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The Notorious Axeman of New Orleans

New Orleans has always had a reputation as a lawless delta city, and during the early 1900s, that reputation received a dark taint as the Axeman’s shadow was cast over it. Serial killers have likely been with...

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Kasper Hauser: Born in Darkness

There is nothing more terrifying or frightening for a community when a child disappears. However, the mystery sometimes only deepens when that child is found. Throughout history, there have been stories of children brought out of some...

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The Suicide Pact Strangler

Suicidal ideation, or the fascination with and contemplation of the act of suicide, is always a terrifying specter. Life is hazardous enough, and when a person contemplates harming himself or herself, it is clear that they are...

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The Murderous Landlord of Silesia

Most serial killers barely make it into the teens when you count up their victims. Still others never make it past five or six victims. While any murder is horrible, there comes a certain terror when the...

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Bella in the Wych Elm

As distressing as serial killers are, there is something in us that breathes a sigh of relief when they are caught. We know that whether they have been sentenced to death or they have simply gone on...

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The Bloody Benders

We’ve talked a lot about killers on Scared Yet, and the only conclusion that we can draw is that they come in all shapes and sizes. The family known as the Benders of Cherryvale teaches us that...

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The Moon Man Albert Fish

With a long list of names that ranges from the Gray Man to the Brooklyn Vampire to the Moon Maniac, it is easy to imagine Albert Fish as some kind of preternatural human monster, enormously powerful and...