Welcome to the dark side of humanity.
From 1939 to 1940, Leonarda Cianciulli from Montella in southern Italy killed three middle-aged women, turning one of them into bars of soap, which she distributed amongst her friends.
“Her flesh was fat and white,” Cuanciulli wrote in her memoir. “When it had melted, I added a bottle of cologne, and after a long time on the boil I was able to make some most acceptable creamy soap. I gave bars to neighbors and acquaintances.”
Cleveland-based restaurant Ray’s Sausage spent nearly $30,000 trying to combat a foul odor they were accused of emitting into the neighborhood. It was later discovered that the odor actually came from their next-door neighbor Anthony Sowell, a serial killer who was keeping his victims’ decomposing bodies.
Sowell was sentenced to death for the murder of 11 women.
Serial killer Rodney Alcala, who’s suspected of having killed up to 130 people according to some reports, appeared on The Dating Game and was chosen as the winning bachelor:
Alcala is currently on death row, guilty of murdering five people in California and two in New York. His final death count is currently unknown.
In Pakistan, a judge convicted serial killer Javed Iqbal of murdering 100 children. The killer was sentenced to be strangled with an iron chain, chopped into pieces, and dissolved in acid in front of the victims’ parents.
However, Iqbal would be found dead in his cell under mysterious circumstances.
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