Over a span of ten weeks during 1946, an unidentified serial killer would haunt the twin cities of Texarkana, Texas and Texarkana, Arkansas before seemingly vanishing into thin air. The Texarkana Phantom Moonlight Murders, on which the movie The Town That Dreaded Sundown was based upon, were never solved.
Arthur Leigh Allen has the dubious honour of being the most infamous suspect in the Zodiac Killer case. But is he really the man behind the atrocious murders?
Other unidentified serial killers may have more victims but the Zodiac Killer sits only behind Jack The Ripper in terms of notoriety and infamy.
The Axeman Of New Orleans terrorized and terrified the city between 1918 and 1919. The crazed attacker, who mainly targeted Italian grocers, would break into homes and attack his victims, usually as they slept. The killer was never identified and the murders remain unsolved.
The Cincinnati Streetcar Murders, also known as the Cumminsville Murders, took place over a six-year period between 1904 and 1910. Five women were all killed by a brutal assailant within a mile of each other in an area which would become known as the "murder zone". The crimes, which are rarely ever written about, remain unsolved.
The Thames Torso Murders are a series of murders that took place between 1873 and 1889. The crimes, largely forgotten and passed over due to the interest in the Jack The Ripper Whitechapel murders of the time, involved the discoveries of the dismembered bodies of eight women. Only one of the victims was ever identified, the person or persons responsible never found.
The Tylenol Murders occurred in the Chicago area in the autumn of 1982. This was a sick and twisted mind that had a modus operandi the likes of which had rarely (if ever) been seen before. The killer never came face to face with there victims, in fact, they never even knew who would fall prey to their evil act. The Individual behind the crimes was never caught.
Between February 1976 and March 1977, The Oakland County Child Killer took the lives of at least four young children. The killer has never been identified.
The Colonial Parkway Murders are a set of killings in which at least four couples had their lives cut short. Over 30 years later they remain unsolved.
During the 1930's a brutal killer dismembered at least a dozen victims in the Kingsbury Run area of Cleveland. Here Unsolved Casebook takes a look at the crimes of the Cleveland Torso Murderer.
Bible John was the moniker given to a serial killer who took the lives of three women in Glasgow, Scotland in the late 1960's. A smartly dressed and handsome young man was said to have been seen at the Barrowland Ballrooms with all three but the man was never identified and the killer never caught. Bible…
The Alphabet Murders, or crimes of the Double Initial Killer, took place between 1971 and 1973 in Rochester, New York. In total three young girls were raped and brutally murdered by the killer who was sadly never caught. The three young girls that fell victim to the Double Initial Killer all shared several similar traits:…
From 1959 to 1965, a killer named by the press as Jack The Stripper, murdered between six and eight women. To this day, over fifty years later, the crimes that became known as the Hammersmith Nude Murders remain unsolved. In this Unsolved Casebook file, I will try to give you as much information as I can…