WARNING, THIS TAKE IS NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART. THESE ARE SOME VERY DISTURBING CASES.
I had planned to write this ever @Ginnyweasley97's take convinced me to write it.
Now some of these are rather obscure so you may never have heard of them.
The year is 1922 and on a remote farm in Germany, the six inhabitants shown above were found dead, beaten to death with a mattock which is like a sort of pickax for farm fields.
Now what makes this scary are the circumstances.
Prior to the murders, the owner Andreas Gruber had found strange footprints in the snow. Not only that but they had found strange newspapers around the farm and the family complained of noises in the attic. After they HAD been found murdered they had been dead for 3 days. Now normally this isn't so strange; HOWEVER, What is strange is this:
ALL THE FARM WORK FOR THE PAST THREE DAYS HAD BEEN DONE.
The cows had been milked, food had been cooked, and neighbors had seen smoke rising from the chimney. The murderer had been living at the farm. Furthermore, earlier the day they had been found, a mechanic came and repaired a feeding machine and while he saw no one he felt like he was being watched.
Finally the bodies were found when neighbors came over to check out why one of them hadn't been to church. The crime will remain unsolved till the end of time.
2. Servant Girl Annihilator
That is an actual news headline related to the murders.
The Killer was active from 1884 to 1885 in Austin, Texas. In total, 8 women were murdered all in their own homes. 6 of them were dragged outside unconscious but alive and murdered there, and 6 of them had had a sharp object of some kind stabbed into their ear. Eventually the killings stopped after the murder of two white women after all the previous victims had been black not only a serial killer but a racist serial killer.
Now what's interesting is when prostitutes starting being brutally murdered in London's White Chapel district by Jack the Ripper. It was proposed that the Servant Girl Annihilator was the man now known as Jack the Ripper. A three year time span between the killings would make sense for having to travel that great a distance. This theory I actually do believe myself.
3. Jack the Stripper (also known as the Hammersmith Murders or the Hammersmith Nudes)
Now everyone has heard of the infamous Jack the Ripper Murders in 1888; that series of gruesome murders of prostitutes in the Whitechapel district.
What people don't often know that about 80 years later in 1964, London had another serial killer of prostitutes. The killer murdered 8 women and stripped them nude, which earned him the nickname jack the stripper. I would tell the British to figure out another name for unidentified serial killers than jack the something if the MO was so similar to Jack the Ripper's.
I will probably be posting myTakes with similar topics in the future, by the way.