S04E09 HH Holmes Pt 2 PLUS Chicago Serial Killer, Snowtown Bodies -in-the-barrel, Zodiac Serial Killer AND Joseph Duncan III)


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This week we continue our psychological profile on HH Holmes.

Born Herman Webster Mudgett he changed his name to Dr Henry Howard Holmes in order to appear of better stock.

Besides being a serial killer, Holmes was also a con artist and a bigamist. in fact he was the subject of more than 50 lawsuits in Chicago alone.

He was a monstrous killer who murdered, defrauded, and conned his way across America. His crimes were finally stopped when he was hanged for the murder of a friend in Philadelphia in 1896 at the age of 34.

In our news section;

  • Police in Chicago believe a serial killer might be responsible for killing more than 50 woman
  • The Snowtown ‘Bodies-in-the-barrels’ serial killer seeks a non-parole period
  • Has the elusive Zodiac killer been identified
  • Killer Joseph Duncan III has had two of his death sentences upheld

Audio used in this episode was sourced form HH Holmes: America’s First Serial killer by John Borowski. You can order copies at hhholmesthefilm.com

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