Illinois

Teen burned alive in garbage can, killer(s) still at large

September 17, 2016 Chicago, Illinois 15-year-old Demetrius Griffin Jr. is burned alive in a 55-gallon metal garbage can Demetrius had suffered burns so extensive his body was unrecognizable; investigators identified his remains through dental records. Due to the condition of his body, the medical examiner took over a month to determine Demetrius’ cause of death:… Continue reading Teen burned alive in garbage can, killer(s) still at large

Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: September 17

Birthdays: Roddy McDowall (September 17, 1928 - October 3, 1998), who starred in over 200 roles including “The Twilight Zone” (episode: People Are Alike All Over), “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour” (episodes: The Gentleman Caller and See the Monkey Dance), It! (1967), “Night Gallery” (1969; episode: Pilot; segment: The Cemetery), Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971), A Taste… Continue reading Today in Horror History: September 17