Woman assaulted and stabbed to death in her apartment, allegedly due to a “Satanic curse” placed upon her killer

February 17, 1992Arlington, VirginiaRuth Dickie (39) is assaulted and stabbed to death in her apartment Around 10:45 on the evening of February 17, Dickie’s downstairs neighbor overheard Dickie arguing loudly with a man in the hall. The argument moved into Dickie’s home, at which point the neighbor called an apartment maintenance employee who knocked on…

Unknown person gasses first of several houses

December 22, 1933 Haymakertown, Virginia A “mad gasser” attacks the first of several houses The gasser attacked the home of Cal Huffman late on the evening of December 22. A strange smell permeated the home on three separate occasions during the night, the last of which was strong enough to nauseate seven of the eight…