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Elizabeth Van Valkenburgh

Elizabeth Van Valkenburgh (July 1799 – January 24, 1846) was an early American murderer who was hanged for poisoning her husband. Background Elizabeth Woodley was born in Bennington, Vermont. Her parents died when she was around 8 years old and…


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Joseph Naso

The alphabet murders (also known as the “double initial murders”) occurred in the 1970s in the Rochester, New York, area and possibly in Los Angeles, California. New York alphabet murders Three young girls were raped and strangled in the Rochester, New York area. The case received…