Murder Cases of Interest

Stay up-to-date on popular murder cases. Facts of the cases are provided along with information about the criminal justice system. For true crime fans, books and films relating to the featured crimes are introduced when they become available.

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David Meirhofer: Serial Child Murderer

Confession of four murders by David Meirhofer preceded his suicide in a county jail in Montana. The mother's story of her lost child and forgiveness of the murderer is astounding.

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Michael Madison: East Cleveland Serial Killer

A copycat killer in Cleveland, Michael Madison was found guilty of the 2012-2013 murders of three women from the ages of 18 to 38. He was sentenced to death.

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Juan Corona: The Machete Murderer

Juan Corona was found guilty of committing twenty-five murders over a four month period back in 1971. It is expected that he was responsible for more deaths, although some doubt his guilt.

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Dean Corll: The Candy Man

Serial killer Dean Corll got away with serial murder without detection for over three years. He met his death at the hands of an accomplice after which the horrors of this monster came to light.

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2016 Dallas Shooting: Micah Xavier Johnson

The 2016 Dallas Shooting took the lives of five police officers leaving more injured along with some bystanders. Micah Johnson was identified as the shooter. He was killed during the standoff.

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Cho Seung-Hui: Virginia Tech Shooting

In April 2007 Cho Seung-Hui took the lives of thirty two people, injured seventeen more and committed suicide, ending the shooting spree. This attack is commonly called the Virginia Tech Massacre.

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Charles Carl Roberts: Amish School Shooting

Forgiveness is what Charles Carl Roberts received from the Amish community after he took the lives of five students and seriously injured more. He turned the gun on himself ending his life.

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Edward Wayne Edwards: Mysterious Serial Killer

Edward Wayne Edwards is known to have murdered five victims. A theory suggests he is culpable for high profile cold cases including that of Jon Benet Ramsey and the Zodiac Killer cases. Is it true?

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Wayne Nance: Suspected Montana Serial Killer

A native of Missoula, Montana, Wayne Nance, was identified as a serial murderer after he died in a double murder attempt. Six murder victims are attributed to this killer.

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Thomas Quick: Serial Killer Convictions Overturned

Thomas Quick was once thought to be a Swedish serial killer and was convicted of 8 of the murders of the 30 plus he confessed to. Now he's been released upon discovery that the confessions were false.

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Felony Murder Rule: Murder Without Intent

The felony murder rule makes it possible for a criminal to be charged with murder even if they had no intent to kill. In some states, it has been defined as first degree murder, a capital offense.

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Belinda Temple Murder: Retrial for Convicted Husband

The Belinda Temple murder was disturbing. Eight months pregnant, the 30 year old teacher was shot and killed in 1999 in Katy, Texas. In 2007, her husband was found guilty of murder.

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Pulse Orlando Mass Shooting: Omar Mateen

The Pulse Orlando Massacre, recognized as the most deadly mass shooting in the history of the US, is classified as domestic terrorism with ongoing debate between Islamic Terrorism and hate crime.

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Albert DeSalvo: The Boston Strangler

Due to his confession, Albert DeSalvo is thought to be the Boston Strangler, although evidence did not support the confession in all of the thirteen murders. Doubts still linger.

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Ted Kaczynski: The Unabomber

Domestic terrorist Ted Kaczynski engaged in reign of terror as the Unabomber from 1978 to 1995. His bombs killed three and injured over a dozen. He is currently serving multiple life sentences.

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