From 1976 to 1986, one of the most violent serial criminals in American history terrorized communities throughout California. He was little known, never caught, and might still be out there. The author, along with several others, couldn’t stop working on the case.
Tag: Serial Killers
How America’s first serial killer terrorized the city of Austin on Christmas Eve, 1885.
Excerpted from The Midnight Assassin.
The story of H.H. Holmes, America’s first serial killer.
An investigation into serial killings in a small North Carolina city.
When she was a 15-year-old runaway, the writer was nearly killed by a truck driver. Twenty-seven years later, she investigates whether her attacker was truck stop serial killer Robert Ben Rhoades, who often kept his victims chained in the back of his truck for weeks before killing and dumping them.
Bringing a serial killer to justice reveals the country’s other sources of death and suffering.
Eight of serial killer John Wayne Gacy’s victims remained a mystery, 35 years after his conviction. One man made it his mission to identify them.
San Francisco’s forgotten serial killer.Elon Green is a Longform contributing editor.
In Goiânia, a city of 1.3 million in Brazil’s agricultural heartland, one in twenty homeless residents have been murdered in the last two years.