Tag: Serial Killers

Posted in Andy Kahan

Triumph over tragedy

  By Andy Kahan On January 20, 2020, I walked into the Bexar (San Antonio) Courthouse along with several other victims’ families to witness the Nurse Baby Killer/Angel of Death Genene Jones agree to a plea deal  that would essentially ensure she would spend the rest of her life in…

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Posted in Dennis McDougal

What have we learned from the minds of thrill killers? Not much.

CNN rang the other day. Asked me to New York to sit for an interview about THE YOSEMITE MURDERS, my 2000 study of the strange, grisly thrill killing of three women tourists and a National Park naturalist in 1999.  Headline News, CNN’s little sister, agreed to foot the bill so…

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Posted in John Borowski

Making the John Wayne Gacy murders

By John Borowski I am currently producing a film titled: The John Wayne Gacy Murders: Life and Death in Chicago. Through this blog, I wanted to relate some of the stories about making this film and filmmaking in general.  Initially, I wanted to produce local midwest crime stories starting with…

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Posted in Kevin M. Sullivan

Writing About Ted Bundy Came as a Real Surprise

By Kevin M. Sullivan It’s true…I never intended to write about the serial killer, Ted Bundy.  I knew who he was, and had some basic knowledge of the case; that is, Bundy began murdering women in Washington State, but had also killed in other states such as Utah and Colorado,…

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Posted in Ron Franscell

40% of serial killers getting away with murder

By Ron Franscell The Golden Age of serial killers—the 1970s and ‘80s—is over. According to National Institute of Justice, the number of serial killers is down 85% in the past 30 years. Reasons abound, including the introduction of DNA and criminal profiling since the 1960s, Add in longer prison sentences…

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Posted in Andy Kahan

Serial Killers: The end of an era?

By Andy Kahan In my capacity as Director of Victim Services and Advocacy for Crime Stoppers of Houston I regularly make presentations on the issue of serial killers profiting from crime to civic groups, victim service organizations and universities. For the most part the public has heard of Ted Bundy,…

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Posted in Kevin Deutsch

The Boca Mall murders

By Kevin Deutsch I’ve covered a lot of killers during my 17-year career as a true crime journalist, but only one man—the most methodical of the bunch—has ever showed up in my dreams. I still see his face sometimes while I sleep: a stoic, impenetrable mask, wholly indifferent to whether…

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