The Infuriating Brandon Teena Case

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His assailants threatened to kill Brandon if he ever told anyone what they had done to him; after the assault the men drove Brandon to their house and forced him to shower. Brandon climbed out of a bathroom window to escape; he ran straight to Lana’s house, and she talked him into reporting what happened. He was taken to the hospital where a rapee kit was performed…

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The Mystery Of The Sodder Children

On the evening of Christmas Eve in 1945, Jennie and George Sodder, along with 9 of their 10 children (one son had joined the military), had gone to bed as usual. They were awakened around 1 am with their home on fire. The couple grabbed their youngest child, 2 year old Silvia who’d still slept in her parent’s bedroom, and took her to safety; 23 year old John, 17 year old Marion, and 16 year old George Jr all survived…

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The Los Feliz Christmas Murder

A few hours later, the doctor grabbed a ball peen hammer from the garage, walked to his bedroom where Lillian lay sleeping, and bashed his wife’s head in. It’s said she did not scream, and the children were not alerted. Sadly the blow to the head did not immediately kill her, the cause of death was asphyxiation – Lillian had been left to slowly drown on her own blood…

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Holiday Homicides

She drove to the home where her 14 year old daughter and 12 year old son resided with their father. The boy, who just so happened to be home alone when his mother showed up, let his mama come inside – why wouldn’t he? It was Christmas time, and mama had come bearing gifts; sadly there was no way the boy ever would’ve dreamt that his mama was packing a gun and a tazer…

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The Worst Christmas Massacre

I will never understand this case isn’t better known. 47 year old Ronald “Gene” Simmons was single handedly responsible for this 1987 Christmas Massacre. It is the worst family annihilator case in the US, though he killed more than just family…

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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…

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The Doctor & His Corpse Bride

Dr Karl Von Cosel (or Karl Tanzler, as many of us recognize him) lived in the Florida Keys. When he was just a boy, the doctor had a dream in which an ancestor came to him and showed him the face of his one true love. Karl grew up, got married, and had 2 children, but he was always waiting for his true soul mate, literally the girl of his dreams to come along…

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