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“Bluebeard” Huirt, shackled to a bed in California hospital, was visited by one of his many wives, Elizabeth Williamson of Spokane.
Police in Thurston County were investigating the possibility that a body found in a shallow grave near Olympia months ago was Bertha Goodnich of Spokane – one of the many wives of “Bluebeard” Huirt.
Thousands of people across the country have called Tacoma Animal Control in the past few weeks, most of them with identical messages about an alleged animal killer in an East Tacoma neighborhood. There are so many calls — some 10,083, as of Wednesday, said Joe Satter-Hunt, Tacoma Animal Control supervisor — it’s interfering with Tacoma Animal Control’s work.
On Monday, the Supreme Court rejected a new trial for Adnan Syed, the Maryland man convicted in the strangling death of a classmate – a case that drew national attention when it became the subject of the “Serial” podcast, and expanded to larger issues of criminal justice reform. The smoking gun in the This American Life podcast was the alibi provided by Asia McClain Chapman, a Spokane resident.
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a Maryland man’s bid for a new trial based on information uncovered by the hit podcast “Serial.”
The FBI is hoping that portraits drawn by a California inmate will help law enforcement crack cold case homicides around the country.
The inmate who claims to have killed more than 90 women across the country is now considered to be the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said.
Niels Hoegel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them. Sometimes he succeeded in bringing them back, but in at least 87 cases they died, making him what is believed to be modern Germany’s most prolific serial killer.
A serial killer who terrorized Florida with a 1984 spree that claimed 10 women has been executed, his lethal injection witnessed by the woman who survived one of his attacks and aided in his capture
Spokane Rep. Jenny Graham is vocal in her efforts to fight efforts in the Legislature to abolish the death penalty.
Maryland’s highest court has determined that Adnan Syed does not deserve a new trial, reversing the opinion of a lower appellate court and reinstating Syed’s conviction in the murder of Hae Min Lee. The 20-year-old case shot to international prominence as the subject of the “Serial” podcast.
Thirty years after his death in Florida’s electric chair, serial killer Ted Bundy’s murderous charm continues to captivate and perplex
More than 40 years after a serial killer dubbed the “Doodler” terrorized San Francisco’s gay community, police released a sketch Wednesday of what the man might look like today and announced a $100,000 reward for details leading to his capture.
Serial killer Bruce McArthur staged photos of some of his victims after they died, posing at least two corpses with cigars in their mouths, a prosecutor said Monday as the sentencing hearing began for the former gardener who preyed on men from Toronto’s Gay Village district.
A former landscaper charged with killing eight men with ties to Toronto’s Gay Village district has pleaded guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder
A former Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy was under investigation for the cold case murders of three women – two of them believed to be pregnant – in the summer of 1967. Last week, before deputies could arrest him, he died in Alabama.
Before investigators learned the name of Spokane serial killer Robert Lee Yates Jr., fear gripped the women who worked as prostitutes on East Sprague Avenue.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent suspected of killing four prostitutes was arrested early Saturday after a fifth woman managed to escape from him and notify the authorities, law enforcement officials said, describing the agent as a “serial killer.”
The cat mutilations/killings attributed to the same person or persons in Thurston County now total 11, including one found Friday morning. The investigation has so far come up empty despite “hundreds of calls” and a substantial reward.
Mutilated cats have been discovered in Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater and near Port Angeles. Police believe the deaths could all be the work of one person and are urging people to keep pets indoors.