Satanic ritual abuse
Satanic ritual abuse (SRA, sometimes known as ritual abuse, ritualistic abuse, organised abuse, sadistic ritual abuse and other variants) was a moral panic that originated in the United States in the ...
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Scott Dyleski
Scott Edgar Dyleski (born October 30, 1988 in San Francisco, California) was convicted of murdering his neighbor, Pamela Vitale, the wife of prominent attorney Daniel Horowitz. He received the maximu...
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Human sacrifice in Aztec culture
Human sacrifice was a religious practice characteristic of pre-Columbian Aztec civilization, as well as of other Mesoamerican civilizations like the Maya and the Zapotec. The extent of the practice i...
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West Memphis Three
The West Memphis Three are three men who were tried and convicted as teenagers in 1994 of the 1993 murders of three boys in West Memphis, Arkansas. Damien Echols was sentenced to death, Jessie Misskel...
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Kern County child abuse cases
The Kern County child abuse cases started the day care sexual abuse hysteria of the 1980s in Kern County, California. The cases involved claims of pedophile-sex-ring-performed Satanic ritual abuse, wi...
Gilles de Rais
Gilles de Montmorency-Laval (prob. c. September 1405 – 26 October 1440), Baron de Rais, was a knight and lord from Brittany, Anjou and Poitou, a leader in the French army, and a companion-in-arms of J...
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Caleb Fairley
Caleb Fairley (born April 21, 1973) is an American murderer from Gulph Mills, Pennsylvania.
On September 10, 1995, Fairley was working alone at Your Kidz & Mine, a children's clothing store ow...
Thurston County ritual abuse case
The Thurston County ritual abuse case was a case in which Paul Ingram, county Republican Party Chairman of Thurston County, Washington and the Chief Civil Deputy of the Sheriff's department, was accus...
Host desecration
Host desecration is a form of sacrilege in Christianity (most frequently identified as such in the traditions of Anglicanism, Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy, Lutheranism, and Catholicism) involving th...
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Pearl High School shooting
The Pearl High School shooting was a school shooting that took place on October 1, 1997 at Pearl High School in Pearl, Mississippi in Greater Jackson. The gunman, 16-year-old Luke Woodham (born Februa...
Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills
Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills is a 1996 documentary film directed by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky about the trials of three teenage boys who came to be known as the West Me...
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Christa Pike
Christa Gail Pike (born March 10, 1976), is the youngest woman to be sentenced to death in the United States during the post-Furman period. She was 20 when convicted for a torture and murder she commi...
File 18
File 18 was the title of a law enforcement newsletter published by Lt. Larry Jones of the Boise, Idaho police department and head of the Cult Crime Impact Network (CCIN). Issue #1 was privately publis...
Toa Payoh ritual murders
The Toa Payoh ritual murders took place in Singapore in 1981. On 25 January the body of a nine-year-old girl was found dumped next to the lift of a block of flats in the Toa Payoh district and, ...
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Farmville murders
78°24.0735′W / 37.2966183°N 78.4012250°W / 37.2966183; -78.4012250The Farmville murders occurred in Farmville, Virginia in September, 2009 – the quadruple bludgeoning h...
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Patricia Krenwinkel
Patricia Dianne Krenwinkel (born December 3, 1947) is an American murderer and a former member of Charles Manson's commune, known as "the Family". During her time with Manson's group, she was known as...
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Paradise Lost 2: Revelations
Paradise Lost 2: Revelations is the 2000 sequel to the documentary film Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills, about the trial and conviction of three teenagers known as the West Memp...
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McMartin preschool trial
The McMartin preschool trial was a day care sexual abuse case of the 1980s. Members of the McMartin family, who operated a preschool in California, were charged with numerous acts of sexual abuse of c...
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Rod Ferrell
Roderrick Justin "Rod" Ferrell (born March 28, 1980) was a member of a loose-knit gang of teenagers from Murray, Kentucky, known as the "Vampire Clan". In 1998, Ferrell pled guilty to the double slayi...
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Richard Ramirez
Ricardo Leyva Muñoz Ramírez, known as Richard Ramirez (February 28 or 29, 1960 – June 7, 2013) was an American serial killer, rapist, and burglar. His highly publicized home invasion crime spree terro...
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Ottis Toole
Ottis Elwood Toole (March 5, 1947 – September 15, 1996) was an American drifter who was convicted of six counts of murder. Like his companion Henry Lee Lucas, Toole made confessions he later rec...
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Human sacrifice
Human sacrifice is the act of killing one or more human beings, usually as an offering to a deity, as part of a religious ritual. Its typology closely parallels the various practices of ritual slaught...
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