Serial Killers

Muswell Hill Home Where Serial Killer Dennis Nilsen Dismembered Victims For Sale

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK

A flat in the property which one of Britain’s most grisly and notorious serial killers called home, is up for sale. Back in the 1980s, the Muswell H...

In Plain Sight: How Peter Manuel Became Scotland’s Worst Serial Killer

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK

Scotland’s worst serial killer murdered at least eight people during a two-year reign of terror. Peter Manuel’s killing spree came following a nin...

Ipswich Serial Killer Steve Wright's Father Urges Him To Confess His Crimes

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 30.10.2016 | UK

Ipswich sex worker killer Steve Wright has been urged to “stand up” and admit carrying out the infamous murder spree by his elderly father. The ...

Teenage Girl Obsessed With Serial Killers Found Guilty Of Attempted Murder

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK

A schoolgirl obsessed by serial killers and school shootings has been found guilty of the attempted murder of her best friend. A jury at Winchest...

Serial Killer Suspected Of Poisoning Up To 48 Patients In Japanese Hospital

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK

A suspected serial killer may have killed up to 48 people in a Japanese hospital, detectives fear. All of the potential victims lost their lives on th...

Ripper-Obsesssed Teen Jailed For 27 Years For Murdering Two Strangers

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 30.04.2016 | UK

A teenager obsessed with the Yorkshire Ripper has been jailed for 27 years for the murder of two strangers. James Fairweather was just 15 years old wh...

Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe Should Return To Prison, Say Psychiatrists

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK

Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe should be taken out of high-security psychiatric unit, Broadmoor Hospital, and returned to prison, medical experts ha...

Jack the Ripper: Five Unexplained Mysteries

Tomas Rawlings | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK
Tomas Rawlings

One of the things that make the search for the culprit both interesting and confusing is that you soon encounter layer upon layer of further mystery surrounding the case. Below are five lesser known mysteries that are hidden within the puzzle of who Jack the Ripper was...

'We Have Been Shocked By His Coldness': Brazilian Man 'Confesses To 39 Murders'

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK

Police in Brazil say they have captured a man who confessed to 39 murders. Investigator Norton Ferreira in the city of Goiania said police had lin...

Sara C Nelson

Was Jack The Ripper A Female Salvation Army Worker? | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK

Little is known about one of the most famous serial killers in history – and now even his sex is in doubt. A shadowy figure who came to be known...

Has The Zodiac Killer Mystery Been Solved At Last?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK

A man has claimed that he able to finally identify the notorious Zodiac Killer of northern California. The Zodiac serial killer is believed to have...

Serial Killer Joanna Dennehy Smirks In Dock

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK

Smirking serial killer Joanna Dennehy laughed and smiled as she arrived in the dock to be sentenced for her crimes. The 31-year-old, who murdered t...

Miranda Barbour is a Sad Fantasist Not a Prolific Serial Killer, and She Has Played an All Too Eager Media

Martin Newman | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK
Martin Newman

Her story came out of the blue. A seemingly unnecessary, unprompted confession to a local newspaper reporter that she had committed anywhere between 2...

Serial Killer Poses For 'Selfie' After Murders (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Serial killer Joanna Dennehy took this chilling “selfie” photograph while she was on the run from police. The image was shown to jurors during...

LOOK: Is Charles Manson, 79, Set To Marry Third Wife, 25?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK

Charles Manson is set to be married again - or at least, that's what his biggest fan and supposed fiancee claims. The notorious murderer, 79, spend...

Groupies Who Fall For Serial Killers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK

Dale Cregan is being bombard with love letters from female fans in prison, according to reports. As the police killer is deluged with smutty shots,...

Inside the Mind of the Moors Murderer, Ian Brady

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

The press have reported Ian Brady is providing his first public explanation for why he murdered five children in the 1960s, in evidence to a mental health review tribunal. Brady, it is reported, has requested the transfer to be allowed to kill himself by starvation. But is he truly bent on suicide, or is this all a charade to get media attention?

Psychopathic Brain 'Lacks Basic Hardwiring' To Feel Compassion

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Don't blame Hannibal Lecter, he cannot help being a callous murdering monster. Psychopaths lack basic hardwiring in the brain that enables most peo...

'Mummy, Why is That Lady Talking to Herself?'

Kerry Hudson | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Kerry Hudson

Here are some of the common misconceptions of mental health I've heard over the years (and calmly kept schtum).

Caroline Frost

What Are The 3 Things Police Crime Dramas Always Get Wrong? | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

We all sit and watch the TV, tutting and saying "That wouldn't happen," but what do police crime dramas always get wrong? "Three main things," rep...

Inside The Mind Of The Yorkshire Ripper

Barcroft Media | Posted 03.09.2012 | UK

Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe’s personal collection of prison possessions has been put on public display for the first time. Handwritten love...

Why Write a Novel About HER?

Jean Rafferty | Posted 05.09.2012 | Home
Jean Rafferty

Why did you write a novel about her? About Myra Hindley, a woman who killed children? It's the question I'm most frequently asked about my novel, Myra, Beyond Saddleworth, and is both hard and easy to answer. The material was dark and disturbing, and many people can't understand why a writer would persevere with it. But that's the point. Unless we look, really look at the terrible things human beings do to each other, we have no chance of understanding how and why they happen.

Making Sense of Evil

Marina Cantacuzino | Posted 09.07.2012 | Home
Marina Cantacuzino

This week sees the publication of an outstanding and beautifully crafted redemptive memoir by Marian Partington, whose sister was murdered by two of Britain's most notorious serial killers - Frederick and Rosemary West.

Time Heals All Wounds - Even the Ones Inflicted by Victorian Serial Killers!

Ben Jennings | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Comedy
Ben Jennings

Murder in its simplest, cold-blooded form is the most heinous thing a human can do to another (It's a sorry state of affairs when I feel obliged to start a post with that).

Cruelty to Animals Should Concern Us All

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK
Mimi Bekhechi

In this age of school stabbings and increased violence, we mustn't tolerate cruelty of any kind. Mowgli's suffering can't be erased, but we can prevent more individuals from becoming victims by treating cruelty to animals with the gravitas it deserves and by making training in compassion an integral part of every child's education.