Mark Pulham

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 13:52
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Feb. 20, 2012John Reginald Halliday ChristieSerial Killer Reg Christie pinned one of his eight murders on the witless Timothy Evans before he was discovered to be the “Monster of 10 Rillington Place.”  Evans’s execution by hanging – and his posthumous pardon – helped lead...
Sun, 12/18/2011 - 11:52
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Bridego Bridge just after the robbery In August of 1963, 15 men pulled off “The Great Train Robbery,” at Sears Crossing in Buckinghamshire in southeast England, netting the equivalent of $68.5 million in today’s dollars.  Of the £2,631,684 stolen, less than £400,000 was...
Mon, 11/21/2011 - 14:59
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Nov. 21, 2011Dr. Harold Frederick ShipmanDuring the last quarter of the Twentieth century, Dr. Harold Shipman killed his patients and got away with it.  In the process, he became the most prolific serial killer not just in Great Britain but in the Western World.  It...
Tue, 09/27/2011 - 14:55
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Sept. 27, 2011Ian Brady and Myra HindleyMyra Hindley was, for the British public, evil personified, and was the most hated woman in Britain from the time of her arrest in 1965 until the day she died in 2002 for murdering children with her boyfriend and burying them on the Moors...
Mon, 09/05/2011 - 13:53
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Sept. 5, 2011Anders Behring BreivikDuring a 90-minute rampage at a youth camp not far from Oslo, 32-year-old Anders Breivik – an anti-Islamist – shot to death 69 people.  Earlier that afternoon he set off an ANFO bomb in the capital’s Government Quarter that killed eight...
Mon, 08/22/2011 - 13:12
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Aug. 22, 2011Lee Boyd Malvo and John Allen MuhammadDuring a three-week reign of terror in October of 2002, the D.C. snipers gunned down 13 innocent people at random around the Washington, D.C. Beltway. Only three survived. by Mark Pulham Montgomery County, Maryland, is just...
Mon, 08/01/2011 - 13:49
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Aug. 1, 2011Albert FishAlbert Fish was the real life “boogeyman” of every parent’s worst nightmare. He kidnapped young children, viciously murdered them, and ate their flesh. by Mark Pulham There was a knock on the door. Delia Budd opened it and found a stranger standing before...
Tue, 07/26/2011 - 12:21
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July 26, 2011Charles Whitman Charles Whitman’s killing rampage from the Tower at the University of Texas on August 1, 1966 led to the creation of S.W.A.T. teams in every major city across the United States.  During the 90-minute siege, the former Marine sharpshooter...
Mon, 05/23/2011 - 13:54
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May 23, 2011Dorothea Puente (Photo LA Times)Serial killer Dorothea Puente was charming and incorrigible.  by Mark Pulham Charles Willgues, a retired carpenter, had been out that Wednesday afternoon to a hardware store to buy a glass cutter. Now, he sat at the bar of the...
Sun, 03/06/2011 - 11:12
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Feb. 2, 2011Crime Scene PhotoIn woods not far from Philadelphia, the body of a young boy was found in a box in 1957.  An autopsy showed the 4-to-6-year-old child had died from a blow to his head and had sustained numerous bruises.  A widespread, prolonged investigation...

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