Leonarda Cianciulli

Leonarda Cianciulli

Handmade soaps or homemade cookies are often welcomed gifts, whether from friends, neighbours or family members, but in this case from 1930s Italy shows that sometimes these can have some disturbing things inside them, more disturbing than questionable chemicals or ocean polluting micro-beads, this is the case of “La saponificatrice di Correggio” or “The soap [...]

Herbert Mullin

Herbert Mullin

Some of the most common motives for murder are the urge to protect, revenge, jealousy, money, hate, sex, to keep a secret, personal vendettas, drugs and substance abuse, political reasons, and even property disputes. In the case of Herbert William Mullin, a serial killer that murdered 13 people in California in the early 1970s, the [...]

Joshua Phillips

Joshua Phillips

This is the fourth child killer that I have written about, the first three being Mary Bell, Jon Venables and Robert Thompson, although Venables and Thompson were partners in their crime. The idea of a child killing is always horrifying, whether it is school shootings, gang murders involving young members or a sinister murder just like [...]

Michael Ryan

Michael Ryan

Hungerford is a small town in Berkshire, England. The population sits at 5,767 according to the 2011 census, it’s a world away from image of busy London that springs to mind when people think about England, this is a small town with community where everyone knows everyone else, but the small town would be remembered [...]