John Crutchley seemed to be living the American Dream. Good-looking and blessed with a genius level IQ, he had a prestigious, white-collar job at a prominent government defense contractor, where he held top secret security clearance and handled projects for NASA and the Pentagon. To all outward appearances, he was a hard-working, successful family man with a lavish new house, a devoted wife, and a healthy young son. But he concealed a hidden side of his personality, a dark secret tied to a hunger for blood and the overriding need to kill.
As one of the most prolific serial killers in American history, Crutchley committed at least twelve murders, and possibly nearly three dozen. His IQ elipsed that of Ted Bundy, and his body count may have as well. While he stalked the streets hunting his unsuspecting victims, the residents of a quiet Florida town slept soundly, oblivious to the dark creature in their midst, unaware of the vampire next door.
Social Media Monsters: Internet Killers is now available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.
Who is really on the other end of that Facebook friend request, or behind that dating profile, or posting that item for sale on Craigslist? How can you be safe if you plan to meet up with a stranger you met online? What precautions should you take?
In this book, we have detailed more than thirty chilling true stories of killers that have used the internet to locate, stalk, lure, or exploit their victims. Facebook, Craigslist, MySpace, chat rooms, dating sites–it does not matter where you are online; killers are lurking in the shadows. They lurk in suicide chat rooms, search for escorts on Craigslist, and create fake social media profiles to fool and gain the trust of their victims. Someone you have been talking to for months or even years could be a completely different person from what you envisioned.
2015 Serial Killers True Crime Anthology, Volume 2
Picture this: A mother parks her car in the parking lot of a supermarket and hops out to grab a few items. She ll only be gone a few minutes, so she leaves her baby in the backseat and cracks the front window. The child, too small to protest, doesn t even know what is happening. In a matter of minutes, the car begins to act like an oven. The lack of ventilation inside causes the temperature to increase twenty degrees for each ten minutes she is gone, even with a window slightly open. The child s cries remain unheard and fall silent once his body temperature reaches 107°F. How many infants and young children die each year due to the negligence of their parents? The answer is too many. No child deserves to die this way.
Our first reaction when we hear of another hot car death is to instinctively blame the parents. We think they must not be fit to be parents in the first place. Many are too obsessed with themselves that they forget what a selfless act it is to care for a child, while others just think of themselves as being too busy in their own lives than to worry about a child. But many incidents of hot car deaths are tragic accidents. It is difficult for many of us to comprehend, but parents can become distracted by today s on-the-go lifestyles and simply forget their child is in the backseat of the car.
Backseat Tragedies: Hot Car Deaths explores the circumstances that led to the deaths of several children who died of hyperthermia, or suffering a heatstroke in a car. We explain the facts about how quickly a car can heat to deadly temperatures and what steps you can take to prevent future tragedies. We hope to raise awareness about how a simple act of carelessness can result in the death of a beautiful child.
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