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Joan Kiger and the sleepwalking murders

By Robert Grimminck In 1943, 49-year-old Carl Kiger was the vice-mayor of Covington, Kentucky. He lived in an upscale home with his wife, his three sons, and his daughter. Carl was an ambitious man, but he was also paranoid. He kept several guns in his house, including one under his…

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The Houston decapitator

By Robert Grimminck In July 1979, 33-year-old Alys Elaine Rankin was working as a secretary at an engineering firm in Houston, Texas. On July 27, her car was being repaired, so she asked a co-worker, 40-year-old Bob Smith, to give her a ride to work. Rankin lived in an apartment…

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