Wrongly Accused And Sentenced To Life

In 1924 Pep was arrested and sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing the governor of Pennsylvania’s wife’s cat. Governor Gifford Pinchot sent the pooch to Eastern State Penitentiary to serve out his sentence. Pep was given a DC number and even had his mug shot taken. The story made national news and before long “Pep The Cat-Murdering Dog” was known far and wide…

Read More

Everything You’d Like To Know About The Heaven’s Gate Suicide Cult

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.

Read More

Eugene: The Trans Man Who Committed Murder To Protect His Identity

For any transgender person born in the late 1800’s, the only socially acceptable, safe choice would’ve been to mask who they were. Eugenia Falleni (sometimes spelled Eugeni) absolutely refused to do this, he was a bit ahead of his time…

Read More

Lingchi & Other Gory Chinese Torture Methods

Surely we can all name a few Medieval torture methods, they are so well known. For some reason, many of China’s methods are not; that’s a shame as they really had a knack for torture! Sit back and let me tell you all about it…

Read More

The Death Of The Goebbels & Their Children

The Goebbels thought it better to simply kill their 6 children; their mother had planned the children’s demise at least a month in advance. She said it would be better for them to die than to live “without their Fuehrer to lead and guide them”…

Read More

Coincidence, Or Something More

I’m sure this story will be familiar for most of you: a lovely young mother disappeared just a week or so before she was due to give birth to her little boy. Nearly 3 months after her disappearance, this young woman’s torso, still donning maternity clothes, was discovered floating in the San Francisco Bay. The father of the unborn baby boy is most likely the culprit…

Read More

Cannibalism In Recent History

CAUTION! THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS DISTURBING IMAGES OF DEATH* We like to think that this type of thing can’t happen in polite society, that cannibalism is something that only so-called uncivilized tribes and macabre serial killers partake in. But history has proven again and again that when humans are starving and survival instincts kick in, people will do and eat literally anything and anyone – in many cases even their own children…

Read More

The Jerry Springer Murder

The Jerry Springer show filmed an episode called “Secret Mistresses Confronted”. A 40 year old man named Ralf Jurgen-Panitz and his new wife, 45 year old Eleanor (Ellie for short) brought Ralf’s ex wife on the show. 52 year old Nancy Campbell-Panitz was accused of watching the new couple, showing up at various places, basically stalking them and Ellie felt that this behavior was ruining their lives…

Read More

Child Witchcraft & The Murder Of Kristy Bamu

The adults in the flat decided that an exorcism must be performed on the children, and so the torture began. The siblings were severely beaten, threatened with a knife, and one of the sisters was forced to eat a lightbulb. Eric’s reasoning for this torture was to get the siblings to confess; he even insisted that the children jump out of a window to see if they could fly. Eventually most of the kids admitted to bringing witchcraft with them, and their torture was mostly over; at that point they were all forced to help torture their brother, Kristy…

Read More

The Grinches Who Killed Halloween

The first actual accounting of tainted candy happened in Long Island back in 1964. A 47 year old housewife named Helen Pfeil was sick and tired of older kids participating in what she believed to be a young kid activity, so she took it upon herself to remedy the situation…

Read More