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crime-time: “Note written in lipstick by serial killer William Heirens in the crime scene where he killed Frances Brown (her own apartment). Known as The Lipstick Killer, he also killed 2 more people...


The Lipstick Killer, AKA William Heirens confessed to three murders, most notable was 8 year old Suzanne Degnan.

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William Heirens

In 1946, William Heirens, also known as the Lipstick Killer, confessed to murdering three women in Chicago which years later he recanted.

William Heirens was known as "The Lipstick Killer." In 1946, he was convicted of kidnapping and kill... - Chicago Tribune

from Crime Traveller

Fiona Guy

After the arrest of William Heirens, his name was released to the media who reported falsely that he had confessed to the Lipstick Killer crimes. The pressure of the media and the call for his execution was the main reason William Heirens claimed he falsely confessed to the murders one month later.