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By John Marlowe

Chambers of Horror is a learn of the warped pondering that went into a few of the world's such a lot macabre crimes, in addition to a scientific exam of the purpose-built rooms, hidden areas and soundproof dungeons more and more ready for sufferers. From the large "Murder citadel" as soon as utilized by Dr. H. H. Holmes to prey upon these attending the 1893 Chicago World's reasonable to the hand-tooled field saved below the mattress the place Cameron Hooker stored his "sex slave," this booklet covers well-known instances of the prior besides many from the trendy age. John Marlowe takes the reader on a stressful trip via a global of homicide and mayhem, offering perception into evil and the motivations of monsters.

  • In 1984, abusive father Josef Fritzl drugged his 18-year-old daughter with ether and imprisoned her in a dungeon lower than his house—she wasn't to work out sunlight for twenty-four years
  • Down-and-out millionaire Gary Heidnik wallpapered his hallway with $5 debts, anointed himself bishop of his personal faith and...
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    Their original plan had been to kill Noelene within hours of her abduction, yet here she was three days later very much alive. However, time was running out for the bar manager. Catherine's nagging, tears and threats all had their effect. David forced sleeping pills down Noelene's throat and then he strangled her as she slept. When they buried the body with the others, Catherine made a point of throwing dirt into the dead woman's face. The next day, David and a very relieved Catherine were back on the road looking for their next victim.

    Unfortunately, his visit to collect from Michael did not come at the best time. Michael's expensive Riverbank West apartment in no way reflected his financial status. The rent was paid by his employer Peter Gatien, the owner of the Limelight. Michael Alig spent every cent he ever got his hands on, so he had no money. Standing in his bedroom, Michael denied that he owed Angel so much as a cent. After all, he had allowed the dealer to stay in his apartment rent free. Angel went over the top at that point.

    The Club Kids had even talked about drug use on The Phil Donahue Show. One of the people selling drugs at the Limelight and other Club Kids venues was twenty-something Andre Melendez. The son of Colombian immigrants, this former male prostitute turned up shortly after the Club Kids' appearance on The Joan Rivers Show. His standard white outfit included aviator goggles, a white cap and wings, which made him particularly easy to spot in dark nightclubs lit by black lights. Andre – or 'Angel', as he fancied himself – never quite fitted in with the other Club Kids.

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