How the Great Depression and WWII Gave Birth to the Modern Serial Killer

These are the things that you at home need not even try to understand. —Ernie Pyle, war correspondent Between the abduction and cannibal-mutilation murder of Grace Budd by Albert Fish in 1928 and the unsolved murder of Elizabeth Short, “the Black Dahlia,” in 1947, a generation of future “epidemic era” serial killers was born, including … Continue reading How the Great Depression and WWII Gave Birth to the Modern Serial Killer