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16-year-old Emma Walker and 18-year-old William Riley Gaul from Tennessee had been dating for several months when she decided to call the relationship off. Unable to accept Emma’s decision, William stalked her incessantly for two months before his stalking reached calamitous heights. On the 20th of November, 2016, William took his grandfather’s gun and drove to Emma’s home. Once here, he stood outside her bedroom and watched her sleep. He then produced the stolen gun and shot Emma through her bedroom window.

The following morning, Emma’s parents were horrified to discover her deceased in her bed, saturated by her own blood. Several hours later, William professed his love for Emma on his social media accounts, completely unaware that police had already suspected him in her murder. 

He was released on $1 million bail on 31 January, 2017, and shall remain free until his trial.

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Gregory Allen Barnes (left) was a columbine massacre survivor, but shortly after, hung himself in his garage with an electrical cord while listening to Adam’s Song by Blink 182 on repeat. On May 4th 2000 he took his own life after struggling with the depression and aftermath of witnessing the murder of William David Sanders (middle) and his friend, Matthew Joseph Kechter (right), at Columbine High School.

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In 2008, 11-year-old Hana Grace-Rose Williams, from Ethiopia, was adopted by Carri and Larry Williams, a couple from Sedro-Woolley, in Washington. The couple purchased a book called “To Train Up a Child” by Michael Pearl and Debi Pearl. This book literally encourages child abuse, telling parents to withhold food, to spank children with plastic tubes, to give children freezing cold baths, and to put them outside in bad weather as punishment, all of which Carri and Larry did to Hana before she sadly perished on 11 May, 2011.

Hana was discovered naked and face down in their garden. She was severely malnourished and had her head recently shaved. Her tiny body was riddled with contusions, bruises, and scars. The couple had another adoptive son from Ethiopia, Immanuel, who told authorities that the rest of the family, including the couple’s 7 other biological children, had watched and laughed as Hana had stumbled and fallen around the garden before falling over for one last time and not getting back up. She had been outside in the cold for at least 8 hours and at one point, Carri had sent two of her sons outside to whip her with a plastic tube.

Hana was pronounced dead at the hospital and the cause of death was hypothermia compounded by malnutrition and gastritis. An investigation uncovered that Hana had been abused from the day she was adopted. She was regularly beaten and locked inside a closet. She was also denied food, clothing, and was forced to sleep outside and shower with the garden hose. Carri, who was said to be the mastermind behind the abuse, was sentenced to 37 years while Larry was sentenced to 28. They were also found guilty of assaulting Immanuel, their other adoptive child.

“The Lipstick Killer”

Photo: Note left at crime scene by “The Lipstick Killer;” Source: Criminal Minds Wiki, via Google Image Search



“In Chicago in 1945, police responded to a crime scene where the killer had left the following message scrawled in lipstick on the wall of the apartment.

“For heaven’s sake catch me before I kill more. I cannot control myself.”

The victim, Frances Brown, was found stabbed to death with the knife sticking out of her neck. and a bullet wound in her head. No valuables were taken. Brown was found in her apartment by her building’s cleaning woman, who became suspicious when she found Brown’s apartment door partially open and heard loud music playing. Brown lived alone and was divorced.

A bloody fingerprint was recovered from the apartment door. Neighbor George Weinberg said he heard gunshots at approximately 4 p.m. The night clerk, who was stationed in the lobby, said he saw a man get off the elevator who appeared nervous and described him as 30-40 years of age and approximately 140 lbs.

Before Brown, Josephine Ross, age 43, was found stabbed with her head covered with a dress on June 5, 1945 with a handful of her killer’s hair still in her hand. No valuables were missing .

Photo: (l.) William Heirens at the time of his arrest and ® many years later in prison.

All of the men in Ross’ life provided sufficient alibis. Police were given a description of a man with a dark complexion who was seen hanging around the building. The man was never located.

After Brown’s murder, reports of “The Lipstick Killer” surfaced in the Chicago press.

Two weeks after Brown’s body was discovered, 6-year-old Suzanne Degnan was reported missing. She had been taken from her bedroom. A ladder was found left outside her window.

Eventually, Suzanne’s body parts were found – hear head was dumped in a sewer and the rest of her remains were found around her neighborhood.

Later, it was determined that Suzanne was strangled and her body dismembered in a basement of a nearby building.

Seventeen-year-old William Heirens was arrested during a burglary in Suzanne’s neighborhood six months later. His fingerprints matched those found on a $20,000 ransom note that was left at the Degnan home.

The Chicago press printed reports that Heirens confessed to the murder. Heirens claimed that he had been beaten and given “truth serum” and denied the reports.

Heirens was charged with the Brown and Ross murders based on a handwriting analysis plus fingerprints.

Heirens claimed he was innocent up until his death on March 5, 2012 at Dixon Correctional Center in Dixon, Ill. at the age of 83.

Source:

William Heirens, ‘The Lipstick Killer,’ Dies at 83, by Douglas Martin, The New York Times, March 7, 2012

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The message left on the wall by The Lipstick Killer. Although William Heirens was convicted of the murders, there are people who believe he was innocent. In 1994 Dolores Kennedy formed a team of forensic experts to look into the murders and they found several inconsistencies, most notable was that Heirens’ confessions didn’t fully match the evidence. Heirens claimed that he was forced to confess by the police, and this is also supported by other evidence. They also concluded that the handwriting of the lipstick message and that of the ransom note were not the same and that neither matched that of Heirens. In 2007, Heirens once again applied for parole and was denied it. On March 5, 2012, Heirens was found dead in his cell, apparently from natural causes. For now, the true identity of ‘The Lipstick Killer’ remains a mystery.

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Crime scene photos of four of Herbert Mullin’s victims. On February 6, 1973, the four teenager boys, David Allan Olliker, Robert Michael Spector, Brian Scott Card and Mark John Dreibelbis, decided to set up a tent an go camping in the woods. Mullin had been walking around in the area before making his way to the boys. He had been having a normal conversation with the teenagers, but claimed to be a park ranger after a while. He shout at the boys and ordered them to leave the woods due to pollution, but eventually ended up in shooting the four. The bodies were discovered one week later.

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William Edward Hickman was broke and apparently needed $1500 to attend Bible College. His solution was to kidnap and hold for ransom 12-year-old Marion Parker in December of 1926. Marion was the daughter of a prominent banker and Hickman, calling himself “The Fox”, demanded a ransom of $7500.

Hickman arranged that he would meet her father to hand over the money and set Marion free. He had Marion wrapped in a blanket bundle in his car which he said he would leave further up the road.

Once Mr. Parker handed over the money, Hickman sped off leaving behind Marion as promised. When Mr. Parker went to his daughter, he discovered she was already dead. She had been strangled, disemboweled and her limbs had been severed.

Hickman was caught and tried for murder. His tried to plea insanity to no avail. He was found guilty and hanged at San Quentin in October 1928.

William MacDonald was a serial killer who terrorised Sydney, Australia in the early 1960′s. MacDonald was known as ‘the mutilator’ due to the nature of his crimes. MacDonald would target random men, lure them into darkened places, and stab them multiple times in the head and neck, before ultimately severing their penis and testicles. It is thought that the nature of MacDonald’s crime stemmed from a rape he experienced as a teenager.

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On February 18, 1993 Steven Robards fell ill and started throwing up after eating Mexican food with his daughter, Marie Robards, who was living with him in his apartment. As Robards began to feel worse, Marie went to her father’s neighbor and girlfriend, Sandra Hudgins, who checked on him with Marie. Before the ambulance arrived, Robards was dead. The autopsy revealed that the cause of death was a heart attack. However, there was something strange behind the sudden death of Robards. Almost one year later in January, 1994, Marie Robards, who now lived with her Grandparents, had been studying William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet with Stacey High, one of her closest friends at school. When reading Claudius’ soliloquy in Act 3 Scene 3, Marie became nervous, especially at the part High performed:
My fault is past. But, O, what form of prayer
Can serve my turn? ‘Forgive me my foul murder’?
That cannot be; since I am still possess’d
Of those effects for which I did the murder

At that point, Marie confessed to High that she poisoned her father with barium and begged her to keep her crime secret, which she did at first, but in late October, 1994, High told her mother and the police about Marie’s crime. When arrested, Marie quickly confessed to the murder and stated that she couldn’t cope with her parents divorce. Marie’s mother, Beth Burroughs, urged her to live with his father because Marie didn’t get along with her new husband. Whenever Marie reached out to her mother she pushed her away. Marie thought that poisoning her father would somehow reunite her with Burroughs. She stated that she stole barium in a science lab at school and put it into her fathers food. On May 9, 1996, Marie Robards was sentenced to 27 years in prison. She was paroled In 2003 after serving 7 years and now goes by a new identity.