It was the power and domination and seeing the fear. That was more exciting than actually causing the harm.

— John Joubert
rss feed icon

Top 5 Most Recent Pages

Recent Posts

Subscribe here

Want to be the first to read the news on TwistedMinds? Enter your email address to subscribe!

Massive Killer on a Bloody Rampage

6,992 Views

Derrick Bird, 52, described by friends as “a loner” who lived with his mother, started his bloody rampage with his twin brother, a family solicitor and then three taxi drivers with whom he had worked for years. He then embarked on a random spree through the Cumbrian countryside.

The shooting frenzy began close to Bird’s home village of Rowrah early in the morning. It is understood he shot dead his twin brother David, of Lamplugh, a former mechanic working as […] Continue Reading…

     

Posted in notorious crimes | Comments Off on Massive Killer on a Bloody Rampage

Crossbow Cannibal Responsible For More Victims?

6,928 Views

Detectives investigating the alleged murder of three vice girls by “Crossbow Cannibal” Stephen Griffiths last night confirmed they are probing possible links with the unsolved murders of two more prostitutes. Stephen Griffiths, 40, has been charged with killing three women who vanished over the past 11 months.

Stephen Griffiths is charged with the murder of Ms Blamires, Susan Rushworth and Shelley Armitage, all of whom worked as prostitutes in the Yorkshire city. Now detectives fear the crimes could be […] Continue Reading…

     

Posted in notorious crimes | Comments Off on Crossbow Cannibal Responsible For More Victims?

Crime Student Charged With Murdering Three Prostitutes

7,730 Views

A former public schoolboy studying for a PhD in criminology was charged yesterday with murdering three prostitutes. Stephen Griffiths, 40, faces charges over the death of three sex workers who disappeared over an 11-month period in the red-light area of Bradford and was arrested on Monday.

Mr Griffiths, who was brought up in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, was educated from 1983 to 1986 at the town’s fee-paying Queen Elizabeth Grammar School. He later gained a degree in psychology at the […] Continue Reading…

     

Posted in notorious crimes | Comments Off on Crime Student Charged With Murdering Three Prostitutes

Cold Case May Be Linked to Happy Face Serial Killer

7,023 Views

Nearly a quarter century has gone by since someone ran over Tina Stensaa, a 17 year old girl, in Weed on Valentine’s Day in 1986, leaving her mangled body on the rain-soaked asphalt of South Weed Boulevard for a passing motorist to find.

Siskiyou County investigators hope they may have finally found her killer. Siskiyou County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Susan Gravenkamp said a confession posted on a website points to Keith Hunter Jesperson, a 55-year-old convicted serial killer. He is serving […] Continue Reading…

     

New Leads in Suspected Serial Killings

5,444 Views

Antwan Maurice Pittman, 31, charged with murdering one of nine Rocky Mount women found dead in similar circumstances in recent years, is also a suspect in at least five of the other cases, including the deaths of two women whose remains were found in recent weeks.

Although no new charges against Antwan Pittman have been filed, investigators have turned up more evidence in a string of murders in and around Rocky Mount that date back to 2003, authorities said. […] Continue Reading…

     

Posted in serial killers | Comments Off on New Leads in Suspected Serial Killings