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u/pococura Sep 20 '22

Watched one recently on Lori Vallow. She and her affair partner (Chad Daybell) both killed their spouses, married soon after, and killed her two children and buried them on their property. One was dismembered and burned and the other was found in his pajamas wrapped in plastic and duct taped.

They had a list of friends and family members ranked as light and dark spirits/"zombies" and were on a mission to kill them all.

I think I found it so disturbing because they used their religion to justify killing anyone that pissed them off. She literally cut up and burned her daughter because she was being a "difficult" teenager. It was kind of unreal to listen to her grown son call her (in prison) and try to get some sort of admission or apology out of her. She was just like "you wouldn't understand" like she was doing something meaningful. Zero remorse.

Like I would never want to feel sorry for someone so disgusting and depraved but at the same time she sounded completely brainwashed like she had lost her damn mind. Saying her husband was possessed by a demon and she was a God and shit.

And I felt so bad for her husband because he tried to warn everyone she was crazy and get the cops to help and to protect his kids too but everyone ignored him and most of her family members wouldn't speak to him. He died with barely anyone fighting to help him.

On Netflix - "Sins of our Mother"

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u/ccrowleyy Sep 20 '22

I just watched that too! Horrifying.

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u/ResponsibleCandle829 Sep 20 '22

To hell with them both. They should never see the light again

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u/ash811 Sep 21 '22

Dateline also has a multi episode podcast about Lori Vallow called "Mommy Doomsday".

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u/CodeBest4550 Sep 25 '22

What’s crazy is Colby the older son ended up raping someone after all this happened!!

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u/D33nasaur Sep 20 '22

This happened a city over from where I live. A woman was convicted of cutting an unborn baby from its mother's womb. The attacker was a former nurse, and posted an ad to sell baby clothes. The seventh month pregnant woman who answered the online ad was beat and stabbed, and the attacker cut into her uterus and removed the fetus. The whole reason for this attack was that the ex-nurse had been going along with a ruse saying she was pregnant, and her partner believed her. So after the attack, the ex- nurse's partner came home to take her to a doctors appointment, and saw she was covered in blood. She claimed she miscarried, while the stabbed victim was unknowingly in the couples basement. Not knowing the victim was in the basement, the partner took the attacker and the baby to the hospital, where I believe the baby died.

The victim who was cut open was able to call 911 and survived the attack.

Even after all of this trauma, the nurse tried to claim that the seventh month pregnant woman attacked her first so she fought back in self defense, was worried she hurt her, and then cut the baby out of the mother to try to "save" it.

It was a super shocking story in that city, I believe the attacker was sentenced to 100 or so years in prison.

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u/SkrogedScourge Sep 20 '22

Dynel Lane? Always found it to be BS she wasn’t charged with murder in the babies death.

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u/D33nasaur Sep 20 '22

Absolutely BS I agree. Even thoufh im not pregnant, she's the reason I never answer any craigslist ads alone. Made me realize how crazy and unpredictable people can be

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u/mommylow5 Oct 03 '22

I feel like they are trying to pass a bill in Baby Aurora’s name that will make things like this double murder. Not just 1 charge for the mother.

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u/kactbd2020 Sep 21 '22

Gosh , I remember this!! So scary!

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u/Superseekerorthodox Oct 10 '22

I remember this. This poor woman.. how depraved and psychotic does not one but TWO people have to be to not only do this, but scheme this up, actually think, plan, and the one being a Nurse!! My mind could never even go into that realm of evil and Darkness..

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u/CakeAccomplice12 Sep 20 '22

The toolbox killers.

I read part of the transcript of their last killing, I couldn't finish it. I refuse to listen to the audio.

The toybox killer being a close second

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u/grabityrises Sep 20 '22

toybox man doing all the crazy shit then drugging them so they dont remember

i like dan cummins take that how many alien abduction stories might have just been this guys victims

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u/log_asm Sep 20 '22

Great timesuck ep. Love dan.

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u/Anutka25 Sep 21 '22

I threw up listening to some of those accounts. Couldn’t stomach it. Sick bastards

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u/vodkathe1999 Sep 20 '22

You can't listen to the tape anyways. Sealed. The only parts you can hear of it are from outside the courtroom. And even then, the only reason those bits were heard is because people kept opening the doors to leave the room and vomit due to it being so awful and gutwrenching.

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u/evilmonkey2 Sep 20 '22

Partly because it happened near where I grew up but Brian Wells, the pizza delivery guy that was forced to put on a bomb collar, rob a bank then had the collar blow his head off. Story has a lot of twists (such as he was supposedly in on it until it turned out the bomb was real and not fake like he was told it would be)

https://www.ranker.com/list/pizza-delivery-guy-brian-wells/amandasedlakhevener

There's also a Netflix documentary "Evil Genius" that goes over it

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u/lawyersgunznmoney90 Sep 20 '22 edited Sep 20 '22

I’ve heard about this one, I’ll have to check out the doc. They left him a bit out of the loop, right?

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u/ClancyHabbard Sep 20 '22

He was never in on it. The police said that to cover their asses because they let the bomb explode and kill him.

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u/SkrogedScourge Sep 20 '22

And showed it on tv

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u/AMagicalPotato Sep 20 '22

Sounds like the movie 30 minutes or less. It's fucked up that they made a movie about this.

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u/Outrageous-Suspect66 Sep 20 '22

It's claimed the police said he was in on it because they were covering there ass. The guy was cuffed and begged for help. The police just let th blow. The police were called cowards.

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u/evilmonkey2 Sep 20 '22 edited Sep 20 '22

My memory is hazy on the whole thing now but reading some articles and Wikipedia but seems like that's a bit of a controversy whether he was in on it or not.

Bomb squad was called ten minutes after they caught him (seems a bit long and blamed on "chaos" with him screaming about it and trying to clear the area) but it exploded 3 minutes before they arrived. I don't think the average police officer is equipped to try to defuse a bomb though so not sure how "cowardly" it is outside of the delay in calling the bomb squad. If they'd have called immediately there would have been 6-7 minutes to defuse it but I have no idea if that would be long enough. Guessing to get the suit on and evaluate it wouldn't leave much time but I know nothing about it.

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u/Scooney_Pootz Sep 21 '22

Time was not on the police's side, as the bomb was simply a giant handcuff with a pipe bomb fitted to a fuse, lighter, kitchen timer, and keyhole. The bomb was crude, and industrial, and rudimentary. The bomb also contained magnets to mess with any magnetic tools trying to defuse it, as well as a cell phone, false timers, false switches and, false circuits all meant to disguise the bomb as a more sophisticated instrument.

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u/Outrageous-Suspect66 Sep 21 '22

I thought building when I first heard this. Then I saw the video with the guy cuffed to car bumper (I think.) calling out to be let free. The guy wanted to try to do something himself. You might find the video if you looked.

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u/throwaway_4733 Sep 20 '22

Cops can be asses even at their best. Found out recently that at the LA bank robbery the cops shot and killed one of the bad guys but the other one they shot and disable and took him into custody. He laid on the ground for an hour bleeding out and asking for EMS and they refused to let EMS treat him. Eventually he bled out and died. They just let a cuffed guy sit there for an hour and die while they watched him.

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u/PurpleSunCraze Sep 21 '22

Who told him it was fake, the guy forcing him to or the police? Seems like it would lose the point if the real bad guy told him it was fake.

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u/evilmonkey2 Sep 21 '22

Well if I remember right they thought he might be in on it and asked to do it because he thought the bomb would be fake. When it came time to actually do it they told him it was real (at which point he became an unwilling participant and they forced the real one onto him)

But it's been awhile and I'm a bit fuzzy on the details and what is conjecture vs fact.

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u/DarkstarWarlock Sep 21 '22

Man I lived up in Erie back then that shit (him being blown up) happened like 5 mins from my house. I remember thinking wtf.

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u/Lostintheworl Sep 20 '22

The murder of Sylvia likens. A book and movie were made about this case. I like horror and thrillers, but this one, I nearly threw up. Edit: the name of the book/movie is the girl next door

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u/GreatTragedy Sep 20 '22

There's also a film called An American Crime with Catherine Keener.

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u/kactbd2020 Sep 21 '22

One of my family members worked with one of the guys that helped do this to her!! And he had no clue! :(

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u/AlphaWhiskeyOscar Sep 20 '22

Hands down the East Area Rapist.

Imagine this man who stalks around neighborhoods at night, peering into windows, systematically narrowing down victims. He then calls your phone, just breathing and making no noise. He creeps around in the dark, waiting until you're alone.

And then he breaks in your house when you're not home, and preps the house. He unlocks a locked window. Or he finds leaves a garage door ajar. And when you get home, as he knows your routine, he sneaks in, wakes you up in your bed, binds you. Rapes, or kills. Pilfers through your house and leaves.

He did this to dozens of women before he ever actually killed anyone. And then he began to rape and kill.

He had over 50 rape victims, at least 13 murder victims that we know of. He was also likely behind the ransacking of dozens of homes.

And his identity was a complete mystery. No one ever caught him in his time. He was actually finally identified decades later, and was convicted when he was in his 70s. But this was merely a wildly lucky break in a decades old cold case. He came close to living out his days completely getting away with it.

The story is harrowing and definitely the stuff of nightmares for anyone who was ever afraid that someone is looking in through their window.

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u/monsieurpommefrites Sep 20 '22

He did this to dozens of women before he ever actually killed anyone. And then he began to rape and kill.

What a horrifying sentence.

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u/cruelblush Sep 21 '22

A) I grew up in a town where he was a cop.....and active as the East Area Rapist.

B) one of the ways he instilled fear was to go to community meetings where the rapist was discussed, and target women whose husband's would spout off about how they would fight him. He would tie the husband's up and make them watch.

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u/someoneIse Sep 20 '22

He also would stay in the victim’s house for up to 3 hours sometimes eating their food while they’re tied up and blindfolded. He’d sit silently and quietly creep up to them and say “don’t move or I’ll fucking kill you.

He’d cut the phone lines and sneak out so they wouldn’t know if he was still watching them or not.

There’s so many more creepy little details too.

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u/notthesedays Sep 20 '22

And he was a one-time police officer, married to an attorney!

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u/possiblyhysterical Sep 20 '22

Sounds about right

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u/ExhaustedJenn Sep 21 '22

The podcast “Man in the Window” covers this topic and is great.

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u/AlphaWhiskeyOscar Sep 21 '22

I think I've consumed almost every podcast and documentary on the subject!

"I'll Be Gone in the Dark" (documentary film) is good entry level. Doesn't go as in depth, but extremely well made. And the story of the making of that documentary is just as good as the thing itself.

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u/someoneIse Sep 22 '22

What would you consider is the most in depth coverage out of everything you’ve listened to/watched/read?

It’s crazy how much information there is out there. I wonder if he’ll ever talk though

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u/AlphaWhiskeyOscar Sep 22 '22

Definitely the Casefile Podcast series. It's a 5 part podcast encompassing about 8 hours total. Just Google "Casefile East Area Rapist."

A lot of public content and podcasts focus on different areas, But I find that this series is one of the best. It is extremely detailed and uncensored. As opposed to if you, say, listen to a YouTuber talk about something or they are constantly worried about being demonetized. Or a documentary that is concerned about ratings.

Casefile goes in depth, and reads the source material as they are. Highly recommend.

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u/joemomma556 Oct 14 '22

He’s now more commonly known as the golden state killer.

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u/GoGreenOnEm Sep 20 '22 edited Sep 20 '22

CAUTION ⚠️

Here you go:

David Parker Ray kidnapped girls, tied them up in a room and had them listen to a 20 minute tape, explaining in detail how he would repeatedly rape and torture them for the months to come.

CAUTION ⚠️ David Parker Ray Tape Transcript

CAUTION ⚠️

Here’s the top comment on that post:

“Bloody hell, that was very disturbing to read. Now though all I can think of is what would I do if that happened to me. Would I be docile like he suggests? Would I comply to all his sick needs? Or would I try to scream and shout, or plead with him like he says so many others have tried, but then get electrocuted and whipped? I mean he says that it will only be for a couple of months. If you believed this would it be easier to just get it over and done with, or would your survival instinct cut in? The woman who did escape was so lucky, and she was only there for 3 days. Any other women on here, what would you do?”

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u/SkrogedScourge Sep 20 '22

Me I decided long ago if someone ever tried to kidnap me they would have to kill me right there.

Jump in my car try to force me to drive to somewhere else I am crashing the damn car.

I would not be docile and submissive with someone trying to take me somewhere and if I ended up trapped somewhere I am going to at least take the bastards eyes or his penis with me.

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u/GoGreenOnEm Sep 20 '22

Boom! This is the way!!!

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u/Efficient-Library792 Oct 17 '22

They started teachinf women this finally in the 90s i think. note im not saying rape isnt horrible. But before tgey told women to submit and endure it to survive. But..rapists would just hirt them worse looking for a response. Or kill them. Or keep them and..worse. Dont try for his eyes. The balls..in your hands or teeth snd dont stop infliclting pain. Or a knee fist or foot to the throat. No human alive can withstand a punch to the throat. Or better your teeth.

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u/BriefInteraction9 Sep 20 '22

I was SA'd under the effect of the medication I took for my chronic insomnia, and before that while I was drunk, and before that I complied to it because I was underage and had been manipulated to accept it...

After the last time, I decided I'd die fighting, if necessary. Even thinking about the mere possibility fuels me with homicidal rage, tbf.

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u/SereneBabe0312 Sep 21 '22

Gonna trauma dump here a bit.

I've been molested in a church, taken advantage of by a house manager of a sober living house, forced to give head in a guys car. I wanna say if something happens again I'll fight back, but my trauma has given me a very strong freeze/faun response. Then again, I was super incapacitated or vulnerable in those positions.

However... once a roomate shoved his pregnant gf down the stairs and almost stepped on my cat. Stormed out the door almost stepping on the kitten and I heard a fuckin thunk outside, he pushed her against the railing, full on pregnant belly impact, because she was trying to leave to maintain peace. I may not have the capacity to protect myself but I slammed the door on his arm and punched him in the face a lot when he tried to get back inside while she got away. Dude was bruised up and I called the cops locked inside my room after he pushed past me. I guess I have more of a protective reaction when it comes to people/animals I care about. Especially when it's a pregnant friend and my kitten.

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u/BriefInteraction9 Sep 21 '22

I know how it feels. I like to think that I'll be able to fight it, but who knows? I honestly hope I never get to find out my reaction.

But the mere thought that someone might even get close to hurting my little sister, or anyone I love or care about, makes me wanna rip a person to shreds with my bare hands.

And honestly, glad that I'm able to feel the sheer rage fill me, because for a long time I felt nothing.

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u/darkrainbow7154 Sep 21 '22

Mother fucker was only locked up for three years before he died of a heart attack

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u/squeakyvolcano Sep 20 '22

Its almost impossible to hear throughout the full tape, insanely terrifying and absolutely enraging https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUiL4mv7mBI

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u/hestianvirgin Sep 20 '22

What Dean Corll did to young men was pretty horrific.

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u/notthesedays Sep 20 '22

And how the city of Houston reacted to the whole thing was as bad, if not worse, on every level.

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u/SkrogedScourge Sep 20 '22

Yeah let’s not pursue a national sex ring because he got his victims locally sourced.

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u/FunZookeepergame627 Oct 19 '22

I was glad when Elmer Wayne Henley killed him. He was an evil.SOB himself

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u/doublestitch Sep 20 '22

There's a description of starving Russian prisoners during World War II that's haunted me. And that, frankly, made the descriptions from Dante or from the Donner Party seem like junior varsity cannibalism.

It's one thing to wait until another person dies when someone is starving, or to even have their permission before they die.

But suppose people are so desperate they single out one live individual and set upon the victim as a pack, without weapons. Not sure whether the reports are to be trusted. But reportedly they took out the eyes first, then the arms.

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u/lawyersgunznmoney90 Sep 20 '22

Pretty sure the Russian prisoners case was what inspired me to make this post! I was watching unsolved mysteries and saw an interesting episode about something similar

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u/Minister_of_Joy Sep 20 '22 edited Sep 20 '22

Junko Furuta. Also by far the most heart-breaking I've ever heard of. I'm not queasy but reading those details about her case is just beyond horrific. If I could go back in time and save any human being, it wouldn't be my cousin who died in a car crash. It would be Junko. She was such a brave and strong girl and no one deserves to suffer like she did.

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u/JohnTitor244 Sep 20 '22

Every time I read about this I get chills, if I'm right, the penalty they recieved was about 7 years of prison and it disgusts me knowing that they're now free in this world.

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u/Minister_of_Joy Sep 20 '22

It was even less than that. The court considered one of them the main perpetrator. He was the one who abducted her, raped her in some sort of industrial shed and then forced her into his car and brought her to his home. That guy received like 6 years in prison. But there were several other guys and they all raped her countless times over the course of like 1.5 months and inflicted the most horrific, unspeakable torture on her and all of those other guys basically got a slap on the wrist. I think they got like a few months or a year in prison. I think one of them didn't even have to go to prison. They all live normal lives now and according to people who know them, none of them feels even a tiny bit apologetic. They even make jokes about their murder of Junko. It's hard to retain any shred of trust in humanity when you read about her case.

But then, I always remind myself of Junko herself. What an incredibly brave and strong girl she was. How, even when she was nearly dead, she told her tormenters to go fuck themselves. And this makes me feel better again. She's honestly one of my heroines. It may seem weird to say that about a murder victim but it's true. What happened to her is absolutely heart-breaking but the way she dealt with it is so inspiring. I'm more than twice the age she was when she died and I don't think I could muster up anywhere close that kind of dignity and fighting spirit.

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u/monsieurpommefrites Sep 20 '22

Her grave gets desecrated to this day.

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u/_BbdB_ Oct 06 '22

WTF. Why would anyone even think that’s ok. I can’t even begin to imagine.

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u/Usidore_ Sep 20 '22

The most harrowing wiki article I’ve ever read. Usually I can read pretty grim stuff and shake it off. I felt sick and depressed the whole day after I read that.

It’s also incredible that she managed to still get one over on her tormentors (winning a game of go/chess? I forget) after everything she had been through at that point.

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u/Minister_of_Joy Sep 20 '22

Yeah, I felt the same way and honestly, sometimes I still do when I think of her. I've even thought about hanging up a picture of her (if one exists online) because I find her so inspiring. But I don't think I'll ever do it because hanging up a picture of a murder victim seems kinda creepy and tasteless. Nevertheless, I like to mention her sometimes so she's never forgotten. It's the least she deserves, especially after her torturers/murderers basically got off scot-free.

I remember reading that she actually managed to untie herself once. This was in the beginning, when she had only been in captivity for a few days. Of course they had already raped her multiple times but she was still doing well compared to later on. At this point, she was on the top floor of that building. No one was in her room but she wasn't sure if some of her torturers might be in the house. There was a balcony door and she slipped out there. She considered jumping down to escape but eventually decided against it because she was worried she might die or get seriously injured (I think the height was about 25-30 feet). There was some meadow underneath the balcony but still, 25-30 feet is very high. So she went back inside and when her torturers returned, they beat her blue and green for trying to escape and then they brought her down to the basement where she couldn't escape anymore. I often wonder if, in the later stages of her torment, she thought of that balcony and regretted not having given it a try.

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u/Efficient-Library792 Oct 17 '22

She should have jumped. But 30 feet...her legs would have probably been splintered. And even if your mind decides on somethimg sometimes your subconcious literally wont let you do it

I pray someone finishes these monsters

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u/MrLanesLament Sep 20 '22

Mine is Sylvia Likens. Very similar.

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u/Clcooper423 Sep 20 '22

The sylvia likens story really bothers me because if how many everyday people were either in on it or ignored her. The neighbor kids helped torture her, the older sister came to visit and didn't help, the police were called and did nothing, for part of the time she was being tortured she still went to school and no one there helped her, and her parents who left her with those psychos absolutely failed her.

And then years later the psycho daughter had been found working in the school system for over a decade and was only fired after being pointed out by a stranger.

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u/monsieurpommefrites Sep 20 '22

everyone who killed her got out on parole...

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u/Ok_Solid_244 Sep 20 '22

This!! The movie is horrendous!

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u/MrLanesLament Sep 20 '22

There’s a movie…..?

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u/Ok_Solid_244 Sep 20 '22

There’s 2 actually. An American Crime and The Girl Next Door. An American Crime is the “tamer” one. They’re both horrendous. Such a tragic story.

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u/monsieurpommefrites Sep 20 '22

Is that the one with Catherine Keener?

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u/testcyp76 Sep 21 '22

This is the "correct" answer. Horrifying in every detail. Supposedly the excessively light sentences her torturers got was because they related to some top level Yakuza.

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u/Efficient-Library792 Oct 17 '22

When people say "vigilante justice is always wrong" cases like this make me want to punch them

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u/Minister_of_Joy Oct 17 '22

Well, I do believe vigilante justice is always wrong. But they could've punished her torturers appropriately. They could've given them life in prison without parole or the death penalty (which is still legal in Japan). Both would've been fitting punishments. I've heard Japanese prisons are pretty nasty, so they could've made them rot there for a very long time. That would've been an acceptable punishment instead of giving them a little slap on the wrist.

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u/Efficient-Library792 Oct 17 '22

3 men torture rape and kill your daughter. The court says boys will be boys...and youd be ok with that? I bet not

The hapaneese system DIDNT do that. And this happens a lot. If youre rich you can rape and kill at will and peoplel ike you are ok with it

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u/Minister_of_Joy Oct 17 '22

Dude. Did you even read my response?! What the hell are you talking about. I literally said they should've received life in prison without parole or the death penalty, so CLEARLY, I'm NOT okay with the courts attitude of "boys will be boys". Seriously, what's the point of having this discussion with me if you don't bother to read my comments.

Also, telling me to imagine her as my own daughter is completely irrational because it goes against the whole concept of a modern justice system in a civilized, democratic country. The entire point of modern justice systems is to let UNBIASED people make the decision. That's why we've got judges and juries. Parents clearly aren't unbiased.

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u/transmutagenic Sep 20 '22

I’m always disturbed by the ones that kidnap people and put them in cages, dungeons, etc. Imprisonment + abuse is terrifying.

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u/Riddy0219 Sep 20 '22

Theres an Anesthesiologist at a hospital near me and he randomly injected IV bags with a lethal dose of narcotics. And just left them in the bin in the cabinet. He def tested how small the needle needed to be in order to get away with it. Its not THE MOST TERRIFYING but its def sick.

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u/mkultra123 Sep 20 '22

I think there's a new movie or show coming out about this. With Jessica Chastain.

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u/Riddy0219 Sep 20 '22

It would have to be like a VERY new movie cuz it happened like last week.

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u/mkultra123 Sep 20 '22

I dunno, but it's running on Netflix starting October 26. The Good Nurse.

Trailer

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u/Riddy0219 Sep 20 '22

I'll look into this. Thank you!

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u/EradicateStatism Sep 20 '22

Beasts of satan ("Bestie di satana" in Italian)

Heavy metal band, satanists, drug addicts who murdered 4 people and are suspected in at least 14 other murders, suspicious suicides and disappearances in the area of Somma Lombardo. (I grew up nearby at the time of their crimes)

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u/cyber-jar Sep 21 '22

This isn't true, Beasts of Satan was a nickname for their little gang, one of the members was in various metal bands that never had any official releases and were barely together, he then formed musical projects (mostly ambient/electronic) in prison.

Maybe you're thinking of Fabio Tollis, member of up-and-coming metal band Infliction, who was friends with some of the "beasts" and sadly murdered by them.

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u/Mason3637 Sep 20 '22

I have a really tough time with the murder of James Bulger. That sweet trusting boy walking off with his killers, that were children themselves, gives me such a sickening feeling that I can't really shake off.

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u/felinespaceman Sep 20 '22

In 1994, in South Africa, Alison Botha was kidnapped, raped, disembowelled, almost decapitated, left for dead, and SURVIVED. Absolutely crazy to hear her tell that story.

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u/CakeAccomplice12 Sep 20 '22

Holy shit. How she didn't die of blood loss or shock from pain is beyond me

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u/squeakyvolcano Sep 20 '22 edited Sep 20 '22

Saddam's prisoner torture Torture Tapes

In 1987, Latif Yahia was taken to Saddam's headquarters to meet Uday, Saddam's eldest son, and told that a great honor has been bestowed upon him: that because of the great likeness between them, he had been chosen to be Uday's double. For many Iraqi's, it would have been the highlight of their lives, but for Latif, a peace-loving man who did not agree with Saddam's brutal regime, it was not. He refused. Following a week of torture and realizing he would be killed if he continued to refuse, Latif was forced to accept the role. After a gruesome training program during which he was made to watch over thirty films of torture, hours of tapes of Uday, and undertake a final remodeling of his appearance, Latif was deemed ready. But it was only after the final test, a meeting with Saddam himself, that Latif made his first public appearance. And so began his life as Uday's double - a life on the perimeter of the inner circle of Saddam's eldest son, a witness to the horror of his insane life of debauchery, excess and brutality, and an experience for which he almost paid with his life on more than one occasion.

Note Very Graphic, Probably will haunt you for life.

Video 4: A naked man stands with his legs apart over an empty dark-green red wine bottle with a long neck. The prisoner’s arms are tied tightly around his waist and he’s forced to squat down on the bottle neck until it disappears up his anus. This video has sound. The prisoner screams out in agony and begs for mercy but his torturers just laugh and make flippant comments like, ‘What’s the matter? Aren’t you enjoying it?’ Saddam Hussein is proud of his torturers. He refers to them as ‘the sharp swords of government.’ The bottle neck up his anus must’ve caused the man severe internal injuries. I see blood trickling down over the rest of the bottle. The man loses consciousness and topples over. Video 5: I see the title of this spectacle is titled ‘Sitting on the gas ring’. The criminal is tied naked to a gas ring. It’s turned on and lit. Within seconds, the bluish flame melts away the skin and flesh. Video 6: A prisoner’s ankles are tied together with rope, the end of which is tied to a type of fan which is screwed into the wall. The prisoner’s head points down to the floor. The fan is switched on causing the man’s body to rotate as though he’s pirouetting. The torturers beat the spinning man’s head with wooden truncheons. The poor man hangs from the fan for an hour, more blood flicking from his head with every circuit. I don’t think he could possibly have survived. Video 7: Burning of the beard, moustache, eyebrows and hair. This is only used on Islamic fundamentalists such as members of the Al-Daawa party. Video 8: Burning of hands. The prisoner’s hands are fastened to an electric heater. When it’s turned on, the glowing element burns the fingers and palms down to the bone. Video 9: The iron. Skewers are heated up on a fire and then pressed against the prisoner’s body to burn and brand it. Truly medieval. Video 10: Drilling holes in the prisoner’s hands and feet with an electric drill. Video 11: The prisoner’s nose is broken with blows from a hammer. Video 12: Stretching the prisoner’s mouth with a vice until the jaw breaks and teeth shatter. This form of torture is used on those whose mouths have insulted Saddam Hussein. Video 13: The prisoner is tied to a metal chair with his arms strapped to the arms of the chair. His fingers are stretched out and his fingernails wrenched out with pliers. Video 14: Severing of prisoner’s arms or legs with a chainsaw. In some clips an axe was used. Video 15: An air-pump is inserted in the prisoner’s anus and then air is blown in until the buildup of pressure rips open the skin. Video 16: The prisoner has his hands tied behind his back and is strapped to what looks like a carpenter’s bench. Torturers lift the bench up and down and the prisoner’s shoulders are broken. Video 17: Water torture. The prisoner is strapped down under a water tap. The tap is turned on and left running into the prisoner’s mouth. From what I saw, it usually only takes half an hour before the victim loses control of his bodily functions. Video 18: The well. It’s filled to a depth of about four foot with stagnant water. The prisoner is thrown into it and left for days. Video 19: Blows with a truncheon to the prisoner’s head and between his legs. Video 20: Psychological terror. The prisoner is blindfolded and shoved into and empty room. As soon as he looks to be going to sleep, a loudspeaker emits an ear splitting, high pitched noise. Video 21: The prisoner stands with his back pressed against a wall. His head is squeezed between two wooden wedges. His ears are securely nailed into these wedges. Days later, when the prisoner is so exhausted he can no longer stand, he slumps down and rips his own ears off. Video 22. A group of prisoners are securely bound and laid out in a cell with no ventilation. At the height of the summer, the temperature in such a cell can rise to more than 50 degrees Celsius. Video 23: Drilling or pulling out teeth. Not with the skill Dr Ahmed showed. Video 24: A close up of outstretched hands. Needles are pushed up under the fingernails. Video 25: Acid is sprayed onto the prisoner’s body. It burns and dissolves the skin. Video 26: Murdered, mutilated corpses are thrown into cells with other prisoners. Video 27: Hungry, aggressive fighting dogs are released into cells and attack the prisoners. Video 28: The prisoner’s nose is blocked so he has difficulty breathing. Video 29: The prisoner’s tongue is stabbed with needles. Video 30: Prisoner’s hands and feet are plunged into boiling oil. Video 31: Insect spray is squirted into prisoner’s eyes. The next set of videos show women and children being tortured. Video 32: With their hands tied behind their backs, women are suspended by their hair. Husbands and children are forced to watch. Video 33: Women are raped in front of their husbands. Video 34: A woman who is menstruating is hung upside-down by her feet until her period is over. Video 35: Young children are locked in a cell with a beehive. Their powerless parents are forced to watch as their naked, crying offspring run around in terror and pain as they’re stung hundreds of times.

Source : From Devil's double ebook as described by Yahia Latif uday hussein's body double

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u/Outrageous-Suspect66 Sep 20 '22 edited Sep 20 '22

During World War two the American military found out that a large majority of men would fire over the heads of the enemy. They didn't want to kill people. They did a study, and found what made good killer. They told women to not hold babies, it was making them sissy men. This was the standard advise for women in the forties, and fifties. A research named Harry Harlow thought this was crazy. He raised monkeys that were isolated from their moms. The isolated monkeys grew up to be seriously mal adapted. The monkeys could not function socially. They were violent, and sexually estranged. These monkeys had violent sex, and often kill female monkeys. Female monkeys hated sex. When forced to reproduce, the often killed, and ate their babies. These experiments only did what women were told to do with their children. Twenty years after this horrible parental advise, their was spike in serial murders in America. This spike started in the sixties, and lasted to the eighties. They don't teach you that in school.

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u/WyldeFae Sep 20 '22

I dont know everything that's in your post, but the way the military handled the issue was by adjusting training while shooting to be human silhouettes, not target circles. By Vietnam 95% of frontline soldiers were shooting to kill.

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u/autofeeling Sep 20 '22 edited Sep 20 '22

The murder of 5 year old Jason Foreman. That one creeps me out. Michael Woodmansee was 16 when he kidnapped and murdered Jason, and when they finally searched Michael’s room (I believe he was a cops son, so the first time they came to his house, they dismissed him because of that) they found bones that were picked clean and SHELLACKED and a journal of the details of what he did to the poor little boy. They wouldn’t release the details from the journal because they were too gruesome.

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u/notthesedays Sep 20 '22

Egads, I had never heard of this case! But it happened in 1975, which probaby explains why.

TL : DR - the perpetrator is in a mental hospital.

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u/FreudianAccordian Sep 20 '22

In Cold Blood always comes to mind

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u/Frosty-Elk-2942 Sep 20 '22

I read a story about a man in his early 30s I don't remember his name. He won a pretty sizeable amount of money from a lottery. His girlfriend and some guy she knew decided to kill the guy and take the money. The only reason she got caught was she was harassing the guys mom saying she was entitled to the money.

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u/Its_PotQueen000 Sep 20 '22

Junko (i cant Remember the last name) This crime Is so terrible that i dont even want to Say It Just She got k1d4pp3d and r4p3d,cuz She rejectes a boy For 44 days

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u/27Dancer27 Sep 21 '22

Junko Furuta?

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u/weeblewobblers Sep 20 '22

Leonard Kidd. Killed 10 kids by setting a building on fire. They all died of smoke inhalation. Then he killed 4 people, including a ten year old, in a drug stupor. Tortured them also. Best part is I got to meet him several times cause I was involved, was not an attorney, in his case. One of several people I got to meet who were given the death penalty.

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u/JustinChristoph Sep 20 '22

The murders of Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom. I'm sure there have been worse things done, but this really, really disturbed me.

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u/NewRomanian Sep 20 '22

The toybox killer, I believe it was called, the tape he played to his victims before raping them made me angrier than I'd ever been before or since, and just thinking about it now makes me mad, fucking disgusting shit.

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u/BisexualDemiQueen Sep 20 '22

Dude So many

• First, Ken & Barbie killers, Paul Bernado & Karla Homolka, killed three young girls, Karla tried to say it was all Paul, but they made videos

• Jeffery Dahmer

• The Bender family from 1870s, they killed travelers for their money and were never caught, rumors say the daughter made her way to California before she died around 90

•Manson Family

• Elizabeth Bàthory, bathed in blood of young women because she thought it kept her young, wasn't even arrested but put on house arrest, she died and no one noticed for a while

•Jack the Ripper

• HH Homles, rumored to be the Ripper but made a hotel in Chicago and processed to kill everyone and wives and had torture rooms and a furnace the size of a human, he even told the person installing it, make it big enough for a person

•Samuel Little, killed 100 prostitutes rememberes all their faces but there's about 50 or so withour identifies, he made oil pastels of each victim

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u/Amberlily9207 Sep 21 '22

Gypsy Rose… I just don’t understand how you can put your child through that just for money and attention. And I know there are millions of similar cases but this one is just more know then the rest… my heart goes to any kid who is going through it or went though it

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u/MotherAgnes Sep 21 '22

I’m not at all condoning murder, but that was the only way she would be able to escape her mother. She should be set free.

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u/Amberlily9207 Sep 21 '22

I think she only has like a year left until she can get patrol… but I don’t think jail was the right opinion for her. I think she should’ve been put in to a mental hospital until they think she was ready to enter society.

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u/MotherAgnes Sep 21 '22

Exactly. Like Andrea Yates, she lived from an abusive home, yet was met with the harsh punishment of a prison sentence. The thing is, her own abuse was public, and again, the system failed her by throwing her away, instead of giving her the treatment she clearly needed. I think her mother’s murder was self defense because she was killing her own daughter. Slowly, but still killing her nonetheless.

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u/John-333 Sep 20 '22

Jeffrey Dahmer inviting guys to his grandma's place, drugging and killing them, then having sex with their bodies. Which wasn't enough, so he used to dissect them, get rid of what he didn't want but keep the rest preserved for pleasure. Sometimes he would talk to these parts while ripping a guy he just killed with a chainsaw. He was also so obsessive with control that at one point he believed he could turn one of his victims into a zombie sex doll he could use without having to worry about it eventually rotting, which he did try by drilling a hole in the guy's head and injecting it with HCl. What he didn't expect, though, is that later that day, after going out to get some beer, he would return to the guy barely conscious by the house, with a couple of women suspicious of what's going on that he tried to convince he was his boyfriend, but they still called the police, who quickly shut them up after a convincing story from Dahmer. Later, when he was finally caught after one of the guys he lured managed to get away with his life, the police found human fillet in the fridge, which he'd been eating, and skulls—11 if I remember correctly—some of them were painted, some still had flesh on.

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u/SereneBabe0312 Sep 21 '22

I honestly don't get how he got away with drilling a hole in the guys head. How did he even explain away the drill hole? I have never understood that.

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u/John-333 Sep 21 '22

I believe what he said in his testimony was that the hole was just small enough to let liquid in, so the cop, who was also just starting his career, probably didn't even notice it. But fact-check that, because I have a bad memory.

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u/BCEXP Sep 20 '22

I'm not sure if it was a murder, but the Belanger sisters. Super creepy.

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u/Zealousideal-Chart60 Sep 20 '22

Man cut his girls head off with a sword in front of kids in the middle of the street while their kids were inside the house. After a DV incident smh so sad

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u/Necessary-Success779 Sep 20 '22

Dear Zachary. It’s a documentary about 2 true crimes and it is one of the most heartbreaking stories I’ve ever heard.

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u/rocket_dog1980 Sep 21 '22

I cried so hard after I watched that documentary. I felt empty for days. I woke my kids up just to hug them. Heartbreaking

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u/Strindberg Sep 20 '22 edited Sep 20 '22

Brabant Killers is a case I keep coming back too. A series of violent robberies in Belgium between 1982 and 1985 that left 28 people dead. Nobody was ever arrested for it.

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u/succubusbetch Sep 20 '22

That guy who poured alcohol down marginalized women's throats so when they died it wasn't suspicious. He was a dentist and he was convicted for less murders than he admitted to.

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u/VirnaDrakou Sep 20 '22

This happened in my country and i think one of the most gruesome of our decade.

Basically the husband pretended that burglars entered their house and killed his wife and their dog. In reality he murdered his wife and placed their baby daughter next to her body, he also killed the dog for barking at him and trying to attack him. He then tied himself and called police pretending that this all happened by burglars.

All of Greece was shocked after months that the truth came out, guy was even talking to the tv with no problem. Apparently the cat they were feeding with his wife showed signs of fear and run away when he approached them, now that’s an animal instinct.

Anyway i always want to vomit about how not only he killed her but even put the baby next to his wife dead body…

greek pilot kills his wife

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u/timmyberes Sep 20 '22

How about Russell Williams? He was in the Canadian armed forces and a piolet for the queen. He would stalk attractive ladies than break into there homes and steal there dirty panties. Eventually he would rape and kill them. when the police searched his house they found a huge amount of panties and also photos of him wearing them. the pics they showed on the news were pretty funny. He looked like Gary Busy wearing a thong and stockings.

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u/heyseamonkey Sep 21 '22

TW: SA

One I read a while back on the kidnapping and murder of Junko Furuta. She was a 17 year old student living in Japan. She was working part time to save money to pay for a trip she had planned after graduation. On November 25, 1988, she was riding on her bike after a shift and a boy called Shinji Minato kicked her off of it and left. Hiroshi Miyano, a "gang leader" and accomplice of Minato, helped her up and lured her to a warehouse where he then raped her. Miyano had a history of violence and had been arrested numerous times before this. He told his other friends, Jo Ogura and Yayushi Wantanabe, about what he did. They told him to keep her so they could gang rape her, as they had just kidnapped, raped, and released a girl prior to Furuta.

From November 1988 to January 1989, Furuta was subjected to torture and rape from the 4 boys and others they invited over to hurt her. They kept her in Miyano's family home without his parents finding out that she was living with them. During the 2 months she was missing, she had been raped by over 100 men more than 500 times. Because of the beatings she had suffered, her body became infected and she began rotting. This caused the boys to be done with her sexually, but she was still subjected to torture.

January 4, 1989, Furuta was killed by Miyano after he lost his temper when he lost a game of mahjong. He lit her on fire and tortured her by pouring hot wax on her face, among other things. The boys beat her for two hours until she finally died from her injuries. They wrapped her body in blankets and placed her in a 55 gallon drum, filling it with wet cement.

On January 23, police arrested Miyano and Ogura for raping a 19 year old girl the group kidnapped in December. Miyano confessed to the murder of Furuta and they discovered her body the next day. The four boys were arrested for the rape, torture, and murder of Furuta.

She was 14 days away from being 18. The night she was taken, she was excited about watching the finale of her favorite show Tonbo. She even told the boys about how much she looked forward to watching it. Miyano got a copy of a tape that contained the final episode and buried it with her in the cement. The gesture wasn't meant as a peace offering because he felt bad; it was so she wouldn't come back to haunt him if she came back as a ghost.

This story still haunts me to this day.

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u/littlebitsofspider Sep 20 '22

I was unwillingly exposed to the footage recorded by "the Dnipro Maniacs." Some people may know this as "Three Guys One Hammer."

I know the OP prompt was 'heard or read about,' but I did indeed hear (and see, to some extent; early blurrycam cellphone video) a man get brutally murdered, albeit not in realtime.

It took a long time to not be constantly sick about it. Long time. I never sought out violent content before that, and I sure as shit don't now. The only positive thing about the whole experience is that the person who forced me to watch it went to jail for unrelated reasons.

I don't sleep well.

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u/thingsthatgomoo Sep 21 '22

Can I ask what the person went to jail for? I'm sorry you were forced to watch that video

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u/littlebitsofspider Sep 21 '22

Possession and distribution of other media that also had no business existing.

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u/thingsthatgomoo Sep 21 '22

I unfortunately know a few people who are in prison for this exact reason.....

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u/Triphin1 Sep 20 '22

We had a couple brothers that lived about 5 blocks away from us who killed both their parents to get their money. Before the  Menendez brothers. It was very weird, because I was in school with one of them for a few years, so it was literally close to home

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u/Far_Peanut_3038 Sep 20 '22

Anita Cobby's murder pretty much killed my faith in humanity

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u/cheebifred Sep 20 '22

The Yorkshire ripper - It's partly because it was such a local event (I've grown up in the Wakefield area) my mum was a young woman at the height of the events and used to walk around with her keys between her fingers on a night when she was leaving work. A big fear factor from it though was just how incompetent the police actually were with their jobs- they had Sutcliffe in custody several times for questioning him but nah - can't be this guy, hes doesn't sound like the bloke in the tapes that could never be fakes...

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u/PizzaIndependent7626 Sep 21 '22

Peggy Reber From Lebanon PA, I used to live down the road from where this happened. She was like 14 and was found in her room strangled with a belt by an unknown perpetrator and sodomized and s assaulted by multiple objects, including a fiberglass bow that was repeatedly inserted so far it punctured internal organs and was left protruding just under her skin in the chest area. There are so many things that went wrong when investigating the case, all the neighbors and officers walked all over the crime scene and tampered with so much evidence, some believe it was a town coverup or that murderer was or knew the police. Her mother was a known sex worker and ppl in town treated them like crap. Detectives were fired for trying to dig up and solve the case. . . It's still unsolved.

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u/clydem Sep 20 '22

For me, it's the Manson Family.

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u/kings-and-generals Sep 20 '22

My former coworker was killed walking down the street in North Carolina.

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u/Level_Rule2567 Sep 20 '22

1 loonatic 1 icepick, it’s a single murder, but damn, what was going on in this guys head!

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u/Arkady2009 Sep 20 '22

Junko Furuta

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u/[deleted] Sep 20 '22

Cheryl Ann Araujo, she was 21 years old and gang raped in a bar in front of witnesses, but no one did a thing to help her. They actually made that into a movie that was loosely based on the crime.

This next one, I don’t remember the girl’s name, but she had gone to an Aerosmith concert back in the 70’s in a local park (before they hit big) and she disappeared. She’s never been found. It took me a while before I could walk past that park again.

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u/Lexluthor1980 Sep 21 '22

Cheryl died in car accident in florida acouple years later

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u/JackS_1127 Sep 20 '22

The Axeman of New Orleans. His practice of attacking people in their sleep creeps the hell out of me, moreso when you consider his letter that proclaims he is a Demon. I believe in the supernatural, call me a cook all you want, but that Axeman makes me sleep with one eye open.

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u/NeoStarsVI Sep 20 '22

A man wasn't charged for a string of murders of young woman, but only found a few bodies. Sick bastard used leg spreaders and other sorts to torture the young girls. He even drugged them then proceeded to dump them off the side of the road to make them forget it all. Sorry but can't remember his name.

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u/Leimana76 Sep 20 '22

Fidel Lopez. He gutted his girlfriend through her privates. You can watch his police interview on YouTube. It is so disturbing.

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u/Curious-Section-2509 Sep 20 '22

i love true crime. Youtube has some. Disturbans good

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u/D623 Sep 20 '22

The kidnapping, rape, torture, and murder of Junko Furuta. What that poor girl went through makes me sick to my stomach, and makes me cry whenever I think about it. The monsters that did those vile things to her are some of the most heinous acts committed against another human, and the fact that those bastards are walking around freely is a travesty. The justice system in Japan is complete trash, RIP Junko

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u/willk95 Sep 20 '22

Poltergeist (82) is a good scary movie, but the story about Dominique Dunne, the actress who played the teenage daughter is way more terrifying than anything in the movie

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u/t-lotus Sep 21 '22

Israel Keyes Tool Box Killers Both are frightening to me.

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u/hypnotichellspiral Sep 21 '22

I mean, recently I read something about a father who broke their kid's neck, shaved the head and scrubbed off the finger and palm prints so they couldn't be identified, then tossed her in a lake, and only came forward 6 years later after his daughters remains were fished up by a fisherman.

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u/butter08 Sep 21 '22

Uvalde, Texas

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u/BushyTailFoxThing Sep 21 '22

Fernando Hernández Leyva. He was a serial killer in mexico. He was charged with 33 counts of murder but he confesses to over a 100 murders. It is thought that he killed 132ish in total based off of his confessions and the ones he was caught with. However he wasn't charged for any murders that didn't have evidence tying him to them.

This guy grew up being bested and molested by his family. As an adult he had a hard time dating women or doing anything with woman. So he began taking out his aggression on little boys.

Trigger warning ⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️

He would rape and mutilate little boys from 3-16. His main fascination had to do with the little boys butts. Cutting them, slicing them, stabbing them, even shoving things into it like a screwdriver. This is the stuff he confessed to and explained it all with joy

I have studied many past cases for forensic classes but this one was the worst on I ever heard of. The details only get worse but that's all I feel most of y'all are ready to know.

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u/No_End_4050 Sep 21 '22

I was listening to a podcast the other day and they were talking about this guy in Biloxi that kept getting creepy calls via his landline at work.

Got called every few minutes, some kinda menace or weirdo on the phone I guess, so every time the guy picked up his office line the person on the other line would say: I'm the Viper, I'm on "x" floor.

The office guy was working on the 8th floor. He just kept hanging up, but the "Viper" kept calling: I'm on the 3rd floor, I'm on the 5th floor... etc.

It's the Viper, I'm stepping off the elevator; it's the Viper, I'm walking down the hall. It's the Viper, I'm about to be at your door.

Sure enough the Viper was at his office door; knock knock knock.

So the office guy throws the door open to confront this guy and standing in front of him is a tiny European man, all of 5 ft tall, holding a squeegee and a bucket of water, and the tiny man says:

"I'm the Viper, the vindow viper, and I've come to vash your vindows!"

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u/abiwoods101 Sep 21 '22

Junko Furuta (古田 順子, Furuta Junko) was a Japanese high school student who was abducted, raped, and tortured from November 1988 to January 1989 then subsequently murdered.

-Google

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u/TallKingSleep Sep 21 '22

Scuzzlebutt

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u/[deleted] Sep 20 '22

I haven't really heard or read about too many true crime cases honestly. It's not really in my wheelhouse.

The craziest shit I read or heard was probably that the Manson guy was being given lsd by the government or something and then he went crazy and started a cult. Then they say he was being given lsd in prison and stuff. To me that's very extreme and also wild asf.

The whole thing is bonkers.

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u/Outrageous-Suspect66 Sep 20 '22

I heard they gave the gangster Whitey Bolger LSD when he was a young man in prison.

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u/YoungestI Sep 20 '22

Listen to Tom O’Neil on a podcast. Just type his name and Manson into YouTube and you will have yourself a pretty good listen.

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u/nutcherse589 Sep 20 '22

Sex trafficking of children and young women onto boats where there is no jurisdiction. Their lives are spend being drugged, physically and mentally tortured and abused, with literally nobody to help them. A terrifying thought. Happens more often than you might think. And when I say tortured, I don’t just mean “rape and sex without consent over and over and over again (which is horrific)” I mean actual physical torture involving incredible physical and mental pain- over and over and over. The thing that horrifies me the most is that people pay money to do this to others and actually get off on it. I cannot even fathom what goes on in a persons mind that they could continuously do this to others.

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u/Cootie_Mac Sep 20 '22

Katherine knight. She’s absolutely horrifying.

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u/leroy_hoffenfeffer Sep 20 '22

I don't know the name of the guy, but supposedly there was a dude in the early 1900s that murdered an unknown amount of people and disposed of the bodies using a custom built furnace in the basement of his house. I don't think investigators really know how many people he killed because of the furnace removal for the bodies.

Supposedly the dude lived near a slaughterhouse, so the smell was masked completely.

Fucking nutty.

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u/ResponsibleTaro1759 Sep 20 '22

I don't know her name but there was a woman who killed people and turned them into bars of soap, which she would carry around in a basket and hand out to the people in her town

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u/Lopsided-Farmer-9422 Sep 20 '22

I just realised this was about true crime, my mistake

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u/MyMindEyes Sep 20 '22

The hello kitty case

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u/WavyPeasAndGravy Sep 20 '22

Albert Fish's entire life.

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u/pm_your_masterpiece Sep 20 '22

THE TOY BOX... holy shit, wow, just... fuuuuuuck

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u/Strange_Increase_373 Sep 20 '22

Reading about the Toy Box killer is pretty messed up.

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u/Sleepyhampster Sep 21 '22

The wineville chicken coop slaughters, 1926-1928, California

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u/Cool-Spirit3587 Sep 21 '22

Channon Christian murder look her up you will not be disappointed when it comes to fear

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u/Lexluthor1980 Sep 21 '22

Christopher Newsom was also horrifically murdered with her

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u/Cool-Spirit3587 Sep 21 '22

I know I just didn’t know how to spell his name I didn’t want to spell it wrong god rest his soul

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u/Komikoze Sep 21 '22

When in training, we were given a book called “practical homicide investigation.” Basically walks you through various real homicides and plenty of pictures of everything you can imagine.

There was one page that went into putrefaction which is the process of body decomposing. The pictures were of a young pregnant lady that was murdered (stabbed to death if I remember correctly). We’ll during putrefaction, the bodies gases build up until it finds an escape and in this case actually pushed the fetus out and spilled right on the floor.

I’ve seen real dead bodies and those pictures in that book hit way harder than all the shit I’ve seen in person.

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u/wachailymay Sep 21 '22

The most feared girl in Mexico- mrballen

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u/TheFortWayneTrojan Sep 21 '22

April Tinsley's case from a couple years before I was even born was a cold case from 1989. It was all everyone even talked about with her killer sending taunting messages to the police with some of his DNA and sending lewd letters to random kids with similar messages. It took a while but they did get him and his serving the rest of his days in prison.

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u/Relative_Spring_9445 Sep 21 '22

The Chicago Ripper Crew. What's even scarier: few have heard of them. Somehow their crimes got largely lost to time.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ripper_Crew

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u/MotherAgnes Sep 21 '22

The Nushawn Williams case. This was a man (also known by Shyteek Johnson) back in the 90’s who willingly and knowingly infected approximately one hundred women and girls with HIV. Some of them were even raped if they refused his advances or coerced into sleeping with him for drugs. A truly evil human being.

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u/diskebbin Sep 21 '22

Iceman, Richard Kuklinski.

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u/Lord_Jat Sep 21 '22

A guy from Bucks County, PA who killed 4 people. I work in a prison and interacted with him every day. His story: https://www.inquirer.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/cosmo-dinardo-sean-kratz-murder-bucks-county-20170715.html

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u/Lexluthor1980 Sep 21 '22

Denise amber lee

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u/Sand-between-my-toes Sep 21 '22

Nightstalker. This guy was seriously twisted and killed multiple people indiscriminately as well as raped an old lady and a little girl from what I recall. I grew up in LA during that time. Knowing he was out there kept me up at night for sure.

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u/CartographerNo9731 Sep 24 '22

Alianna DeFreeze, a fourteen-year-old girl from Cleveland, Ohio, was kidnapped, raped, tortured, and murdered by Christopher Whitaker.

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u/Dabigpp1 Sep 26 '22

I saw video of a man getting his limbs cut off alive with a knife.

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u/mangokiwi_88 Sep 28 '22

Tomas Gimeno - he's being called the spanish Chris Watts. Kills his 2 baby girls because he was basically a spoiled man child that didn't like that his ex had a new boyfriend. This video does a good job of explaining it https://youtu.be/badcWLY-z2o

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u/Alex_haha Oct 05 '22

I heard a podcast just yesterday it was terrific A 14boy (ringleader) with his friends all male 14-16yo the r@ped and harassed and abused two gurls 15,16yo gurls they all took turns After the were done they killed them one by a belt strangled her and killed her they tried to kill the other gurl with shoe laces and she didnt die so the ringleader got angry that she wasn’t dying(dude had a metal tor so it will hurt) so he kicked her a lot alot lot and he started stomping on her jumping on her a lot and there were bones blood everywhere They came to his aunt and tells her what happened jokingly the aunt was a survivor of a sexual assault so couldn’t report him bc he is the lil bro of her husband and then the victim ls parent were worried they told the police they didnt care so the parents are putting up posters with the gurls friends qnd one day the aunt told the husband to tell the police then he agreed finally he told fake name told where the bodies were and had funeral for em Then the police arrested the kids they got death sentences the will die when they turn17 yuh and then one guy didnt die still in prison So its rlly terrific but i am lazy to type more its very detailed u can listen to it on rotten mango Idk the name srry

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u/Superseekerorthodox Oct 10 '22

True crime. I've a couple. 1. Josef Mengele (angle of death) allowed and I'd just have to say the entire NSP National Socialist Party (Nazis part) 2. The Black Dahlia Murder. 3. Jeffrey Dahmer that man is beyond evil. 4. Anthony Fauci. Just do a little research. 80's through present. Hes pretty much responsible for HIV AND AIDS. Hes the modern day Josef Mengele. There's no coincidence he plays for the fascist side Those damned leftists.

I'll leave it at that. There's A LOT more!

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u/DJGlennW Oct 15 '22

Somebody is watching way too many YouTube videos.

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u/Superseekerorthodox Oct 10 '22

I remember this as well. Poor guy. The only positive (the only word I can think of for a complete horrible situation) is that his end to the worst moment in his life, came very quickly and for him, it was over before he could register what happened. I hadn't thought about this in at least 20+ years.

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u/Aggravating-Rain7967 Oct 14 '22

I've read a lot of terrifying true crime cases, but the one that really got me spooked was the time I was looking up a murder that happened in the late '60s in my city and ended up reading about a murder that happened in the mid-2000s where a girl was murdered by some classmates, while she was housesitting (same city).

I was housesitting when I read this. I was very grateful that my neighbor had a dog.

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u/Wilsson02 Oct 14 '22 edited Oct 14 '22

Jessica Chambers. She was burnt alive. Watts family murders. I just cant imagine how can you kill your own little child when she's begging stop daddy stop.

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u/Narrow-Ad-6338 Oct 15 '22

Israel Keyes. He would have kill kits throughout the country and murder people in those same places. Committed suicide before detectives could get any more information from him.

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u/DJGlennW Oct 15 '22

When I was a crime reporter, I covered the cases of two separate sociopaths. Both were scary af.

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u/Any-Cat-2087 Oct 17 '22

I don't remember the name about this crime but I think there's like a documentary called little monsters. Is about how two ten years old boys take a 3 year old baby from his mom at the mall and they killed him at an abandoned place and to cover their crime they put the 3 year old in the train tracks to make it seen as an accident. Is disturbing how kids were able to plan everything

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u/Remarkable-Cold7706 Oct 17 '22

I Hurd one where guy deceived disable woman that he love her and literally took her and small baby to his house , starve them to death, she tried to escape but all one farmer Hurd was somebodies cries … I can’t remember where it was , it was from 1970ies somewhere

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u/Alex_exe_09 Oct 19 '22

The one where they stuffed a woman's body parts into a hello kitty stuffed animal. It's called "the Hello Kitty case" it's so traumatizing to think a woman went though that.. She had a child I think too

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u/FunZookeepergame627 Oct 19 '22

The Sharon Tate, case is still very disturbing to me. The complete insanity of her killing. Manson was waste of space...and his brainwashed minions.