Serial Killer Spotlight

This week’s serial killer spotlight is one of the first killer’s I tracked. Back in 2005, as part of a internet community of web sleuths, I was tracking Dennis Rader, at the time know only as BTK. In March of that year, I planned to visit is hunting grounds with 13 other internet detectives and escorted by one of the early detectives in the case, we planned to review the cases and areas he attacked. Rader was captured the month prior, in February, 2005. Places Time Forgot Places Time Forgot,…

Serial Killer Week

Serial Killer Week Starting the week off right! Beginning this Saturday night, July 21, Key Points begins a week long blast of serial killer information. For those of us who are nostalgic, the list will include the terrifying attacks of Bundy, Ridgeway, Rader, and DeAngelo (East Area Rapist and Original Night Stalker), and newcomer to my list if not yours, Gary Micheal Hilton. Hilton is suspected of killing at least 4 victims and as many as six. Other articles will include a special piece written on Gary Michael Hilton including…

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No shortage of crime news exists online and I have no intention or misgivings about redefining crime news media in general. However, I do have a few specific cases, urban legends, mysterious disappearances, and horrific crimes to write about and discuss. The media, both print and visual, are fickle. They are driven by the necessity to appease higher authority – namely, those who pay the bills. Bloggers like myself, amateur writers¬†and journalists, citizen sleuths, and middle of the night researchers are often the driving force behind keeping the disappeared, murdered,…