Nevada · Serial Killers

Photo of killer and victim hours before murder

April 1, 1984 Las Vegas, Nevada Serial killer Christopher Wilder watches Seventeen magazine pageant winner Michelle Korfman (seen in the foreground holding flowers) shortly before he abducted, raped, and murdered her Wilder was dubbed “The Beauty Queen Killer,” targeting beauty pageant winners and models. In a 6-week crime spree, he abducted and raped at least… Continue reading Photo of killer and victim hours before murder

national holidays · Newspaper clippings

Vintage news clippings: April Fools collection

Happy April Fool’s Day! In celebration, here’s a collection of various bits of misfortune surrounding the holiday. Doctor tricked to going to a supposedly sick patient, stabs prankster in head, neck, and body in response The Weekly-Times Democrat (New Orleans, Louisiana) Apr 3 1886 Man scared wife to death with prank Detroit Free Press (Detroit,… Continue reading Vintage news clippings: April Fools collection