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The Otero home where Joseph and Julie Otero and their children Joseph and Josephine were killed by the BTK Killer, Dennis Rader

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A mother hides her face in shame, c.1948, Chicago. Forced with eviction and penniless, the parents have literally put their children up for sale. This was not a joke…What’s interesting is that the accompanying article did not pass judgement and there are no calls for whisking the children away to protective services. I'm wondering what ended up happening to these children?

Neighbors complained of a foul stench around this clapboard house, belonging to Anthony Sowell. The smell was largely blamed on a nearby sausage factory until October 29, 2009, when a search revealed the bodies of eleven women in the home. Just over two years later the house was completely demolished.

Serial Killer: Albert Fish

BTK Strangler Serial Killer - the Crime Scene Photos

Illinois home of John Wayne Gacy, serial killer. He buried 26 of his 33-34 victims under this house. It is no longer standing.

Some crime scene pics and evidence that Dennis Radar (BTK serial killer, Kansas) kept as souvenirs..

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Jeffrey Dahmer's apartment: “As they walked down the blue-carpeted hallway on the second floor of the apartment building, the officers became starkly aware of an awful, putrid stench that grew stronger with each step that took them closer to apartment 213. The smell was almost unbearable by the time they reached the door of the apartment, and when the lone occupant opened it, the odor nearly overwhelmed both lawmen.”

Breeze Knoll in Westfield, NJ where John List killed his wife, Helen; daughter, Patricia; sons John, Jr. and Frederick; and his mother, Alma in November1971

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This was the N. Edgemoor Street home of the Otero family, four members of which died there at the hands of notorious Wichita serial killer Dennis Rader, also known as the BTK killer.

Wyatt Earp in 1923, age 75

During the early 1970s, Donald "Pee Wee" Gaskins was the most prolific serial killer in South Carolina history. Once his brutality was unleashed, he knew no boundaries, torturing, killing, cannibalizing victims, both male and female.

Home of Leno & Rosemary LaBianca - killed by the Manson family

The residence of Vicki Wegerle - victim of the BTK Killer, Dennis Rader

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Rare Photograph Of Slave. A haunting 150-year-old photo found in a North Carolina attic shows a young black child named John, barefoot and wearing ragged clothes, perched on a barrel next to another unidentified young boy. In April, the photo was found at a moving sale in Charlotte, accompanied by a document detailing the sale of John for one thousand five hundred dollars- not a small sum in 1854.