Gone, Van Gogh, Gone

Not many people know that the Mahmoud Khalil Museum in Cairo housed Van Gogh’s Poppy Flowers (also known as Vase and Flowers), that is valued at $55 million. Even fewer people know that on Saturday 21 August 2010, it was stolen from the museum in broad daylight and remains missing to this day. Crime is […]

The dark and disturbing Double Initial Murders

Three young girls, all aged between 10 and 11 years old, were raped and murdered in Rochester, New York between 1971 and 1973. That alone, while a sad statement of fact, would be largely unremarkable in the decade of death that was the 70s. The murders remain unsolved, also a fairly common occurrence in violent […]

Iran’s Desert Vampire murdered 20 without remorse

About 25 kilometers southeast of Tehran, Iran lies the poverty-stricken city of Pakdasht. Past the slums of the industrial city, and the burning, soot-covered chimneys, out by the barren desert once lay the shallow graves of 17 young boys and three adults who were killed between 2002 and 2004.

Ashes and the unavenged: The murder of Jillian Fuller

Jillian Fuller’s body was left to burn. As the flames set by her unknown killer started to consume her apartment in 109-8700 Granville Street in Vancouver, BC, a newspaper deliveryman spotted the fire and called 911 at approximately 4 am on 4 March 1993.