An art student turns into a sadistic Jeffrey-Dahmer-like murderer of young men, known as the Butcher of Kansas City. This interactive forensics story also goes into the psychology of a psychopath.
Belgian pedophile kidnapped young girls for pornography and white slavery and left them starving in a dungeon. This notorious childkiller finally faced trial after the scandal almost brought down the Belgian government.
Young woman is a sex slave for seven years in the household of a married man with children.
He said his plan was to abduct young women, impregnate them and raise a family, but he became a torturer and killer he descended into madness.
The teenager was seduced and abducted by Thomas Hose, the security guard at her school. At fourteen, she was robbed of the rest of her childhood as she was forced to live for ten years on the top floor of her captor's house, not being allowed to go out until she was an adult. Incredibly, her captors parents lived in the house the entire time, not having any idea that she was living in their sons room. By chance she was rescued by the sharp intuition of a local deli owner.
This first Internet serial killer is one of the boldest criminals in recent history, using bondage and S&M to lure unsuspecting women to their deaths. His story is one of the most bizarre and lengthy homicidal careers in American criminal history.
His brutal treatment of his sometimes willing victims stands in stark contrast to his benign, fleshy appearance. Robinson compounded his murderous ways by taking the infant of one victim and selling it to his brother, pretending to be a do-good adoption broker. He seduced vulnerable or lonely women he met through Internet chat rooms and killed them, continuing to cash their government checks or alimony payments for years with just minimal interference from their desperate families and frustrated investigators.
Elderly eccentric millionaire built a concrete dungeon in his dilapidated Syracuse house where he kept women that he abducted imprisoned as sex slaves. When he tired of them, he released them from the miserable, filthy conditions in which he kept them.
Serial pedophile Kenneth Parnell abducts seven-year-old Steven Stayner, the brother of serial killer Cary Stayner, and takes him to live in his cabin near Yosemite. By a tragic coincidence, Stevens stepmothers father had a cabin a few hundred feet from Parnell's, not knowing that his Steven was easily within the sound of voice.
Stevens seven years of captivity are partially shared when a new boy is abducted and shares his fate as a sex slave to the aging pedophile.
Years later in 2002, Parnell was free and in his 70s, but Parnell's age and frailty did not prevent him from asking a caregiver to obtain a little African-American boy for him. Parnell offered the woman $500 for the service. At first, the woman doubted that the old man was serious, but when she became convinced that he was, she went to the authorities. A sting operation was arranged and Parnell was caught red handed in an attempt to perpetrate his twisted, criminal behavior on another child victim.