Category: Encounters with Evil

Highgate Cemetery – London

London’s Highgate Cemetery offers some of the finest funerary architecture in England. The cemetery was first opened in 1839 by a private company hoping to turn it into a profit and became one of London’s most high profile places to be buried. By the mid-20th century, the idea of a for-profit cemetery had lost its luster and Highgate was largely left abandoned, with nature reclaiming much of the land. Now, you might imagine ghosts would be […]

Cannibal Couple – Russia

A cannibal couple lured victims using dating sites before drugging, butchering and eating them. Dmitry Baksheev, 35, and his wife Natalia, 42, have reportedly confessed to killing at least 30 people in Russia over two decades. The couple were arrested after the dismembered remains of a young woman were found in the academy next to a bucket filled with body parts. A road worker Roman Khomyakov found Baksheev’s Samsung mobile phone and noticed the hideous […]

1988 Cold Case – Man Arrested & Back Out On Bail!

Pawtucket police made a massive break in a January 1988 murder of a 10-year-old girl and arrested a suspect in connection to the death, according to multiple sources. Joao Monteiro, of Central Falls, Rhode Island, was arrested overnight and charged with the murder of Christine Cole. She went missing more than three decades ago after her mother asked her to leave their West Avenue home in Pawtucket to get milk and clams for dinner. At […]

Joseph Sass Cold Case Murder

Nineteen years have passed and still the Joseph Sass robbery and homicide case remains unsolved. The murder occurred sometime after 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 29, 2000 when Joseph R. Sass, was shot in the face while working at the King George Road Exxon station in Warren New Jersey. Sass was pronounced dead on arrival at Morristown Memorial Hospital less than an hour later. On Thursday, June 29, 2000 at approximately 9:20 p.m., the 32-year-old Sass, […]

After Being Released From Prison, 77-Year-Old Kills Again

Albert Flick killed his wife in 1979, then spent additional time behind bars for assaulting women on multiple occasions. Despite his violent history, he was freed one last time and killed Kimberly Dobbie in front of her sons last summer. Officials in Maine thought a 77-year-old man who’d previously served time for murdering his wife and assaulting several different women was too old to be dangerous. They were very wrong. Albert Flick was found guilty in […]

Peter Kurten “Dusseldorf Vampire”

Born in Germany in 1883 to an impoverished and abusive household, serial killer Peter Kürten began murdering people in 1913. In the publicity surrounding his killings he became known as the “Dusseldorf Vampire.” He surrendered to police in 1931 and was executed shortly thereafter. Early Life Peter Kürten was born into extreme deprivation and poverty in Köln-Mullheim, a suburb of Cologne, Germany on May 26, 1883. The eldest of 13 children, his father was an […]

The Cleveland Strangler

Anthony Edward Sowell (born August 19, 1959) is an American serial killer known as the Cleveland Strangler. He was arrested in October 2009 after the bodies of eleven women were discovered by police investigators at his home, 12205 Imperial Avenue, in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio. Early life Anthony Edward Sowell was raised in East Cleveland, one of seven children born to single parent Claudia “Gertude” Garrison. Seven other children belonging to Sowell’s […]