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People Who Went Too Far

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1.8m viewsPeople Who Killed Out Of JealousyWhether it's because of a friend, an ex, or a family member, we've all felt the familiar sting of jealousy. "Thou shalt not covet"...
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1.5m viewsRelatives Of Murderers Run Through Red FlagsWhen someone commits a murder, your thoughts typically turn to the perpetrator and the victim, not the murderer's family members. ...
Twins
529.9k views12 Pairs Of Twins Who Committed Murder TogetherThe fascinating and sometimes creepy connection between twins is nothing new. Some sets of twins have secret languages - like the ...
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445.2k views6 Adults Who Convinced Kids To Kill For ThemMore often that not, children do as they are instructed to by adults - and usually it's for the greater good. But when an adult us...
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306.9k viewsParoled Murderers Who Were Freed Only to Kill AgainOne of the most fundamental concepts in the criminal justice system is that of recidivism, a formally incarcerated person’s relaps...
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433.2k viewsFamily Annihilators: 11 Men Who Took The Lives Of Their FamiliesFamily annihilators are people who kill multiple members of their own families, such as their spouses, children, siblings, or pare...
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151.7k viewsKillers Who Tweeted Before, During, And After Their CrimesIn the modern age of social media, many killers are caught because of the things they post online. Murderers sometimes post warnin...
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367.8k views9 Serial Killer Families That Murdered TogetherSerial killers are terrifying when it's just one person - but when it's a whole family? That's beyond creepy. When most people thi...
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815.7k viewsKillers with No Discernible MotivesAnyone who's watched a television crime drama knows that when building a murder case, the police always look for a motive. But wha...
History
125.8k views10 Ruthless Black Widow Killers Whose Crimes Made HistoryThe most ruthless or prolific female murderers become famous black widows, ladies assumed to have used their feminine nature in so...
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67.5k viewsThese Moms Were Murdered By Their Own KidsNothing is quite as shocking to hear about as parents who're murdered by their children. What could make a person take the life of...
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151.2k views14 Horrifying Stories Of Real-Life Axe MurderersUnfortunately for mankind, history has seen a lot of psychotic ax murderers in its time. You have probably heard of some of these ...
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63.2k views12 Husbands Who Killed The Woman They Were Cheating With To Stay Out of TroubleIt's chilling to think about harming someone you once loved. But these married men who killed their mistresses did just that, all ...
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497.8k viewsPeople Who Killed Their Victims to Assume Their IdentitiesPolice estimate that hundreds of thousands of dead people have their Social Security numbers and other aspects of their identities...
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50.7k views14 Monstrous Criminals Who Exploited Their Victims' Kindness To Kill ThemDon't let a kind stranger fool you. Murderers, psychopaths, and your every day criminals don't always look like Freddy Krueger. So...
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42.4k views11 Of The Most Sadistic Slashers Of All TimeEverybody knows what a slasher film is - but what is a slasher, really? It's a term commonly used to describe a violent attacker w...
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54.9k views9 Killers Who Actually Thought They Were GodsPlenty of killers have said God told them to do the deed, but far fewer have claimed they themselves were gods. Killers with a god...