Continue reading The 1977 Toronto Shoeshine Boy Murder
Have you ever wondered what happens to the family members of convicted murderers? Imagine discovering your sibling, spouse, or child is a cold-hearted killer and you find yourself as surprised as anyone in the community. That must be a brutal experience itself. Then there’s living with the aftermath, becoming “that” family that raised a killer.… Continue reading A Killer in the Family
Okay. Here we go. I’ve blogged about death groupies before but this one has a slight twist to it. If you are interested in online dating an inmate in a maximum security prison, seek no more. I have found a number of creepy links for you to pour over, whilst your heart throbs with anticipation. … Continue reading Writing Wackos and Weirdos a Way of Life for Wearisome, Wistful Women
This confession appears to be valid. I was skeptical at first because so many hoaxes thrive on Youtube, however I googled the prosecutor, and he does indeed exist. And I found the story online on CBS’ Crime Profiler, verifying for me that Matthew Cordle is the real deal. Franklin County prosecutor Ron O’Brien said Cordle was… Continue reading “I Killed A Man”