True Crime Stories

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 [...]

Richard Chase “The Vampire of Sacramento”

Richard Chase “The Vampire of Sacramento”

Over the years stories of vampires have been told to generations, from the original vampire story of Dracula from the 1897 gothic novel by Bram Stoker to the more modern and tongue in cheek stories like the twilight saga or the vampire diaries. In the latter stories the vampires are told as sexy and romantic [...]

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 [...]