Gary and Ruth dressed up as male police officers and knocked on the hotel room door; they claimed that Barbara’s serious boyfriend, Stewart, had been in a terrible automobile accident. As soon as the mother allowed the pair entrance, they immediately attacked. Both women were tied up, a rag soaked with chloroform was shoved in Jane’s face, and Barbara was forced outside to her captor’s car by gunpoint…
This article contains everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Heaven’s Gate, and I’ll tell you why they are the cult which intrigues me the most – hands down. This article does contains many crime scene photos, as well as the group’s strangely joyful exit interview video which was shot just before their deaths, Applewhite’s final video, a house tour while the bodies were still inside, and an interview with a surviving member who does show a video of the cult going about their daily routines.
You could call Mark Winger an evil genius who nearly committed the perfect double homicide. Not only did he kill his wife in cold blood, but he took the life of a second victim who was framed for his wife’s death. He carefully planned it all out, and then collected thousands upon thousands of dollars. Mark became rather wealthy from his crimes, and was even hailed a hero by his community for killing a man! Had he only done one or two things differently, he would’ve gotten away with it.
Pamela Smart has been in the news again recently, and there’s another documentary available by Hulu. She has countless supporters, and there are many Facebook groups calling for her release. I’m curious what all of you think. Is Pame (Pame is the name Pamela’s supporters call her) a victim, or is she a master manipulator?