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‘In Cold Blood’ murder house in Holcomb, Kansas

The old Clutter family farmhouse today is a substantial home enlivened by a family with children and grandchildren.

Sótano de la casa de los Clutter a los pocos días de los asesinatos. En este ambiente Perry Smith asesinó a Kenyon Clutter, Sobre la derecha, una de las dos chimeneas con que cuenta la casa. La otra está en el primer piso, en la sala.

Basement of the Clutter family residence, as it was when the murders were…

Harper Lee's article for FBI magazine on infamous killings found - http://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/apr/25/harper-lees-article-for-fbi-magazine-on-infamous-killings-found?CMP=share_btn_tw

Harper Lee's article for FBI magazine on infamous killings found

Clipping from the Garden City Telegram, in which Harper Lee’s friend Dolores Hope alerted readers to a forthcoming article by the To Kill a Mockingbird author

Henry Lee Lucas was a necrophiliac that beat, stabbed, strangled, and dismembered his victims.  He is believed to have committed over 100 horrendous murders, including his mother and 10-year-old niece. Lucas was a roofer and many of the murders were committed with his co-worker, Ottis Toole, who was just as sadistic. Both men had horribly abusive upbringings... the creation of two more serial killers.

Henry Lee Lucas

Henry Lee Lucas was a necrophiliac that beat, stabbed, strangled, and dismembered his victims. He is believed to have committed over 100 horrendous murders, including his mother and niece. Lucas was a roofer and many of the murders were commi

Brady (pictured with Myra Hindley and her younger sister Maureen) was a twisted individual who became obsessed with cruelty and torture

EXCLUSIVE: 'Myra was as ruthless as I was': Ian Brady's confessions

Maureen Smith [ sister of Myra Hindley , Ian Brady , Myra…

examples of Cesare Lombroso's theory of criminal physiognomy

About a quarter of the Americans drafted for the Great War refused to show up, and there was no easy way to track them down. 28 years later, social security numbers were introduced to better track United States citizens.

The body of Herb Clutter in the basement of the Clutter home. He had been hanged from an overhead pipe, his throat was slit and he was then shot. After the murder, his body was placed on a mattress on the floor.  A boot print left on the floor beside the body would later be matched to boots owned by Perry Smith.

Bloody footprint left by Perry Smith at the murder scene. Body of Herb Clutter is still present when this photo was taken.

On Oct. 28, 1934, thousands attended a rowdy funeral service for legendary gangster “Pretty Boy Floyd” in Oklahoma.

80 years ago, gangster 'Pretty Boy' Floyd's funeral was one like Oklahoma had never seen

On Oct. thousands attended a rowdy funeral service for legendary gangster “Pretty Boy Floyd” in Oklahoma.

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