Chicago's World's Fair of 1893 not only captured the imagination and ingenuity of the elite, but also captured that of one of America's first known serial killers H.H. Holmes. For the overflow of event travelers, he build a hotel that was constructed soley for the the purpose of confusion, torture and death. 1893 Columbian, History, Columbian Exposition, 1893 Chicago, Chicago 1893, 1893Chicagoworldfair Gif, Chicago Fair, Chicago Exposition, White Cities
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H.H. Holmes: America's First Serial Killer - Holmes was a master manipulator whose handsome exterior and disarming charm masked a psychotic soul bent on torture and dismemberment. The clean-cut killer's deceptively inviting outward appearance made it easy for him to lure women back to his mammoth castle in Chicago's burgeoning Englewood neighborhood.
America's First Serial Killer Built A Murder Castle In The Middle Of Chicago This man was born Herman Webster Mudgett, but he was best known as H.H. Holmes, one of the first documented serial killers in America. While he confessed to the murders of 27 people, it is estimated the body count is closer to 200. His most famous ploy was the World's Fair Hotel, a hotel he owned and designed to be a labyrinth of murder.
The average serial killer usually exhibits the following traits : Intelligent Charismatic History of a troubled childhood and/or a broken family History of violence against others and against animals Fixation on fire at a young age History of bedwetting Unable to hold on to long-term relationships (however, the killer may have been/be married, or have children, but they are emotionally distant from their family) May have a physical deformity