New Mexico · Newspaper clippings

Man shoots another in back of skull and assumes his identity

October 23, 1916 New Mexico Elbert Blancett shoots Clyde D. Amour in the back of his skull Blancett shot Amour in the back of the head with a shotgun before stealing the dead man’s possession and assuming his identity briefly, going so far as to telegraph Amour’s mother to request money. Blancett was arrested in… Continue reading Man shoots another in back of skull and assumes his identity

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Today in Horror History: October 23

Birthdays: Sam Raimi (October 23, 1959), who directed The Gift (2000), wrote and directed It’s Murder! (1977), The Evil Dead (1981), Crimewave (1985), Evil Dead II (1987), Darkman (1990), Army of Darkness (1992), and Drag Me to Hell (2009), and co-created “Ash vs Evil Dead.” Raimi on the set of Evil Dead II Ryan Reynolds… Continue reading Today in Horror History: October 23