If I am released, I will kill Azita, my other daughter for her misbehaving with my grandson, like her sister and brother. -Akbar Khorramdin after confessing to killing his children Babak Khorramdin was a talented film maker from Iran. He was known for a series of short films called Cut, as well as An Elegy for Asher. He was talented and driven but he was single and had his own opinions about how his life … Continue reading Babak Khorramdin, killed for honor by his own parents.
Imagine for a moment that you are twelve years old. Things in your life are in a constant flux. Money isn't easy to come by, not for you and not for your parents, and the problems this causes in your young life are just starting to register. Add to that a mix of hormones and social pressure, and what you end up with is a cocktail of adolescent angst. So, you seek an escape. You … Continue reading Human Monsters: Daniel Petry, A Deadly Friendship
I have been, am and will be the worst spirit that ever existed either in fact or realm of fancy. These were the closing words sent in a letter to the Times-Picayune on March 14, 1919, signed the Axeman. When the letter arrived, the town of New Orleans, Louisiana had been suffering from this killer for nearly a year. Four people had already met their end at his axe and just as many had been … Continue reading Human Monsters: The Mysterious New Orleans Axeman Murders
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLD64PVgdlpHVqV-5RCqx-hJQiyxp_tWXB Body found 90 feet north at stone hub. Head found 82 rods north at stone hub. These are the directions found on a stone placard near the Langmaind Monument in Pembroke New Hampshire. They are there to guide the curious to where officials found the body and head of Josie Langmaid on October 5th, 1875. She had been seventeen when Joseph LaPage attacked her on her way to school. When the monster was … Continue reading Human Monsters: Joseph LaPage, The Horror Of Pembroke New Hampshire
One of the most chilling scenes in the film Hannibal is where the serial killer Hannibal Lecter opened the skull of political hopefull Paul and cooked part of his brain before a drugged agent Starling. Tragically, this scene played out in real life with the murder of Tammy Jo Blanton. In September of 2014, her ex-boyfriend Joseph Oberhansley broke into her home, assaulted and stabbed Tammy Jo to death. Then, using a jigsaw, he removed … Continue reading Human Monsters: Joseph Oberhansley, The Cannibal Boyfriend